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Tautog's Restaurant

205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-422-0081
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab nachos” (83 reviews)
“tuna martinique” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (215 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Reviewed yesterday

On a recommendation, we decided to give this a try for dinner. Apps we tried were Oysters Rock - very dry, no garlic, no butter - not recommended. The soup de jour was a beef vegetable soup, which was delicious. The she-crab soup was pretty...More

Thank SueMozzy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Virginia Beach overnight and came across this little gem! It’s located in a charming house, and we were greeted promptly and the staff was so friendly. Our server was excellent and the food was amazing! I had the steak...More

Thank Monica H
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautog's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for visiting and thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to meet up with grandchildren who live in Virginia Beach. Welcome was very indifferent. We arrived about half an hour ahead of the G’kids but it was difficult to get any attention at the table while waiting. We had a beer & then ordered...More

1  Thank peterjwalsh2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great setting in cottage style building. Parking is at a premium and poorly signed. Staff all friendly and helpful. Menu looks interesting, but sadly, delivery of the menu as promised seems a bit harder to achieve. Don't get me wrong it was fine, in a...More

Thank william g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I went there during the off season so we were able to find parking. Now, during peak season, it's going to suck. Now the food. I really did love the crab cake sandwich. Hubs had the salmon and loved it. I thought it tasted...More

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went 4 dinner and food was Great she crab soup was excellent.. well.. what I had ...that was not spilled. waitress not the best. She put the food on the table and slid it to us.. she slung the soup on the table and...More

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a short trip to Virginia Beach and that evening we were looking for a restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. After a little research, my wife saw Tautog's Restaurant with good reviews and it was within walking distance. The...More

Thank Ray P
Tautogs, Guest Relations Manager at Tautog's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We like Chad, guess we'll keep him. Glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for the review. Please come back and visit soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not spectacular but I would rate it above average. We waited for a very long time for a table. Once we were seated took a long time to get waited on. We ordered our food and it was pretty good except they did...More

Thank 984daynas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crap dip appetizer was great, flounder in a bag, and the tilapia dish were wonderful, and the key lime pie, awesome !!

Thank ZekeMontana
Tautogs, Guest Relations Manager at Tautog's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Come back and visit soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tautog's has a fish menu and a great atmosphere. The food is above average. The atmosphere definitely beach.

Thank daquitter
Tautogs, Guest Relations Manager at Tautog's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for the review!

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August 9, 2018|
Response from Tautogs | Property representative |
We do not sell Tee Shirts on line sorry
Randy G
August 8, 2018|
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Response from hotelhobo4 | Reviewed this property |
No. The parking is directly behind the house and it’s very small. The on street parking is strictly watched and they will ticket you if not paid. If you are staying at a local hotel on the strip you could easily walk if not... More
Joan S
September 13, 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
You need reservations for parties six or larger. Call only. No on line reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $24
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-0081
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We are unrivaled in the pursuit of providing customers with the finest seafood, service and surroundings. The Tautog's Restaurant concept was created in an effort to provide customers with a unique dining experience combining quality seafood products, with distinctive customer service in an inviting coastal area setting. Tautog's Restaurant(s) is a casual dining establishment featuring exceptional fish and seafood entree's soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts…served by the friendliest people in town. Tautog's was conceived after partners of Right Coast Properties purchased and committed to the preservation of a unique 1920's beach cottage in Virginia Beach's resort strip area. Right Coast Foods T/A Tautog's Restaurant was created to operate a first class food service business in the cottage. Sight, Sound and Smell is recipe for attracting customers interested in the finest casual dining experience in the coastal zone.
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