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Terrapin Restaurant

3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3102 Holly Rd Ste 514, Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I write this review with sadness in my heart. The reason being that we are leaving VB in the morning and can't eat there again. The meals there are amongst the best I've had anywhere. I had the Bouillabaisse. Very much the best Bouillabaisse I've...More

Thank beach_life_for_me
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrapin is one of the very best restaurants in VB. The meals are great and well worth the asking price. It is a small place, so service is impeccable with minimal competition from other diners for a server’s attention. The downside is you should definitely...More

2  Thank WA2world
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a thoughtful review, thank you. We look forward to your return visit. Best regards, Brian Williams Managing Partner Terrapin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The presentation of the meal is coupled with freshly grown ingredients that make for a fantastic meal!

Thank Doctor J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a great Restaurant! I heard this was good, but had no idea. Fine dining at the beach! They don't advertise to the beach crowd, because they serve the locals, so this is a real find!

Thank philshea
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have had a vacation oceanfront condo at VA Beach for several years and never been able to find a restaurant nearby that we truly enjoyed until last night. The service at Terrapin was excellent - attentive, yet unobtrusive. The food was the best by...More

1  Thank Alexandriatraveler18
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you found us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TA. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! Sincerely, Brian Williams Managing Partner Terrapin

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We go to Terrapin every year for our anniversary. Went there the night we got married, and every year since (that's 11 visits, if you are counting). Every time we go, we get fantastic food and stupendous service. They have some of the best sourdough...More

Thank Bunnieandmerlin
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Always great to see you both. We look forward to your next visit! Best, Brian Williams Managing Partner Terrapin

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Went with our daughter for our birthdays. Menu had a happy birthday on the top. Great surprise. Service wonderful. Very attentive yet not rushing service at all. Food was excellent. Try the signature scallops. Although everything looked great. We ordered three deserts because they all...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

At some point a few years back I reviewed Terrapin as we travel to Va Beach at least once a year to see family. This is prob our 4th time at the restaurant. I will make this short and sweet. I wish we came more...More

Thank Renztem13
Reviewed 12 July 2017

One of the best in Virginia Beach near the Ocean Front. Make reservations! If not, there is a bar and patio that usually has availability. The larger the group the more time it will take especially if some order appetizers and other don't so make...More

Thank Francis C
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We were on an impromptu road trip in VA. On 2nd destination was VA Beach, celebrating our 28th Anniversary. I searched Google for "fine dining" in the area, Terrapin came was at the top, the menu looked amazing, the reviews were all very good. We...More

1  Thank 778ginal
BDW3102, Owner at Terrapin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your anniversary dinner with us. Cheers, Brian Williams Managing Partner

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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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