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Terrapin Restaurant

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3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921 (32nd Street & Holly Road)
13217269
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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richmond
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

WIfe and I went to Terrapin Station for dinner and meal was fantastic. Both couples next to us loved their food, too. The highlight was meeting owner/chef and he was so nice and even though the music was fine, he put on a couple greatful dead songs for us.

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Thank jpdRichmond
Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I received a gift certificate for our wedding to the Terrapin. We decided to go on our first anniversary and WOW, it was a great experience. The service is second to none and the food was exceptional. We did the tasting menu and had a moderately priced bottle of red wine - just a great experience overall.... More 

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Frederick
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125 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rebecca made a lasting impression. Being from the DC area, we shared experiences and food interests. Great recommendation on wine and food choices. The tasting menu is definitely the way to go, You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Mike L
Tucson, Arizona
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our daughter and son-in-law suggested dinner at Terrapin's. It was outstanding. We shared the dumplings, gnudi, and calamari. They were excellent. We had the sautéed soft shelled crabs, duck breast and the trout. Each dish was delicious and beautifully presented. We then had some desserts...the chocolate pudding and the strawberry with the cotton cheesecake w/ice cream. OH MY....so good. This... More 

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Thank SaguaroCity
virginia beach, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend brought me here for dinner for my birthday. I felt special from our personal greeting, seeing a birthday wish printed on my menu, to the very end. We had the 4 course taste menu. I had the PEI mussels and they were absolutely fabulous. I had them when I went to PEI and these were every bit... More 

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Thank Donna M
Hampton, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food Wonderful staff Atmosphere is a bit crowded but ok vegetarian options wine pairings all food is fresh and locally sourced

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Thank June C
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Terrapin has to be one of the best restaurants in Virginia, my husband took me for our anniversary dinner and it was very romantic. We had an 8pm reservation, got there early at 7:30pm and they sat us 10 minutes early, we were so pleased. I ordered the salmon with brussels sprouts and my husband ordered the Rib-eye, our dessert... More 

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Thank Mmarshall17
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had a great anniversary meal with us and appreciate your time and effort in sharing it here in TA. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Brian Williams More 

Chattanooga TN
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and son went here later in the night for a meal. We arrived at 8:30 and Terrapin's was busy, almost every table filled. The waitress was very helpful, relaxed and gave us plenty of time. Wine list is excellent, not too large. We had fish scallops and pork chop for main course. Food was excellent and well presented... More 

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BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a nice experience with your family. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We hope to serve you agin soon. Cheers, Brian Williams Terrapin More 

Westfield, Massachusetts
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863 reviews
729 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A chef owned restaurant that has built a justified reputation for excellence, creativity and polished service. Based on other reviews, a perusal of the menu, and its proximity to where we were staying, this was at the top of our to try list. The decor is modern, a bit subdued, and frankly not that attractive. But what arrives on your... More 

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Thank ulysses4
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed dining with us. We are very passionate about food and service and appreciate the acknowledgement. We hope to be able to serve you again soon. Cheers, Brian Williams Managing Partner Terrapin 757.321.6688 More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Terrapin is a rare and sophisticated gem in an odd location. The location really doesn't live up to the potential of the place or its cuisine. Yet, once you're inside, Terrapin really comes out of its shell, so to speak. The owners obviously did the most they could with an interior that was probably a Dunkin Donuts in its previous... More 

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BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for such a great review, you made our week. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Brian Williams Managing Partner Terrapin More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
    (32nd Street & Holly Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 13217269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?