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312 Sandbridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-4522
+1 757-301-8553
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
18 Aug 2014
“bait and switch”
27 Jul 2014
“Updated Southern Comfort Food in a Small Setting”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
312 Sandbridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-4522
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

A Zest ad encouraged us to visit Zest on the web - based on the web menu, we chose Zest for dinner. After arriving and being seated, we discovered Zest does not offer the menu it has on the web. The offered menu was very...More

1  Thank luann e
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We always have at least one meal at Zest while in Sandbridge. This time we started by sharing a unique rendition of fried green tomatoes with chopped red tomatoes, basil vinaigrette drizzle and shaved cheese on top - fantastic! We both had fried soft shell...More

1  Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I was staying with my extended family for a week in Sandbridge and a few of them had gone to lunch here. They really enjoyed it, so the whole family returned the next day for lunch. Since we were a large party -- 9 adults...More

Thank pennmike1997
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Twenty feet from the ocean and overwhelmed by a condo monstrosity, this little joint will surprise. Super fresh seafood and great salads impress. Not very large and hard to get a seat mid summer during tourist season. Well worth an early supper and walk on...More

Thank thesheriffisnear
Reviewed 6 July 2014

At Zest, you'll walk in and see different artwork on the walls. The menu holders are old record albums and blues music plays throughout the restaurant. The identity crisis are in the food and ambience. One table had a table cloth but the others in...More

Thank Nathan N
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Want to try an out-of-the- way, tiny little local restaurant? - try Zest. Go there for your birthday? No, no,no! We went with the reviews that said this was a hidden jewel, local treasure, etc. Fine - if you stay or live in Sandridge. We...More

Thank andreamckinney
Reviewed 6 June 2014

We came here because of all of the good reviews on Trip Advisor and also because we didn't want to drive into Virginia Beach for dinner. The place was empty except for a another couple. It was quite cute inside and looked to be clean....More

Thank billybob516
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This was another fabulous event! Great food, drinks, and company. The staff is extremely attentive, polite and efficient. The venue is a comfortable place to visit and "hang". Martha, you are the best! At Zest!

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Our local restaurant, Zest, always goes out of their way to provide a great meal and experience. They have various offerings throughout the year. I am looking forward to their next Wine Tasting on Friday, Jauary 31, 2014. It will be a blast! Hope you...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I've eaten at Zest on four different occasions. Two evenings during a long, lovely girlfriend weekend in early October and twice between Christmas and the New Year with my spouse and extended family. All four meals were tasty. Once inside the restaurant, you walk through...More

Thank candyfoster47
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Sandbridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-301-8553
  • E-mail
When visiting Zest located on Sandbridge Beach, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, Sunday Brunch and more! Our specials will provide you with the freshest fish and seafood offerings available in Virginia Beach. Don't forget that Zest's award winning She Crab Soup will only enhance your dining experience! While there customers can also feel good knowing they are supporting Zest Restaurant one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Zest is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
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