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We are a 60-seat, chef-owned and operated restaurant focusing on high quality, fresh seafood in a casual, yet elegant setting. We are best known for our award-winning crab soup, local fish dishes, crab cakes, and homemade chocolate bread pudding.

We offer a variety of wines, local beers and our own signature cocktails. Come see what we are all about! We are conveniently located in the Redmill Commons Shopping Center just minutes away from the Ocean Front resort area and Sandbridge.

We are a 60-seat, chef-owned and operated restaurant focusing on high quality, fresh seafood in a casual, yet elegant setting.
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We are best known for our award-winning crab soup, local fish dishes, crab cakes, and homemade chocolate bread pudding. We offer a variety of wines, local beers and our own signature cocktails.
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Come see what we are all about! We are conveniently located in the Redmill Commons Shopping Center just minutes away from the Ocean Front resort area and Sandbridge.
She Crab Soup


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Sarah Duling
Such a wonderful spot for dinner. The tempura shrimp were awesome❤️ We will be back!
Allen Sokolik
Wonderful menu, outstanding seafood, outstanding service. First time there not our last time
Rhonda Heroux-Hart
super delicious, the sweet potato biscuits were AMAZING! And the apricot butter was So delicious!!!! Great night 🥰
Melissa Kahle
Love it here. Food is cooked to perfection and staff are amazing! Calamari was best I have ever ate.
Veronica Ackerman
Brought some visiting family here for dinner tonight, and we were all absolutely blown away! The care put into each dish and cocktail was immediately evident. The food was excellent- we all had different entrees and loved them all, sharing plates between us to sample different menu items. The 6 yo highly recommends the key lime pie and creme brûlée 😂 I would not hesitate to recommend this gem to anyone looking for seafood!
George Brooks
Amazing. Great service great food. Worth every penny. Can’t wait to go back. The owner Charles was wonderful and clearly takes pride in the restaurant. Highly recommended!!
Brenda Gardner
The food is always fresh and tasty. I love the sweet potato biscuits. The portion size is perfect, although I can never eat all my food. The owner and his staff are friendly and the service is fast. ALL customers are treated well. Did i say the food is AMAZING - everything. This is my favorite restaurant in the entire Tidewater area.
Lois Tokarz
The seafood is outstanding and so is the customer service. The key lime pie is the best I’ve ever tasted!!!
Edie Collins Sigley
Excellent service and delicious food! You go there, you won’t be disappointed! Guaranteed!
Bill Moore
Food is delicious, perfectly prepared. Service is great. Absolutely the best seafood in tow. Highly recommended
Gretchen Congrove
Visiting the area and really glad we found this gem! Greeted immediately by friendly staff, very accomodating to our two children, seated us quickly despite the restaurant being very busy. The food was excellent from appetizer to dessert, the wait staff were quick and knowledgeable. And the chef/owner came by to thank us for coming. Recommend this lovely small locally owned establishment!
Sierra Hill
The food was great!!! Very friendly professional service.
Kimberly Johnstone
Delicious food. Amazing service and talented and welcoming chef.
Charlotte Ferman
Always a wonderful experience with hands down best service!! The chief truly cares and they take note of all the small details!
Debbie Rasmussen
Absolutely one of our favorite local restaurants. Food and service is always fantastic
Yance Cook
I can’t say enough good things about Blue!! The staff and food were both amazing! It’s a little hidden gem! A big shout out the owner and chef Charles on a terrific experience my husband and I had!
Stacy L. Short
The professional staff, beautiful atmosphere and the food is perfection. Will be back and will be referring.
Lindsay Thompson
Found this gem after such high Yelp reviews and glad we did. Walked in on Valentine's to a 20 minute wait. Had great specials. Owner/chef walked the tables frequently. Server was VERY knowledgeable with Celiac disease and had great gluten free options from appetizers to dessert. Romantic yet cozy. Best dinner we've had in a while and incredible service.
Cile Richardson Younger
My first visit was to celebrate my birthday. Good seafood, friendly staff, and a surprise from Hector. Thanks, Bob and Amy. 💕
Robb Grabb
What an awesome spot. Have tried to go a few times but there's always too long of a wait. Have 3 little ones at home so waiting an hour to dine just isn't in the schedule. Snuck in tonight at 5:15 and only waited 10 min to be seated. Sat at the bar for dinner. Bartender was on point and we never waited for anything. The food was delicious. The Chef/Owner stopped by multiple times to check on how we were doing after each course. We couldn't have been more pleased with our dining experience. Will suggest this restaurant to anyone and will certainly be returning.
Col Mustard
The she crab soup was phenomenal and i could cut my steak with a fork. Chef out in the dining room asking for feedback-which shows how much they care. Our waitress Katie was attentive, polite and helpful. Will definitely be back.
Katie Wood
Amazing food! And the Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding is the best I have ever had!
