​​​​​​​​​​​​Food at the Aquarium

Bring your appetite! The Aquarium features three dining options, from fast casual to grab n' go,​ for everyone in your group. No outside food or drink is permitted into the Aquarium.​

Aquarium Café

Open daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located in the Main Building next to the Nature Trail entrance, the newly-renovated Café offers a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, hot entrees, daily specials, desserts, and beverages. 

Theater Snack Stand

Located in the Main Building lobby across from the Virginia Aquarium Giant Screen Theater, the Snack Stand offers soft drinks, Icees, popcorn, hot pretzels, nachos, candy, and more. Monday through Thursday beginning on October 7, the Snack Stand will also offer grab and go items, including pizza by the slice, salads, and deli sandwiches.

​Little Kitchen on the Trail

​Located along the Nature Trail near the Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, Little Kitchen on the Trail features grilled combos, a la carte options, and weekly specials.