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Burtons Grill

741 First Colonial Rd. (Laskin Rd.) Send to Phone
757-422-8970 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Part of a chain founded in New England, Burtons' creative fare has fast made it a Virginia Beach fave.
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Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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Burtons Grill Restaurant Review

: If you sense the slick polish of a corporation here, you’re right. Burtons Grill is part of a burgeoning chain begun in New England by owners who spent decades at industry behemoths like Outback. But if you also feel a unique, independent spirit, you’ve nailed it again. It’s a small set of restaurants, with one of those owners living nearby, and each has some authority to tweak things to its neighbors’ liking, while putting a twist on traditional fare. Dishes are clever and creative, such as eggs risotto for Sunday brunch, and deliver layers of flavor. Menus change seasonally, and much of the produce at this first of Burtons’ outposts in Virginia comes from local growers such as Cullipher Farm. Fresh seafood can be grilled, bronzed, fried, pan-seared or piccata style. It’s hard to resist Tuscan chicken, seared under brick, or steak frites, but an entire section of vegetarian offerings (mushroom ravioli, anyone?) are interesting enough for carnivores to sink their teeth into. There’s even a gluten-free menu. Don’t miss the ice cream sandwiches for dessert.

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