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Tautogs Restaurant

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205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, the experience was good. The wait time was a little longer than expected, especially as it was later in the season (about 50 minutes), but there was a bar for drinks while waiting for a table. Service was excellent, both at the bar and from our server--could not have asked for better. The she-crab soup is probably the best... More 

Thank Megan S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived on a Saturday evening around 9 pm and there was about a 45 minute wait. We were told we could sit outside and order drinks and appetizers from the bar while we waited. It was a long wait at the bar to order drinks, so we skipped appetizers. The wait was not as long as they said, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food with a beachy feel! We went here for a family birthday dinner and the food was exceptional! It was so nice to have a great meal at the beach from a non-chain restaurant. We had our children with us, and although there is not a children's menu, they had multiple food options. Highly recommend!!

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Charleston, West Virginia
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited recently and had a wonderful dinner. Both of our entrees were prepared well and the She Crab soup was excellent. The best came last though, as their Key Lime pie was awesome. Pricing was very reasonable. Service was a little slow to start, but once they determined who was our waiter, it was very attentive.... More 

Thank Steve P
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The wait was average for the time of year. My husband and I sat at the bar waiting for our table and we each had one beer. It was $15. I thought this was a bit ridiculous for two draft beers. Then the lady seated beside us had her meal brought to the bar. She didn't finish even half of... More 

Thank Melissa E
Christiansburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love, love this place. Have eaten here every time we have been to Virginia Beach, sometimes more than once during our stay. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. The atmosphere is also very nice like eating in your own home especially if you sit on the enclosed porch. The shrimp and grits is to... More 

Thank Barbara W
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Va Beach for 25 years. We wanted to try Tautogs for their She Crab soup. The soup was rich in flavor and had a nice amount of crab meat. My only complaint was that it was a bit salty. We had the crab cake sandwhich, which would have been excellent had they been broiled properly.... More 

1 Thank Azirp
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 of us went to dinner and there were no complaints. The scallop appetizer was outstanding. All around nice spot for dinner.

1 Thank RMcFall
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well loved by both locals and tourists. Great atmosphere and fresh and even local seafood. I had the tuna with potatoes and broccoli! Ahhhmazing!!

1 Thank melGainesville
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you have 3 kids in tow, this is THE place to dine. The menu is genuine Virginia, the food is exceptionally well prepared and delicious, and the venue is funky great. I'd say it's an adult place to dine unless you have very well-mannered kids. That doesn't mean fussy, it means where the locals go here or a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $24
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-0081
Tautog's Restaurant is a casual dining establishment featuring exceptional fish and seafood entree's soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts...Served by the friendliest people in town. Sunday - Wednesday we serve dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 10 p.m., then offer a late night menu until 11:00 p.m. Thursday - Saturday we serve dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 11 p.m., then offer a late night menu until 1:00 a.m.

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