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Feeling Hungry? Smithfield, known for its wonderful hams and peanuts, has something to please the most discerning palate. Local restaurant menu selections include lean generation pork, regional gourmet dishes, seafood, homemade breads and desserts, southern home cooking, a variety of pasta dishes, and, of course, Smithfield ham! And don't forget dessert!

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Smithfield Gourmet Cafe & Bakery

218 Main Street
(757) 357-0045

Offering a quaint café, outdoor patio and beanery, and a commitment to serve the freshest ingredients and hand-selected seasonal produce. Breads are homemade from the bakery’s own recipes and baked fresh daily.
Moderately priced, outdoor dining available

Smithfield Gourmet Cafe and Bakery uses fresh, local products and makes the rest. They make all dressings, sauces, soups and breads in house and cook their own beef and pork in house. Try their fresh made in house mozzarella with fresh fried green tomato capresa..All desserts are made in house. Their silverdollar biscuits are famous ..enjoy with their country ham.

Come enjoy their outdoor seating on Hayden Lane and have a glass of Virginia wine or a craft beer with your delicious meal!

Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Restaurant Review by Tamar Alexia Fleishman

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Smithfield Gourmet Beanery

220 Main Street
(757) 357-0220

The Beanery offers a wide variety of tasty gourmet coffee and non-coffee drinks and treats, and a relaxing environment to enjoy them in. choose from a wide variety of flavors to customize your creation in any way you please, sweet or subtle, hot or cold, caffeinated or decaf! For non-coffee drinkers, a variety of hot teas, hot chocolate, steamers, fruit smoothies, and chai tea lattes are on the menu. Also offered is wireless internet, cookies and cupcakes.


Closed Monday

Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.





Taste of Smithfield

217 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-8950

The Taste of Smithfield, on historic Main Street, introduced its new ‘Fresh-Southern Bistro’ breakfast and lunch menus earlier this month, featuring its namesake and signature Smithfield ham and pork specialties, plus many new items, including: ½ pound 100% Certified Angus beef burgers, signature sandwiches served on gourmet breads, fresh salads with greens from local growers, homemade soups, delicious sides, and homemade desserts. Enjoy a pint of one of our four new craft beers on draft from some of Virginia’s best micro-brewers, a glass of wine from Virginia’s best winemakers, or a cup of gourmet coffee. Southern never tasted so fresh! Join us daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.



Sunday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Taste of Smithfield serves Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner Everyday!.




Smithfield Station
Waterfront Restaurant,
Inn and Marina

415 South Church Street
Smithfield, Virginia 23430
(757) 357-7700


Chesapeake Bay's 2012 Best of the Bay Award Winner for 12 categories!



Restaurant at Smithfield Station

Overlooking the Pagan River, the Station offers an award-winning menu, specializing in fresh seafood, Smithfield ham and their popular Sunday Breakfast Buffet. The Station’s IBX Bar and Grille offers less formal dining with the same amazing views.
Casual, moderately priced, waterfront dining


Lunch is served 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily View Lunch Menu
Dinner is served 4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Daily, and until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays - View Dinner Menu
Sunday Breakfast Buffet is served 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - View Breakfast Menu

Open on all holidays except Christmas.

Offering Gluten-free and Vegetarian menu options.


IBX Bar & Grille

The Inner Banks (IBX), is a more informal bar and grille with a relaxed atmosphere and special bar menu.
Great Happy Hour! 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday - Friday


Restaurant Review by Tamar Alexia Fleishman



Smithfield Inn,
Restaurant & Tavern, Bed & Breakfast

112 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-1752


The Smithfield Inn  featured on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" Show!


Built in 1752, the Inn offers regional favorites like Chesapeake Bay crab cakes and their world-famous Smithfield Ham sliced thin then tucked into mouth-watering yeast rolls (baked faithfully every morning by Mozell Brown for 47 years).
Formal & informal, outdoor dining available


Please note! The Smithfield Inn will be closed for remodeling Monday, April 1 - Friday April 5 and

reopening for Anne of Smithfield's Lunch and Fashion Show at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6. Call (757) 357-1752 to make your lunch reservations.

Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday brunch - 11:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.



Smithfield Ice Cream Parlor

208 Main Street

(757) 357-6166

With its long counter, swivel bar stools and booths, walking into the Ice Cream Parlor feels like you’ve stepped back in time. The menu is child-friendly and offers subs, soups and sandwiches, and of course, ice cream cones and treats.
Informal, deli sandwiches, subs and ice cream


Spring Hours (beginning March 10) :

Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Open until 9:00 p.m. on the evenings of the Friday Night Concert Series in downtown Smithfield.




L & R's Coffee Talk

409A S. Church Street

(757) 817-2059

"Get your morning going with the right starter fluid."

This coffee shop, located at Boardwalk Shops at Smithfield Station, offers coffee, donuts, bagels, cakes, pies, drinks, sandwiches and ice cream.


Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday and Thursday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed on Tuesdays





Outside the Historic District

Captain Chuck-A-Muck's
Ship Store & Grill

21088 Marina Road, Rescue

(757) 356-1005

Captain Chuck-a-Muck's was featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives" with Guy Fieri.

Local favorite for fresh seafood. Laid-back family atmosphere with deck seating overlooking the Jones Creek, homemade crab cakes, she-crab soup, key lime pie and full bar.

Saturday night from 9:00 until 11:00 featuring "Adult Time" with specialty coffees and the best of local entertainment!

Menu available online.

Summer Hours: (beginning May 27)

Wednesday - Satur day 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday 12:00 noon - 11:00 p.m. (Adult Time: 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. featuring live entertainment!)

Sunday 12:30 - 8:00 p.m.

(Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Restaurant Review by Holly Van Auken

Restaurant Review by Tamar Alexia Fleishman



Anna's Ristorante
Pasta Vino & Pizza

1810 S. Church Street
(757) 357-4676
Authentic Italian eatery set in casual atmosphere, which includes everyone's favorites such as eggplant parmesan, calzones, spaghetti and meatballs, salads, and, what else, VINO!

Hours:   Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.  Sunday 12:00 noon - 10:00 p.m.


RingO's Donuts

1200 S. Church Street,Smithfield

(757) 357-7070

Dedicated to the making and sale of fresh, handmade yeast and cake doughnuts and coffee. RingO 's provides an affordable product at a convenient location with that friendly, hometown bakery service.

Hours: Monday - Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

...or until we run out!


Bubba-n-Frank's Smokehouse

15149 Carrollton Blvd, Carrollton, (757) 238 2148

"Real Food That's Real Good" Inspired by the everyday family cooking that we grew up with, you’ll feel at home while savoring a great meal in our casual and relaxed dining room. Experience our inventive BBQ flavors, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere!!

Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Sista's Cafe

13416 Benn’s Church Blvd., (757) 542-4100

Simple classic American foods with an improvised twist of Soul, Flair, and service. The concept is simple: Keep it simple - good food, good service, good times.

Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Closed Sun and Monday



The Reel Inn Seafood Restaurant

15042 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton, (757) 238-8300

Under new management...reopening soon!


Tropical Smoothie Cafe

13609 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton
(757) 745-7700
Fresh Smoothies, toasted wraps, Bistro sandwiches, gourmet salads, box lunches & breakfast.

Hours: Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


El Burrito

13478 Carrollton Blvd.
Carrollton, VA 23314
(757) 238-2267
An authentic Mexican restaurant offering a variety of appetizers, lunch specials, dinners and desserts, domestic and imported beers, as well as margaritas.

Hours:Monday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Sunday noon - 9:00 p.m.

Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

13432 Benns Church Blvd.

Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 356-9655

Serving authentic Mexican specialties and spirits.

Hours:Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - midnight

Main Street Restaurant

837 West Main Street

Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 365-9235

Family-style dining

Hours:Wednesday - Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday - Tuesday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Grille

201 Battery Park Road

Smithfield, VA 23430

(757) 279-0850

Traditional American fare, Barbeque, Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood & Steak


Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Tokyo Thai

13466 Benns Church Blvd. Smithfield, VA 23430  (757) 365-9988

Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Asian Fusion cuisine


Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Sunday 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.

Bon Vivant Market

1504 South Church Street,

Smithfield, VA 23430

(757) 365-0932

Imported & domestic wines & beers, gift baskets

Stop by anytime on Friday or Saturday to taste the featured wine of the week!

Private Wine Tastings available for groups!


Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday



Bridges Restaurant

13162 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton
(757) 238-2664
"Your neighborhood Bar & Restaurant"



Dining in Windsor

Anna's Ristorante Italiano & Pizzeria Too

15 East Windsor Blvd. (Route 460)
(757) 242-3866
Italian eatery with a casual atmosphere, open for lunch and dinner.


Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sunday noon - 10:00 p.m.

(Closed Monday)

Checkers Restaurant

9516 Windsor Blvd. (Route 460)
(757) 242-3136

A family eatery offering home cookin' such as pork chops, meat loaf and fried chicken. Open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner. Special children's menu.


Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday 4:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

(Closed Monday)


Country Boy's Barbeque

20 W. Windsor Blvd. (Route 460)
(757) 242-8180

Specializing in authentic hickory-smoked Barbeque, Brisket and Baby Back Ribs. Offer a variety of seasonal sides such as fresh slaw, BBQ baked beans, collards, sweet potato casserole, mac-n-cheese and beer bread. Also feature desserts made locally by Yummaries. You can dine in or take out and also order foods in bulk....have a sandwich and take a pound or two to go!


Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

(Closed Sunday & Monday)


The Farmer's Daughter Cafe

Formerly Windsor Cafe)

36 East Windsor Blvd. (Route 460)
(757) 242-4048


Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (Breakfast & Lunch) and 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Dinner)
Saturday 7:00 a.m.- 11 a.m. (Breakfast)


Additional Dining Options

A. J. Gator's Sports Bar & Grill, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-8830

Bubba-n-Franks, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-2148

Bojangles, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-8188

Chanello's Pizza, Smithfield, VA (757) 356-9600

Dairy Queen, Windsor, VA (757) 242-6446

Domino's Pizza, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-6710

Hardee's, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-3910

Hong Kong Restaurant, Windsor, VA (757) 242-3838

Hunan Express, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-0561

Jeb's Diner, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-2099

Kentucky Fried Chicken, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-7667

Mama Mia Pizzeria, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-7717

McDonald's, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-6116

Number 1 Chinese, Smithfield (757) 357-9448

Old Bay Seafood, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-6820

Papa John's Pizza, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-0033

Pizza Hut, Smithfield, VA (757) 365-0300

Reel In, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-8300

Shun Xing, Windsor, VA (757) 242-6688

Sonic Burgers, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-9678

Subway, Smithfield, VA (757) 356-9888

Tops China, Smithfield, VA (757) 356-0808

Virginia Barbeque, Carrollton, VA (757) 238-6123

Wendy's, Smithfield, VA (757) 357-3661





Smithfield & Isle of Wight CVB Staff:

Judy Hare Winslow, Director of Tourism

Lois Chapman Tokarz, Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Terry Rhinier, Event Coordinator

Deborah Marshall, Visitor Center Manager

Kathy Mountjoy, Group Tour Coordinator

Cheryl Ketcham, Farmer's Market Manager

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