• Oysters on a blue plate

Fresh local ingredients, warm, personalized service and waterfront views work in harmony to offer culinary experiences that are memorable and distinctive to the Tides Inn.


Salt & Meadow

Salt & Meadow is a dining experience that unites and balances the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay estuary with the farms of Virginia’s Northern Neck. The waterways here enjoy an abundance of seafood, and a vast array of herbs, vegetables and fruit thrive year-round in the region’s rich soil.

Fish Hawk Oyster Bar

Fish Hawk Oyster Bar is located along our beach and boardwalk just steps from the water. This carefree venue features seafood classics, burgers, a raw bar, local craft beers, wine and creative cocktails. Enjoy a casual, upbeat setting as you dine waterfront indoors or outdoors overlooking Carter’s Creek. Next to the old-fashioned ice cream counter, a vintage boat is filled with fun, nostalgic sweet and savory snacks to carry to the beach, to your guest room or enjoy after a day of activity on the water. 

Culinary Experiences

Try one of our culinary experiences for hands-on learning, including pasta making, oyster shucking and wine classes. These classes are available for private experiences for couples, families and small groups.

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View Room

The View Room features wall-to-wall windows framing our sweeping waterfront views. We invite you to join us in the mornings for coffee and tea, or for wine, local craft beer and signature cocktails during happy hour. With comfortable couches, armchairs and a fireplace, the room serves as a warm and convivial gathering place.