Virginia has tons of amazing restaurants across the state. Whether you’re dining with your kids or your dog, craving pizza or something gluten free, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite picks!

Best For: Dining with Your Dog

Alanna and her furry pal enjoyed enjoyed Copperwood Tavern, a dog friendly spot in Shirlington. (Although if you do bring your dog, make sure it’s warm enough to eat outside! don’t miss where to eat in Clifton, VA if you’re in the area.

Best For: Dining Gluten Free

Dining out while avoiding gluten can be tough, but Tupelo cafe in Virginia Beach has you covered! Susan of 2 Cats and Chloe enjoyed her meal sans gluten.

Best For: Dining with Kids

Paladar's Latin Kitchen

Craving Mexican and a night out as a family? Paladar Latin Kitchen in Tysons, VA is kid-friendly! Hip Mama’s Place has the details.

From Buzz & Ned’s to Chuy’s, Alyson of Richmond Real Estate Mom shares her favorite family friendly picks in RVA!


Best For: Quality Pizza


You’re probably thinking, pizza is pizza, but not this pizza. The Neapolitan pizza at Pupatella will change the way you think about pizza forever. Looking for more pizza ideas? Here’s a list of the best pizza spots in Virginia!

Best For: Breakfast & Brunch Food

Craving a casual (yet totally delicious) bite? Millie’s is a Richmond classic. Carol’s review of this popular breakfast spot will have you craving brunch! Need more breakfast ideas? Here’s a guide to the best breakfast in Richmond, VA!

Best For: Dining on the Peninsula

If you live in the Hampton Roads area, you know that crossing the tunnel is never fun. (Hello, traffic.) But great options can be limited out there. If you’re in the area, try Venture Kitchen and Bar. Heather was excited to find this great local spot!

Best for: Wine lovers

Looking for winery ideas? Charlottesville was recently named wine region of the year! We love this list of wineries in Crozet, VA.

What are your favorite restaurants in Virginia?