“Pleasure House Oysters is a new farm that’s dedicated to cultivating local oysters. After years of depletion, Chesapeake oysters are returning thanks to operations like this one.”

Virginia Beach’s New Foodie Focus by Andrea Poe at HuffingtonPost.com September 2014:

Visitors can bring a bottle of wine aboard an oyster boat for a tour of the hatchery and sample oysters.

Virginia Beach Oysters — called Lynnhaven –are said to be among the sweetest thanks to their unique habitat at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay where it opens into the Atlantic Ocean. If you’d rather try these oysters on land, they appear on the menus of area restaurants like Terrapin and A.W. Shucks Raw Bar and Grill in nearby Norfolk.