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Tautogs Restaurant

205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
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441 - 450 of 1,630 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food is very good, It is also consistently good! I can very easily say that this is the best seafood on the beach.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The She-crab soup and Shrimp & Grits are soooo delicious. Love that the restaurant has the cozy atmosphere of a house.

Thank ccbn92
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We thought this food was great. The service was really kind and very happy to help. We tried Doc Taylor's and this was just as good to eat.

Thank Axl R
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I read a lot of good reviews about Tautogs so I visited here with my family. This is a very small, intimate restaurant located in a converted house about two blocks from the beach. I'm pretty sure there is always a wait to get in...More

Thank Kelly301
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Beware of the shrimp and grits. The grits are yuck! The grits are dry and lumpy not smooth and creamy as southern grits are normally. Small portion, little sauce and little seasoning. But the shrimp are good....caveat tail on!

Thank firstlaydee
Reviewed 25 June 2016

While were standing in front of Tautog's, a man nearby told us that this restaurant had the best seafood in Virginia Beach according to his cousin, who is from the area. By 5:00 p.m., when the restaurant opened for dinner, eager customers were already lining...More

Thank cfamja
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I haven't looked at any other review for this restaurant. We went there on the recommendation of our 17yr. old grandson. We probably would never have tried it on looks alone. I looks like someones old beach house. We arrived only a little while after...More

Thank ChiefSki
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great!!! She crab soup and shrimp and grits were unbelievably good. Worth going to again this week. Will always come back here in the future.

Thank Tranquility-Bill
Reviewed 24 June 2016

if you want fresh seafood, THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO! Yes, there will be a wait. Why? people come here for the great food and service. It is worth the wait. My husband and have been going here for 2 consecutive years, every time...More

Thank Capsgirl19
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Simply stated, terrific food and excellent service. If it weren't for our family "rule" not to eat at the same place twice while on vacation we would have eaten there every day. It's that good.

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Questions & Answers
Joan S
13 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
29 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.
17 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
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
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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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