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Leaping Lizard Cafe

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4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went with some friends and had a horrible experience. Since they have expanded their restaurant, their service is horrible and it seems like the food quality isn't good. I had meat with salad and was supposed to have potato salad. Supposedly they ran out of potato salad which in the past was great but instead of telling their customers,... More 

Thank Jessica G
Sun City Center, Florida
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife had the daily special which was a chicken salad and I had the roast beef wrap. My wife said her salad was great. She loved the herbs they used in it. My wrap was also great. Two thumbs up.

Thank ezeddie2015
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you want the full southern experience come to Leaping Lizards. The food is baked right next door and grown right in the beautiful gardens that surround the outdoor seating area. The staff is so hospitable and welcoming. Such a relaxing and homey place to be. Trufully the best food and place I've ever been.

Thank kalbert21
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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172 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good restaurant owner will educate and train their staff, so I am putting the blame for our disaster on the owners. The restaurant is a quaint cafe which I have eaten at before and unfortunately had service attention issues the first time as well. The staff doesn't slow down and listen to the customers. Our waitress came to our... More 

Thank BambooH2O
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time eating here. Saw them on Diners, Drive In's and Dives a while back and was very impressed with the food.

Thank paige t
Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I almost hate to review this place, because I don't want it to be too crowded next time we go. We went for lunch while visiting locals. We were concerned about crowds, but we managed to get in about noon on a Friday with no wait, although parking was tight. The place is sunny and bright. The food is fresh... More 

Thank Chip J
Virginia Beach
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I've been to the Leaping Lizard once a week for the past several weeks. Each and every experience has been just as awesome as the first one. All of the food is so fresh and delicious. Everything I've eaten has been so good! The service is also wonderful! The servers are friendly and personable! This is a fantastic place for... More 

Thank scrapenthusiast
King William, Virginia
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157 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My Mom, my husband and I arrived mid week in June for a late lunch. There was no wait. My husband and I had the Ginger spiked lemonade drinks. Very good, but $7 each? My mother and both ordered a panini sandwich. Clearly, there is no panini press. My Chicken pesto sandwich was served at room temperature with a bare... More 

Thank AZGlass
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Recently I took my daughter and wife out to dinner at the low profile "Leaping Lizard Cafe", in Virginia Beach for a nice dinner. When arriving at the restaurant I was somewhat reluctant for have high expectations. However, my daughter assured me it was delicious when she last dined. Wow, I must say I was pleasantly surprised and pleased. The... More 

Thank Rooster403
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I had heard great things about this place and was thoroughly disappointed. The sweet potato biscuits were under done and heavy. The adult grilled cheese sandwich was terrible. The bread ( which was house made and just ok) was grilled, slightly, but the sandwich wasn't. There was hardly any of the smoked gouda or mozzarella cheese and was dripping with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757-460-5327

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