Virginia Beach Oceanfront Craft Beer Tap Takeover

August 10th, 2017

Virginia Beach Craft Beer 101: If The Beer Is Popular make sure you have enough of it on hand

This might seem silly to start an article on Virginia Beach Beer this way but it is true. Before 2013 another Craft Brew maker named Alpine had f0878d58f82c21f8904a8cfe90482229an interesting situation:

  1.  They made incredible beer
  2.  But there wasn’t enough to satisfy the demand

 So what do you do?

Find another great craft beer producer who can help you make more.  And that is exactly what Alpine did. They partnered with Green Flash to help get these biracles (beer miracles) to the public in appropriate supply. So what could be so good that one brewery would buy another to get.

 Well you will get to the find out at the Tap Takeover on August 25th, 2017 at the Dough Boys Green Flash Tap Takoever because..

 The Alpine HFS beer will be on tap.

I will break down why this little Virginia Beach creation is so special:

  •  It is a 2016 Award Winner
  •  It is a mix of hop and citrus flavors
  •  It offers well balanced smooth taste

So we will see you on 17th Street dough Boys!!

 

 

 

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Virginia Beach Brewery: Tap Takeover

April 18th, 2017

virginia beach craft beerGet ready for incredible craft beer at Dough Boys on 24th Street and the Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. On May 10th The Green Flash Brewery is taking over Dough Boy’s Pizza from 5 to 7 Pm

Incredible Virginia Beach Craft Beer

Green Flash offers some of the most unique beer creations on both coasts with their latest brewery being built convenient to the Oceanfront on General Booth Blvd, just a little further up than the Virginia Beach Aquarium.

1/2 Price Pizza Right On The Oceanfront

During the takeover pizza will be 1/2 the usual price. Don’t miss out!

Bring Your Dog

Our Dog friendly deck on 24th street is the perfect place to Bring Fido. You can enjoy 1/2 price pizza near the Ocean and Boardwalk and have your favorite dog friend with you to enjoy the incredible Spring weather.

Our Location

Here is a map to our 24th Street Virginia Beach location

Gluten Free

We offer gluten free options for special dietary needs. Just inquire with your server.

Oceanfront Restaurant Allowing Dogs

February 13th, 2017

dogs love to playFor dog lovers coming to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Oceanfront being able to bring your dog is very important..

So you are traveling to the Oceanfront with your dog. One of the biggest questions that come up for dog owners on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and beach area are what restaurants allow dogs. Part of the relaxation and fun of a vacation is going out to eat but the point of bringing your dog was not to leave them behind. Thus finding a place where you can bring them when you eat is critical.

Dough Boys is the perfect place to bring the family, and the family pet. Both locations offer an outdoor deck area where your canine can sit with you while you dine, giving you the best of both worlds. And of course you are only a block from the Oceanfront.

Here is a map of our location

 

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Tips For Dogs AT The Restaurantvirginia beach dogs near boardwalk

Here are some tips to help you when you are actually dining with your dog. It is easy to forget that they have a whole set of needs, independent of our own. I have pulled together some simple things to make sure the ENTIRE family has a pleasurable experience having pizza, pasta, or burgers at Dough Boys in Virginia Beach.

Don’t bring the dog hungry

A hungry dog is going to beg and beg and beg and drive you crazy. It is like going to the grocery store when you are hungry, which means you cannot get your mind off food.

A tired dog is a calm dog

After a day of play most dogs will love the opportunity to rest.

Make sure it is officially “dog” friendly

Not every restaurant is like Dough Boy’s Pizza on The Virginia Beach Oceanfront, make sure they officially will allow canines.

Get Real

If your dog is rambunctious or untrained, don’t do this. This is to much stimulation for them.

And what about one of those warm Virginia Beach Oceanfront Days?

It is very likely that you are going to bring that dog out when it is warm. So always make sure to bring water and provide shade for them. On an extremely hot day, I wouldn’t bring them out at all.

dog friendly deck on atlantic avenue restaurantCome check out our menu and bring the Pet…We Love Dogs!!

We have outdoor deck seating at our 32nd street & 24th street locations

 

Our Virginia Beach Pizza Restaurant And Success Dealing With Food Allergies

January 4th, 2017

 

Here is the full review for our Pizza Restaurant on 17th street and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront concerning food allergies. Here is the full review:

“Our waitress Melissa was fantastic! Eased my world for her knowledge of the menu, ingredients, and ability to avoid utilizing my epi pen. We went back Saturday night, asked for her to be our waitress… She brought our drink order from the previous night correctly by memory, before she took our drink order.

