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Tautogs Restaurant

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205 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3205
+1 757-422-0081
17:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for a delicious meal in a place with great character, Tautogs is your destination. Located in an old beach cottage not a cookie cutter setting with some of the best seafood in town. On this night, I had a crispy snapper with garlic mashers and collards topped with a bacon cream sauce…yes bacon. All in our party... More 

Thank RobNewsguy
Chesapeake, Virginia
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325 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner here on a Saturday night with three other friends. The place was packed, so we had a drink and an appetizer at the bar while we waited; appetizer was excellent. Once seated, service was prompt. Our waitress was very nice and a pleasure to work with. I had the salmon salad, and my other friends each had a... More 

Thank Stefan G
Charlotte Hall, Maryland
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant continues to amaze us with wonderful dining, fantastic service, reasonable prices and so much more. A must each time we get back to VA Beach.

Thank asen833
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a laid back feel with great dinners. Old beach house from circa 1920s. Food is well thought out, fresh main dishes with interesting twists on traditional meals. Come in for a drink and something at the bar even if your alone. You'll feel like a native when you leave.

Thank BKVA
Annapolis, Maryland
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here last week and it was really quite good. We began with a cup of She-crab soup and Benny's Oysters. Both of them were delicious and if you like a warm oyster appetizer you should try these. They are a little different but very nice. We were tempted to try the Flounder in a bag but the... More 

Thank irishiz7
Aurora, Illinois
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very excited about eating some good seafood while I was visiting VA Beach for work. Tautogs did not disappoint! We had a large group, and they accommodated us well. The crab nachos were my favorite, but everything was very good. A few of us tried bites of each other's plates and I didn't have one bite that wasn't... More 

Thank Dayna C
Iron Gate, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service was awesome! What more can I say. Plus added bonus, had a local craft brewery on tap that I love!. Great dinner.

Thank VaFamily05
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited restaurant on a Saturday night around 7 PM. Very crowded very noisy. Needed to wait 35-40 minutes to get a table. Once seated the waitress was more than satisfactory. Food came quickly. The food was very good. Cost was reasonable considering our dinners were seafood. Would highly recommend

Thank Paul B
Chesapeake, VA
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with three other couples on a Saturday night. Reservations was at 5:30; they were slammed later on. Drinks, appetizers, entrees and desserts were as yummy as always. Service was quick, efficient and friendly. We have loved this place for years. We're going to go there again and again! Tautogs consistently exceeds our expectations. It gets crowded and with... More 

Thank ikespop
Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of foods...very eclectic and quaint in an old house. Food was flavorful and original. Prices very reasonable. Generous portions. Place was packed off season...well worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?