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Steinhilber's Thalia Acres Inn

653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
+1 757-340-1156
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance upon entering and walking through to the table was classy, warm, and inviting. As this was a special evening for my son we selected this restaurant because of it's reputation. As the meal unfolded the quality of the food unfortunately was average. The...More

Thank fdzupink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On 12/30/2017, I had 6:45 reservations. When I checked in, they told me that it would be a 45 minute wait! There were no apologies, no offer of a free drink, nothing! There is no excuse how a restaurant can be that far behind at...More

Thank mpt12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a trip to Va Beach in the cold Winter days of December. Inside a warm fireplace burned to add ambience to the restaurant. We had early reservations which we were glad to have since I wanted a window seat overlooking the bay. Tables...More

Thank rsmith71399
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite places to go in Va Beach. Love their fried shrimp, she crab soup and all their fish dishes.

Thank Russ F
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Celebrating an anniversary, we came expecting quality service and food for premium prices. What we received was wrong orders, attitude from our server, cold food, all around bad service for the full monte. Food was overall bland and unimpressive. Will stick with going to Blue...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a delight to have a combination of excellent staff members & good food all in the same place. The grounds are kept up very nicely, as well as the building that is very old in itself

Thank cdodd0545
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Steinhilber's is very nice restaurant tucked back in a quiet neighborhood. The restaurant is right on a a waterway with a great view. The service is first rate and the waiters all wear white Tuxedos. The food was delicious and with the Filet that was...More

Thank Scott_Smith6064
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend made a reservation and took me for my birthday. We ordered a bottle of wine, filet mignon, the seafood platter, and the chocolate delight for dessert. Everything was delicious! The staff was friendly and our waiter was so nice. He was attentive and...More

Thank hollaitsxbri
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I checked this restaurant out and has very good reviews. The food was nice (not amazing), the waiter was shy (to say the least) we came at 8pm on a saturday to celebrate my friends birthday, at 10:30pm the waiter passed us our check without...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My wife chose this restaurant for our 25th Anniversary. The atmosphere was great on the patio (inside seemed crowded) with a nice breeze and loads of beautiful flowering plants. We were seated promptly(reservations recommended). Wait staff was attentive. Only complaints - head waiters jacket was...More

Thank Paul M
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Holly G
23 August 2017|
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Response from Kaybee66 | Reviewed this property |
U can get as app and dinner!
Sean H
8 February 2017|
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Response from bhinvb | Reviewed this property |
No but the wait staff wears white jackets, so as revdillon said, dress nicely. It's really a great, and upscale, restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Thalia Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-340-1156
In 1939, Robert Steinhilber opened what has become one of the oldest family owned and operated restaurants in Virginia, Steinhilber's Thalia Acres Inn. Continuing his commitment to service, quality and tradition are his daughter Jeanne and his grandson Brady. Together, they are proud to continue into the future with respect and admiration for the tradition and of the past. Join us for dinner and remember a time when every meal out was a special event.
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