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Blue Seafood & Spirits


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Blue is a chef-owned and operated seafood restaurant in Virginia Beach that offers high quality and fresh seafood in a casual setting. This 60-seat restaurant's specialties include crab cakes, tempura fried shrimp, and creative seafood fares based on its “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” food philosophy. Chef and owner Charles Thain is an ardent supporter of farm-to-table practices and sources fresh local produce, seafood, hormone-free meats, and more from local purveyors. It is one of the priorities for the restaurant to offer brews from local breweries to showcase everything the area has to offer. Blue accommodates special dietary needs and food allergies in its menus to suit everyone’s palate. The menu
$9 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bar, American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seated, Chef Charles brings a small free shrimp appetizer. It was delicious. We had the Twisted Salmon Oscar and Seafood Belle Haven, both were delicious. We had double veggies. and a side salad. They too were tasty. My Belle Haven came out piping hot!...More

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank AgainTraveling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No reservations so had to wait a few minutes, this was not a problem. Very happy to wait. Loved Blue, from the welcoming greeting to the chat with Charbles and Shannon as we left. The crab soup was superb, rich, creamy and full of flavour....More

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank McCeeBee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best seafood restaurants in Sandbridge, I have ever visited. The food is amazing...the creme brûlée is to die for. Everyone treats you as though you are dining as a guest. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Xraytech27
Reviewed January 8, 2020

The entire experience was outstanding - service, food, and the atmosphere in the restaurant. The bread pudding was so good!

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank roseq176
Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Heck no, I just had dinner at Blue Seafood and I am ecstatic. My wife and I were spending a few days in Virginia Beach over the New Year holiday. We’ve been here many times before, but we wanted to start the New Year with...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank 77Zeke
Reviewed December 11, 2019

We went to Blue on my last birthday in October 2019. Small but quaint, food and service amazing. Very warm and friendly atmosphere, reminded me of an old cape cod kitchen in someone's home. Best birthday dinner ever...

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank nanadeane4
Reviewed December 10, 2019

Great owners and staff. Very cozy and welcoming atmosphere. The drinks are good and the choice and quality of appetizers during Happy Hour are excellent. We highly recommend you visit this restaurant. Get there early as the sitting is limited.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank H3345SOstevee
Reviewed December 5, 2019

Went to the Blue seafood on Thanksgiving eve (our last night in Va Beach). Had trouble finding the restaurant but it was well worth the struggle. My wife and I were met at the door by the manager and master chef. We decided to sit...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jim B
Reviewed November 23, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely were delighted at the exquisitely prepared entrees! Five star food in such a tiny little neighborhood style restaurant. And. Sweet potato biscuits with everything. Who knew? Requested a second helping! These Okies in town for a granddaughter's wedding will remember this place as one...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank Mommajackie1
Reviewed November 6, 2019

We first visited Blue when it had only recently opened, What I remembered most about it was we arrived as they were closing the kitchen, but they agreed to seat us and the food was fabulous, Glad to find it again, several years later, Despite...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from jenskismithson | Reviewed this property |
No but if they are busy they will text you once a table is available.
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I believe you will be able to find a delicious meal!
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