​​​​​​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.

Aquarium Café

Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3 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. Check out the new menu, which includes Crab Scampi Pizza, Fish & Chips, and a Shrimp Salad Pita!

Theater Snack Stand

Open Mon​day through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.

​No outside food or drink is permitted into the Aquarium.​