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Dining in Essex


Applebee's

1650 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-443-0361  
  
Asia Cafe
1619 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-445-9991  
  
Bella Pizza Italian Restaurant   
1673 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-443-4912  
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
804-443-4064
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   
804-443-3151  

China Inn Restaurant    
Rappahannock Shopping Ctr   
804-443-2999  

Domino's Pizza   
White Oak Shopping Ctr   
804-443-6585  

Java-Jacks - returning soon
504 South Church Lane   
804-443-5225  
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   
804-443-3912  

Los Portales    
1382 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-443-0132  

Lowery's Seafood Restaurant    
528 Church Lane   
804-443-4314  
One of Tappahannock's classic attractions, Lowery's Seafood Restaurant.
Founded in 1938 by Wesley and Lorelle Hutchinson Lowery, known throughout Virginia and beyond to hungry travelers and residents, Lowery's Seafood Restaurant, on Rt. 17 and 360 in the heart of Tappahannock, Virginia, has been a Virginia Tradition.   Featuring daily lunch and dinner specials, plus all you can eat dinner specials. Lowery's is famous for our "very own" fried chicken, mouth watering local seafood in season from from the nearby Rappahannock River and Chesapeake Bay. Serving only the finest quality beef and steaks, juicy burgers and prime rib. Remember the Carry Out Shop. Most anything on the menu can be ordered through the Carry Out Shop. Let Lowery's do the cooking when you're having the gang over or just want to give mom the night off. With seating for over 300 Lowery's can plan your next party or meeting by calling William, Rob or Duby at (804)443-2800 and they'll take care to see that your event is a success. 

McDonald's Restaurant    
Essex Square Shopping Ctr   
804-443-4515  

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

Parr's Drive- In   
715 Church Lane   
804-443-2000  

Pizza Hut   
Essex Square Shopping Ctr   
804-443-2915

Rivahside Cafe   
221 Prince Street   
804-443-2333  
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   
804-443-5240  
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   
804-443-9989  

Shoney's Family Restaurant    
1607 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-443-5306  

Subway Sandwiches & Salads   
White Oak Shopping Ctr   
804-443-6787  

Tbonz and Tuna   
429 Dock Street   
804-443-TUNA
804-445-8862  
Tbonz and Tuna will be your local specialty Meat, Pork, Chicken and Seafood shop. We will also be carrying Boars Head deli meats and cheeses, along with a varieties of soups. 
Tuesday-Thursday: 11:00am.-10:00pm; Friday and Saturday: 11:00am-11:00pm; Sunday:12:00pm.- 10:00pm; Closed Monday.  

To Do Cafe & Seafood   
1008 S. Church Lane, 
Rt. 17 & Dock St. Hoskins Creek   
804-443-2002  
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.  

Twister'Z   
1252 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-445-1252  
Located in the front of the Roma's Restaurant, the frozen yogurt parlor offers a wide variety of flavors and toppings. Five different automated dispensers, serving two favorite flavors, allow customers to choose on single flavor by pulling the right or left lever, or to selecting the center lever they can mix a combination of the the two flavors served by that dispenser. Open Every Day of the Week! 11:30 am - 9:30 pm. 

Wendy's   
1433 Tappahannock Blvd   
804-443-3151