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Leaping Lizard Cafe

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4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
757-460-5327
Today
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A-OK, but...

We have visited twice for lunch. We were very impressed after our first visit (ambiance, value, customer service), but were not so impressed after our second. Three and a half stars for the second visit, actually. First off, we ordered Bloody Marys that were to die for. They were great. Our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Kathy G
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We have visited twice for lunch. We were very impressed after our first visit (ambiance, value, customer service), but were not so impressed after our second. Three and a half stars for the second visit, actually. First off, we ordered Bloody Marys that were to die for. They were great. Our compliments to the bartender. Then our entrees arrived. Mine... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We decided to drop in hopeful of an available table. Reservations are highly recommended. We got seated right before they completely filled.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The bride and I are on a weekly lunch safari. Went to the Leaping Lizard for a Friday lunch, neither had been there previously. There is outside seating but the humidity was a little high so we waited for an inside seat. She had the roast beef sandwich w/ potato salad and I had chicken salad w/ the potato salad.... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My last lunch in Va Beach this week was at the Leaping Lizard, brought by my friend who lives in town. While they serve a varied alcohol drink menu, we stuck with iced tea. The lunch could've been eaten outside in various areas of the property which also raises chickens, but we ate indoors where it was cooler. We had... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Excellent fish tacos and chicken salad. Can't wait for the next visit. It is a bit expensive for sandwich type food but very good.

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Midlothian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Made a day trip to VA BEACH. Thought we'd try a Guy Farieri reviewed restaurant on DINERS DRIVE INS AND DIVES. To me it was overpriced and very small selection. Nothing made me want to go back. Even my Wife and Kids thought it was not a good choice for dinner. Skip it unless you want to drop big bucks... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food. Good variety of food. Crowded. Be sure to order the sweet potato biscuits. Sorry they closed the gift shop.

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Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food was delivered after about 30 min. Restaurant only about half full and the place is small. So why 30 minutes? Crab cake average. Crab cake is my fav when I go out; lots of better crab cakes out there. After food was finally delivered, waitress never came back. Excuse me? I've been a waitress. You ALWAYS check back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great service and the atmosphere is amazing. It's a quaint little cafe off of Shore Drive. Went for lunch today and immediately made a reservation for dinner the same night

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austin, texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

After some great meals on previous visits, we were looking forward to dinner. Unfortunately, this was not a very good visit from start to finish. Pleasant, cheerful greeting but then the wait service had a lot of emphasis on the "wait" part of the title. Not a happy camper. Both my wife and I ordered the "clam pot" which turned... More 

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Additional Information about Leaping Lizard Cafe

Address: 4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
Phone Number: 757-460-5327
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Healthy

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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