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Swan Terrace Restaurant

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Italian, American, Wine Bar
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5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5247 (Centerville Turnpike)
+1 757-366-5777
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Germany
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I liked the ambience and decor. However, there was only a buffet available versus the menu listed on line. The price was high for just a buffet. The wine and beer list was OK but there was no alcohol served. Doubt I would recommend it nor would I return.

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Thank katyjane
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

katyjane, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to The Swan Terrace Grill. There a few occasions when we just offer the buffet, but typically there is a menu to select from too. We do only offer beer and wine in the restaurant, but have a full bar for our private events. I hope that you will still... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day at a seminar in the area, we visited the Hunt Room in the Swan Terrace Restaurant, which is the "casual" eating area in the Founders Inn. We were waited on by Alexis promptly and received our drinks in quick fashion. We took our time ordering and were regularly checked on to ensure we were satisfied. Alexis... More 

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Thank Rodney H
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Rodney, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Seafood Diablo and Alexis provided excellent service. We hope that you will join us again in the near future. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet theme changes nightly from what I understand, and I arrived on make-your-own pasta night. The host seated me promptly and gave me a sample of sangria, which was great, and then brought me back a class before my server arrived. A chef cooked my pasta after I chose all the ingredients, sauce, and pasta. The dish was amazing!... More 

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Thank Dana S
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dana S, Thank you so much for your feedback regarding Pasta Night! We love this event and our Chef's really enjoy interacting with our guests. We are glad you saved room for dessert too. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

i had to leave a comment about one of the Chefs on Pasta night on Tuesday December13 2016. We were there for an event and I must say the chef Tasha who prepared our pasta was not only full of energy and humbleness but the amount of hospitality she gave while preparing our dishes. was outstanding. you can really tell... More 

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Thank nataliacatering14
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Nataliacatering14, Thank you for joining us for Pasta Night this week! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food and the interaction with our culinary team. Tasha is a valuable employee and genuinely loves to cook for our guests. We hope that you will come back in the near future. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

So we stayed at the Founders Inn so we decided to try out the breakfast buffet. There was no wait. It was set up nice food looked good. Eggs were scrambled , bacon was delicious. Fresh furit good. Potatoes! who do sent love those, but they had a season on them didn't care for it. Plain potatoes would have been... More 

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1 Thank Mousee_me
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Mousee_me, Thank you for this review as well. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast buffet and there was no wait during your visit to The Swan Terrace! Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

USA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My Family had a 1:30 reservation for a special occasion Thanksgiving meal. We arrived shortly before 1:30 and were not seated, but were asked to wait in the hallway with dozens of other people. At 1:45 or so, the staff began calling parties up by name who had reservations for 1:30. It was NOT pleasant. The buffet cost $50. per... More 

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2 Thank Critiqueworld
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Critiqueworld, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Thanksgiving experience with us. We do value this feedback so we can improve our service and food quality for future events. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Ashburn
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had dinner at the Swan Terrace which is showing signs of decline. The food was just ok and definitely not worth the price. There are much better restaurants but they are not very close to the on site hotel, Founders Inn.

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Thank Marcia B
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Marcia B, I am sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your meal in our Swan Terrace Restaurant. Thank you for your feedback and if you have specific examples that you can share with me, I would like to share them with my culinary staff. That is the only way we can improve. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I was there in the middle of the week and I came in about 15 minutes before it was supposed to close. The food was good, the chefs were extremely helpful and wanted to make sure my food was warm and fresh enough. The servers was extremely helpful and double checked for me if I had breakfast included with my... More 

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Thank Mona H
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Mona H, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent breakfast experience in our Swan Terrace Grill. We are so glad that you felt valued and the staff took good care of you. We look forward to you coming back to have dinner with us. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Founders Inn was a new experience for us. It was just perfectly beautiful surroundings. The Swan Room is a place you just want to be. Tia was so wonderful!!! She went above and beyond!!! I just love her. From taking our picture to the delicious anniversary surprise. Our waiter Trevon in the Hunt Room was so attentive and the... More 

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Thank Wendy M
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Wendy M, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for spending this special occasion with us in The Swan Terrace. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful experience and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I stay at the Founders Inn every time that I am in Virginia Beach and I love the Hunt Room for casual dining and the Swan Terrace for a more formal dining experience. The staff is pleasant and genuinely enjoy what they do.

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Thank crazeepraz
Melissa G, Manager at Swan Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

crazeepraz, Thank you for being our guest at The Founders Inn and Spa and for dining in both The Swan Terrace and Hunt Room. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience and we hope you return again in the future. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, American, Wine Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5247
    (Centerville Turnpike)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-366-5777
Description
'Fresh, local cuisine with a touch of Southern elegance.' The award-winning Swan Terrace Restaurant takes guests on a sensory journey inspired by both regional and authentic Colonial dishes. The menu features locally grown fruits, vegetables and the freshest seafood as well as prime beef, lamb and pork prepared to perfection. Dine by the fireplace or alfresco on the lakeside terrace.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?