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Leaping Lizard Cafe

4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
757-460-5327
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Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

2 of us dined here for lunch on a weekday. We ate here specifically because it was on DDD. Everything was fine. Nothing great but just fine. The place is small and charming. Service was prompt. Prices are reasonable and portions average. I had the club which was good. My wife had the soup and salad. The house made dressing... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best breakfast and lunch places in Virginia Beach. Tucked away on Shore Drive, small location and you normally have to wait around lunch hour. It is worth to bring the time. Very cosy atmosphere, nice outdoor seating with an almost California Feeling. The menu is so excellent. All I tasted so far was outstanding The... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Following years of glowing reviews from friends, we opted to finally have a meal at the Leaping Lizard. Seated at the very back outside table, we had a great view of the kitchen's back door and the "drink table". Having been provided a speciality drink menu, I was easily able to determine which plastic pitcher contained specific beverages. There were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were in town visiting family and stopped here. Our experience was overshadowed by the smallness of the crab cakes two of us ordered. We are still laughing about how small they were - about the size of a half dollar, served with 4 string beans, mixed greens and a 2 slices of fruit. The other sandwiches ordered were much... More

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Cape Charles, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love stopping by the Leaping Lizard for brunch...the blueberry mojito is yummy! Their menu is what I like to call "unique healthy" and a treat. The outside garden seating is fabulous on a beautiful fall day. The service is always friendly. We can't wait to go back.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Several of my coworkers and I were working in the Little Creek area on sunny day and one suggested we meet his girlfriend and her friends for lunch at Leaping Lizard. This is definitely a hangout for women and old hippies; organic (so the say), smaller ‘light’ portions, salads and soups. I’d guess the women outnumbered the men 3:1 on... More

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Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Saw this place on the show and decided to give it a try. Parking can be tight, It was very good but I guess I expected excellent. There was a wait for lunch but not bad. We were able to sit outside which was nice and the service was very good. I ordered a Turkey/Roast Beef sandwich and thought the... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Having travelled to VB for many years from the UK this was a great find. We got a recommendation and wasn't disappointed. Quaint cafe, food was fantastic & staff were very attentive. Wife was disappointed the shop has closed, although I was quietly relived..!

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Fairview park
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Ate dinner here with a friend while visiting from out of town. Wonderful atmosphere, great cocktails and amazing food! Had the shrimp and clam risotto- delicious! Afterward, the chef gave us a tour of the gardens out back. Love the fresh, healthy ingredients. Will definitely visit this place again on my next visit!

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austin, texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Always a little nervous about returning to a restaurant where I've had a great meal for fear they will fall short. Leaping Lizard proved to be up for the challenge. I had Blue Nose Tile (which I had never heard of), pan seared with a vegetable medley below and a pureed sweet potato on the side. Fish was perfect, two... More

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Address: 4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
Phone Number: 757-460-5327
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Healthy

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