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Tautogs Restaurant

205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab nachos” (73 reviews)
“tuna martinique” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (195 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We've never had a bad dinner experience in Virginia Beach....but this place is the best yet. Located near the beach, in a vintage beach cottage. Very vibrant atmosphere, great knowledgeable server...food to die for. They do not take small group reservations, but they are very...More

Thank Chili333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come in about twice a week! I go for the atmosphere, the service, the food and the fun! Cozy fire place, chill bar with the best and most knowledgeable bartenders around! I’ve never left disappointed which pretty much says it all! Thanks to Rob,...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even in the off season, get there early or be prepared to wait. Everything dish here was well prepared and the wine list was surprisingly strong and fairly priced. Looking forward to going back again.

Thank Ziganki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favor and dine at Tautogs--you will not be disappointed!! It's always our first choice when visiting Virginia Beach. The service is fantastic and the servers are knowledgeable and about everything on the extensive menu and specials. The seafood is always fresh and...More

Thank 3UVAfans
Tautogs, Guest Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review

Reviewed 1 week ago

You absolutely can not get into Tautogs without a long wait during tourist season. Located in a quaint 1920s type house the owners serve up sone of the very best seafood expertly prepared for a very reasonable price.

Thank vaeggplantlover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner here. Very crowded and very loud. Other than that the shrimp & grits was Very good.my wife had the same and agreed it was very good. Fresh shrimp. And the cheddar and jalapeno grits was delicious.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service. Fresh crab cakes with little fill. If you want unique historical and intimate authentic atmosphere go here! Special night out with family and friends. Quality not crap cakes but real crab. You will pay more but worth it!

Thank Dolly P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First the waiter was amazing, friendly and knowledgeable. Its a well established place which doesn't require a sign outside...that was neat! Wine selection is huge and awesome selections. They lost me with the food, tenderloin was a cheap cut and the cab sauce was way...More

1  Thank Ms_CeCe50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

tried the shrimp and grits again but this time they changed it a bit not sure what that was mixed in the grits. it was crowded but got seated right away .

Thank jackiebisback
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby had the special,snapper.He loved it..I had turkey burger,was good. Side of rice was excellent..Waiter was great,sorry forgot his name..

Thank vicsdahlias
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Questions & Answers
Joan S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
You need reservations for parties six or larger. Call only. No on line reservations
30 June 2017|
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Response from gsce | Reviewed this property |
I was a customer and I don't know. I suggest you call the restaurant.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Tautogs | Property representative |
You can stop by the restaurant or call 757-417-8555
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 24
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-0081
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Tautog's Restaurant is a casual dining establishment featuring exceptional fish and seafood entree's soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts...Served by the friendliest people in town. Sunday - Wednesday we serve dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 10 p.m., then offer a late night menu until 11:00 p.m. Thursday - Saturday we serve dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 11 p.m., then offer a late night menu until 1:00 a.m.
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