If your eyes are bigger than your stomach, you’re going to love all of the delicious big food options Virginia has. We’re talking BIG food as in 6.5-pound steak subs, enormous cupcakes, 12-egg omelets, and so much more! Do you think your stomach is up to the challenge? Maybe you’ll get your meal free and your photo on the Wall of Fame. Here are the 7 best places for BIG food in Virginia!
The Route 58 Delicatessen has a simple motto: If you finish, we made a mistake! Their sandwiches are stacked a mile high with gigantic slices of cheesecake for dessert. Taste a sliver of New Jersey in this Virginia Beach deli.
Think you can eat pizza? Try the Big Brother challenge. The titular Brothers invite any two challengers to eat their way through a 24-inch pizza with any three toppings. Finish in under an hour and it’s on the house.
The Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Crozet, Virginia, is a working monastery, known for their two-pound wheels of Gouda cheese. They make the cheese on-site from an old Dutch recipe.
This deli is a nod to all New York deli fans, serving up classic staples like kosher hot dogs, French bread pizza, not to mention their long list of humorously named sandwiches. Included in that list is the 40-ounce Rueben. Indulge in this classic corned beef sandwich and hand-cut fries in under 30 minutes and it’s yours free.
This former fire house is a respectable place—their level of excellent service and quality can prove that. Aside from their variety of top-quality beer burgers there is a challenge called the Station Ladder. A sizable double-decker cheese burger loaded with onion straws, potato chips, bacon, and cheeses, served atop of potato chips, sweet potato tots, and fries shall be finished in under 15 minutes. Complete this and you’ll get a well-earned t-shirt as well as a complimentary dessert, if you can stomach it.
This well-known flavorful Mexican restaurant serves up a legendary challenge: the El Cachudo Challenge. You are to finish a 15-by-6-inch flour tortilla packed with beans, cheese, rice, four types of meat and to finish it off their famous voo-doo habanero super spicy salsa. If you can stomach that then it’s yours for free!
It’s no secret that wood fired pizza is something special. The Don’s Wood Fired Pizza brings specialty pies to the table, including the Mexicano and Jimmy the Greek. Find all sorts of different delicious flavor combos here. The Don’s Pizza Challenge entails that you eat a thick Sicilian style pie with four toppings of your choice in under 20 minutes. Get your picture on the wall and the tab taken care of if you finish, if you don’t you’ll still walk away with a shirt and hat.