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Tautogs Restaurant

205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna martinique” (28 reviews)
“seafood” (203 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
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Reviewed yesterday

Superior Father's Day dinner. My husband had Tandoori-cooked Cobia and he is still talking about it!

Thank Maxine S
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in here for dinner while on vacation in Virginia Beach. This place is a hidden gem! Great old house atmosphere, superb service, and wonderful food. Of course we both ordered seafood, and it was delicious!

Thank grasmuss3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our annual visit. Same meal as last times and still just as good, maybe a touch better. The Oysters Rockefeller were better this trip. Each level of flavor came through and we had a couple of hitch-hikers on 4of the oysters. Just enough spinach and...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried to snag a same day reservation for a Saturday evening but were told the restaurant only takes reservations for parties of six or more, so, based on TA reviews, we decided to take our chances. At 7 PM we arrived at a very...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tautogs on 23rd St. between Atlantic and Pacific continues to deliver fresh, quality seafood, expertly prepared and artfully presented. Oysters Rock and the catches of the day are without equal. They don't take reservations, so be prepared to wait if you arrive after about 7:30,...More

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visit Tautogs every time I visit Virginia Beach. Always amazing. They have great specials. I would like to see them update their regular menu, because most of those dishes have been on it for years.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here on a Wednesday night around 8:30, and were seated right away. We asked what fish was local, andl when hearing the tuna and mahi were, we ordered the grilled marinated tuna and potato chip encrusted mahi Both were excellent! The seasoned potato...More

Thank Christine C
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the wait to paying the bill, our experience was highly satisfying. Friendly folks, delicious food in a relaxed ambience. Don't miss this place

Thank Crowder2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I previously reviewed Tautogs. I gave them a glowing review because back in 2016 I had one of the best meals of my life. I cannot say the same this time. First of all. If you have kids, skip tautogs. (We knew going in they...More

1  Thank Dale P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have heard about this restaurant for years and couldn’t wait to dine there. It’s always crowded so we went early to get a table finally. I know it’s an old property but it looked pretty rough on the outdoor dining area. We figured the...More

Thank meelee
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Questions & Answers
Joan S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
You need reservations for parties six or larger. Call only. No on line reservations
30 June 2017|
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Response from gsce | Reviewed this property |
I was a customer and I don't know. I suggest you call the restaurant.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Tautogs | Property representative |
You can stop by the restaurant or call 757-417-8555
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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