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Terrapin Restaurant

3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
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Ranked #7 of 1,248 restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
Cross street: 32nd Street & Holly Road
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85% Recommend
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is your typical high end restaurant. You are definitely paying for the ambience, and so it is a nice treat for special occasions. We had four courses and my favorite was the dessert...the Chocolate Charlotte mouse cake. Delicious. The Chloe Pinot Grigio was excellent as well. For the amount of money you are spending, I would have expected better... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Service and food was great! We ordered the 4 course tasting and everything was timely and tasty. The special of crab duo included a crab cake and one of the best soft shells ever eaten. Loved the fresh and local veggies! Amazing fried mushrooms. Bit pricey for drinks.

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New York, NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The value of 4 courses for $42 or $48 i cant remember was well worth it. My only complaint is how many things have supplemental costs. If your going to create a tasting menu don't have so many items cost additional. Especially when those items are beet salad and tomato and burrata. The entrees we had duck breast and osso... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My father treated us to Terrapin's, one of his top Va Beach restaurants. It is everything you'd want in a great dining experience. Excellent wine pairings, presentation, service, decor, comfort, and the food - memorable. Dress UP, have fun and enjoy a special dining experience.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This restaurant is only a couple of blocks from the boardwalk and from most of the hotels around 31st and Ocean. It is not easy to find a reservation because it is a boutique restaurant and fills up very quickly. If you plan a trip to the beach, call a few days early to get your table. The service was... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Traveling as a young family of 5, with three young children, one of our daughters asked to eat at a "fancy" restaurant; after some research were are glad we chose Terrapin. Perhaps it wasn't meant to be the most family oriented restaurant but the staff was very accommodating, we found upon leaving that they even borrowed the high chair we... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I dined at Terrapin on a recent stay in Virginia Beach. We were celebrating our anniversary and the restaurant gave us personalized menus, wishing us a happy anniversary - a very nice touch. The menu is fabulous. We wanted to try everything! We liked that the wine menu was on an iPad. It allowed you to browse... More

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our family of 4 went and each ordered the 4 course meals , everything was amazing! I had the steak and it couldn't have been better! The service was top notch also.

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bdw10868, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad you and your family enjoyed our Tasting Menu. We hope to see you all agind soon. Brian Williams Terrapin More

Dallas, TX
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

On vacation last week (July 12), visiting Virginia Beach area, searched for a quality restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Terrapin made the evening very special and memorable, in a most positive way. My wife and I were so pleased with the service (Chris), the Zinfandel (Terra D'Oro) that complemented our main course, not to mention the wonderful chocolate cake... More

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Richmond, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I went for our 3 year anniversary. It was pretty spur of the moment and we were thrilled to find excellent service and excellent food. The truffle mac and cheese was amazing and the scallops were fantastic, but the real winner was the mojitos. It is expensive, but worth it for a special meal. We will go... More

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