ShipShape is located at 3240 Sandfiddler Road in Sandbridge VA, about 10 miles south of Virginia Beach. The map above highlights some restaurants and local areas that come highly recommended:
The Bee and the Biscuit: http://www.beebiscuit.com/
A breakfast/brunch locate, reservations highly recommended. Great way to get a local breakfast experience.
Sandbridge Seaside Market
Less than 5 minutes away from ShipShape, good local grocer for any last minute needs, usually open till 10pm and attached to Sandbridge Island, a good local dive for food and spirits.
Blue Seafood & Spirits: https://blueseafoodandspirits.com/
One of the best rated seafood restaurants in the VA Beach area. A good place to spend an evening if you are in the mood for a high quality, fresh meal. Reservations recommended.
Blue Petes Restaurant: http://bluepetespungo.com/
A local establishment, serving great classics with options for local seafood. Bring your appetite, generous portions await at reasonable prices.
Back Bay Gourmet: http://thebackbaygourmet.com/
A great option for a hearty lunch. Serving sandwiches, salads, pasta, soups and bakery goodies. Food can also be taken out, making it a great option for taking an easy meal to the beach. (Cookies are absolutely amazing, highly recommended)
Tautog’s Restaurant: http://www.tautogs.com/tautogs-restaurant.html
A quaint, accessible restaurant in the heart of VA Beach proper. Serving seafood meals that are second to none. For a comforting night paired with comfort meals made with the best the ocean can offer (Shellfish, Fish, Mussels, Clams, Shrimp, and more!)
One Fish, Two Fish: https://www.onefish-twofish.com/
A bit further way, this restaurant is worth the journey. A fantastic place for date night, the views from the dinner table are amazing (book close to sunset for an unforgettable experience). Premium seafood entrees are paired with high end wine offerings. Also offered are traditional beef options, reservations recommended. Prices are on the higher end.
Back Bay Wildlife Preserve: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Back_Bay/visit/visitor_activities.html
Right down from ShipShape, Back Bay offers visitors options to fish, sightsee, or just have a relaxing day out at the park. Basketball courts along with picnic areas, viewing piers, and playgrounds allow for a wonderful day trip.