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3248 East Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA
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Ranked #7 of 604 Restaurants in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

OK so a lot about this place is idiosyncratic to say the least - the odd opening times, the lack of parking and the rather unusual location - but it is so worth putting yourself out a little bit! Get there early. Excellent wine list, attentive but not overbearing waitresses, they did rally good value, large portions for our children... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a small, quaint Italian restaurant on East Ocean View Ave. in Norfolk. There are only about 12 tables/booths for dining, as well as a full service bar. The entire staff is not only friendly, but attentive and full of hustle. As soon as a table emptied the waitresses and staff would have the table cleared and clean for... More

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

From the street, it may look like no one's inside, but don't be fooled. Even on a Tuesday night when we decided to give it a try, the place was full of satisfied diners. The staff were very friendly, the decor was pleasantly modern, and the food was good. We'd go there again.

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Mathews, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

By the looks of it reminds me of one of the buildings in the Fan in Richmond. We were recommended this restaurant by our daughter and a former waitress. We were cordially greeted at the door and received excellent service from our waitress. My husband ordered Italian sausage and spaghetti and I ordered eggplant parmesan. We were not disappointed. Everything... More

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were passing through Norfolk on our way to OBX and after looking at the review on trip advisor we decided to try Razzo's for dinner. The outside doesn't look like much, but don't be fooled the food was delicious. I had the stuffed eggplant and my husband had veal parm and we really enjoyed the meal. The place is... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Razzo’s was a pleasant surprise. It has a small dining room and looks a little “worn down” from the outside, but looks are deceiving in this case. Our dinner was absolutely delicious! The roasted garlic appetizer was generously portioned and offered a wonderful variety of tomatoes and peppers and tangy goat cheese. The Fettuccine Alfredo with shrimp was scrumptious. The... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had dinner and we got the barbecue shrimp that was excellent, the veg lazagna and the papardelle with shrimp. Both dishes were good but they smothered in sauce. Overall good, but could have been great!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We were in Norfolk for one night before hitting the bridge for Chesapeake area. I read the reviews and decided to try this place. At first we thought we had made a mistake. The menu is NOT adventurous at all. Like every Italian restaurant you have ever been in. Lasagne, meatball subs, pasta with Bolognese sauce, you know the drill.... More

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217 reviews 217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Razzo is a small restaurant with a loyal clientele made up mostly of people who live in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Having been warned that the restaurant can fill up quickly, we got there at 5:00 pm. Within 30 minutes the dining area and the bar had almost no seating left. The food style is like home cooking... More

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Austin, Texas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Staying at the Norfolk Airport we were looking for a good place to eat without going into downtown Norfolk. Happened upon Razzo, which is about five miles away from airport area. Absolutely great! This is a small location with approximately 15 -20 tables, so get there early. Service was outstanding. Wine list was reasonable despite not offering a great selection.... More

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