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Salacia Prime Seafood and Steaks

4.5
906 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Open for dinner:
Sunday through Thursday 5:00-9:00
Friday and Saturday 5:00-10:00
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Phone number
(757) 213-3473
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Dan Elinan
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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.
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Private party contact
Don Paul: (757) 213-3473
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
31st Street & Atlantic Ave
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Parking details
We offer complimentary Valet Service along with self parking in the hotel's parking garage.
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Entertainment
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
Additional
Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 906 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.6
service
4.7
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4.0
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HappyCustomer (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The experience was amazing. The server and management did a great job and contributed to the evening. We really enjoyed our meal which consisted of a stone crab appetizer and a steak for two. All tables were full and the atmosphere was still quiet and romantic. Highly recommmend.

Thank you!

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Boo4 (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great fine dining experience!! Highly recommended for a classy night out.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

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.

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LisaVAB (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Nashville)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Nice quiet room, but it lacked character. It felt like a private back room, not a special occasion restaurant. Not much charm in the room.

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vipKAL90 (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

THE top steakhouse in Hampton Roads. Food consistently excellent, with top notch professional service. Our favorite place for a special date night, anniversary or celebration. Expensive but worth it.

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vipLuv2doWIne (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Perfect for a romantic night out with ur spouse. Excellent service, quality of food, and delicious fresh seafood. Intimate dining experience only 13 tables. Highly recommend. My husband and I will return when visiting VA beach again next time.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

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.

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larryw (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

the ambiance was great, food was superb, and the service was outstanding. Very knowledgeable waiter.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Great Experience in every regard. Erol, our waiter, was fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

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.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Disappointed. Overpriced with average food.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
2.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
2.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Service was bad. They were trying to rush us since the moment we got there . Very rude. Wasn’t a pleasant experience at all.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

It’s become a tradition. I’ve brought my wife to Salacia for her birthday for the last four years. We live in DC and come to VB to be with family for the holidays and Salacia is a perfect getaway from the Christmas madness. See you next year!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

We love dining at Salacia for what is one of the premiere experiences in Virginia.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Service was amazing!

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Mac1 (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The wait staff were friendly and attentive to detail but fairly slow. The food was excellent and our steaks were cooked as ordered. We were there on a Sunday night. It wasn’t crowded. Perhaps they were short staffed.

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Fantastic (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

My husband and I were greeted with friendly, accommodating staff, loved the ambiance and seating. Great place, we will return when we visit Virginia Beach again!!

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