East Coast She Crab Soup Classic

April 26, 2014


Food Vendors
No Pets Allowed

Click here to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.

The 6th Annual East Coast She Crab Soup Classic will be held from Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the 24th Street Park at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

She Crab Soup Classic Virginia BeachAn open competition among over 15 participating restaurants, the She Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the region’s most-loved seafood delicacies.  The highly identifiable cuisine has been a staple of area menus for decades.

Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for People’s Choice Awards, determined by ballots of those attending.  Critic’s Choice Awards also are given by a panel of six leading regional cuisine experts.

A limited number of tickets are available for The East Coast She Crab Soup Classic. 

Advance tickets are on sale for $14 (plus service fees) through all Ticketmaster outlets, and at the Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center (2100 Parks Avenue)  Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center hours are 9:00am-5:00pm. 

Tickets are $18 day-of-show, if available. 

Children 12 and younger who are not sampling and are accompanied by an adult are free. 

Dogs and beach/lawn chairs are not permitted in the tasting area.

The event will be held rain or shine.

For more information, please call 757-491-SUNN (7866).

Participating restaurants include:

  • 328 Tequila Lounge
  • C.P. Shuckers
  • Freemason Abbey
  • Keagan’s Restaurant
  • Lucky Oyster Seafood Grill
  • Lynnhaven Fish House
  • Mahi Mah's Seafood
  • Mannino’s Italian Bistro
  • McCormick & Schmick’s
  • Murphy’s Irish Pub
  • Passion the Restaurant
  • Rockafeller’s
  • Roger Brown's Restaurant and Sports Bar
  • Steinhilber's
  • Tradewinds
  • Westminster Canterbury

***The list of participating restaurants is subject to change.***

She Crab Soup Classic









2013 Winners

Critics' Choice Award

1st Place: Mannino's Italian Bistro

2nd Place: Blue Pete's Restaurant

3rd Place: Murphy's Irish Pub

Honorable Mentions: Lynnhaven Fish House, Passion the Restaurant, and Tradewinds


Peoples' Choice Award

1st Place: Mannino's Italian Bistro

2nd Place: Rockafeller's Restaurant

3rd Place: Blue Pete's Restaurant

Honorable Mentions: Freemason Abbey Restaurant, Murphy's Irish Pub, and Sofia's at the North End



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