​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​**The Aquarium is open to the public on a limited capacity basis so advance tickets must be purchased online. You can reserve your visit here.  Learn about important new policies and procedures here.**

During Wave One of reopening and in order to minimize gatherings of people as much as possible, the Aquarium Café and Theater Snack Stand will remain closed to the public.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Food at the Aquarium

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

Aquarium Café

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.