Sonny Morrison
I first read about this wonderful restaurant one year ago. I live near Chic's Beach and work near Town Center. My life almost never takes me to this side of town. I looked for people I knew to go for me to try it out, but no one did. I own a small business and enjoy taking the staff out to a nice dinner for our Christmas gathering. Last year I was surprised to learn that no reservations were taken. Try as I might to get some angle that would make the owner/manager give in and say "sure...for YOU we'll make that reservation", I was never successful. So, this year I again phoned. Still no reservations taken, but in laying out my dilemma (party of 8, coming from the other side of the world...or of VB) it was suggested that if I would arrive by 5pm, there was "a 90% chance that you will be seated right away". They made clear...we cannot guarantee that, but.....So, I rallied my loyal coworkers, telling them that though we normally go to dinner at 630 or 7, that THIS place was going to be SO WORTH eating at an hour usually set aside for Blue Plate and Early Bird specials...Through the fog we travelled , reaching our rendezvous at 430 pm on Saturday night....errrr, afternoon. As suggested, we were thrilled to be seated immediately. Our server was amazing, attentive yet never over bearing. Through appetizers, soups, entrees, wine, coffee and dessert she guided us through, was always there before we needed something, and delightfully absent when we were carrying on. The food is AMAZING!!!! The atmosphere is nice, yet comfortable. Rockfish, oysters, cream of crab soup, flounder, scallops, crab cakes, Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Bread Pudding, Crème Brulee, Tempura Fried Asparagus....these were among the incredible things our table enjoyed. Not a single complaint...NONE!!!! Thank you for making our small gathering so special and memorable. Thank you for giving me reason to find myself on your side of the city much more often. I do not know the restaurant business, but I know this much....what you are doing WORKS!!! Please keep it up....and maybe consider a Blue Seafood and Spirit, CXB.Have a blessed Christmas season!Sonny Morrison
Shelly Taylor Napier
Just an awesome meal with amazing people. Couldn’t recommend more!
Linda Garis Stark
Wonderful seafood every time. Excellent service. Small but efficient. We celebrated my 69th birthday. We’ll be back again and again.
Michael Conroy
The best seafood we’ve had on this trip! Will definitely come back again!
Jessa Kate
The food was spectacular (fried oysters and broiled scallops in particular) and service was out of this world. Jen behind the bar was sweet as could be!
Greg Brickles
This is by far our favorite restaurant. The service and staff are fabulous. Oh, and the food is out of this world!
Joy L Mihalko
This restaurant did not disappoint. Cudos to the Chef
Leslie Beahm
It’s rare we leave a restaurant glowing about everything; but from menu, to special accommodations for my weirdo vegan diet, to friendly attentive servers, great ambient music and most of all superb food, we are smitten. A go-to place for us for future trips here.
Andi Bartron Thomas
Every time we have been, we have loved everything. Great chef, wonderful atmosphere and service.
Katelyn Townsend
Great place! Wonderful place to take your family to.
Lorie Simmons Ferguson
I had one of the specials this past weekend, tile fish, topped with crab & shrimp. Excellent! Wonderful staff, great wine, and very clean.
Harold Horton
Hands down the best seafood I’ve ever had. We were looking for a nice place near the oceanfront where we were staying but I’m glad we ventured out a bit. Excellent food and service. This place is in a little strip shopping center and easy to miss. Very small place. Very busy. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Food was amazing. Highly recommended!
Emilsan Pizarro
After trying several places in Virginia Beach, finally found a place worth the visit. Thank you for such great food! My wife and I loved it. Emil
Julie Lohse
The food was absolutely amazing! The sweet potato biscuits were so good! I even enjoyed the vegetables, which I normally do not care for! The kids and the adults loved their food and drinks!
Shane Harlacher
Great seafood! Everything was great from drinks to veggies to the seafood. Staff was attentive and friendly.
Diana Marie
Really good crab cakes. Make a reservation because space is limited. Great atmosphere and workers!!!
Rosalyn Barnes
The hostess was very welcoming and professional. My food was scrumptious! Thanks for a great dining experience!
Sonya Glover Boston
Everyone, from the host to the Maître D’ made sure that my guest and I had a red carpet experience! The staff was VERY attentive, accommodating and welcoming - we felt like we have known them for years! The chef sent over an exquisite amuse bouche that consist of a gulf shrimp, that was resting on a bed of spicy cheese spread and mini crostini - it was A M A Z I N G! 😋💯Then my palate enjoyed their award winning “Crab Soup” that was very flavorful and FULL of crabmeat 😲 my entree selection, which consisted of the Fresh catch, sea scallops, Gulf shrimp, Eastern Shore oysters, and lump crab cake that was perfectly married with a vegetable medley and a loaded sweet potato with apricot butter 😋😋Highly recommend! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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Blue Seafood & Spirits

2181 Upton Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454