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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
“They feature fresh, locally caught seafood among a wide variety of other locally sourced items to provide a fun and unique dining experience for their customers. You can dine inside their dining room, at the bar or on their covered deck and enjoy some of our creative dishes, tasty libations, live music and a little cornhole. All while sitting on the water and catching a great sunset!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice drinks from the bar til later in the evening. Play a game of darts or watch TV from the bar.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
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“A fabulous Viennese-inspired coffee house in a beautifully restored 1910 haberdashery. Delicious breakfast and lunch daily from 8 am to 3 pm. Coffee, espresso, cappuccino, lattes, and specialty coffee drinks with house-baked pastries, cakes, muffins and scones available until 5 pm.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Relaxing beach with lots of sand and small waves! The roped off area is graded off, so it's nice and flat, no drop-offs. The beach is deep with plenty of room. If you want, there are volleyball nets set up. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Brown dog’s homemade traditional favorites are served alongside others of unique flavor blends that stimulate the mind and the taste buds. Cups, cones, sundaes and freshly made Belgian waffle ice cream sandwiches satisfy your hunger while our iced or hot coffee, unique soda floats, milkshakes, malts and brown dog root beer will quench your thirst. Fun to visit and meet up with old and new friends. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“They offer 2,4,6 and 8 passenger Club Car golf carts. They have a wide array of themed golf carts so that you can tour beautiful Cape Charles in style. They have carts that have folding rear seats to accommodate just about anything that you will need to carry. They also have carts with enclosed rear seats (to keep the young one’s safe. All of their carts have seat belts and are registered/inspected for use on the streets of downtown Cape Charles.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wrapped in the natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline, The Oyster Farm Seafood Eatery at Kings Creek serves the freshest and finest cuisine available.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Jewellery Store
“As Meredith calls her locally handcrafted designs, her jewelry really is "wearable art". Especially her real orchid necklaces!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The seashore islands bring memories of a warmth and a quality of life not found elsewhere. Memories of family and friends – good food, drink, and conversation - these are the roots of the Cape Charles Brewing Co – a production Brewery and Brewpub that emphasizes quality and integrity in everything we do to bring the rhythm of the islands to life.”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Best Food in Town - Gourmet food, classically trained chef and owner, small intimate dining room. Reservations are a good idea, as there are only 26 seats.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and rustic atmosphere is perfect for a casual and delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. From house-made soups and fresh salads and sandwiches, to great steak and fresh-caught local seafood, our extensive menu offers excellent food for all tastes.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Bay Creek’s award winning golf resort is the first in the United States to feature Signature® courses from two of the top names in golf—Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Golf Digest named both our courses among the best in the country, while Golf World ranked Bay Creek 12th among top golf resorts in America.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Documenting the history of Cape Charles, a town at the terminus of the Eastern Shore's railroad, where ferries provided transport across the Chesapeake Bay to Norfolk over the years.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Kayak and Paddleboard tours with SouthEast Expeditions are a highlight of any Eastern Shore vacation. Whether you explore the Eastern Shore National Wildlife Refuge by paddlebaord, or take their famous Kayak Winery Tour, you won't want to miss the chance to get out on the water with the Shore's premier eco-tour guides.”
  • 2 locals recommend