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Terrapin Restaurant

3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“scallops” (49 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Truly enjoyed my dining experience here. Great atmosphere, great food and great service. Make sure you have a reservation. Locals fill this place up.

Thank Kgale0857
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrapin is regarded as one of the best options in the restaurant-thin North End of Virginia Beach. The prices are high for food and drinks, but the consistency of what you get makes it mostly worth it. You are never taking a risk to pick...More

Thank RinVaBch
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This restaurant has a nice contemporary feel to it. Fresh oysters, a rockfish catch of the day, these are the kinds of items you'll find here. You can eat a la carte, or do a prix fixe arrangement of four dishes. Interestingly, they do not...More

Thank putnik123
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and experience. Our team strives for great service and food. We use the reviews as learning tools to help improve. we hope you will join us again. Sincerely, Brian Williams Terrapin 757.321.6688

Reviewed 15 February 2018

The first thing the waiter asked was "have you been here before?" I said "no". The waiter took that as his queue to say, "this is a fine dining restaurant". That set the tone. I've eaten at 5-star restaurants more times than I can count,...More

1  Thank TikiTownTraveler
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi TikiTownTraveler, Thank you for sharing your experience on TA. We appreciate all feedback and this is an opportunity to learn and tweak how tables are greeted and how our food is prepared. We hope you will try us again. Please feel free to contact...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

Terrapin is such an amazing restaurant, I have been twice already but just for dinner and both times the service was consistent and the food amazing. My only complaint is that the food comes out very quickly and so the meal is done pretty quickly.

Thank YesMCan
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

So many tasty choices....hard to choose. So we ended up getting a variety and sharing. Together we had creamy fish chowder, shrimp pasta, fried chicken, truffle Mac & cheese. ALL of the food was simply outstanding. Lots of flavor and generous portions. Our server was...More

Thank 323Julie
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Terrapin is hands down my favorite restaurant in Virginia Beach. It's where I love to go for special events, random dinner, date nights, birthdays, and Restaurant Week (of course!). The menu changes due to available ingredients so it's not always quite the same. I love...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Terrapin is a complete surprise. Located in a small shopping center across the way from “Bikini Hut”, one wouldn’t expect to find food and service worthy of a Michelin Star, but this is exactly what you get. The chefs are true artists who create both...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Absolutely the best restaurant in Va. Beach! The food is layered with flavors of fresh local produce.. The service staff that Brian has put together is top notch, ask for Daniel he is one of the best servers in the area! WOW! This place couldn't...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Our group of four included a vegetarian and a gluten-free with other allergies. The chef and the staff were extremely accommodating and flexible with the menu to allow for variations to please the guests. The drinks were delicious and the wine list excellent. The food...More

Thank DNancyTD
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29 August 2017|
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Response from zebulondanny | Reviewed this property |
Yeah; I'd stick with that and nice shoes. You won't need a jacket-but, if you did have one you wouldn't feel overdressed if you decided to wear it. It's a first class place and yet not pretentious at all.
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15 August 2015|
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Response from joselito1959 | Reviewed this property |
Hello You would have to call the reataurant. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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