We appreciate you taking the time to read this blog about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Virginia Beach. Our alcohol guide will attempt to cover the subject in as much depth as possible.
We’ll start with a list of the best liquor stores and wine shops near you. Anyone who wants to buy a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their information quickly so they can go get what they desire soon.
Following that we’ll look into the top breweries and beer bars before sharing a list of excellent wine bars. Wineries and vineyards in your area will be mentioned, and we’ll finish up by discussing some of the top local happy hours where you can get cheap alcoholic drinks after work.
An alcohol map will be shared near the end that has all of the establishments we’ve mentioned pinned on it. Posts on grabbing a drink in other cities around the Northeast can be looked through at that link if interested.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Virginia Beach
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Virginia Beach to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Total Wine & More at 1744 Laskin Rd
- Crystal Palate at 4500 Pretty Lake Ave #104
- Wegmans Wine & Beer at 4721 Virginia Beach Blvd
- Virginia ABC at 408 Laskin Rd
- BottleBox at 325B W 21st St
Total Wine and More has everything you need from beers to cigars to accessories and even offers liquor discounts in your area every day.
More than 120 wines from around the world, artisanal cheeses, gourmet foods, curated gift boxes, wine accessories, and gift certificates as well as weekly wine tastings and classes are all offered at Crystal Palate.
International and local craft beers and wines are sold at Wegmans from 6am to 12am every day.
Virginia ABC is devoted to offering people 21 and older a fun modern shopping experience for spirits, mixers, and regional wines.
BottleBox is an independently owned and run bottle shop with 12 rotating taps and a carefully chosen variety of craft beer, cider, wine, and mead.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
These local breweries and beer bars are fantastic places to go whether you want to sample new suds or just watch the game with some friends:
- Wasserhund Brewing at 1805 Laskin Rd #102
- Reaver Beach Brewing at 1505 Taylor Farm Rd
- Pleasure House Brewing at 2032 Pleasure House Rd
- Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing at 1805 Kempsville Rd
- New Realm Brewing at 1209 Craft Ln
- Warriors Taphouse at 1630 General Booth Blvd #100
Some of the best German ales and lagers are available at Wasserhund Brewing from 12pm to 10pm Sunday through Thursday and until 12am on Friday and Saturday. Reaver Beach Brewing provides barrel aged and sour beers, growlers, crowlers, grenades, and kegs along with a wide variety of exciting events seven days a week.
15 taps of homemade local brews are offered at Pleasure House Brewing daily. Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing produces some of the freshest beers and ciders in your area and hosts weddings and tours every day. New Realm Brewing is a popular spot for American cuisine as well as a diverse selection of craft beers on tap, seltzers, and canned cocktails.
Warriors Taphouse proudly offers 50 quality craft beers, rotating wines, and cold brews along with live music throughout the week except for Monday when they are closed.
Wine Bars In Virginia Beach
Visit wine bars near you for a date night, a business meeting, or for a gather with friends:
- Yiannis Wine & Food at 401 N Great Neck Rd #118
- Press 626 Wine Bar at 626 W Olney Rd
Dinner is served starting at 5pm Tuesday through Saturday at Yiannis where local wine tastings are also offered every week. Press 626 is a wine bar in Virginia Beach that has a great selection to choose from.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Although these wineries and vineyards might not be right in the city they are well worth the trip:
- Mermaid Winery at 330 W 22nd St
- Chatham Vineyards & Winery at 9232 Chatham Rd
- Summerwind Vineyard at 71 Eagle Nest Ln
- Williamsburg Winery at 5800 Wessex Hundred
Mermaid Winery has 800 different wines from around the world for you to taste and you can also purchase them online. Since 2005 Chatham Vineyards and Winery has been producing 3,000 to 5,000 cases of fine local wines using high quality handpicked grapes and has a retail tasting room that is open every day from 5pm to 10pm.
Summerwind Vineyard is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Williamsburg Winery has been specializing in fine winemaking since 1988 and hosts weddings as well as tastings seven days a week. Don’t forget about the tastings at Crystal Palate and Yiannis from our other lists.
Best Local Happy Hours
When you need to unwind after work these happy hours in Virginia Beach are great places to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks:
- Calypso Bar & Grill at 1101 Atlantic Ave
- Bahama Breeze at 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd #10
- Hot Tuna at 2817 Shore Dr
- Chix on the Beach at 701 Atlantic Ave
- Keagan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant at 244 Market St
You will probably be satisfied if you try Calypso Bar and Grill’s exceptional American style cuisine and seafood. They also have some of the best Virginia Beach happy hours every day from 2pm to 6pm and their top selling items include lobster mac and cheese, fresh local fish, tacos, and nachos.
Tropical cocktails and Caribbean cuisine are served for lunch and dinner at Bahama Breeze where happy hours near you are also provided on weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. Hot Tuna offers happy hours too every day until 6pm and features hand muddled mojitos, homemade sangria, and organic margaritas.
Discounts on alcoholic drinks are available from 3pm to 6pm at Chix on the Beach as well as local seafood and American fare. Keagan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant has been providing happy hours in your area for over a decade and serves great food and beers too.
We have also written about:
- The Best Bars Near You In Richmond
- The Best Bars Near You In Washington DC
- The Best Bars Near You In Baltimore
- The Best Bars Near You In Raleigh
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Virginia Beach
That’s all we have for now but keep checking back because we’ll try our best to keep this page updated. We know you are ready to achieve your goal after reading about all of the local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Please let us know if we missed anything or if any of the above establishments have closed in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now you can enjoy drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Virginia Beach.