Best New Restaurant Overall Gold
Best Locally Sourced Menu Southside Southside Gold
Best Sandwich Southside Gold
Best Burger Southside Gold
1608 Crafthouse, a chef driven concept, will feature sustainable, local products from the Chesapeake Bay/ Mid Atlantic region. To wet your whistle, 1608 will also offer a variety of craft beers as well as hand -crafted elixirs. The goal at 1608 will be to offer a unique experience that offers diners the affordability to visit multiple times a month to taste and sample some of the best regional offerings.The owners are accomplished/award winning Chefs with 30+ years experience between them in a variety of venues, including some of VA Beach’s finest restaurants. Unexpected quality in a medium-priced restaurant. Our theory is that the “medium-priced” restaurants in this country are not very good and if we are right, there is a fantastic business opportunity in that theory.
1608 Crafthouse is a contemporary, casual, “farm to table” restaurant featuring regional Southern cuisine with an emphasis placed on the bounty of the Mid-Atlantic region.