Chincoteague Dining

Ropewalk Restaurant - Chincoteague

Ropewalk Restaurant - Chincoteague

A local favorite and great waterfront restaurant. Come by boat for a cold libation, listen to live music on the floating barge, or by the Tiki Bar. We highly recommend the Crab Cake Egg Rolls.

Location: 6262 Marlin Street

Phone: (757) 336-0512

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Bill`s PRIME Seafood & Steaks

Being located in the heart of Main Street, this place is always busy! Don`t let that turn you away though, it is well worth the wait! Our favorite is their breakfast- from their Banana-Pecan French Toast to good ole steak & eggs- it is all delicious! Lunch and dinner are fantastic too! We would recommend a romantic dinner date here as the atmosphere is quite enticing for couples. Be sure to call ahead for dinner reservations in the busy summer months!

Location: 4040 Main St

Phone: (757) 336-5831

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Steamer's Restaurant & Sports Bar

The ONLY All-You-Can- Eat Restaurant on the island! They offer Blue Crabs, Snow Crab Legs, and Shrimp as well as a full menu with non-seafood options too. Be sure to ask about the late night entertainment in the bar. Wednesday`s are Karaoke night starting around 10pm. The off-season bar menu is one of the biggest on the island so even if the main restaurant isn`t open for the season- check out the bar menu. You won`t be disappointed anytime you come to Steamer`s!

Location: 6251 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-5300

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Don`s Seafood Restaurant

Don`s is located in the heart of Main Street. They are known for their crab cakes, fresh flounder, oysters, and clams. Their clams and oysters come from the world known Tom`s Cove Aquafarms! How fresh is that? Open for lunch and dinner, this is the only restaurant on the island with a salad bar.

Feeling like an outdoor cocktail and meal? Don's Daughter's is a new treat located directly behind Don's with extraordinary views of the Chincoteague Channel! 

Location: 4113 Main St

Phone: (757) 336-5715

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Etta`s Channel Side Restaurant

This hidden gem on the East Side is off the beaten path, but it is one you don`t want to miss! The view of the channel and lighthouse are to die for! If the weather is just right- we recommend sitting on their outside, screened in deck! For starters- you have to try the Channel Side Crab Bruschetta! You and your family will love the atmosphere of having dinner by the lighthouse! Call ahead for reservations in the busy summer months!

Location: 7452 East Side Rd

Phone: (757) 336-5644

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Sea Star Cafe

A carry-out delight! This place is the BOMB! Hand-crafted sandwiches & salads, homemade soups and desserts daily. They offer Vegan & Vegetarian options as well! The Gobbler sandwich is our personal fave! Check out their daily lunch specials online! We will warn this is not a quick stop during the season. You are on island time now! The owners- Brian & Mercer- make every order-by hand- themselves to ensure you are getting the best of the best! Although, the wait may seem long- this place is well worth standing in line for and a must try!

Location: 6429 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-5442

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Pico Taqueria

We are so excited to see what BIG things come next from our friends at Pico! The team moved to a building on Maddox last year and it was a GREAT change up! From the Chincoteague Classic to The Maddox- you will find a gourmet, fresh spin on tacos! And who doesn`t love tacos?! The team uses fresh, local farmers for their produce! How cool is that? We recommend if their Queso Dip is on special- trying it out! It is delicious! They are now serving frozen Margaritas - what goes with tacos more than margaritas?!  This is one place you don`t want to miss!

Location: 6382 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 785-9920

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Captain Zack`s Seafood

A seafood lover`s dream! Crystal and Tammy have been serving the island since 2004! That shows just how awesomely good this place is! This place uses the freshest seafood around to create their menu. The Quesadillas are big enough for two as like most of their sandwiches! You can also buy fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, and crab legs to go! Be sure to ask what their daily lunch special is before ordering! While you wait, have a seat at one of the picnic tables, or play a game of cornhole!

