Rudee Inlet. Depart from Rudee Inlet for a full day of sport fishing, or eat someone else’s catch at the cozy Virginia Beach restaurants overlooking the Inlet.
Lynnhaven & Rudee Inlet
A 'classic American beach vacation' spot.
Situated just a few miles from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay,
the Lynnhaven Inlet offers
anglers the chance to go after a diverse array of fish species.
There are several marinas
and boat ramps situated at the Lynnhaven Inlet area where anglers
can launch their own boat, or charter a guide for a day on the water.
For those who leave their sea legs at home,
the Lynnhaven Fishing Pier provides the same
sportfishing thrills from the comfort of land.
After a great day of fishing, visitors can enjoy some of
the best seafood on the East Coast
while in the midst of a majestic sunset view at the Lynnhaven
Inlet area’s diverse selection of
From fine dining elegance at restaurants such as the Lynnhaven Fish House
and One Fish Two Fish, to locals’ favorites like Chick’s Oyster Bar and Bubba’s Crabhouse,
anglers will find plenty of tasty fish no matter how successful their day on the water.
Rudee Inlet at the south end of the Virginia Beach oceanfront opens into the Atlantic Ocean.
For those who enjoy fishing from pier and surf, there are two major spots to fish at Rudee.
Outside the inlet on the beach, fish like puppy drum and stripers are caught in season.
Inside Rudee Inlet, there is about 100 yards of fishable water where several species
After a day on the water, you may have worked up a bit of an appetite, and Rudee Inlet
offers a vast variety of delectable dining choices.
Both natives and vacationers know Rudee
Inlet is home to some of the best restaurants in Virginia Beach, like
Big Sam’s Inlet Café & Raw Bar
Dirty Dick’s Crab House
Rudee’s on the Inlet Restaurant & Raw Bar
and Rockafeller’s Restaurant – which cater to everyone’s taste buds.