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Charlie's Cafe

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1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
(757) 625-0824
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great find! Great (free!) entertainment and good food

Went to Charlie's on a friend's recommendation. It is located on Granby Street, a couple of blocks from the bridge crossing the Lafayette River. On the Friday night when we were there, Amy Ferebee, a well-known local singer was performing (no cover charge!) a great variety of blues, folk, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The last time I went one of us got raw hash browns and the other got reconstituted potato bud mashed potatoes. Not the best in town. But very popular.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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71 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went to Charlie's on a friend's recommendation. It is located on Granby Street, a couple of blocks from the bridge crossing the Lafayette River. On the Friday night when we were there, Amy Ferebee, a well-known local singer was performing (no cover charge!) a great variety of blues, folk, and rock, accompanied by a harmonica and other stringed instruments and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I ordered pancakes, eggs and sausage. it was good, pretty average pancakes, ok eggs and good sausage. coffee is good. my husbands side was incorrect, we did not mention it to server. she did not charge us for the addition of blueberries to my pancakes, OR for both of our drinks, which made up for a few minor issues with... More 

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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Really cool local place. Food was good. Food service really slow on a Sunday morning at 11:00 am even though there was no wait to get in.

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Norfolk, VA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is the first time we have been back to Charlies since they moved to there new location , their was no parking to speech of maybe three spaces on busy street and a couple on the dark side street not good the food was fair and a bit over priced for two burgers and chips say for a beer... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My family enjoyed a pizza at the 4100 Granby St Norfolk location of Charlie's. The pizza had thin crust but plenty of soft, tasty crust around the outside. Good pizza and reasonable price. Charlie's is casual, after 5pm often has entertainment, local singer songwriters, open mike night, kararoke, bathtub mimosas, etc. We'll return to try breakfast (offered all day) and... More 

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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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134 reviews 134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
398 helpful votes 398 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: (757) 625-0824

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Californian

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