Location: 4422 Deep Hole Rd

Phone: (757) 336-3788

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AJ`s on the Creek

In 1985, founder Anthony J. Stillson, jazz pianist, and architect gave AJ's its artistic roots and name. AJ's has proudly boasted the title of the longest-running restaurant on the island under the same management for many years until recently when AJ's daughters, Lisa and April decided to pass the torch on to Meridith and Joshua Ranck in the Spring of 2021.

They invite you to dine outside by the creek, while savoring the fresh salt air. It is an experience unique to the Island, and one you will not want to miss!

"Our historic seafood recipes have been passed down from generation to generation, and seafood is our specialty."

Location: 6585 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 894-7209

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The Village Restaurant & Lounge

A gorgeous view & a great dinner is what you get here at The Village Restaurant! A family owned and operated restaurant using the freshest seafood around, makes for an outstanding dining experience for the whole family! Whether it is date night or family night, The Village will take care of you! Their Crab Dip and Bacon Wrapped Scallops are a must try! Reservations are recommended during the summer!

Location: 6576 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-5120

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J&B Subs

The Best Cheesesteaks around! Well, in our opinion! J & B`s has been in business since 1969, and is a family owned and operated carry out sub shop. Here you will find- subs, burgers, pizzas, and breakfast! They also have an assortment of beer and wine. J & B`s is cash only, but there is an ATM located inside for your convenience. So come on down to South Main Street, grab some subs, and hit the beach!

Location: 3571 Main St

Phone: (757) 336-5500

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Saigon Village Restaurant

A Vietnamese restaurant on Chincoteague?! This place is fabulous! Quick, accommodating, & friendly service in the family owned and operated restaurant is exactly what you will find. Saigon Village is located on Main Street. They have a few tables outside which we recommend sitting at if the weather is nice! This is great for a change up in meals during your stay on Chincoteague.

Location: 4069 Main St

Phone: (757) 336-0584

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Chincoteague Diner & Restaurant

The name says it all- a diner! Nothing fancy, just good ole food! Great for families! We recommend, if the weather is just right, sitting outside on the screened in deck!

Location: 7085 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-6005

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Woody`s Serious Food

Being right here on Maddox, you can`t miss Woody`s! If you see the big wooden building with the huge orange peace sign on it, you are in the right place! Known for their `seriously good` pulled pork & hand-cut fries, Woody`s offers whole smoked chicken & ribs! YUM! They also have ahhhh-mazing lemonade! So come on down and relax at this beachy bbq spot & have lunch!

Location: 6700 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (410) 430-4429

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Famous Pizza & Sub Shop

Long day at the beach with the kids? Why not have a pizza delivered? Famous delivers anywhere on Chincoteague, and the best part- it is FREE! So after a long day enjoying our beautiful island, kick back, and have dinner brought to you! Famous` has something for everyone in your family from pizza to burgers to subs to seafood to pasta! They have a huge variety! Also, new this 2019 season is ordering online! Yes you read that right! So skip the wait of calling by ordering online!

Location: 6689 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-3301

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ChincoTiki Caribbean Bar and Grill

A taste of Jamaica right here on our own paradise! This gem is hidden on Main Street and overlooking the Chincoteague Channel. There bar menu consists Carribean inspired tastes like the jerk chicken sandwiches and shrimp po boys! There are plenty of tables to sit at if you bring your children, as well as seats around the bar. They have a giant jenga that everyone loves! If you`re looking to relax with a few cocktails, and some food, and some laid back music- this is your place!

Location: 4121 Main St

Phone: (757) 336-1111

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Beach Road Round-Up

This place is one you don`t want to miss! This is southern style, good ol` home cooked food, like your Momma made it! Beach Road Roundup is open for breakfast and lunch, generally from 7am to 3pm. This husband and wife team, Connie and Dave, do all the cooking! We recommend the French Toast if you go there for breakfast and one of their club sandwiches for lunch! Located on Maddox, this is one you don`t want to miss! If you`re in the area, stop on in and give Connie and Dave a big `Hey Yall`, and try some grub!

