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Where You Can Find The Best Crab Cakes in Virginia Beach

Crab cakes evolved in the 1920s when Virginia and Maryland became hotspots for crab meat. Today, the recipe varies by region. To enjoy some tasty crab cakes, order takeout from one of these restaurants near our Virginia Beach apartments:


Found inside a 1920s beach cottage, Tautog's offers a unique dining experience. It began welcoming hungry diners in 1994. Today, it's a favorite among locals and visitors alike. In the kitchen, the chefs prepare every dish from scratch. They're famous for their seafood fare, and you never know what they'll create next. Enjoy the crab cake sandwich. It comes with seasoned Tautog chips and is available for pickup.

Waterman's Surfside Grille

At Waterman's, you'll find some of the best steaks and coastal seafood in town. Many of the dishes are made from the Standing family's time-honored recipes. The restaurant's also famous for its original Orange Crush cocktail. The bartenders serve about a half-million every year and usually make the drink in five seconds or less. For dinner, try the crab cake sandwich. It's served on a toasted roll alongside a generous helping of fries. Don't forget the frozen peanut butter pie for dessert, and call Waterman's to place a takeout order.


Whether you want a tasty appetizer or hearty entree, Nautilus has you covered. The chefs use the finest, freshest ingredients. They start their day early to simmer the sauces, chop the vegetables, and hand-cut the steaks. Try the crab cake sandwiches with some she-crab soup. Nautilus offers online ordering for easy pickup starting at 4:00 p.m. (11:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday).

After dinner, enjoy your favorite ice cream to-go from a nearby shop. To become a resident of Columbus Station, please contact us. Our leasing staff will show you firsthand the amenities and floor plans that our apartments in Virginia Beach have to offer.

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