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Press 626 Cafe and Wine Bar

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626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507-2010
757-282-6234
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place to meet up

This is a great place to meet up with some girlfriends or go on a date with someone who is also interested in wines. They have a great selection of wines and also have a great small plate menu. The food options are well thought out and offer a unique experience. The bar tender taking care of us was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Brooke B
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Dumfries, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dumfries, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to meet up with some girlfriends or go on a date with someone who is also interested in wines. They have a great selection of wines and also have a great small plate menu. The food options are well thought out and offer a unique experience. The bar tender taking care of us was great... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is fresh and tasty, the chef is creative, and the service is EXCELLENT. It can get busy on the weekends, so make sure to book reservations to avoid a wait (though the wait would likely be worth it).

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crittenden,virginia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Got there at 11;00 and already a crowd, and I can see why, the food and drinks were great. I had the poinsetta drink first and then the pumkin stuffed french toast with a cranberry compost on top, it came with roasted hash brown potatoes. We both enjoyed our meal and the waitress was wonderful.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We went on a Tuesday and everything seemed to be a "special". The bottle of wine was $15.00, a glass of wine was half price the only expensive drink was the single malt Scotch at $12.00! The small plates were buy one and get one for half price and then there was the burger special! Everything was well prepared and... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a little bistro I found with a Google search for Restaurants Near Me when I was in unfamiliar territory, downtown Norfolk Virginia after a doctor's appointment. Press 626 was within walking distance from "My Location." Press 626 is a small place that looks like it could have been someone's home in a prior life but today is a... More 

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virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My wife and I ate lunch at Press recently for our first visit. It is a quaint and funky place with unusual menu choices and a large wine inventory. We had a good time, the service was friendly and my tomato soup and cubana sandwich was terriffic.

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Northern Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Arrived on a Friday around 6 pm and the friendly server told us about their happy hour specials -- half price glasses of wine and discounted small plates, buy one get a second half price. This turned out to be the perfect dinner option for us as we enjoyed perfectly prepared scallops and salsa, delicious rich gnocchi and a separate... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We went on Christmas Eve for lunch and they opened at 12 pm instead of 11 am. I got there at 11:15, and it was pouring. They let me come in and wait for my friend, and gave us some water while we waited for noon to hit. We ordered some coffee, which they served in a french press pot.... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was the second time I have tried 626, and I will never go back. First of all our table was the worst ..it was right by the door, had three other tables too close around us, right by the hostess station and right by the bar. It was so loud that we could barely hear each other. We ordered... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Fab wines, build your own salad menu which is AWESOME for lunch! Amazing grilled cheese and soups too. Very cool old house converted into a restaurant. The owners are wonderful and I have been to several charity events there. The wine list is VERY fine tuned and I have yet to have a wine I did not like. Just a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-282-6234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?