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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
(757) 627-4163
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Ranked #24 of 613 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
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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've lost count with how MANY times we have visited Doumars, everything is excellent. From the service to food and the THICK shakes, all of it, YUUUUM!!! You can't lose with Doumars! Of course we're going to return, why wouldn't we!

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Chesapeake
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Old school style dining... That never goes out of style.. I love the waffle cones, they're delicious. I get that with a scoop of strawberry ice cream. I usually order the bacon, egg, ham and cheese sandwich. "That's an All-star by itself.. The french fries are a Golden miracle... Be sure to try the Lime made drink with a cherry... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Doumars is a landmark in Norfolk. I've been eating at Doumars for over 30 years. Love their small, but perfect cheeseburgers (cheese on both sides!!). Homemade Limeaids (light on the syrup for me:) are also great. And I always say I'm not going to get one, but a hot fudge cake is a must. Hot fries, Carolina style BBQ, milkshakes...need... More 

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Denton, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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