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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I had the Irish omelet. Fluffiness omelet I've ever had. The corned beef hash was also really tasty. Would definitely go back!

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Long Beach, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I could only give this 4 stars, because although the omelet was indeed the fluffiest, most perfect omelet we had ever tasted, the rest of the breakfast was not so great. The oatmeal was inedible, as were the bananas in the fresh fruit side dish. The biscuit was a little too doughy. The grits were ok, but nothing special. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

OK. So I found this on TripAdvisor and the guy said it was the best breakfast in America. No way I thought. Good, maybe. Terrific, possibly. But, no, now way the best. Hmmmmm. Well, it really might be the best. We found it with the GPS and it is REALLY funky. There is great free parking right on the street... More

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NJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On Granby Street lies a little place called Charlie'c Cafe. We had breakfast there and it was delicious. It is small, maybe 10 tables, but the menu is great, service is good and the food is delicious. Their breakfast menu has so many omelets that it is difficult to decide which one you want. I would love to get back... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Arguably one of the best breakfasts in the country. My first encounter was back in 03 after moving to the Ghent District of Norfolk down on the corner of Princess Anne and Granby. During a recent trip back to Norfolk, I decided to break from my usual Mom's Omelet -- which I've long called among the best omelets ever, anywhere... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great little place for breakfast. This is not a gourmet restaurant, so breakfasts are the thing. Outside of breakfast, who knows what you might find? Eggs are delish, not greasy. Hash browns are also not too greasy. Pancakes and waffles are tops. Jason, the waiter, is top drawer, and the waitresses are mostly very nice. Go for it! I go... More

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Ballston Spa, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Best omelet I have ever had, great chunky salsa on top. The homefries were creamy and the biscuits were good. My friend had a burger and coleslaw, and the coleslaw was purple colored which was weird but she said it tasted good. The waitress kind of sucked, inattentive and didn't tell us about any specials or offer donuts. The food... More

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norfolk,va
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

worst chicken and dumplins ever,better out of a can !!!!where did they get that cook?never again!! can't sat much more saw Guy Feirei on the food channel saying it was wonderful I hope he doesn't review it again because he'd be wasting his time!!!

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Looked forward to having breakfast outside, and having a cocktail with it, but the server that was supposed to set up the tables was late, and the staff said we Had to eat inside, and that their liquor license wouldn't let them serve booze before noon (not their fault, that's fine...) but we sat at the counter, and even though... More

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Denver, Colorado
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98 reviews 98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Just stumbled upon this place for breakfast. Fun ambiance and good food. Great service. I will definately go again.

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Additional Information about Charlie's Cafe

Address: 1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
Phone Number: (757) 625-0824
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Californian

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