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Hot Tuna Bar & Grill

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2817 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366 (Great Neck Road/Shore Drive)
(757) 481-2888
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations
Description: Fresh local seafood, ahi tuna, mango and avocado stack. Member of the buy...
Fresh local seafood, ahi tuna, mango and avocado stack. Member of the buy fresh buy local program.
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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A new found gem!

Went to Hot Tuna for the first time for a late lunch. Menu has excellent choices for those with any kind of tastes. Ordered salad and a few appetizers. Salad was fresh and delicious. Appetizers were the perfect size and were delicious. Server was excellent and very attentive. Looking forward to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Cathryn L
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went to Hot Tuna for the first time for a late lunch. Menu has excellent choices for those with any kind of tastes. Ordered salad and a few appetizers. Salad was fresh and delicious. Appetizers were the perfect size and were delicious. Server was excellent and very attentive. Looking forward to going back on a Saturday evening for patio dining... More 

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Palm Beach
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I went over to Hot Tuna so I could get out of the horror of a hotel that we are having a business meeting at across the street. The service at the bar was slow and what got me mad was when I got my burger I asked her for ketchup and then asked her again and she continued to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Unexpected delight. Really enjoyed. Great service. Had the shrimp and the fish tacos and would order again.

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New Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The food was fantastic and the bar is quiet and friendly. Had several appetizers and all were very good.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We selected this restaurant from the beach coupon books. One never knows how good or bad the restaurants are. We were delighted with Hot Tubs as it was a birthday night. The ambiance is lovely, the food very good, and service top notch. We will visit again when in the area.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Located in a nondescript strip mall, this is one of Virginia Beach's best seafood restaurants. Worth the 15 minute ride from the beachfront to Lynnhaven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Wide selection of food variety. Everything tastes fresh and housemade. The fries are delicious. Recommend happy hour as well, they have discounts on appetizers

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I visited HT on a rainy night with what seemed like a long wait. However, the manager seated us at a table in the bar area promptly. Our server was very friendly. Over the course of a few hours, we had an order of nachos that was amazing, and a few Mojitos. If for no other reason,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Everyime I visit VB, my first stop is Hot Tuna Bar & Grill. The staff is welcoming, the food is out of this world, and there's also live bands or djs later on in the evening!!! You won't ever be disappointed...Has the BEST of everything.

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Matawan, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a nice dinner on our last night of vacation. The drink were OK. The coconut shrimp was AMAZING!!!! All the dinners we had were good, and our waitress was very personable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2817 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
    (Great Neck Road/Shore Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 481-2888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 to 26
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene

Description

Fresh local seafood, ahi tuna, mango and avocado stack. Member of the buy fresh buy local program.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?