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East Coast She Crab Soup Classic, presented by ECPI University's Culinary Institute of Virginia

April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm


24th Street Park
Food Vendors
No Pets Allowed

We are pleased to announce the winners for 2017:

Critic's Choice:

1st Place - Blue Seafood & Spirits

2nd Place - Passion the Restaurant

3rd Place - Freemason Abbey Restaurant

Honorable Mentions: Jumpin' Shrimp Bar & Grille, Captain George's Seafood Restaurant, and C.P. Shuckers Cafe & Raw Bar

People's Choice:

1st Place - Freemason Abbey Restaurant

2nd Place - Blue Seafood & Spirits

3rd Place - Murphy's Irish Pub

Honorable Mentions: Passion the Restaurant, Calypso Bar & Grill, and Captain George's Seafood Restaurant

Presented by the Culinary Institute of Virginia, College of Culinary Arts of ECPI University, the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the region’s most-loved seafood delicacies.  This highly identifiable cuisine has been a staple of area menus for decades.

Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for People’s Choice Awards, determined by the ballots of those attending.  Critic’s Choice Awards also are given by a panel of four leading regional cuisine experts.

The East Coast She Crab Soup Classic, presented by ECPI University's Culinary Institute of Virginia, is a ticketed event.

A limited number of tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.

Ticket pricing: $17.50 (plus service fee) in advance; $25 (plus service fee) day of show (if tickets are available).

The Culinary Institute of Virginia is the College of Culinary Arts of ECPI University.

Participating 2017 restaurants include:

11th Street Taphouse Bar & Grille

Blue Seafood & Spirits

Brunch House VB

Calypso Bar & Grill

Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant

C.P. Shuckers Cafe & Raw Bar

Freemason Abbey Restaurant

Irwin’s Pharmacy & Fountain

Jumpin' Shrimp Bar & Grille

Lynnhaven Fish House

Mahi Mah’s Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Saloon

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks

Murphy’s Irish Pub

Passion the Restaurant

The Smithfield Inn

The Surry Seafood Company

Tradewinds Restaurant

Tubby's Tavern

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

Hours: Noon-2:30pm

Children 12 and younger who are not sampling and are accompanied by an adult are free. 

Dogs and beach chairs are not permitted in the tasting area.

The event is held rain or shine.

Parking is conveniently located in the 25th Street Municipal Garage

336 25th Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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