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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Visited Steiny's for Valentine's Day. First time we've been there in several years. Always great for special occasions, and fried shrimp continues to be the star of the menu. Other entrees equally good. Main problems noted have been previously mentioned. First, we were seated in...More

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Food was pretty good. Shrimp was a excellent. Prime rib was okay. Waitress was almost condescending. Left dirty plates on the table too long. Wish we would have spent our Valentine's dinner somewhere else. I'm my husband is going to spend that much on dinner,...More

Thank Meiche P
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I have been coming to Steinhilber's since the 1960's and remember coming BEFORE Virginia passed their liquor by the drink licenses to restaurants. The same waiters...some would remember your name! The same delicious fried shrimp, oysters, seafood and steaks....always cooked the same because Mr. Steinhilber...More

Thank Virginiagirl_12
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I was here about 3 years ago, because of reviews I had read. I am NOT a particular fan of fried shrimp, although I like them. But because of the reviews, I ordered them here as an appetizer. I must say that they were simply...More

1  Thank menckenman
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

My family and I love this restaurant it is very upscale the ambiance is excellent their fireplaces and decor make you feel really warm and the food is to die for absolutely love their crab cakes

1  Thank Tia E
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Some things never change! Food was great service and atmosphere awesome.... 30 years ago my wife and I had our rehearsal dinner and tonight we celebrated a birthday!

1  Thank vbva52
Reviewed 14 January 2016

My family has been coming to this location since the mid 1970's and it is pricing itself out of the market. It has gone to an almost complete A la Carte menu and raised its prices to an unreasonable level when there are other seafood...More

Thank Speck411
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We had a semi-official dinner party. It was really nice; the food, the service, the owner, the atmosphere. Also it was established in 1938 so it has a story and history :) I would definetely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mustafas S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I ate at Steiny's with another couple. Although we visited Steiny's many times in the past, this was our first visit in 30 years. We celebrated many happy occasions in this restaurant. We were not disappointed. The service was first class and...More

1  Thank Norm48
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Our team was here on business, and we were directed to Steinhilber's by one of the locals. We were not disappointed! We chose to eat dinner outside at one of the many tables with a built in gas grill that offers light, heat and ambience....More

Thank Y3358KOrichardp
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Holly G
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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
  • Food
  • 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
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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