Dining in Essex
1650 Tappahannock Blvd
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.
1810 Tappahannock Blvd
China Inn Restaurant
Rappahannock Shopping Ctr
White Oak Shopping Ctr
Java-Jacks - returning soon
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
1382 Tappahannock Blvd
Lowery's Seafood Restaurant
528 Church Lane
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.
Essex Square Shopping Ctr
303 Queen St., Tappahannock, VA. 22560
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
Essex Square Shopping Ctr
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
Shoney's Family Restaurant
1607 Tappahannock Blvd
Subway Sandwiches & Salads
White Oak Shopping Ctr
Tbonz and Tuna
429 Dock Street
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
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.
1252 Tappahannock Blvd
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.
1433 Tappahannock Blvd