The 4 of us enjoyed wonderful service again! Sunday night, the boys were requesting to go again. It was a spectacular place that was family friendly and I felt really heard about the allergy concerns and Melissa made us feel like a local family customer.

We will definitely go back the next time we are at VA Beach!”

Tips For Food Allergies in Virginia Beach

This happy customer touched on the very important issue of food allergies which is a factor when a family visits a restaurant on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront or at home. The subject of food allergies however, is way too comprehensive to tackle in this one article. Here are some important facts to consider as you delve deeper into the subject.

I saw a pretty good article on Web MD that laid the groundwork of this subject. A number of really important facets of food allergies were mentioned. Many focus around misconceptions of what food allergies are and what causes them.

Many times food intolerance is mistaken for a food allergy and sometimes food poisoning. An allergy occurs because the immune system has been triggered to react to a substance entering the body which it views as detrimental. Symptoms are a great barometer of whether someone has an actual allergy. Some symptoms of an allergic reaction are:

    • Itching in the mouth
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
    • Abdomen pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Vomiting
    • Hives
    • Wheezing
    • Fluctuations in blood pressure

 

Based upon these symptoms alone food allergies are to be taken very seriously. In the review above Melissa was trained on our products and their ingredients encompassing pizza, pasta, burgers, drinks and anything else we offer to the public. But every restaurant may not have the same level of commitment to addressing food allergies as Dough Boys.

virginia-beach-pizzaIncredible Job By Our Waitress Melissa

Before we move forward to tips to help you while dining out, we would like to give a special thanks to Melissa for always putting the customer first, always being polite, and always doing what they can to make sure they have the healthiest dining experience possible.

Well done Melissa!

Allergy Tips When Visiting Virginia Beach Restaurants

(all foods..pizza, pasta, burgers, etc)

I saw an incredible list of tips from the Food Allergy and Education website. It went over some basic tips to help guide you as you maneuver the restaurant landscape of the Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads and beyond.

Prepare for Your Dining Out Experience

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure..

Call ahead

Ask to speak to the management. If you can’t get a straight answer or a comprehensive answer, do you really want to risk it?

Check the menu online. Look for documentation that the restaurant is aware of food allergies and has safe items you can order.

Know Thy Allergies

If you know you have them, mention this upfront when you call the manager and to the waiter when at the actual restaurant. Also have a written list of your allergies to hand to them.

Keep the Epi-Pen Ready

Keep that Epinephrine pen handy and ready to use. You never know what you will be facing.

Check the list

If you are going out of town check out this database to see what restaurants are allergy aware.

More on food allergies

Here is a clip I found on food allergies. It is a good resource as part of a plethora of information, sources, and tips.

Dough Boys commitment to customer satisfaction and health with allergy concerns

We are committed to healthy safe food.

Check out our menu and contact us if you have questions before you visit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What is the 22 Day Pushup Challenge?

September 12th, 2016

22_pushup_challenge_virginia_beachEven in Virginia Beach, 22 pushups makes a difference

It is a simple exercise you can do to remember, honor, and bring awareness to the epidemic of Veteran suicide due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Your Support Starts Right Here In Virginia Beach

It starts with a commitment to pop down and do 22 pushups. It starts right here in Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads. Whether you are vacationing on the Oceanfront or you live here, you doing it raises awareness and that is key.

The Epidemic Of Veteran Suicide

The Department Of Veterans Affairs did a study in 2012. Based on some data they found that on average 22 Veterans commit suicide daily. And of these many are well over the age of 50. They are the victims of a trauma that came back with them from theaters of conflict overseas.

Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan to Virginia Beach

We see many of these heroes around Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, and greater Hampton Roads. Many are transitioning back. The mental wounds of war have not healed. As an area with the largest concentration of bases and military installations, we sit in the epicenter of the problem. We can also make a dramatic impact, bringing attention back to this area and our wounded veterans. Here are some simple things you can do to support veterans suffering from PTSD

Here are some simple actions you can do to support the 22 pushup challenge

Participate in the challenge

Tell others on your networks, social media, or neighborhoods about it

Like the Facebook 22 pushup challenge page https://www.facebook.com/22PushupChallenge

Be a donor to Active Heroes. An organization focused on supporting Veterans

https://activeheroes.org/22pushups/

We can make a difference…by bringing attention to the issue

22 A Day Challenge – 22 Pushups for 22 Daily Veteran Suicides from Active Heroes on Vimeo.

The Report Itself

http://www.va.gov/opa/docs/suicide-data-report-2012-final.pdf

Virginia Beach Pizza And Summer Fun

July 29th, 2016

When you say summertime at Virginia beach, there is a good chance that pizza or finding a place to get good pizza is there. Nothing goes better with sand, sun, and fun like a piping hot piece of Dough Boy’s pizza, one street away.

