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About Salacia Prime Seafood and Steaks
When perfection is paramount, Salacia offers a dining experience for those with discerning tastes and seeking the highest in quality. Honored with distinctions such as Virginia Beach's Only oceanfront AAA Four-Diamond Steakhouse, recipient of the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, Salacia has been recognized for its culinary delights and extraordinary service time and time again. Please note that our veranda seating is very limited and that reservations for outdoor tables are on a first come, first served basis and are not guaranteed. Requests will be happily noted, but reservations only guarantee a table, not a specific location. Dress is business casual for gentlemen, collar shirts required, no distressed jeans, athletic attire or beachwear permitted, ladies and children over eight years of age are required to dress accordingly. Due to the intimacy of the dining room, we do not permit high chairs or children under eight years of age.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Open for dinner:
Sunday through Thursday 5:00-9:00
Friday and Saturday 5:00-10:00
31st Street & Atlantic Ave
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Proper attire is business casual. To preserve the elegant setting, beach and athletic sportswear are not permitted. While denim and shorts are permitted, please note, no torn or frayed jeans. Collared shirts are required for Men and sports jackets are recommended - most Salacia guests dress for the occasion
We offer complimentary Valet Service along with self parking in the hotel's parking garage.
Private Party Facilities:
Due to the limited number of seats, private parties and large reservations are accepted on an individual bases, pending availability and business demands.
Private Party Contact:
Don Paul: (757) 213-3473
Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Salacia Prime Seafood and Steaks Ratings and Reviews
Salacia's is an amazing dining experience. The oysters were exquisite, I actually almost cried. My husband and I had awesome service, very personal, very bright spirited, and I always enjoy a good joke. We will definitely be back for the four course meals and what should be a 5 star restaurant.
We visited the restaurant for our first time on Valentine's night. We throughly enjoyed the meal and the service. The food was exceptional and the staff very courteous, professional and friendly. The only slightly negative thing was there was a series tables for 2 on one side of the restaurant, which were quite close together. So, we felt like we were enjoying the dinner with those around us. Everything else made up for the closeness of the tables. Excellent choice! We will return.
This is my 3rd or 4th time eating at Salacia. My server was completely attentive, friendly and professional. That and the view was the best part of the experience. The meal was a bit lack-luster. As a starter, I thought the lobster bisque was delicious. However, for my entree, I ordered the filet rare and they served it on a piping hot stainless steel plate. This heat of the plate continued to cook the steak to the point where it was medium by the time I was half-way finished. It lacked seasoning, although the blue cheese sauce elevated it for sure. The creamed spinach was mostly cream and not so much spinach, which was too rich- even for me. I keep giving this restaurant a chance because it's so convenient while staying at the Hilton. It's got an appealing atmosphere and killer view. And the service is always superb. But the food always disappoints. I wish the chef could take it to the next level.
This is a wonderful resturant for any special occasion. Great ambiance, service is on the mark, waiters were friendly yet professional. We celebrated a birthday and fun was had by all. The food is well worth the price. Wine menu is to die for! If I lived closer I would dine there more often.
The ambiance is great in this restaurant. It is actually a very small restaurant with about 10 tables. The food was extremely overpriced and the quality was below average. This is a ocean side restaurant and they can’t cook fish as well as the other local lower priced restaurants. You want to take someone to this restaurant to impress them but they find out that the food is of poor quality and they are disappointed as are you. The service was great but it didn’t make up for the high price and low quality.
Wow. Where do I begin? When we arrived for our 8PM reservation, we were told by the hostess that our table was being cleaned off and we would be seated in 10-15 minutes. At 8:30, I went to find a hostess to figure out why we had not been seated yet. They forgot about us. We could have sat there the entire night and nobody would have seated us.
Adam, the General Manager, was very apologetic and seated us in the adjoining restaurant. He gave us two appetizers and we waited to go back to our preferred table and original reservation.
We finally were seated in Salacia at 9PM. We had a great meal. The servers were impeccable.
When it was time go, I was told that my filet mignon and sides (leftovers) would be upfront at the hostess stand. I asked the hostess, coincidentally, the one that forgot us, how she knew which bag was ours. "We write it on there." What was written on the bag was "26," which I guess corresponds to the table we were at.
Shockingly (read: not shocking at all) we opened our boxes at home and low and behold, it wasn't our food. I called back during Salacia's business hours to speak to someone about this, and nobody was available to take my call. I left a voicemail requesting a call back, but I haven't gotten one.
TL; DR version:
We waited too long, and paid $150 for food that we didn't get to finish eating later. French press coffee and cheese bread = amazeballs.
Had reservation, but had to wait 15-20 minutes to get a table which was frustrating as I had made special arrangements as it was our Anniversary. Nobody even acknowledged the fact that it was our Anniversary even though I made that very plain at time of reservation & an in-person visit to the manager to ensure all went well. Was not what I expected from a 4 star dining experience.
Service was ok, it seemed like our waiter had too many tables. We didn’t order our main course meal until 2 hours after we got there.We didn’t finish eating until 12:30. We didn’t think we were going to be there that long. Mind you once we got our food we eat it immediately, we were starving. I will dine there again.
It was disappointing. I finally got my entree two hours after my reservation time. I ordered crab cakes with a lobster tail. The tail was so salty that I couldn’t eat it. My waiter sent it back to the kitchen. He brought another one that was exactly the same. Extremely salty. I couldn’t eat it. The crab cakes were not good. Too much flour or breadcrumbs. The oysters at the beginning were very good as was the rose wine and the bread. That’s what I mostly had for dinner. My waiter was nice and diligent but not much he could do.
I enjoyed celebrating my birthday but I was unhappy with the food. I asked for well done filet mignon but instead I received a medium. Once I requested my steak to be cooked more, my waiter happily took my steak to be cooked and I received freshly set plate however it came back medium-well. I did not want to be a pest so I just ate around the pieces that were not pink. I paid $135.00 for our meals and I was not happy at the end of the night.
We recently went to Salacia for our wedding anniversary. The private room was nice, but the room was quite warm. My husband enjoyed his filet mignon, but my filet oscar special was just so-so (slightly overlooked, shell with each bite if crab, hammered asparagusFor the price, I'd opt for Byrd and Baldwin in Norfolk.
We came in at 6 pm and no one was at the reception desk another connected restaurant had to call them. They sat us in the farthest table away from the ocean view windows even though 95% of the tables were empty. They were already out of one of their specials at 6pm. It was extremely hot inside. They were obviously short of staff. Table next to us that came in about 5 minutes after us didn't get there main entree until after we had already eaten our appetizers, first and main course. The restaurant took 2 hours to get them their main entree and didn't even comp them for the meal or do anything to make up for it. They blamed a shared kitchen to a busier restaurant. The oysters were great but everything else was nothing special. When you are paying for an upscale, exclusive, advertised private dining room you expect much better service and availability of food and view.
As a frequent diner at Salacia, we love the outdoor booths. Wonderful setting and private. This time, it was Restaurant Week, which is always hectic. And we dined on a Saturday night. We selected the Restaurant Week 3 course special. The presentation was as normal, creative and unique. We would not order the monkfish entre again. The side of potatoes were not up to Salacia norm. We knew the busyness was the cause for a less than exceptional meal. But, our regular waiter Michael did his best under the circumstances, to live up to our expectations. We will certainly go back, as we love Salacia. Just not during Restaurant Week.
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