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.

An 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


Roger Brown's Restaurant and Sports Bar



Westminster Canterbury

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









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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