Location: 6341 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-0617

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Lily`s Little Mexico

Authentic Mexican on Chincoteague. What more can we say? This fairly new food truck serves authentic Mexican dishes like burritos, fajitas, and tacos. The Lily`s Special Burrito is our fave here! Lily`s Little Mexico moved last season!  They will still be located on Maddox but in the area of Woody`s BBQ. Stop on in to see them in their new location- and grab some authentic Mexican food right here on our own piece of paradise!

Location: 7059 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 894-0754

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Sandy Pony Donuts

Who doesn`t love hot, fresh donuts? Sandy Pony has them every time you order because each donut is made to order! There menu has a wide selection of different and unique names for each type of donut. For instance- the Porky Pony is honey glazed, cinnamon sugar, and BACON! YUM! They do have your normal glazed and powdered donuts as well. Be sure to get there early because Sandy Pony is generally only open til 2pm. A must try!

Location: 6276 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (410) 474-5885

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Ledo Pizza

The Ledo`s franchise slogan is `Ledo`s is square because we never cut corners!` and that is absolutely true for the Ledo`s on Chincoteague! From pizza to fresh salads, calzones and more, Ledo`s has something for the whole family! It is located on Maddox, and open for lunch and dinner daily!

Location: 6477 Maddox Blvd

Phone: (757) 336-6597

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Better. is a chef based menu that relies on seasonal and fresh ingredients! What more could you ask for?! 

Our favorites include the Brussels Sprouts and the Schnitzel - YUM! Keep an eye out weekly for their daily specials! The food truck is open from 11am til 6pm, daily during the peak season! 

Location: 6507 Maddox Blvd 

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Black Narrows Brewery

This family owned and operated brewery is fairly new to Chincoteague! Using all the freshest ingredients from the Shore, the brewed beer is a local treat! Black Narrows is the FIRST craft brewery on the Eastern Shore. Be sure to stop by the old Chincoteague shuckin' house when in the area off of Maddox and grab some craft beers, and some to go as well! 

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BYOC (Build Your Own Cookie)

A dessert food truck specializing in a warm, hot gooey cookie topped with ice cream and a variety of toppings! How YUM does that sound?! The combination possibilities are endless at BYOC with the different ice cream flavors, the different homemade cookies, and the assortment of toppings! Be sure to check them out on the Maddox.

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Mr. Whippy & Lil Whippy

Open daily at 7am for coffee and donuts, 11am for ice cream! 

This soft serve ice cream parlor is definitely going to become one of your family's favorites! Sandy from the beach and don't want to go in? No problem - they also have a drive thru! This is a cash only establishment, but there is an ATM inside for your convenience. Don't let the long lines fool you - service is fast and top notch! Be sure to tell them your friends at Seaside Vacations sent you! 

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Island Creamery

Homemade ice cream with a variety of flavors that is sure to make the WHOLE family happy! What more could be better than that?! Ask about their ice cream cakes, too! They are sure to make any occasion even more special! We recommend trying their homemade waffle cones - you won't be sorry! Located on Maddox on your way to the beach! 

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Cosa Pizza

Cosa Pizza is a mobile wood-burning pizza oven that puts a spin on the classic! Each pizza is homemade to order using the freshest ingredients from the shore! This food truck is located on Maddox. Be sure to stop by and try their twist on America's favorite food, pizza! 

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Amarin Coffee

Specializing in Vietnamese coffees and bubble teas - this is something NEW for Chincoteague. The homemade croissants in the mornings are to die for - BUT get there early, they sell out fast! You and your family will enjoy the variety Amarin has to offer inside! 

Location: 6141 Maddox Blvd


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Backyard Firepit

Smoking good wood fire meats - their slogan says it all! From their pulled pork to brisket to smoked chicken, Backyard Firepit is sure to have something the whole family will love! Be sure to try all the homemade sides as well! Located on Church Street, just look for the bright red food truck!

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Gary Howard Seafood

At Gary Howard Seafood you can find the freshest local seafood our waters have to offer. Fish and scallops are fresh caught right off the boat daily, like so much other seafood we carry. Clams, oysters, and crabs are caught by our own watermen. We also have beautiful white shrimp, wild caught salmon, snowcrab legs and much, much more. If you don’t feel like cooking, we can do that for you too. Just ask the locals where they prefer to get their seafood and they will tell you, “Go to Gary’s”. Just ask around, we’re the best in town!

