Preorder from Virginia Crabs

5326810485_3819daf958_m.jpgOur newest vendor at our Centreville, Oakton and Gainesville markets is Virginia Crabs. They sell large male steamed crabs, crab cakes and steamed shrimp. Igor and Irada buy only local seafood and, in spite of their Old World heritage, they know how to do New World crabs.

You can order ahead from Virginia Crabs and pick up your order at the market. Their menu:

  • One dozen large male crabs — $55
  • 2 5-ounce crab cakes — $15
  • Crab cake sandwich with slaw — $10
  • One-pound steamed 16–20 count shrimp — $18

Email your order to us at

Photo by Bobbi Bowers.