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Hot Tuna Bar & Grill

2817 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
+1 757-481-2888
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tuna” (135 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2817 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Hot Tuna Bar & Grill
1. 1/2 Off Wine every Thursday.
"The service is outstanding and the food delicious"
meldiva25
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2. Great Service.
" Servers are always friendly and efficient and the atmosphere is fun!"
Linda Allen C
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3. Fire Pits & outdoor area.
" Some tasty drinks out side on fire pit area."
Bryan G
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Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our friends joined us for several days at Seashell Cottage in Cape Charles. We took a ride over the bridge for a special evening out. We were recommended to Hot Tuna and what a great experience we had. Everything was perfect to make our evening...More

Thank ShirleyE601
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Shirley, Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. As a small family owned business we appreciate your kind words and business. I will pass your comments along to Chad. Thank you for allowing us to serve you. Cheers

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was great service was good. We give five dots because server gave us silverware to use on our to go dessert order.

Thank Snack M
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the dots!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was referred to this restaurant the last time I was in town. I was very impressed. The calamari was delicious as well as the Ahi Tuna. The price was very reasonable as well. I will definitely return when I’m back in the area on...More

Thank Bryanwvu
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bryan, Thanks for coming in and thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful setting that starts to come alive with after work people enjoying either the indoor setting or the indoor/outdoor patio areas around the 4pm hour. Good place to run into neighbors and the "old guys" having fun at their weekly Wednesday 4-6pm outing. Wonderful Shore...More

Thank relkins59
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the old shopping center turn you away! Hot Tuna is alive with a great happy hour, live music and silent disco night which is so much fun even if you just want to people watch! Whether your dining in the restaurant sitting at...More

Thank JIll R
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jill, Thanks for the review and kind words. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delicious treat - soft shell crabs lightly battered and fried. Served with mashed potatoes. Almost too much to eat so nice to share. Others at my table enjoyed at tuna and tacos. Topped with a warm cookie

Thank ConstantTraveler28
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. We love Soft Shells too. My cousin / Chef Todd drives to NC twice per week to pick them up from a local crabber. Thank you for your business. Cheer

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little bit of a drive from the ocean side hotels and didnt expect a whole lot with it being a strip mall area but the decor was very nice inside and the food was amazing. I had the fish tacos and my wife had the...More

Thank Chris W
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Chris, Thanks for making the drive from the tourist area. We appreciate you making the trip and taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again. Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent- the She Crab Soup is a must-order. Unfortunately, the service was terrible. Our waitress, Alex, was inattentive and basically absent during our meal. Once our entrees came, she stopped by once the see how everything was, then we never saw her...More

Thank wvusigkap10
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and comments. As a small family owned business we cannot improve without honest feedback. We will address your legitimate concerns immediately. Once again thank you for your feedback and your patronage. I hope you will give us another chance to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best prices and menu selection for happy hour! Delicious crap dip and soup! Drink and crush menu extensive. Great service!

Thank Mountaineer26
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed our happy hour. Thank you for the review and your business.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us visited last evening and had an enjoyable and tasty few hours. Our server Henox was attentive and offered excellent recommendations for our food choices. The mixed vegetables of fresh corn taken off of the Cobb with edamame and roasted tomatoes was FAB...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brett K, Owner at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, for the kind words and I will pass your comments on to Xenox. We look forward to serving you again. Thanks again.

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Matthew K
March 6, 2018|
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After 10pm on Friday & Saturdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2817 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
    (Great Neck Road/Shore Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-2888
  • E-mail
Description
VIRGINIA BEACH'S BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND GRILL Featuring All-Natural Steaks and Gourmet Burgers Virginia Beach is our hometown, and we're proud to feature local, fresh seafood that's caught right across the street in the Chesapeake Bay. Our steaks and gourmet burgers are made with all-natural, grass-fed Certified Hereford beef. Our restaurant is a proud supporter of the Buy Fresh, Buy Local, Virginia Green & Sensible Seafood organizations. NEW: Just opened for Sunday Bruch each and every Sunday at 9am.
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