Restaurants in Virginia

Housed in the old post office building, this family-friendly restaurant serves generous plates of comfort food, everything from cheese fries to lasagna and create-your-own sundaes. The real stars here are the sandwiches—some 20-plus varieties.

A former drugstore that's now known for jazz and blues.

Pour on the sauce at this corner bbq joint, famous for serving the town’s best barbecued pork sandwiches.

Less than a mile from I-95, Sally Bell's bakes on the premises all manner of Southern breads, pies, and cakes, but it's the white cardboard lunch boxes, tied with butcher's string, that have locals lined up 10 deep at midday.  In addition to your choice of dainty sandwiches (the pimento-cheese or

For more than 40 years, folks have flocked here for hand-rubbed, air-cured meats. Sandwiches are piled high with silky slices; pick up a bone-in whole ham to bring home.

A classic neighborhood diner.

Inspired by his time spent in southern Provence, chef John-Gustin Birkitt opened this authentic French bistro in a white, Federal-style building near downtown Middleburg.

Despite its location on the ground floor of an office building, this French-American restaurant evokes the serenity of the countryside with expansive views of the surrounding forest and Fairview Lake.

The menu is full of locally sourced dishes (quail with vanilla-bean sauce).

Known for clam chowder and platters of fried Atlantic shrimp and Chincoteague oysters, this restaurant hits the spot after a long day of beachcombing.

At the intimate Clifton Inn, the decadent rusticity of the rooms—claw-foot tubs, Mascioni linens, fireplaces, but nary a ruffled window treatment in sight—is echoed in the innovative comfort food of its chef, Dean Maupin, who pairs perfectly seared quail with espresso-poached pears, and orange wi

Grab stick-to-your-ribs fare like Virginia ham and biscuits and broiled catfish at this family-style venue.