147 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 222 0431
For a taste of authentic Italian fare, visit The Vineyards Trattoria and Pizzeria. Their menu features a range of dishes that will complement their extensive wine collection. Begin your meal with a filling salad or Brushetta made of focaccia bread garnished with red onions, tomatoes, garlic basil and olive oil, rendering it a tangy taste. For your main course try out any of their pastas, which are a delectable blend of herbs, spices and richly mixed with sauces. Select from their list of red or white wines, which are predominantly Italian labels. On Tuesdays couples can enjoy a special romantic night, replete with a tantalizing meal for two and an ambiance that will add to the mood.
219 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 627 2896
Established in 2010, 219 an American Bistro offers tantalizing American cuisine in its sophisticated ambiance. Guests can gorge on appetizing fares of Alfredo pasta, steaks, fries, crab cakes, scallops, burgers, meatloaf and more. Alcohol lovers can avail of their happy hours, functional on weekdays from 3p to 6:30p. Covered in hues of red and brown, with yellow lighting illuminating it, this place gives out a vibe of elegance. On weekends, guests can drop in for a deletable brunch fare. Located in downtown Norfolk, amidst various tourist spots, this restaurant is an apt place to take a relaxing break from your touring of the city.
333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 804 625 5483
Popular across the city for its lively event schedule, the Bait Shack is a frequent nightlife destination for hundreds of party lovers who come here to have a gala time. The club invites well-known local and international DJs to spice up nights with foot tapping tunes. Apart from that, the Bait Shack also hosts theme parties, reunions and other events on its premises. Call ahead to know more.
Located at Prince Books in downtown Norfolk, Leaping Lizard Cafe offers shop goers gourmet sandwiches and soups without having to venture out of literary heaven. The sandwiches consist of fresh ingredients like avocado, mushroom and artichoke and tuna salad all made fresh daily for the best tasting lunch. Grab a book and relax while you take in a good story and good food.
999 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 623 6434
A quaint cafe, Crema is located in downtown Norfolk. Great choices in coffee and breakfast specials that include frittata or breakfast sandwiches make it a worthwhile spot to swing by in the morning. Then show back up in the afternoon and feast on dishes like the turkey burger, Itlalian wedding soup, or maybe a grilled cheese sandwich.
333 Waterside Dr Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 622 9464
Most patrons know exactly what to expect from their local Hooters - big TVs to watch the games on, a good selection of greasy bar food and, of course, the Hooters girls themselves, decked out in the distinctive orange outfits. There is a full bar, with all the usual beers on tap, and patrons can indulge in huge salads, hot wings (at varying levels of heat), tasty burgers and sandwiches. Hooters also has regular events and parties; check the website for more details.
124 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 624 1906
Hell's Kitchen is as much a concept as it is a restaurant - it is a hip, edgy bar which also serves cuisine that is halfway between restaurant fare and bar food. The prices are decently reasonable - there is a creamy chicken and broccoli alfredo and a hearty sirloin, all for under USD15, as well as a selection of starters, sandwiches and salads for less that USD10. They recently introduced a vegan menu, and there is a selection of daily desserts to choose from. There is live music nightly and the beer selection is above the norm.
Extremely popular with the downtown and college professor lunch crowd, this small cafe has built quite a reputation for going above and beyond the norm. With sandwiches like turkey, cranberry and brie or fresh broccoli and cheese soup, you can't go wrong with this gourmet hot spot. Their catering menu and service has garnered rave reviews with people and apparently can't be beat in the city of Norfolk.
244 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 622 5544
Gators Sports Bar is a great place to gather some friends and watch the big games - it is also family-friendly so families can enjoy a meal together, in a friendly setting decked out in sports memorabilia. The food is standard sports bar fare, with big burgers, sandwiches and wraps; there are nightly deals, such as all-you-can-eat-shrimp and the kids' menu has something for most kids to enjoy. Call for more details.
245 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 626 3100
This cute lounge has plenty of personality where it lacks space - here, patrons can order a delicious selection of tapas, washed down with a choice of beer, or a tasty cocktails. The tapas list is varied and includes the very simple - hummus and pita bread - to the more complex in flavor - grilled beef and goat cheese stack, with a blackberry reduction. The cocktails are strong and reasonably priced and the staff are extremely friendly and hospitable. Call for reservations.
Velvet is an elegant restaurant and lounge, where meals are
paired with drinks. The decor is modern and contemporary with deep red and orange walls and bar. The service is fast and friendly, so stop in with some friends ...
Originally located in New York City, Blackfinn Restaurant and Saloon
manages to channel both an old time New York Saloon and an Irish Pub at the same time. With its mahogany and white tablecloth interior, Blackfinn is a landmark. ...
Granby Theater is a live music venue inside a renovated
1915 movie and vaudeville theater. You can catch local bands and unforgettable performances. There is a dress policy, so dress to impress and don't wear sneakers.