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Oishii Burger

Oishii's Goal for your Tastebuds

About us

Oishii’s Goal For Your Tastebuds

Oishii (oh• we• she) Burger brings the unique taste of Japanese-American fusion food to Hampton Roads. The word Oishii, which means “delicious” in Japanese, is the focus of every dish served.

Where It All Began

The idea of creating the perfect Japanese-American fusion comfort food began as an idea in Paolo Vergara's kitchen. He decided to test it out and invited over his friend Andy Stofan to present him with a tasting of a 100% grass-fed beef, panko breaded, deep-fried burger. Both immediately fell in love and saw the opportunity to share their passion for the food in the Virginia Beach area. Thus, Oishii Burger was born.

How It All Began

While Paolo and Andy both were working full-time jobs, the dynamic duo were not rookies when it came to running a business together. They both created and manage Swol Food, a meal prep service focused on providing clients with fresh, affordable meals free of additives and preservatives. Paolo and Andy made the jump to turn their idea from concept into reality by utilizing their experience and knowledge in the food and beverage industry. Oishii Burger opened doors to their first brick and mortar in April 2019.

Why We're Different

Oishii not only provides the freshest ingredients and a delicious menu, but it also delivers an unparalleled experience brought by its team and comfortable atmosphere. Paolo and Andy are obsessed with creating unique, flavorful plates and culinary masterpieces for their customers. Through word of mouth, pop-ups, and a lot of hard work and commitment, Oishii Burger is quickly becoming one of the most beloved Japanese-American fusion restaurants in Hampton Roads.