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East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

East Coast She Crab Soup Classic

April 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Get your taste buds ready for the annual East Coast She-crab Soup Classic at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront where some of the region’s best restaurants will compete for the coveted title of Best She-Crab Soup. Attendees can sample and cast their votes for the People’s Choice Awards, while culinary experts specializing in regional cuisine will be dishing out the Critics’ Choice Awards.

Don’t let this chance slip by to savor some of the finest She-Crab Soup on the East Coast!

Stay tuned for the announcement of participating restaurants for the 2024 East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic.

2023 Winners:
Critics’ Choice Award
1st Place: CP Shuckers Oceanfront
2nd Place: Rockafeller’s Restaurant
3rd Place: Beachhouse 757

Sean Brickell Peoples’ Choice Award:
1st Place: Entre Nous Virginia Beach
2nd Place: Rockafeller’s Restaurant
3rd Place: Blue Pete’s Restaurant

What to Bring

The She-crab Soup Classic happens rain or shine. Dogs, strollers, and beach chairs are not permitted in the tasting area. Comfortable shoes and sunglasses or hat are advised.

Allergy Alert: Food contains shellfish.

Participating vendors subject to change.

Proceeds from alcohol sales to benefit the Virginia Legends Walk Foundation.


April 20
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


24th Street Stage & Park
2400 Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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