The Blarney Stone Pub
Hearty Irish fare like shepherd's pie and bangers and mash served in a quaint jewel-box dining room.
10 North St., Onancock
Traditional Irish fare including corned beef and cabbage as well
as lamb stew in a wellappointed eatery.
12551 Jefferson Ave., Newport News
Keagan's Town Center
244 Market St., Virginia Beach
Lola's Carribbean Restaurant
A Colonial Caribbeaninspired dining room is the backdrop for an extensive menu featuring Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican cuisine.
328 W. 20th St., Norfolk
Jewel-box dining room with tropical flare showcases Cuban and Caribbean delights from a classically trained chef.
300 28th St., Virginia Beach
MP Island Café
Jamaican-centric and soul cuisine like jerk chicken, oxtail and curry goat in a festive, if somewhat
5957 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk
MP Island Café Newport News
203 Richneck Rd.,Newport News
Upscale setting showcases fine-dining Chinese cuisine with an extensive dim sum menu.
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach
Ichiban Authentic Chinese Cuisine & Sushi Bar
Classic offerings in a richly appointed setting.
4905 Courthouse St., Williamsburg
A longtime romantic rendezvous for lovers and lovers of classic Continental cuisine.
319 High St., Portsmouth
The Monastery Restaurant
A cloistered, intimate atmosphere is the backdrop for this Eastern European restaurant.
443 Granby St., Norfolk
Restaurant Francais Intimate French country dining room sets the stage for classic French country cuisine.
1915 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg
The German Pantry
Bavarian delights, German beer and rich desserts are offered in a cozy, comfortable setting.
5329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk
Nawab Indian Cuisine
Classic tastes from the sub-continent in complementary surroundings.
888 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk
Nawab Newport News
11712 Jefferson Ave., Newport News
Nawab Virginia Beach
756 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach
204 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg
Rajput Indian Cuisine
Authentic, flavorful Indian dishes, many vegetarian and some vegan, served with desi flare. Note: Rajput will be opening a second location in Virginia Beach in early 2011; contact the restaurant for location and more information.
742 W. 21st St., Norfolk
Saffron Indian Bistro
Open, airy, contemporary setting and classic Indian offerings.
4532 Columbus St., Virginia Beach
Daikichi Sushi Bistro
Friendly, attractive surroundings and a
wonderfully prepared, diverse selection of sushi.
1400 Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake
Mizuno Japanese Restaurant
Creative sushi offerings are complemented with tempura and teriyaki items in this well-appointed restaurant.
1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
A hip, contemporary dining room, complete with sushi bar, showcases sushi, sashimi and hot Asian inspired entrees.
239 W. Washington St., Suffolk
Zushi Japanese Bistro
Elegant Asian cuisine with a focus on sushi and sashimi is gracefully served in this upscale eatery.
4540 Main St., Virginia Beach
Espeto na Brasa
Opulent dining room sets the stage for this classic Brazilian steakhouse.
233 Granby St., Norfolk
1069 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
Truly authentic Mexican food served adjacent to a bodega where many of the meats and other ingredients come from.
3201 E. Ocean View Ave., Norfolk
Warm and wonderful Central and South American flavors from Bolivian sisters Karla and Vivian Montano. Note: Luna
Maya will be moving up the road to the corner of Colley Avenue and 21st Street in early 2011; contact the restaurant for more information.
2000 Colonial Ave. # 7, Norfolk
Contemporary Northern Italian cuisine offered in casual, intimate décor.
1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
La Bella Italia
Traditional Italian menu with classic signature dishes in a hospitable setting.
1065 Laskin Ctr., Virginia Beach
La Bella Redmill
2133 Upton Dr. Suite 128,
La Bella in Ghent
738 W. 22nd St., Norfolk
Mannino's Italian Bistro
Old World-style Italian cuisine in a relaxed, family atmosphere.
4402 Princess Anne Rd.
Suite 107, Virginia Beach
1608 Pleasure House Rd., Virginia Beach
A Norfolk classic for some 40 years, offering moussaka, spanakopita, et.al. in pleasant, old school settings.
1300 Redgate Ave., Norfolk
An upscale Italian bistro with classic offerings in a small, elegant setting.
116 W Washington St., Suffolk
Croc's 19th Street Bistro
Seasonal coastal cuisine with a focus on Lebanese cooking from owner
620 19th St., Virginia Beach
Omar's Carriage House
Casual, upscale continental dining with a focus on Moroccan dishes on Mondays as a nod to the heritage of owner Omar Boukhriss.
313 W. Bute St., Norfolk
Pasha Mezze Restaurant
A casual, elegant setting for Turkish-centric cuisine; adjacent Turkish coffeehouse.
Palace Station Shopping Center
340 W. 22nd St., Norfolk
Classic Thai favorites in relaxing settings.
339 W. 21st. St., Norfolk
5774 Churchland Blvd., Portsmouth
4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach
737 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach
1346 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg
Authentic flavors of Thailand with a French influence sate in this nicely appointed dining room.
742 W 21st St., Norfolk
Tida Thai Cuisine
Delicious, quality Thai cuisine and hospitality.
1937 S. Military Hwy., Chesapeake
336 Constitution Dr., Virginia Beach
2133 Upton Dr., Virginia Beach
Chez Trinh Restaurant
A longtime Williamsburg favorite for Vietnamese cuisine, augmented of late with Korean cooking, too.
157 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg
Incredible offerings of pho (noodle soup) with an assortment of proteins augmented with Vietnamese sandwiches.
1445 Sam's Dr., Chesapeake
1118 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton
4816 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Utilitarian surroundings clear the senses for a true taste of Vietnamese cooking, including delicious pho.
448 Newtown Rd., Virginia Beach