Dining on Chincoteague Island

Dining on Chincoteague Island

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.

Ice Cream Parlors

Restaurants & Eateries




Planning to be on the island for Thanksgiving 2020? Here is a list of restaurants that will be open for your dining pleasure. Reservations are encouraged.

Bills’ PRIME Seafood & Steaks – 11am – 8pm. Traditional Thanksgiving dinner and regular menu available. Reservations strongly encouraged.
Etta’s Channel Side Restaurant – Traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Reservations required.
Maria’s Family Restaurant – 11am – 4pm. Buffet dinner. Reservations required. 
The Ropewalk – 11am – 8pm. No reservations needed.



2020 Christmas and New Year’s information will be updated soon! Please check back.

Planning to be on the island for Christmas and/or New Year’s 2019? 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 & SteaksCEB 6:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., NYE 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., NYD 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-336-5831
Dons’ Seafood RestaurantNYE 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.,  NYD 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-336-5715
Famous PizzaNYE  11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., NYD 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-336-3301
J & B SubsNYD 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-336-5500
McDonald’sCE 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., NYE  6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., NYD  7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 757-336-3644
SubwayCE 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., NYE 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., NYD  9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-336-2480
The Island House in WachapreagueNYE 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 757-787-4242
The RopewalkCE Noon – 8:00 p.m., NYE 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., NYD 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 757-336-0512
The Village – 5:00 p.m. to close, NYE. 757-336-5120. 

All restaurants are closed Christmas Day to spend time with their families.

Enjoy the convenience of a delicious Party Platter for your Holiday gatherings. 

Poseidon’s Pantry Gourmet Grocery & Deli – NYE 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  757-336-6666.


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