Virginia oyster growers & watermen are all about quality and history. They take pride in making sure that their oysters are consistent in quality, taste and size to meet all market demands. VA Oyster Country is the official home of the oyster, we're named after it! “Crassostrea VIRGINICA” Come to VA Oyster to try this delicacy paired with wine or beer, experience life on the water and how it has shaped our small towns. We are VA Oyster Country - come see where the oyster got it's name and the history of how it all started. You can eat, shop & learn!
Work up an appetite by visiting the area Museums and learning about our rich waterfront history: Deltaville Maritime Museum, Deltaville VA, Middlesex Museum, Saluda VA, Morattico Waterfront Museum, Morattico VA, Scottish Factor Store, Urbanna VA
When you've seen enough history on the Oyster Industry here, head to one of our many area restaurants where you can try a wide selection of dishes that feature the oyster, we have several waterfront options: Merroir, Topping VA, the Railway Restaurant, Deltaville VA, The Tides Inn, The SeaBreeze, Mathews VA, Irvington VA, and Wilaby's Cafe, White Stone VA. We have MANY more inland options!