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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%
Travelers talk about
“crab nachos” (84 reviews)
“tuna martinique” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (218 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 6 days ago via mobile

First time here, liked it a lot. Blackened fish burrito was a bomb! It was served with a cold rice/slaw mixture which was outstanding, all for about $10 bucks! I’m a big eater and boy did it fill me up. I’ll be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank highbridgemac
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has the best staff around hands down! I love how they all help each other out with anything you might need or just taking empty plates from your table. Such teamwork! The food too is amazing! It is a quaint place for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1witchy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live nearby this place and we love the food and staff there, I highly recommend going here. Great location and quite the locals spot

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We host dozens of regional managers. Once they have eaten at Tautog's, they are hooked - and want to come back each trip. The food is great and the service is even better. We love the off-season, when the dining and the pace are a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at a hotel nearby and noticed people lined up for this restaurant to open, so figured that was a good sign. We took a chance and were seated soon after the restaurant opened. Had the potato chip encrusted mahi that was amazing. Our waiter,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmbc04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd read about this restaurant on the Virginia Tech Parents FB page, and checked the reviews on Tripadvisor before heading there. Both were confirmed, and what a treat! At bartender Dave's recommendation, I tried the blackened tuna and it was wonderful to finally enjoy a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Louis59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the time of year to be here. Walk right in and sit right down. During summer can’t buy a seat at the bar. Great crab nachos. Been here many times. Always good food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the way home from a Christmas road trip to Maine we decided to make Virginia Beach our last stop. On the recommendation of a local we chose Tautogs Restaurant for a final meal on the road. What an amazing find! Located in a perfectly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ernie B
Tautogs, Guest Relations Manager at Tautog's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your eview and stopping by. Hope you had a great Christmas and a great 2019!

Reviewed December 16, 2018

I was really disappointed by this place. We went here for a special occasion dinner after hearing great things about it. All I can say is "Meh." The good was that we were seated quickly and found the wait staff to be very attentive and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WordlyWannabe
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Easy to find local place with many selections to please everyone. We had a great meal, only complain was too much salt in everything. Great place for romantic dinner for two, or fun dining with a group of friends. We walked from our hotel. Perfect!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheGilmoreGirlz
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August 9, 2018|
Response from Tautogs | Property representative |
We do not sell Tee Shirts on line sorry
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Crowder2014 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is not great. There's a little parking lot behind the restaurant and one across the street. I am not sure where the beach access is near the restaurant but there is public parking for the beaches and I am sure you... 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, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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