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Tautogs Restaurant

205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab nachos” (74 reviews)
“tuna martinique” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (199 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 5 days ago

this restaurant is an beach cottage that has been turned into a restaurant. We went there for dinner for a pre-Valentine celebration. Even though it was raining steadily people did not stop coming into the restaurant. We ordered she crab soup which was good. i...More

1  Thank Casse10
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review, please come back and visit us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for one of the very best restaurants at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach...well this is the spot! Super chill cottage with absolutely the best servers, bartenders, chefs, managers and owner around! I can honestly say I’ve never had a bad meal...More

Thank Jason C
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words and review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our annual winter break weekend, my friend Yong, and I like to try different restaurants. In our third annual VA Beach visit, we finally succeeded at going to dinner at Tautogs (Tautog is a type of fish) on a very cold Saturday,...More

Thank M K
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for the review. Please come back and see us again and bring your chainsaw!! Ha ha!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went there for a Saturday evening out with two other couples. Reservations are a must at this low key but popular local spot. Our server was down-to-earth and efficient, like service from a friend. The beer selection was decent ; the...More

Thank Sally M
Tautogs, Public Relations Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience! Five of us for dinner. Everyone had an excellent meal. The key lime pie was the best. Atmosphere was good. Waitress very attentive and friendly.

1  Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You won’t find this place with flashing lights and big billboards. It feels like you are stepping into someone’s house at the shore. Very cozy with a fireplace, small bar, screened in porch, old school music playing in the background. What a killer atmosphere. The...More

1  Thank chad s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Virginia Beach recently and had wonderful seafood at this restaurant. I had flounder in a bag and my husband had special. Mussel appetizer was superb

Thank elaine b
Tautogs, Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Fresh seafood with variety for the landlovers, everything was well prepared, beautiful and delicious. Prices are moderate for the quality and service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Saturday night business made for great atmosphere. We sat on the front porch and enjoyed the evening. Benny's Oysters appetizer a was nice change from Oysters Rockefeller, which you find everywhere. Eat seafood here. The cooks know what they are doing. Dessert was pretty standard...More

1  Thank DonQuix
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This was actually my second visit. This time with my husband. We had a beer at the back bar while waiting about 30 mins for a table. We split an appetizer which was a portobello mushroom stuffed with crabmeat. Delicious! My entree was the crab...More

1  Thank mekopp
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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