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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” (73 reviews)
“tuna martinique” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (190 reviews)
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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 1,606 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Get there early bc it's not so secret. Plus it's very quaint and is NOT a huge commercial outfit. The seafood is top notch, the prices are reasonable and it's a one of a kind little gem. She crab soup is my fav.

Thank P7717ITchrisw
Reviewed 14 June 2016

On our recent vacation in VB, we spotted a crowd heading to Tautogs and decided to follow them in. Good choice! We got one of the last available tables in the cozy cottage. NO air conditioning on the night we were there, but cool breezes...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stopped there on a whim since it was close to our hotel and I'm glad that we did. Even though it was very hot and we were sitting outside, we ordered the she crab soup - it was the first time that we ever...More

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This location is obviously right on Virginia beach, so as a local I would mitre commend trying to go here during busy season because you will definitely have a wait. The first time we came here because we heard it was good, but ended up...More

Thank Kait E
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My daughter highly recommended this place for my wife and I. First, you do not need to pay for Public Parking across the street. They have free parking in the back (lesson learned for me Lol). Converted house that has tables throughout the main floor...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Semi-crowded but seated quickly. Drink order taken before we opened menus. She crab soup just as good as any in low country of SC. Oysters Rockefeller better than any I have ever had (was even a his and hers platter: 3 big and 3 small)....More

Thank Lee L
Tautogs, Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

Thanks for visiting and thanks for the review. Please come back and visit real soon.

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Different from your typical beach bar/restaurant type places. Charming, quaint and with an old warold charm. Small and cozy, friendly staff. Menu is varied with some standards.

Thank DPWebb
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

There was a 30 minute wait, they have a good reputation. We ordered drinks and I got the rum punch. It was sadly the worst rum punch I've ever had (I don't like leaving negative reviews, but it was bad...) The bartender was an awesome...More

Thank Kipkak
Reviewed 6 June 2016

A taste sensation here is Flounder stuffed in a bag, but the menu has so many other delights that I can not begin to list them all. I tried a Vegan Special that did more than look good on the plate. It tasted like no...More

Thank beachbum844
Tautogs, Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

Thanks for the review, you'll have to come back and try some other menu items.

Reviewed 5 June 2016

The restaurant is an old Craftsman style house, so the main dining area is fairly small and was very noisy the night my family ate there. The great food, however, made up for the huge noise level. I would recommend eating on the porch if...More

Thank Ronald C
Tautogs, Manager at Tautogs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

The cottage is a little small and can get a bit noisy from time to time. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and please come back and see us soon.

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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
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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