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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
(757) 627-4163
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Ranked #27 of 610 Restaurants in Norfolk
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Denton, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you are an old fashioned drive-in fan, this is the place for you in Norfolk, VA! Drive-in perfection..car hops and all. Great old fashioned burgers, sandwiches, fries and ice cream. They make their own waffle cones here as well on a super old cone making machine. I like everything about this place including going in to order just to... More

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Central Square, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

it was the best freshest ice cream cone because they make them onsite as you come in. and the butter pecan icream is the best. I loved the story about the father making the idea of the waffle cone to be a holder for the icecream and their original waffle makers are still inuse outside the restrauant . I didn't... More

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Nelson, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped in for lunch while visiting our son service was fast the food was good and the ice cream even better if I lived there I would be a regular

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Found this place on accident after a concert. Food was cheap (two sandwiches and fries for $9), service was fast, everything tasted good (fries were lackluster though, I'd say just skip them).

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Norfolk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A Norfolk tradition featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. It fills all 3 categories. Don't skip the limeade or waffle cones.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Considering how busy this place gets, we figured it would be pretty good. It was just okay. They are super busy so, understandably, our order took some time (we walked in). We ordered fries and two chocolate shakes. For the price I was amazed at how few fries we received, and I mean really very few fries, and they were... More

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Norfolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have lived in Norfolk Virginia since 1982. I now consider myself a local. Early on, while expoloring our new city after our move from West Virginia to Virginia in 1982 we discovered Doumar's. One of the country's remaining drive ins this place evokes the feelings of a time gone by in an atmosphere that can only be called nostaglic.... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Everybody hears about Doumar's original ice cream cone machine. First of all, you're likely to find just as much nostalgic diner ambiance by visiting a Silver Diner and the food at Silver Diner is, as I recall from visiting one a coupla years ago, far more wholesome, filling, and tasty -- and much better priced. Regarding the infamous original ice... More

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New York City
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were in Norfolk for a long weekend and went there several times. Doumar's is a throw back to the 1950's and it is wonderful. It should be part of everyone's experience while visiting Norfolk. The pork sandwiches are very good. They are inexpensive and filling. But what is wonderful is the true drive-in experience. Pull in to the car-hop... More

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Pulaski, Va.
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Friends, I love this place. It you crave simple, delicious fare prepared fast and with a smile, this is the destination in the tidewater. I had my standard: cheeseburger, fries, and a chocolate shake. It was excellent. I only wish these good people would open a companion restaurant in southwest Virginia.

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Additional Information about Doumar's

Address: 1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
Phone Number: (757) 627-4163
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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