Discover Town Center
World class shopping, dining, and more in the heart of Virginia Beach

Just minutes from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, the exciting, vibrant Town Center of Virginia Beach towers over the landscape, offering an expansive and impressive assortment of upscale shops, restaurants and more in this first class development located at the core of the city.

Town Center has a true urban feel, with tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly streets covering some 17 blocks. At the city center, you will find stylish shops and boutiques of every variety as well as delicious dining choices radiating from a sweeping plaza area with dancing water fountains.

Browse through chic locally-owned boutiques selling the latest designer wear, high-end clothing stores for men, women and children, a sporting goods store, art gallery, spa and beauty supply store and much, much more all within a few city blocks. Short, pedestrian-friendly blocks make all of the Town Center shops within easy walking distance of each other, so you can browse away the day meandering from block to block, shop to shop.

The dining choices at Town Center also really shine and are fit to comply with even the most discerning palates. Prepare to taste the greatest steak you've ever eaten when you come to Ruth's Chris. Thick-hand-cut steaks come out sizzling on the plate and are served in an upscale but casual atmosphere.

You'll also love the upscale, affordable and authentic atmosphere at Bravo! Cucina Italiana. This casual, white-tablecloth eatery offers fresh, made-to-order Italian cuisine including your favorite pastas, pizzas, flatbreads, fish and chicken dishes.

Looking for something out of the ordinary? Saffron Indian Bistro blends traditional methods and modern techniques to serve you the finest authentic Indian cuisine. Their chefs are committed to make the food enjoyable with the right blend of herbs and spices to each and every delicacy.

You'll also find an extensive wine bar, delicious sushi, a chocolate shop, comedy club, ice cream parlor and coffee shop, among other things. The scene doesn't quiet down once the sun sets either—Town Center has a vibrant nightlife, with plenty of people hopping from wine bar to Irish pub to tavern to comedy club into the wee hours.

Town Center is also home to the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, a true cultural centerpiece for Virginia Beach. The 1,300-seat center is a professional-quality facility that celebrates the arts and showcases local, regional and national performing artists.The state-of-the-art performing arts center hosts classics performed by the Lyric Opera of Virginia such as Carmen in May. This summer, look for The Joint is Jumpin', Air Supply and Gypsy Kings. The fall brings acts such as Celtic Thunder and Menopause the Musical.

The building's outdoor performance plaza provides a festive, public space capable of accommodating 400 patrons for festivals, outdoor performances and social activities. The center's soaring, transparent facade entices visitors to enter the space and support the local arts and complement the already scenic streets of Town Center. See what's on stage when you're in town by calling the Sandler Center Box Office at 757-385-ARTS or visiting

Getting to Town Center is an easy 10-minute drive along the interstate from the surf-and-sand, and you will find more than 3,200 free public parking spaces in covered garages, surface lots, as well as on-street parking. Hampton Roads Transit offers bus service from the Oceanfront.There is also a way to get around inside Town Center—Seven Cities Rickshaws offers a convenient (and eco-friendly) mode of transporting visitors to and from Town Center locations/locales.

For a day, a weekend or a lifetime, Town Center really is in the center of it all. For more information about the Town Center of Virginia Beach, visit Or to take our mobile site with you on the go,