Bill’s Prime Seafood and Steaks has been serving fine cuisine in Chincoteague since 1963. They use the freshest seafood along with hand-cut steaks. Bill’s serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but is a popular dinner spot for special occasions for locals. The dinner menu includes oyster imperial, shrimp scampi, surf & turf, crab cakes, cioppino and pork shank osso bucco. The restaurant is known for desserts like Bill’s Sinful Chocolate Cake, Colossal Cheesecake, Bumble Berry Pie, White Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie and Not Your Mama’s Carrot Cake. Find Bill’s at 4040 Main Street.
Another local favorite for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is Don’s Seafood Restaurant, advertising “shore-style cooking that is not fancy, just good.” Don’s was established in 1973 and is located in the heart of historic Chincoteague Island at 4113 Main Street. They are very popular with the locals for breakfast as well as for dinner with menu items that are locally sourced.
Steamers has a menu that ranges from amazing seafood dishes to melt-in-your-mouth steaks. The restaurant’s specialty, however, is steamed seafood, including blue crabs, snow and king crab legs, shrimp, oysters, clams, and more. There is a sports bar with more than two dozen large screen televisions where you can catch the big game. Be sure to try their famous orange crush, craft beer selection or pick from their wine list. The restaurant is very casual and relaxed.
Beach Road Roundup, a casual location serving American cuisine, is located at 6341 Maddox Boulevard. The small café offers breakfast and lunch with menu items like breakfast burritos, omelets, and more.
Captain Zack’s Seafood and Market not only offers delicious, cooked meals, but you can also purchase fresh seafood to take and cook yourself. You can even pick seafood from the case and have them cook it for you. Seating is outside at picnic tables and many locals take their food to go for lunch or dinner. They are located at 4422 Deep Hole Road.
The Sea Star Café is a carry-out-only restaurant at 6429 Maddox Boulevard. Order a fresh sandwich, wrap, salad, soup, or baked good at the window and enjoy it on their patio or in their garden by the water. Every menu item is made fresh from local ingredients by the owners themselves. This is a restaurant that serves only fresh, healthy food items. There is nothing fried or fast food on the menu.
For more than 40 years, the Village Restaurant and Bar has been serving food created by the Conner family. Menu items are made from only the freshest ingredients which you can enjoy overlooking Eel Creek. The menu includes aged steaks and veal as well. There is an international wine list as well as a wide selection of beers. You can also get specialty cocktails. They are located at 6576 Maddox Boulevard.
The Chincoteague Diner is the local go-to place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering home-cooked meals in a casual atmosphere. They serve standard diner items like eggs, bacon, sausage, and more as well as sandwiches, platters, and soups. They have a full bar offering beer, wine, and cocktails. The Chincoteague Diner is located at 7085 Maddox Boulevard.
The newest location in Chincoteague Island, the Ropewalk, offers fresh, locally sourced food in a casual atmosphere. There is indoor seating, or you can choose to sit on the large deck or with your feet in the sand at one of their umbrella tables. Menu items range from starters to burgers to entrees like steak, seafood, and poultry. They also have steamed options such as crawfish, shrimp and snow crab. Ropewalk is famous for their crushes and you can choose from orange, grapefruit, key lime, cherry limeaide, lemon, peach, iced tea lemonade, whipsicle or blue raspberry lemonade. They can be found at 2626 Marlin Street.