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Middle Peninsula Businesses Earn BEST OF VIRGINIA Awards in 2019

Lowe Tide Urbanna Virginia
November 2, 2019

The communities across the Middle Peninsula of Virginia have lots of reasons to call their home among the best in the Commonwealth.

From history to heritage, water trails to art crawls, breweries and Virginia foodie hotspots, there’s a lot to do.

And Virginia Living Magazine thinks so, too.

In the 2019 “Best of Virginia” edition from Virginia Living Magazine, businesses on the Middle Peninsula were named among the very best the eastern region has to offer when it comes to arts, culture and entertainment, food and drink, living and recreation, services and shopping.

The next time you’re on the Middle Peninsula, looking for a cool spot to stop, be sure to check out these spots.

*This list of awardees on the Middle Peninsula focuses on dining, lodging, recreation, boating and spa services. Other professional businesses received accolades in the “Best of Virginia” awards.


Bangkok Noi Gloucester Village

Bangkok Noi Thai Cuisine & Sushi

Best Asian Restaurant, 2nd Place

Bridgewater’s Salon & Spa

Best Hair Salon, 2nd Place

Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy

Best Massage Therapy Group, 3rd Place

Juans Mexican Cafe and Cantina

Juan’s Mexican Café & Cantina

Best Mexican Restaurant, 1st Place

Kelsick Specialty Market

Kelsick Specialty Market

Best Local Gourmet Food Store, 3rd Place

Best Wine Shop, 3rd Place

Scoot's BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich with Cole Slaw Gloucester Point Virginia

Scoot’s BBQ

Best Barbecue Restaurant, 3rd Place

Short Lane Ice Cream

Best Local Ice Cream Shop, 1st Place

That Damn Mary Brewing Company

Best Craft Brewery, 1st Place

Tony & Milena’s Pizzeria

Best Italian Restaurant, 1st Place

Vashtis Jewelers

Vashti’s Jewelers

Best Fine Jewelry Store, 3rd Place

YRC Cinema

Best Movie Theater, 2nd Place


Deltaville Market

Best Grocery Store, 3rd Place

Norton Yachts

Best Marina, 1st Place

Deltaville Yachting Center

Best Marina, 2nd Place

Coastal Sky Taxi

Best Air Charter Service, 1st Place

Bay Aviation

Best Air Charter Service, 3rd Place

The Table at Wilton

Best Caterer, 2nd Place


Hole in the Wall Waterfront Grill

Best Bar, 1st Place

Best Burger Joint, 2nd Place

Best Craft Cocktails, 1st Place

Best Outdoor Dining, 2nd Place

Best Oysters, 2nd Place

Mathew’s Farmers’ Market

Best Farmers’ Market, 2nd Place

On the Flip Side

Best Food Truck, 3rd Place

Southwind Pizza

Best Pizzeria, 1st Place

The Inn at Tabbs Creek

Best Bed and Breakfast, 2nd Place

The White Dog Bistro

Best Special Event Venue, 2nd Place

Best Craft Cocktails, 2nd Place

Best Outdoor Dining, 3rd Place

Best Restaurant, 3rd Place


NN Burger

Best Dessert Menu, 1st Place

Los Portales Mexican Restaurant

Best Mexican Restaurant, 2nd Place


Mi Jalisco

Best Mexican Restaurant, 3rd Place

Lowe Tide Urbanna Virginia

Lowe Tide

Best Men’s Clothing Store, 2nd Place

*Photos by Sara Harris Photography.