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Terrapin Restaurant

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3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (32nd Street & Holly Road)
13217269
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations

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  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food

Definitely not a family style place but our waiter took great care of my family four with 2 little ones. They don't have a kids meal or much to offer besides Mac and cheese, but we didn't expect they would. The baratta and peaches was the favorite of the night and the kids loved the softshell crab... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
bryan w
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nags head
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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nags head
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Definitely not a family style place but our waiter took great care of my family four with 2 little ones. They don't have a kids meal or much to offer besides Mac and cheese, but we didn't expect they would. The baratta and peaches was the favorite of the night and the kids loved the softshell crab entree. Desserts were... More 

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Matamoras, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Terrapin is our New York restaurant experience when traveling to NYC is not possible. First class service, very creative menu selections expertly prepared, excellent wine list, and no expensive hotel!

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Mystic, Connecticut
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Daniel was gracious to change our reservation due to the weather....and our waitress was terrific in her suggestions and information about the area (since this was our first very short visit to VA Beach). Our choices included a summer salad, a very memorable Ricotta Gnudi, full wonderfully prepared softshell crabs (the Entree size is a must), and Sockeye Salmon (just... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Almost don't want to review this restaurant it is my favorite at the beach and don't want to let the secret out. I have never had a bad meal here, the chef works with locals to create seasonal dishes you'll love and there are a couple dishes like the truffle macaroni and cheese that keep me coming back. They have... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice place for cocktails and dinner. As a plus they use local products when possible...grass fed meat and organic. There is indoor (including bar) and outside seating. Have been here for dinner several times and has never been a disappointment. Offer both seafood and meat choices. One of the better wine list around that I have see anyway. If you... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We've thoroughly enjoyed three special occasions at Terrapin. What a treat! They printed a menu with my wife's name on it and gave us great service. Menus match local products and current season.

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St. Mary's City, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've eaten at several nice restaurants on or just off of the beach but Terrapins wins hands down. Service is superb, the food is creative, and the wait staff knowledgable of the menu and wine list. Everything, from the moment you're seated to when your dinner arrives, is extremely well orchestrated. This is obviously a well managed restaurant which is... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a place that I am glad that I went but I don't see me craving to go back! The atmosphere and service was very good, the food good but is exotic to the point that nothing really struck me as awesome. The table started of with a cheese tray with wine as the appetizer. We got to select... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I took my wife there with 2 other couples for her birthday celebration , I had the lamb and it was great. The others really enjoyed their food as well and the staff was great. The venue is small but very intimate, not cookie cutter great place to have good conversation one on one or with friends as we did.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Just got back from 4 days of eating in Quebec City-- Terrapin has them all beat--their four course tasting menu for $52 is an outstanding value and treat for the senses - you get to pick one item from each course which has 5-6 choices each- Wonderful and their wine pairing is only $28 -- amazing value-- wish we had... More 

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Additional Information about Terrapin Restaurant

Address: 3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: 13217269
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (32nd Street & Holly Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 13217269

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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