The freshest local seafood awaits your taste buds. You’ll experience elegant waterside dining along the Chincoteague Bay or Assateague Channel. Some restaurants are near island shops offering the finest of seafood, steaks, finger-picking crab feasts, fabulous breakfasts, savory snacks – plus chef-owners who can provide catering services for your meetings or conferences here on Chincoteague Island. Oysters, clams, scallops, crabs and the freshest “catch of the day” are featured fare on most menus. Gourmet sandwiches, delicious subs, wood smoked BBQ are other offerings for lunch and dinner.
For a real treat, try one of Chincoteague Island’s fine ice cream parlors.
Planning to be on the island for Thanksgiving 2022? Here is a list of restaurants that will be open for your dining pleasure. Reservations are encouraged, unless otherwise noted.
Bills’ PRIME Seafood & Steaks – Reservations Required. Carry Out and Curbside Pickup Available. 11am – 8pm. Traditional Thanksgiving dinner and regular menu available.
Maria’s Family Restaurant – Reservations recommended by walk-ins welcome. 11am – 4pm Thanksgiving Buffet Menu
Marina Restaurant at Captains' Cove Golf & Yacht Club - Reservations required online. 12pm - 3pm. Thanksgiving Buffet Menu
Ropewalk – No reservations taken; first come; first serve. Classic Thanksgiving Dinner and regular menu offered. 12pm – 8pm
Steve's II Express - Open for regular hours.
Planning to be on the island for Christmas and/or New Year’s 2022? Here is a list of restaurants that will be open for your dining pleasure. Reservations are encouraged.
CE = Christmas Eve CEB = Christmas Eve Breakfast NYE = New Year’s Eve NYD = New Year’s Day
Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks – Closed December 24-25, Open December 26 breakfast to dinner, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-5831
Dons’ Seafood Restaurant – Closed December 19-27, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-5715
Famous Pizza – Closed until December 15 757-336-3301
McDonald’s – CE will close early, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-3644
Subway – CE closing at 5pm, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-2480
The Marina Restaurant – NYE ticketed event 757-824-3465
The Ropewalk – CE 12pm – 8pm, NYE 11am – ?, NYD 11am – ? 757-336-0512
The Village – NYE open, NYD open 757-336-5120
All restaurants are closed Christmas Day to spend time with their families.
Stock up on seafood and essentials to make your holiday meal:
Gary Howard Seafood – CE closing around 4pm, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-5178
Island Foods Great Valu – CE open, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-5829
Ricky’s Seafood & Produce – CE open until 5pm, Closed December 25 until March 757-336-6867
Susan’s Seafood – Open December 23, December 27-31 757-824-5545
Tom’s Cove Aqua Farms – CE open, NYE open, NYD open 757-336-1945
Whiteraven’s Nest – CE 10am – 4pm, Closed for season as of December 25 until February 757-894-4664