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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • 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 1 May 2016

We took family and friends out to celebrate my sons 49th birthday. This is his favorite restaurant in this area. I am 76 years old and my family has been going to this restaurant since the 1950's. The food is always outstanding and one thing...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Signature fried shrimp with their secret sauce was off the hook. Twice baked taters very good. Locals fav, nice location, and great service.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had no idea that this gem existed! Even though it's pricey it's so worth it! I recently came for a large birthday celebration dinner and it was wonderful. Our server was very personable and knowledgeable about the menu! I got the pomegranate crush and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I've been to Steiny's for a few special occasions ( birthdays, anniversaries, etc..). Went Sat, April 9. For some in our group, it was their first time. While the fried shrimp was good, the she- crab soup was luke warm and not very tasty. Yuck!...More

Thank Phaze58
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The server Larry was very attentive and so caring. It was a breathe air to just be able to relax by the fire pit right near the water and not hVe a care in the world. The manager John truly cared about every table making...More

Thank helenbodges1
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We love Steinhilbers. It is a restaurant that is located in a secluded area in the back of Thalia Acres neighborhoood. It was built on the banks of an inlet off of the chesapeake bay. They specialize in seafood, but they also have a large...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Returning after so many years to have dinner with a good friend at Steinhilber's. The logo hadn't changed. A good sign. The bar for dining was comfortable and slightly private. We had a dozen oysters to start, remarkably wonderful red wine, the signature butterfly shrimp,...More

Thank KGGardner
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We have been going to Stienhilber's for 20 years and though we live in Yorktown and don't get there often as we would like each time we go it is always a treat. The fried shrimp is always excellent and the wife asked for the...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Wife and I went to Steinhilbers for Valentines dinner. I know we were taking a chance on one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants. I understand they opened several hours early just to be able to accommodate all the diners. Steinhilbers is...More

Thank eric1963
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Service was excellent as was the food! Busy place for the evening but still very comfortable. Wine was good and for once a place that doesn't over price! Thank you for the little things in life. My main course was a rack of lamb with...More

Thank Mario C
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Holly G
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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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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