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Steinhilber's Thalia Acres Inn

653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
+1 757-340-1156
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend made a reservation and took me for my birthday. We ordered a bottle of wine, filet mignon, the seafood platter, and the chocolate delight for dessert. Everything was delicious! The staff was friendly and our waiter was so nice. He was attentive and...More

Thank hollaitsxbri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I checked this restaurant out and has very good reviews. The food was nice (not amazing), the waiter was shy (to say the least) we came at 8pm on a saturday to celebrate my friends birthday, at 10:30pm the waiter passed us our check without...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife chose this restaurant for our 25th Anniversary. The atmosphere was great on the patio (inside seemed crowded) with a nice breeze and loads of beautiful flowering plants. We were seated promptly(reservations recommended). Wait staff was attentive. Only complaints - head waiters jacket was...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique setting outside on a cove, or inlet. The bar was set up under a massive magnolia tree, surrounded by several tables in the grass. Beyond was a patio enclosed by a white picket fence and many potted plants. Very charming, very pretty. The food...More

Thank Jennifer Gale J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The environment is very nice! The service is exquisite! I'm vegan, and I was reluctant to go with our friends to a restaurant focused on see food. They are very adaptable!! I got a an awesome delicious very creative vegan plate! Even if what you...More

Thank Liliana B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Steiny's is, and always will be, one of my absolute favorite restaurants. My husband proposed to me in this lovely oasis. So last night, on our 13th Anniversary my husband took me out for a fabulous meal. The food, service, ambiance, and views were simply...More

Thank Mprice60
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We enjoyed attending a wedding rehearsal dinner that featured delicious bites such as scallops wrapped with bacon, jumbo tempura shrimp, mashed potato puffs, crab cakes, and mushroom pastry. The location is spectacular, right on the water with plenty of room to roam on the lawn....More

1  Thank William L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The historic main restaurant building shows signs of age, but is still well-maintained and quaint. The parking lot is gravel, not paved, and is thus not as hot, nor as free of debris, as a paved parking area - this may be a consideration to...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Tried to schedule an appointment to arrange a retirement reception. The person answering the phone could not have been more disinterested. Always had wonderful dinners at this restaurant; but sooo put off for honoring a very special occasion for our family and friends--- about 150...More

1  Thank geri125
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Paid $173 for two and they act like you should be privileged to even be there. Will never go again. Keep your money

Thank Walter M
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Questions & Answers
Holly G
23 August 2017|
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Response from Kaybee66 | Reviewed this property |
U can get as app and dinner!
Sean H
9 February 2017|
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Response from bhinvb | Reviewed this property |
No but the wait staff wears white jackets, so as revdillon said, dress nicely. It's really a great, and upscale, restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-340-1156
In 1939, Robert Steinhilber opened what has become one of the oldest family owned and operated restaurants in Virginia, Steinhilber's Thalia Acres Inn. Continuing his commitment to service, quality and tradition are his daughter Jeanne and his grandson Brady. Together, they are proud to continue into the future with respect and admiration for the tradition and of the past. Join us for dinner and remember a time when every meal out was a special event.
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