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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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“crab nachos” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (181 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 yesterday via mobile

Very glad that our hotel recommended Tautogs. The salmon special was literally the best salmon of my entire life. Vibe was a good mix of tourists and locals. Small and hard to find but aren't those places always the best! Try the Ginger Ninja martini!

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a cute place! The restaurant was a beach cottage. I couldn't tell how much seating it offered as we ate early (~5) and were seated tight inside the door. I had (steamed) crab stuffed flounder that was delicious. The surprising wonderful part- my side...More

Thank SallyA731
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This trip reminded us of the homey atmosphere the first time we visited what was probably a repurposed house. The variety of dishes on menu looked familiar yet they had a couple dishes that were new to us. We're not risk takers so we thought...More

Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my second time at Tautogs. The food is consistent good. We were a large group and order a lot of dishes. Everything was cook to perfection except for one appetizer : she crab soup. It was too salty and lack any crab flavor....More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Tautogs on the recommendation of the front desk at our hotel. Just a few blocks away so we walked and arrived around 6:30 on a Thursday. The place was very busy but they had a table for 4 of us. A very friendly...More

Thank hrcrazy88
Reviewed 5 days ago

It does get busy here but it is worth the wait. We did not have to wait too long as we were just ahead of the dinner rush. We had yummy clam nachos and drinks (wow orange crush!) while we waited and barely finished half...More

Thank unytraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back to Virginia Beach for more training and we could not pass up another opportunity to eat at Tautogs Restaurant. Food and atmosphere are wonderful. My wife and I always eat here when we can.

Thank Dale Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time in Virginia Beach and the second time to Tautog's. It's our favorite restaurant in Virginia Beach. Great atmosphere, great food and drinks. It was very busy when we arrived so I recommend calling ahead to make a reservation. We waited about 45 min...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat at the table right in front of the kitchen door for almost 30 minutes without as much as a hello from the waiter. Didn't ask if we wanted a drink, didn't say he would be with us in a minute, nothing. When we got...More

Thank mickster2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place on yelp. Be careful you dont miss it. Its an old house. Has a great front patio(old porch), a nice bar and character all over. Now the food. Fantastic! I had the shrimp and grits-not to be missed. My sister had...More

Thank laddy059
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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