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Bay Local

2917 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
+1 757-227-4389
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“sorbet” (12 reviews)
“tater tots” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2917 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bad news first; the kitchen apparently lost our ticket and it took us 80 minutes to get breakfast. Server was very good. He must have apologized 20 times. Gave us a free drink and comped half our bill so hard to be mad. When the...More

1  Thank Golffer2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and cocktails are always outstanding. The service is great and it gives me an excuse to see friends on shore drive. Brunch is my favorite, but the happy hour and dinner is great too.

Thank CapeCodBorn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the nachos they serve the cheese on the side but the whole menu looks awesome! Service is super friendly and there is always a good vibe inside!

Thank JIll R
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We came for breakfast on a Thursday morning. Excellent choice to start the day. Pros - Mimosas: lots of varieties to choose from and with good of alcohol content. - Bloody Mary: very spicy if you like it that way. - Bennies: very tasty with...More

Thank Nestor R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The history behind the success is a great story in and of itself...and they haven’t disappointed, nor do we anticipate they will. Great food, extensive and somewhat unique menu, extremely fair prices, and family friendly...a winning combination. My only small concern is that they are...More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Get it all!! I've never has anything that wasn't fantastic! The staff is always wonderful and attentive! It's a local treasure for sure! It's a great spot for individuals, couples, families, or business! Relaxed atmosphere and amazing drinks and food!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Today I met a friend for lunch at Bay Local and had an delicious meal. Have lived in the area for a little over a year and just found this amazing place. What a waste...we could have been eating here all along. The atmosphere is...More

Thank GrannyJenn
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and service and the food is incredible! Fast, clean, & delicious! This is the best restaurant in VA beach!

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Fairly noisy for it's size but the food was very good. Pleasant staff, good service, my family enjoyed it. They could use more parking.

Thank kaslewicz
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious. Friendly staff. The parking situation can be very trying. I made a mistake trying to have a business meeting. It is very loud so a good discussion wasn't in the cards. Next time I will only plan to eat.

Thank boxshop
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Amy F
30 March 2017|
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Yes they do take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2917 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-227-4389
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