Essex County Virginia

Places to Eat

Dining in Essex


1650 Tappahannock Blvd   
Asia Cafe
1619 Tappahannock Blvd   
Bella Pizza Italian Restaurant   
1673 Tappahannock Blvd   
Operated by Nicole and Massimo Volo and family, with a history of good Italian food restaurants - modeled after a family restaurant which could be found in any Italian village in the countryside of Italy, and bound in stone walls, red and white tablecloths, and murals reminiscent of Italy. 
Tuesday-Thursday 11am to 10pm; Friday-Saturday 11am to Midnight; Sunday Noon to 10pm; Monday - Closed 

Better Than a Great Day
1388-C Tappahannock Blvd
Ice Cream, Fudge, Candy, and More
At "Better Than a Great Day" our goal is simple... Make sure our customers feel better when they leave than when they came in, with quality products, a great value, and most importantly a smile and thank you - every visit, every day.

Burger King
1810 Tappahannock Blvd   

China Inn Restaurant    
Rappahannock Shopping Ctr   

Domino's Pizza   
White Oak Shopping Ctr   

504 South Church Lane   
We are Tappahannock's first and only coffee house, nestled in a 100- year old renovated house off US 17/360 in Essex County. Java-Jacks is the fruition of years of dreams and inspiration. Coffee house, breakfast, lunch, Wi-Fi, Java-Jacks Coffee House introduces the elegant and essential coffee house style to downtown Tappahannock. Wednesday-Monday:7am-8pm; Tuesday:Closed 

KFC / Taco Bell Express   
Tappahannock Blvd   

Los Portales    
1382 Tappahannock Blvd   
McDonald's Restaurant    
Essex Square Shopping Ctr   

NN Burger
303 Queen St., Tappahannock, VA. 22560
(804) 925-6100
NN BURGER is proud to have been voted “BEST BURGER” in both the annual Virginia Living Magazine Reader’s Poll AND the “Virginia Is For Food Lovers Culinary Challenge”. Serving Lunch & Dinner 11AM-10PM Seven Days & Nights

Pizza Hut   
Essex Square Shopping Ctr   

Rivahside Cafe   
221 Prince Street   
Breakfast, lunch, family and friends casual dinner hosted by Tim and Sharon Beamer in downtown Tappahannock. Carry-out available. Sample menu and pricing: Every Day - Cheeseburger • French Fries • Drink - $5.50, Sliced Pork Roast on a bun by Sharon • Cole Slaw • Drink - $6.50, Ham and Swiss Melt with Dijon homemade potato salad • Drink - $6.50, Chicken Wings • Homemade potato salad • Roll • Drink - $6.75, Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup • Grilled Cheese • Drink - $6.50, Spicy Chicken Fillet with lettuce and Cajun sauce • Seasoned fries • Drink - $6.75; Monday to Saturday: 10am-3pm; Sunday:Closed 

Roma's Italian Restaurant   
1250 Tappahannock Blvd   
Roma Italian Restaurant has relocated to a brand new restaurant one block north of the old location - check out the "Sistine Chapel" ceiling with the angels serving spaghetti! Roma's is owned and operated by the Giambanco family who have been in Tappahannock since 1976. Roma's menu offers pizza, subs, pasta, seafood, and steak. Don't forget to try our delicious signature dishes. The Giambanco Family invites you to dine with us. Roma's hours of operation are: Tuesday-Thursday: 11:00am.-10:00pm; Friday and Saturday: 11:00am-11:00pm; Sunday:12:00pm.- 10:00pm; Closed Monday.  

Sheetz M.T.O Subs & Sandwiches   
Tappahannock Blvd   

Shoney's Family Restaurant    
1607 Tappahannock Blvd   

Subway Sandwiches & Salads   
White Oak Shopping Ctr   

To Do Cafe & Seafood   
1008 S. Church Lane, 
Rt. 17 & Dock St. Hoskins Creek   
This little family-owned cafe and seafood shop on the main Rt 17/360 through Tappahannock is the real thing. A well stocked selection of fresh seafood including crab meat, shrimp, oysters - in the shell and shucked, scallops, many fish varieties - rockfish, flounder, catfish, tilapia, are available in the seafood store. The cafe offers dinners - $11 to $19 - such as crab cakes, soft shell crabs, oysters, flounder, rib eyes with many side dishes. A wide selection of sandwiches featuring any of the seafood mentioned range from $3 to $7. The cafe offers at least 6 homemade desserts like bread pudding and brownies. Friendly service, and very reasonable prices. Tuesday-Saturday: 11:00am-8:00pm; Sunday: 12noon-5:00pm; Closed Monday.  

1433 Tappahannock Blvd