Top 10 List
1.Homestead Creamery, 7254 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Wirtz, 540-721-2045. On Facebook. Homemade soups and sandwiches, Boar’s Head-brand meats and cheeses, fresh milk, ice cream, butter and more.
2. Jake’s Place, 1041 Harbour Inn Lane, Moneta, 540-297-4732. jakesplacesml.com. Caribbean-themed waterfront dining; brick oven pizza, sandwiches, entrees; full bar with craft beer. Channel Marker: R28.
3. Mango’s Bar & Grill, 16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy. Suite 20, Moneta, 540-721-1632. mangosbarandgrill.com. Dine in or out for fare with a tropical twist, including sandwiches, steaks, pasta and seafood; full bar. Channel Marker: R28.
4. Moosie’s Restaurant, 16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Suite 16, Moneta, 540-721-5255. bridgewaterplaza.com. Burgers, salads, ribs and a broad selection of sandwiches in a casual setting; full bar. Channel Marker: R28.
5. Sunken City Brewing Company, 40 Brewery Drive, Hardy, 540-420-0476. sunkencitybeer.com. Snack foods in the tasting room of SML’s only craft brewery; occasional food vendors and trucks on site and live entertainment.
6. Waller’s, 1617 Crystal Shores Drive, Moneta, 540-297-0055. holleratwaller.com. Waterfront tropical grill and bar serving a variety of fare from steak to seafood; full bar. Live music most weekends in season. Channel Marker: R27.
7. JJ’s Meat Shak, 1123 Celebration Ave., Moneta, 540-297-3500. jjsmeatshak.com. American cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere. Wood-fired pizza, barbecue, award-winning ribs, burgers. Breakfast on Saturday.
8. Old Liberty Station, 515 Bedford Ave., Bedford, 540-587-9377, oldelibertystation.com. Full-service restaurant in historic station house featuring American fare and Harry’s Famous Cheesecake.
9. Mitchell’s Restaurant, 3553 Trading Post Road, Huddleston, 540-296-0664, mitchellspoint.com. Casual marina eatery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Outdoor patio and tiki bar. Channel Marker: C3.
10. The Blackwater Cafe, 4730 Scruggs Road, Moneta, 540-721-4333. theblackwatercafe.com. Upscale cuisine served in a casual, lodge-like atmosphere; appetizers, salads, steaks, seafood and more; full bar.