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Terrapin Restaurant

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3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (32nd Street & Holly Road)
13217269
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service phenomenal food great cocktails. Surprisingly intimate for a beach dinner. Would highly recommend for your special beach vacation dinner

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Thank Kathy L
BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Terrapin. Taking the time to share your thoughts on your visit is truly appreciated. Cheers, Brian Williams Terrapin More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently said the Terrapins had slipped a notch, because the last time we went there service had slipped. We went again recently and this time the service was impeccable and the food incredible. Glad to see that Terrapins is back on top as one of the best restaurants in Virginia Beach.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The food at Terrapins is amazing and normally they are the total package. They change their menu frequently which is normally a good thing however tonight they were out of several items. What they did have was great but even the service was a bit off tonight. We had to ask for the bread and they didn't give their granola... More 

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1 Thank JDA60
BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are always striving to be the best and sometimes we fall short. These are great training tools. Please contact me personally next time you are dining with us and I will ensure we are back on top again. Cheers, Brian Williams 757.321.6688 More 

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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Having found this restaurant on TA i was looking forward to a night with good food and great service. Located a few blocks off the boardwalk I was confident that this would not just another tourist trap pushing whoever is unfortunate enough to stop by through their food factories. The interior seem inspired by the orient and the dining room... More 

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Thank Helge A
BDW3102, Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Helga, We are thrilled to hear about your great dining experience. Thanks for taking the time to share it on TA. Cheers, Brian Williams More 

Ft Worth. TX
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226 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Thoughtful menu that includes but goes beyond seafood. On the expensive side, but the quality of food worth it. Food, ambiance and service all of high quality.

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Thank vanam1960
BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience. If you are able to join us again please feel free to contact me personally for a reservation. Cheers, Brian Williams General Manager Terrapin Restaurant 757.321-6688 More 

Newport News, Virginia
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330 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Had an early dinner (5:00) on Saturday night at Terrapin. We were promptly greeted and seated at a table just inside the door. Would have preferred a table in the rear of the restaurant, but they were just finishing up a wine tasting and had a large group around the bar and in the rear of the restaurant. Quite a... More 

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1 Thank virginian9
BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a nice experience and enjoyed dining with us. Chef Rodney and his kitchen team take a lot of pride in sourcing all of our wonderful menu items. We appreciate those things being recognized. Cheers, Brian Williams Terrapin Restaruant More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The staff at this establishment makes everything from scratch. Just a taste of the beet salad, a sip of a moscow mule, and a bite of any entree will send your tastes buds on a ride. The aromatic undertones and smooth complimentary flavors in every dish makes it evident that staff knows how to entertainment you seasons.

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Thank Jessica V
BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. The entire team takes pride in our attention to details when it comes to our fare and libations. We look forward to serving you again soon. Best, Brian Williams Terrapin Restaurant 757.321.6688 More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I have to say that the food at this establishment is quite good. And, if my review was based solely on food, a 5 star it would have. However, because this locale is a bit on the pricey side (everything from drinks to entrees), it received a 4 star rating. It's a clean place, located at the ocean front, and... More 

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BDW3102, General Manager at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and we are thrilled you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to serving you soon. Cheers, Brian Williams Terrapin Restaurant 757.321.6688 More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Chef Rodney always presents creative, innovative food. Not pretentious, but excellent fresh ingredients. Scallops are the best anywhere and soft shell crabs are fantastic.

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BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks BayshoreTraveler! We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. Join us in toasting to our 10th anniversary. Starting Sunday, April 24th thru Saturday the 30th we will be offering a complimentary glass of bubbles to celebrate our anniversary. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years. Every time I go I find a new favorite . The food is fresh and local and changes with the seasons. The cocktails are divine and the wine list is amazing. It is worth the price. Get the goat cheese and beet salad it's addicting. The meat and cheese board is a must.... More 

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BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about us. thank you for making our day. Cheers, Brian Williams Terrapin More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 Holly Road, Suite 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (32nd Street & Holly Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 13217269

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?