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Salacia Virginia Beach

Oceanfront Virginia Beach Restaurant Steak and Seafood With Modern Flavor

Wine Spectator Best of Award of ExcellenceNestled along the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront, inside the Hilton Hotel, Salacia Prime Seafood & Steaks offers an incredible food and wine experience overlooking the ocean. Using the most premium cuts of meat sourced from local farms and seasonal seafood, Executive Chef Dan Elinan creates modern coastal cuisine. Enjoy mouthwatering steaks, local catch right of the docks, our craft butchery, and the best Chesapeake Bay oysters. And we are the only Virginia Beach steakhouse to serve Japanese A5 Wagyu beef.
Enjoy a truly fine dining experience in our upscale eatery with a fireplace, soaring ceilings and a warm coastal vibe. Take in views of the Atlantic Ocean from our private veranda, a rare find on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Salacia also offers an exceptional wine list and sommeliers to help you pair your food with that perfect pour.
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  • Dan Elinan, Executive Chef at Salacia
    Chef Manager Hotel General Manager Team
    Dan Elinan | Chef
    The passion and pride Executive Chef Dan Elinan exhibits in his professional career makes him a formidable presence within any culinary scene. Chef Elinan draws inspiration from the cultural influences of his local surroundings to create dishes that make him one of Virginia Beachs' most talented culinary leaders, as well as an instrumental part of Catch 31 and Salacia, at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
    Chef Elinan made the decision to pursue a career in culinary - blending his budding interest and growing knowledge of the industry and enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America in 1995. He has seen much success since then and has worked in many of the nation's premier establishments including Daniel (NYC), Le Bernadin (NYC), The French Laundry and Normans (Orlando). After an 18 month working stint in southern China his travels abroad led him to central Europe where Chef Dan held positions as Executive Chef in Budapest and Prague.
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    Chef Manager Hotel General Manager Team
    Richard Slutter | Hotel General Manager
    A native of Buffalo, NY, Richard began his hospitality career as a Dining Room Manager at the AAA 4 Diamond Bavarian Inn and Lodge in Shepherdstown, WV. Soon after Richard became the Sommelier at Erna's Elderberry House in Oakhurst, California one of the country's finest Forbes 5 Star restaurants and home to one of the state's largest and finest wine programs.
    Richard has overseen wine programs for Park Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton and at the prestigious Hotel du Pont in Wilmington Delaware. From 2012-2014 Richard was a Sommelier at the Mid-Atlantic Food and Wine Festival where he was a speaker at its signature event the 1000pt Tasting. A frequent lecturer on Wine & Spirits; he has served as adjunct faculty at Delaware Community College and hosted over 75 wine dinners and programs.
    Richard holds certifications from the Society of Wine Educators and the American Academy of Wine. He currently serves as the General Manager and Director of Food & Beverage at the acclaimed Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront; where he oversees three restaurant outlets including Salacia Prime Steaks and Seafood; the only AAA 4 Diamond Steakhouse in Virginia Beach.
  • "The outdoor seating is perfect for a romantic meal on the beach and our waiter Michael was excellent as always. This is easily my favorite restaurant in VA beach." - OpenTable
  • "Service was outstanding and meals were mouth wateringly great. Best filet I've had this year. The wine selection was the best." - OpenTable
  • "First, I was completely blown away by the romantic seating at the table. The breeze was lovely, the sound of the ocean amazing and the decor topped off the experience. Great menu." - OpenTable
  • "Our second time dining at Salacia and it was even better this time! Great view from the outdoor dining area, very quiet, and at sunset it's very romantic. The food was delicious." - JewelsC, OpenTable
  • "We've dined here two nights in the last 8 days and have been blown away both times. The service, atmosphere and the food were what you'd find in a great restaurant in the big city. Filet was perfect and Foie Gras Butter was wonderful. A MUST do for any foodie visiting Virginia Beach." - OpenTable
  • "EXCELLENCE, defined, WOW . . . What can I say about this place? I have never been to a place that I was treated so nice, called by name, and treated like fame. We were the stars, and I think everyone in the restaurant felt the same way, Tom seemed to make sure of this. We loved his wine recommendation and the food was absolutely awesome!" - OpenTable