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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 - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Perris, California
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So I'm sure for anyone who loves seafood this place is a dream! I was with a group and everyone seemed super happy with the meals they got. I ordered the crab cakes and they were delicious!! I also started with a cessation salad that was very good as well. We ordered wings and spinach dip as an appetizer. The... More 

Thank Rebecca A
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very good but the wait for a table was long and once we ordered it took a very long time to get our food. Worth the wait however.

Thank Holly B
Puyallup, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very helpful, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. Excellent food served in a very timely manner. We all had seafood. It was fresh, perfectly cooked and very well seasoned. The restaurant is in an old house so it may be challenging to see at night - until you see that it is all lit up.

Thank Luther S
Walnutport, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is in a quaint beach cottage. It is usually busy and expect a wait. We have been here a few times while visiting Virginia Beach... never disappointed. The service is friendly and attentive. On our last visit I enjoyed scallops in Puff Pastry. Delicious! My husband enjoyed his Tuna done medium rare. My only suggestion to anyone ordering... More 

Thank nanaof3
Norfolk, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Is A Va.Beach Locals Favorite!!!! The Food Is Outstanding, They Have A Dish For Everyone. If You Like Steak, Seafood Or Vegetarian This Is A Must Eat At Restaurant!! The Wine List Is Also Very Nice As Well.

Thank bassnut_brown
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, nice jazz music, wait staff were pleasant and the food was very good albeit warm instead of hot. The She Crab soup was amazing I will say. The scallops on puff pastry with a lemon sauce was delicious but again was barely warm.

Thank ladybugJ13
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say that Tautogs is one of the most interesting restaurant I've been to in a long time, as it is in an old beach cottage. However the good ends there. Went there with the whole family and found the food disappointing at best. They cook food in a different "style" as our waitress reminded us frequently when... More 

Thank Rick O
Cedar Park, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad we didn't eat here early in our trip. Every other meal would have been a let down. Beast meal of the trip. Service was great!

Thank coachchrisknight
Hopewell, Virginia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant and efficient wait staff, beach house decor, and excellent food. 4 of us went for dinner the other night and everyone was pleased. I'm a New Englander and critical of sea food and was quite pleased with flounder in a bag stuffed with crab meat. Nothing fancy, nothing over extra just really good food for a reasonable price.

Thank MajG406
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a fri night the wait was very long to get our food. The food was amazing and worth the wait. Came again on a Monday night at 8. Took forever to get waited on. Don't go if your in a rush.

Thank Holly B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?