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Terrapin Restaurant

3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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Reviewed November 14, 2014

I had the pleasure of hosting a travel writer recently and on her final evening in Virginia Beach, we hit a home run by visiting Terrapin. A duck lover, she was thrilled to see several duck recipes on the menu, and commented that she had...More

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bdw10868, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2014

We are so glad you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we hope to see you soon. Brian Williams

Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had read the reviews of the restuarant prior to going to the restaurant so had high expectations. We were on an anniversary dinner so wanted a high end meal for our special occasion I think we were just unlucky that this restuarant did not...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2014

Terrapin is a terrific restaurant....smart decor, excellent service and interesting, beautifully presented food. At the same time it is not stuffy.....nice jeans are ok here, as are tennis shoes. No T shirts, tank tops or hats though. There were several well behaved kids out on...More

1  Thank Gatorgolfer
Reviewed October 26, 2014

This evening I went again to the TERRAPIN for the third time, hoping to end a perfect October day with a comparable dining experience. Wow! Hampton Roads is very lucky to have this restaurant in our midst. Fresh oysters from the nearby Lynnhaven River to...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

I had never been to VA beach and only went there as a first stop on the way to the Outer Banks. Upon my arrival last Thursday afternoon, I quickly realized the beach part of this town felt like the off season of a party...More

Reviewed October 13, 2014

After waiting a very long time to visit Terrapin's, due to our somewhat far away Northern Chesapeake location, we decided to take the relaxing and scenic MMMBT/HRBT/Ocean View/Shore Drive route to the Oceanfront to enhance the adventure. To start with, Brian and our server Shannon...More

Thank MuleHead2
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Terrapin was excellent in every way. This independently owned restaurant is off the beaten tourist path but not far from oceanfront. The staff was very attentive, efficient and did everything possible to insure a great dining experience. The wine list is extensive and our choices...More

1  Thank dogwoodlady
bdw10868, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2014

Thank you for the kind review. Next time your in town we hope you will join us again. Cheers, Brian Williams

Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our Anniversary at Terrapin's as a last minute destination.The host graciously seated us and the wait staff are all so friendly. It was beautifully decorated, intimate and delicious. Our meal was one of a kind, from the homemade butternut/pumpkin soup...More

Thank Chris P
bdw10868, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are so glad that your anniversary meal was a memorable one. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Brian Williams

Reviewed September 21, 2014

Today we got to sample the pairings for Terrapin Restaurant we truly enjoyed the food their staff were very friendly and they helped support this great event at Virginia Tech Agriculture Center Virginia Beach.Thank you.

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Reviewed September 13, 2014

Terrapin restaurant is a couple of block off the beach, but well worth it. Place is upscale and very sexy in décor. The staff was very friendly. When making reservations (which is recommended) they asked if anyone has any food allergies and if we were...More

1  Thank Marge N
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from zebulondanny | Reviewed this property |
Yeah; I'd stick with that and nice shoes. You won't need a jacket-but, if you did have one you wouldn't feel overdressed if you decided to wear it. It's a first class place and yet not pretentious at all.
David G
August 15, 2015|
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Response from joselito1959 | Reviewed this property |
Hello You would have to call the reataurant. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
    (32nd Street & Holly Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 13217269
  • E-mail
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