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Hot Tuna Bar & Grill

2817 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
(757) 481-2888
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Ranked #49 of 1,255 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $26
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Great Neck Road/Shore Drive
Description: Fresh local seafood, ahi tuna, mango and avocado stack. Member of the buy fresh buy local program.
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English first
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Ate here both nights of my stay at VB Resort Hotel. Enjoyed the fish tacos but have to say the crab cake sandwich was absolutely finger-licking delicious. Pure lump crab, freshly made tarragon tartar sauce. The bar is a focus. Large screen TV and bands on certain nights.

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Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Had reservations for 12 of us. We got there 15 minutes late and they were very nice about it. Service was great drink orders came out fast. The server handled each order efficiently. The cedar plank salmon was awesome. Everyone seemed to enjoy their food. Definitely coming back to this restaurant.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I travel to Virginia Beach at least 4 times a yr. from Pgh. Before I check into my hotel, I go directly to Hot Tuna. I love everything about this place...the food is fantastic, servers, bartenders, and management are over the top, and always has great entertainment. I've taken several friends and family members here over the years, and they... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant was close to the hotel and offered a good choice of food which was well presented and tastes great. Staff were very friendly and added to the atmosphere of a nice place to eat.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

I had Mussels picante" as an appetizer... What a spectacular dish!! Them i had "cedar plank salmon" with mushroom rissotto.. Incredible!! I haven't had a better salmon than this before! You need to order this! And the waitress Stephanie super diligent and great service. Thanks hot Tuna!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came here looking for another place. We are glad that we couldn't find the other restaurant. The cedar plank salmon with risotto was delicious. Highly recommended.

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Virginia Beach
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66 reviews 66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It’s been years since my wife and I have gone to Hot Tuna. We won’t make that mistake again, particularly from 4:00 to 6:30 every day when it’s Happy Hour. You read the right 4:00 to 6:30 every day including Friday, Saturday and Sunday and while the drink prices are great, it’s the food that has us coming back on... More 

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WV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We decided to try Hot Tuna and we were not disappointed! Everything we ordered was delicious, so much so, we went back 2 days later! Our server was amazing, so friendly and she had great recommendations...ask for Shaune!! You really can't go wrong at Hot Tuna...by the way, the margaritas are really good too!

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Columbus, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Delicious! I had Grilled Avocado and Crab dip with soft pretzels and black beans with rice. All were very tasty so ordered the same when we visited again later in the week. My dinner mates tried the meatballs and crabcakes, salmon and stealhead trout? cakes. Everyone was really happy with their meals and the service was very professional and skilled.

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Moscow, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had diner there only because we were staying across the street but I'm glad we did. Service was great and the tuna was phenomenal! It was most definitely sushi grade and just slightly seared as ordered. The quantity was overwhelming. Overall a great experience.

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Additional Information about Hot Tuna Bar & Grill

Address: 2817 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
Phone Number: (757) 481-2888
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
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
Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill

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