Tortilla West, a Mexican restaurant tucked away in West Ghent, is the local favorite for all things Mexican. From the tower-sized nachos to the taco specials on Monday and Tuesday, Tortilla West has quite the following and their loyal customers will be glad to spout off reasons why. Although the restaurant is rather small, the bar more than makes up for space as well as the drink specials (hello happy hour)!
The Ten Top serves up fresh and healthy meals that are great for the office or to take home for dinner. With wraps, soups and salads, you don't have to sacrifice your waistline to eat out at the office. The Ten Top is also extremely convenient making it easy to order for take out or delivery!
A great family and group atmosphere. You are also sure to find a good slice of vegetarian or vegan pizza. Your wait for your food may take a bit, but it will definitely be worth your while. Give Bella's soy cheese pizza a whirl for your taste buds.
A hip, and laid back decor put you right as ease when you first enter. Soon you'll see that Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar gives Norfolk a big heaping taste of New Orleans. The southern styled servings attract a crowd, so be sure to make reservations. The cajun/ creole is some of the finest in downtown Norfolk
A deli that delivers. No really, Bobbie B's literally delivers your order to you. So if you're stuck in the office during lunch, just phone your order in. Of course, if you have the time to come into the deli to sit down and eat, just expect to have to withstand the lunch hour rush. With so many different kind of hoagies to choose from, including the turkey bacon and cheddar roasted turkey bacon and cheddar sprouts and mayo on sourdough, it is definitely worth the the lunch rush.
Tanners Creek is an unimposing restaurant with a friendly staff and quaint feel. The decor is simple, adorned with maps of local spots and nearby towns. The menu is filled with fried fish from salmon, scallops, flounder to mahi mahi. The portions are generous and the price is reasonable which makes a great place for the whole family to dine.
Bodega's motto is pretty simple: "small plates, big drinks." So of course, this Spanish and Mediterranean Tapas establishment will offer wondrous dishes from all over the world. So that means you can and should order anything from mac and cheese, to crab cakes, to shrimp, to whatever your heart's desires.
Borjo Coffeehouse is where you'll likely to find Old Dominion University students and staff. On the menu board, you're also sure to find local roasted coffee selections, fruit smoothies, pastries, breakfast sandwiches, salad wraps, and along with it's support of the the local art and music scene, what coffeehouse would be complete without a great wine selection and beer.
Located near Old Dominion University, there is no shortage of students and faculty craving the perfect college combination; pizza and beer! Sobo's Pizza Kitchen & Ale House has an extensive tap selection with domestic and micro-brew options and the pizza is thin-crusted and handed to you in a large portion. The prices are dirt cheap for the quality of food you get and the atmosphere is fun and laid back.
Run by a father and son team, Snappers Restaurant opened in 2009 to a great reception. Locals and visitors have flocked to try the fresh seafood dishes and weekly specials that are served up daily in this downtown establishment. Try some of the Snapper specialties like Jambalaya and a family recipe of fresh Crab Cakes. The atmosphere is laid back but at times can get rowdy as the bar stays open until 2am on the weekends.
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.
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center
Located in Portsmouth outside of Norfolk, the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel
& Waterfront Conference Center features scenic views of the Elizabeth River. This hotel is charming with a blend of traditional decor and modern amenities. The Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & ...