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Longtime family-operated Virginia Beach seafood restaurant.
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Steinhilber's Restaurant Review

: Since 1939, this elegant yet cozy, family-operated bastion of seafood and classic American fare --- twice baked potato, anyone? --- hidden away amidst Southern pines in a residential neighborhood has seen countless birthdays, anniversaries, prom dates, and plain old special nights out. “Steiny’s shrimp” (fried jumbo fantail) is rightly legendary, but crab imperial and a traditional platter (baked or fried) of sea scallops, jumbo shrimp, fresh fish, oysters and crab cake, hold their own. Boneless New York strip is 16 ounces of aged Prime Black Angus and slow-roasted prime rib is all-natural Harris Ranch. Old-school, for sure, but in a way, everything old is new again with vegetables picked fresh from the garden in season. Service is professional, befitting white tablecloths. While it closed during summer in days of yore (as if to show it was for locals, not tourists, in this resort city), it’s long been open year-round. A fireplace and warm wood paneling conjure romance in winter and the deck overlooking Lynnhaven River makes it perfect for summer.

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