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Published on December 19, 2019
Virginia Beach's top 5 diners, rankedPhoto: Rick’s Cafe/Yelp

Wondering where to find the best diners near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top diners in Virginia Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Virginia Beach area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and business analytics for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Virginia Beach-area restaurants grew to $29 for the metro area in December of last year, 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Pop's Diner Co.


First on the list is Pop's Diner Co.. Located at 2808 Sabre St., the diner and breakfast and brunch spot is the highest-rated diner in Virginia Beach, boasting four stars out of 219 reviews on Yelp.

2. Rick's Cafe

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Next up is Oceana's Rick's Cafe, situated at 1612 Virginia Beach Blvd. With four stars out of 181 reviews on Yelp, the diner, breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Classic Diner

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Kempsville's Classic Diner, located at 1021 Providence Square Shopping Ctr, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the diner four stars out of 81 reviews.

4. Havana

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Havana, a diner and Cuban spot that offers tapas and more in Great Neck, is another go-to, with four stars out of 73 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1423 N. Great Neck Road, Suite 101 to see for yourself.

5. Pop's Diner

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Over in Bayside, check out Pop's Diner, which has earned four stars out of 54reviews on Yelp. You can find the diner and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers salads and more, at 5720 Northampton Blvd.

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