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Tautogs Restaurant

205 23RD St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
(757) 422-0081
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Ranked #13 of 1,244 restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
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710 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The wait time was over 1hour when we were told about 45 mins. We had the crab dip and chips as an app. while we waited. That is where they can make some extra money! Once we were finally seated, over an hour wait, we ordered our food and it didn't seem to take long for the food to come... More

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Newport News, Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

As has been our experience in the past, the food was great and plentiful. Our waitress, Jessie was fantastic and very attentive. My wife and I started off with the Tuna Poke as a appetizer and I also got a cup of the bacon corn soup (Delicious). My wife then ordered the potato chip crusted Mahi Mahi, while I had... More

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Virginia Beach,VA
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I love an evening at Tautogs! The atmosphere is at the top of my list for casual coastal dining. The service and the food never disappoint. Love the crab nachos and the daily specials. Whether enjoying the porch in the summer or sitting by the fire in the winter, Tautogs delivers on every visit.

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Denville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very cool set-up with a great menu. First choice restaurant if in Virginia Beach. Gets crowded but worth the wait

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We live at the beach but had never eaten here. We had heard a lot of good things but that was not our experience. First, the wait staff was very slow. We waited 15 minutes for water. We only got waited on when we went to the seating hostess and asked. We ordered the crab cakes. The waitress warned us... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Finally decided to give Tautogs a try after bypassing it for many years. Now sorry we waited so long. Food was excellent. They were extremely busy but the waitstaff was very attentive. My only complaint (and it really isn't even a complaint) is that a band was performing right outside as part of the beach street activities so the noise... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The wait times are getting long as word spreads of this Gem, but we still ate here as it's a Must! We enjoyed several of their appetizers at the bar and were delighted once again!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I wouldn't want to say "worth the wait" about any restaurant because that sets them up to overcome a bigger obstacle than providing excellent service, cuisine and atmosphere, but Tautogs is definitely the popular place because it does all 3 so well and without any pretense. Unlike the standard seafood restaurant menu that can be found in any town, Tautog's... More

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Grayson, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The food was great in this interesting restaurant. The atmosphere was great. I tried the flounder in a bag and was thoroughly impressed. While being kid friendly, there was no kids menu. That was the only issue I had.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I've been here twice and have loved it both times. Great atmosphere! Great service! GREAT food!!!!!!!!! (We got sick on Captian George's food the night before and wished we had just gone here.) Would HIGHLY recommend them!!!!!!!!!!!

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