Springtime sunshine stretches our days, and Town Center of Virginia Beach understands your need to soak up the warmth that’s been missing all winter. Each of these signature dining options offers a spot in the sun, so celebrate the season with us on these welcoming patios.

Start with dessert first at Confetti Café and Gelato, where you can make spring sweeter with a kaleidoscopic offering of gelato flavors. An Italian-inspired menu offers fresh espresso, sandwiches salads and soups to round out the meal.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant boasts authentic German lagers, crafted on-site. Hearty international dishes come hot from the kitchen to your table, where the twin experiences of great beer and great food make each meal feel like a celebration.

Fans of traditional Irish pub fare will find plenty to savor at Keagan’s Irish Pub. Their authentic Gaelic menu offerings are complemented by a true Old World pub décor, making this restaurant a mini-excursion to the Emerald Isle.

Break out of the winter doldrums with P.F. Chang’s spicy and exotic Chinese menu. Awaken your hibernating palate with Asian-American fusion dishes prepared fresh to order. Sweet, sour, spicy or all three: each offering is a journey of taste and texture.

You’ll feel like family at Bravo! Cucina Italiana, where the art of cooking combines with the art of entertainment in an open kitchen. Traditional pizza and pasta dishes are prepared in full view, making each menu decision a mouthwatering temptation.

Relax with the perfect wine at Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro. Whether you’re enjoying fresh seafood, a juicy steak, or relishing the freshest from the farm, the ideal pairing is guaranteed. Linger in the sun and indulge in a second glass.

Just Cupcakes is so much more than their name implies. Here, freshly-baked confections are pure joy with frosting on top. A dozen different flavors are on offer each day, each comprised of the highest-quality ingredients.

Supercharge your wellness goals with an infusion of fresh nutrients at Town Center Cold Pressed. Pair tempting health elixirs with wholesome menu options boasting clean and delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Tupelo Honey prides itself on “New Southern Cuisine,” a moniker that designates a commitment to the flavors of the traditional South. Their outdoor patio welcomes youngsters, while Moms and Dads will appreciate the extensive made-from-scratch cocktail menu.

Elegance and sophistication are the watchwords at Twist Martini Bar and Associates. At their sleek craft bar, American cocktail culture is celebrated from its pre-Prohibition roots to its modern-day innovations. Savvy gourmands can take advantage of Twist’s expertise in butcher’s cuts of exquisite beef.

Nothing whets the appetite like fresh air and sunshine, and it’s best to come hungry to McCormick and Schmick’s. At this classic seafood and steakhouse, you’ll be spoiled with offerings from around the world along with the best of the locally-sourced.

California Pizza Kitchen is known coast-to-coast as the last word in wood-fired pizza. Satisfy your craving for all things crusty and cheesy at this family-friendly spot. Bring the kids and savor the sun at an outdoor table.

Sizzle is the signature flavor at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, where the aroma of flame-seared steaks tempts diners as soon as they walk in the door. Settle in with a juicy cut and fortify body and soul after a long, cold winter.

Hunger meets its match with a great big sub from Jimmy John’s. Imagine biting into a juicy stack of deli-fresh meats and crisp local veggies, all tucked into home-baked French bread. Top it off with some crispy chips and a tangy dill pickle and a big dose of sunshine.

No matter what you’re in the mood for, chances are it’s on the menu at The Cheesecake Factory. With hundreds of entrees and every cheesecake imaginable for the dessert course, you’ll want to keep coming back all season to taste it all.