Dining and Nightlife


Local Bites and Familiar Favorites in Hanover County

If you're craving farm fresh food, you don't need to search far — from down-home southern barbecue and farm-to-table eateries to award-winning craft beverages and mom-and-pop spots cherished by locals. Nearly every corner of Hanover has a restaurant with locally-owned, country charm borrowed from our centuries old agricultural heritage. If you prefer a familiar chain restaurant, you'll find prominent names such as Applebee's, Ruby Tuesdays, Cracker Barrel, and Islamorada Fish Company. Browse our restaurant guide and let your taste buds decide.

Kick Back and Relax

After a day of thrilling theme park rides or adventurous historic tours, you're sure to want to kick back and relax. In Hanover, you can enjoy live music at Ashland Coffee and Tea, savor a glass of Virginia vintage at James River Cellars Winery or discover award-winning craft beer at Center of the Universe Brewery.

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