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Ricky's Seafood and Produce Market

Ricky's Seafood and Produce Market is your one stop shop for fresh, local seafood and produce. At Ricky's Seafood and Produce Market you'll find everything you need for your family vacation seafood feast. Ricky Howard has spent a lifetime harvesting seafood on the waters surrounding Chincoteague Island. Ricky and his wife Ann have been selling seafood and produce from their market since 1991. Over the years Ricky and Ann have built a reputation for selling only the highest quality seafood and produce.

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Tom's Cove Aquafarms

Tom's Cove Aquafarms is proud to offer the finest and freshest Shellfish harvested from the cool, clear waters found around the historic seafood town of Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Our farm raised clams and cultured salt oysters are grown in the waters adjacent to the beautiful Assateague Island National Seashore, home of the world famous Chincoteague wild ponies.

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Seabest Seafood

SeaBest Seafood Market is located on Cleveland Street. This tiny gem is tucked away in the middle of the Island. From fresh fish to clams and oysters and shrimp to crabs, there is nothing they don't have! They will even cook your purchases there for you - so no mess in your kitchen! Stop by and see what makes them different from the rest! 

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Chincoteague Shellfish Farms

Located on the East Side of the Island, this is THE place for the best clams and oysters! You can even get these shipped to you when you are not on 'Island Time'. Don't let the outside of the building fool you - stop on in and see what else they have to offer! 

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Good eats for conscious minds!

Blackfin is the food truck experience Chincoteague has been craving. A school bus transformed into a food truck, owned and operated by a local teacher-turned surfer-turned food truck entrepreneur, Blackfin is tailored to suit health-conscious individuals on-the-go. All of our sauces are made in-house (or in-bus...) and all of our dishes include fresh, local ingredients. We understand that price matters; if you’re tired of over-priced healthy options, Blackfin’s the place for you. Take Amarin's entrance at 6141 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island to find us!


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Maria's Family Restaurant & Pizza

Open Seasonally, Maria's Family Restaurant offers Pizza, Subs, Italian dishes and more.

Located at 6506 Maddox Blvd

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Teaguer's Pub and Restaurant

Teaguer's is a local hideaway that provides American cuisine and entertainment for the Family. Open Daily 11 am - 2 am.

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Salts Seafood

Enjoy Local ESVA Oysters, Steamed Crabs, Shrimp, and Clams. Don't forget to pair if with a craft beer from Black Narrows Brewery as well!

Open Seasonally

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Poseidon's Pantry

Poseidon's Pantry is the Island's only Gourmet Grocery and Deli. They offer Vegetarian/Vegan and Gluten-Free options!

Check their Facebook or Website for daily Specials, current hours, and to view their menu.

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Whiteraven's Outpost

From the founders of Whiteraven's Nest Farmer's Market comes Whiteraven's Outpost, one of the Island's newest Food Trucks.

Whiteraven's Outpost offers Breakfast & Lunch made fresh from the same products you can find in the Market right out front!

Open Thursday - Sunday 7:30 am - 3 pm

Located at 6382 Maddox Blvd

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Having A Meltdown

Grilled Cheese on the go! Having a Meltdown offers delicious versions of Grilled Cheese right from their Food Truck on Chicken City Road. They also offer some of the best mac n cheese on the shore - especially the Crabby Mac N Cheese.

Check their Facebook page for updates on hours.

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Island Dawg

Island Dawg is a Gourmet Hotdog Food Truck that has the BEST dawgs on the Island. Stop by their location on 6700 Maddox Blvd and try their mouth-watering Dawgs!

Open Seasonally. Check Facebook for their Menu updates and hours.

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On Board Charcuterie

Chincoteague's First Charcuterie creator and delivery service!

Choose from individual boards, grazing boxes, desert boards, and more!

Online Ordering available

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Chatties Lounge

Located above Don's Seafood, Chatties is a "Hole in the Wall" bar that offers Entertainment such as Open Mic Night and Live Local DJ's.

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