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O'Sullivan's Wharf

4300 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508-2510
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Ranked #161 of 602 Restaurants in Norfolk
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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42% Recommend
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English first
Henderson, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We sat outside over the water and enjoyed watching ( and feeding) the ducks. Food was delicious, Best hush puppies I have ever had. I ordered fish and chips that were out of this world fresh. It didn't look like much from the outside, but that was just fine once we got inside. Will return.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you want to sit outside overlooking the water, O'Sullivan's Wharf provides the opportunity for casual food and pleasant atmosphere. The inside is also casual, but I thought it could use some spiffing up. The side dining room has large windows for a view and light. The bar is a nice place to gather with friends. The restaurant has a... More

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Newport News
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Stop by this pub After leaving the airport on a business trip. This is a great place for lunch or to tip back a few cold brews. The service is great. And the locals are entertaining. I plan on going back to this place before I go home . Enjoy enjoy enjoy.

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Coldwater, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were here earleir this month (June, 2014). We all has seafood which was delicious all around. Service was good, the atmosphere couldn't be complained about, and the location was alright. Easy to find, seats available, and plenty of food with each meal.

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Reston, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I don't live in the area anymore, but whenever I'm in town I go there for the fried fish sandwich. I think it's Cod, but it's HUGE and is outstanding. Price was very good. This place may not be for everyone, but it definitely has the local flavor of Norfolk and the friendly people. Always a good band to hear... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I love the owners, entertainment, food, and environment. I loved the crab cake ordered for me by a friend. The she crab soup is great! The people here are very friendly and seem to enjoy themselves as well as the music. I like the Greek Salad the best in this place. I highly recommend it.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Had catch of the day (flounder) for dinner, well prepared with a healthy vegetable sauce. Service was OK, friendly staff, nice live music. Not a fancy nor sophisticated place but worth the money.

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Hampton, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Ordered blackened tuna. Got grilled tuna. This is usually okay, but this tuna was well beyond the point where it should've gone in the trash. Took it home for the dog, but it smelled up my car, and not with a fishy smell. Something skanky. But the dog enjoyed it. I guess it beat kibble. Service was good, except for... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This place is on the Elizabeth River edge and has a good menu with great service. The food quality and prices were good; The fish here was great. I had 6 raw oysters that were indicative of the quality and freshness of the rest of the food we ate. We had 4 of us all ordered differently and all thought... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I have been enjoying oysters and shrimp at this place since I was in the Navy 23 years ago. It is first and foremost a bar and hangout for locals and ODU students/staff. I only go there in the summer/fall when I can sit outside. If you can get an outside table, away from the smoke, be prepared for an... More

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