The Reviews Of Our Virginia Beach Pizza Restaurants Are In

Some say the proof is in the pudding (or the pizza). We consistently have high reviews on our pizza which we serve to the visitors and locals on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This includes personal forms filled out by actual customers, Yelp reviews, Trip Advisor reviews, Facebook comments, and of course Google reviews.

More Than Just Pizza Review Numbers

numbers do not always do our Virginia Beach oceanfront pizza restaurant justice. I like the personal contact, and you can read about some of this in the actual reviews themselves. While not every review is a five star we do have a very good track record across multiple platforms.

So I pulled together One Of My Favorites From Facebook

Here’s a review from Jamie Woodson that I recently saw on Facebook. Everything she says is true and the man she refers to is the owner. A lot of people who work here come back even after they have left. A lot of people who eat here come back year after year. Here is the actual review:

“Jamie Storm Woodson-This has seriously been what every pizza has ever looked like, even when I worked there about 20 years ago. I’ve never had a bad slice and the owner George has always been a nice guy.”

Thanks Jamie. Since everything is fresh, it comes out looking and tasting that way.

Fresh Virginia Beach Pizza

In fact this leads us into some other aspects of what Jamie’s talking about. It’s not just fresh dough prepared each order. It’s also the fresh ingredients. We’re bringing the California pizza concept to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. And this requires fresh vegetables that are cut right there in the kitchen and you can see on the pizza they are garden fresh.

Whether you’re going for spinach, whole tomatoes, or anything else it’s gonna look fresh and taste fresh.

Virginia_Beach_PizzaLots of pizza toppings

In fact Dough Boys offers lots of different pizza toppings popular with both Virginia Beach local, and Virginia Beach oceanfront visitors. And they like it for the For the simple reason that you never know what people are going to want and it’s good to give them lots of selections from traditional pizza to really unusual styles of pizza you just can’t get anywhere else.

Here are some of our specialty pizzas:

  • Spinach pizza
  • buffalo pizza
  • Cordon Bleu pizza
  • Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce PizzA
  • Hula Garlic Seared Pizza
  • Hawaiian pizza
  • Bacon Cheddar Pizza

And you want your pizza within walking distance of your beach hotel or the Boardwalk

Location, location, location. When you want fresh Virginia Beach pizza, you want it NOW. I mean cross the street from the Atlantic avenue hotel and picked up piping hot by just crossing the street. We have three Dough Boys right in the center of any of the action of the Oceanfront. Just check us out on a map.

trip advisor virignia beach pizza reviewTrip Advisor Certificate Of Excellence

We are proud to be a Virginia Beach oceanfront restaurant that has received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence at multiple locations over multiple years. This is the product of thousands of guests giving us honest positive reviews.

Here is a review we got on Google from one of the many customers who visit us again and again. It reads:

“Food was delicious. Service was excellent as always. We eat here every time we come to VA beach. Keep up the good work.”

And What Goes Great With Pizza?

We also offer one of the most diverse menus of any Virginia Beach or Oceanfront pizza restaurants. We offer:

  • Burgers
  • Salads
  • Calzone
  • Pasta
  • Gyros
  • Subs
  • Wings
  • Beer
  • Craft beer
  • Wine
  • Mixed drinks

Value And Great Food Specials

Our specials change frequently as we do offer a number of rotating specials. One of them is a $5.99 lunch special in which you can come in during lunch hours 7 days a week this summer. We also offer a $9.99 carry out dinner special. Please note these are subject to change. Check out our menu.

How close is Dough Boys to the boardwalk?

Choose cross the street on Atlantic and there’s three locations. We have one location on 17 street one on 24 th Street and one on 33rd St.so you can’t miss us.

Kid friendly Oceanfront pizza

We are kid friendly. We offer meals design just for kids. We also offer a frisbee with some of the kids meals which is always a big hit in useful at the beach.

Visit One of our three locations right by the Boardwalk hotels

Our 3 Locations

How about Oceanfront Parking

Here is a link to places to park while you are in the Oceanfront or Boardwalk area