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No Frill Bar and Grill

806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
757-627-4262
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Ranked #3 of 602 Restaurants in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: American, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Marietta, Georgia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This place is a bit on the funky side - funny servers, colorful people abound there. Food was great, promptly served, and I left both satisfied and smiling. My companion likes off the beaten path places and this one qualified. Given the full parking lot a lot of the locals regard this as one of their favorite lunch spots. We... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Can't go wrong with this place. We ordered four meals and all four of us said that we would order the same again. Had the pumpkin ale draft for five bucks, can't beat it. We'll definitely be back!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Overall great dining experience. No wait at 8pm on a Saturday. Energetic waitress, greated us and helped us sort our meal choices. Her recommendations were spot on. Food came at exactly the right intervals. Drinks, Appetizer, and main meals allowing us to enjoy our company. Never felt rushed and enjoyed the cozy atmosphere. Definitely would come back again.

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Hampton, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Doing some shopping in Norfolk, and based on the reviews we chose No Frills. Maybe the best choice in a while. We started off with the Drunken Cheese Bread. Amazing! My wife had the Funky Chicken, and I had the Scallops, Shrimp, and Italian Sausage Pasta. Both were excellent! They also had a great beverage selection. My wife had a... More

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Really enjoyed dinner here with friends. The portions are large, the food is wonderful. The hummus and artichoke dip appetizers are tremendous. This place deserves the outstanding reviews. I'll go again.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Spotswood Burger is and continues to be one of the best sandwiches I have ever had at this restaurant. We have eaten here many times in the past and will continue to do so. The quality never changes. It is always good. I have my sights on the club sandwich next time.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Came to Va. Beach to visit my sister and wanted to take her to lunch we found No Frills Bar and Grill. We ordered salads that could feed 2 people!! Prices were really good! Our salads were wonderful and our waitress was super nice!! A must go to place when I come back!!

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Round Rock, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

OK, I'm not from the Atlantic seaboard. When I'm there, I have a preference for blue crabs (in season) and crab cakes. I couldn't get past the Crab Cake Benedict on the brunch menu. Neither could my wife and son. So what? It was excellent! No Frill scored high on service, atmosphere, people watching, easy parking and really great food.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I saw all the reviews and I decided to give this a shot. We had burger and seafood. Both of them were great. We went there for the second time and I decided to choose from sandwiches. It was not as good as I expected. There was no taste in it whatsoever. This place is pretty crowded most of the... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've been here multiple times for lunch and dinner, and always needed a box to take back the rest because portions are huge (and the prices are reasonable). I always liked the food I had for lunch and dinner. Then I went for brunch. That was way better than lunch and dinner IMO. I had the Philly Cheese Steak Omelette... More

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