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Freemason Abbey Restaurant

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209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
757-622-3966
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has...
Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years.
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Visitor rating
  • 179
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Place

Atmosphere is very nice. This is an old church that was tastefully converted to a resturant. Everything we ordered was delicious! I loved the chicken and mushroom soup and the turtle brownie dessert the best! Go here! It is a great experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Meghan C
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Waterford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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397 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Waterford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Atmosphere is very nice. This is an old church that was tastefully converted to a resturant. Everything we ordered was delicious! I loved the chicken and mushroom soup and the turtle brownie dessert the best! Go here! It is a great experience.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had the Smoked Gouda Tenderloin Penne. The meat was soft, the sauce was tasty, and the bread pudding was outstanding. Great great choice.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely atmosphere. Good food and one of the best bread puddings on the planet( my mothers was better). Wild game night on Friday is wild!

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have eaten here many times and the food and service are always top notch. Thursdays is Lobster night. A 1 and one half pounder for $15. They also serve the BEST New York cheesecake I have ever tasted.

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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great ambiance and food was great with nice portions and variety. The she crab soup was amazing.Great atmosphere and would say this is a great place for a special occasion.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food here was amazing... The menu is constantly changing for those who want to try new things. Tried a little bit of everything while I was there, everything was exquisite!! Great taste and presentation... would definitely recommend

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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great ambiance in a historic setting. Food was delicious, customer service excellent. Nice place to have dinner if you are visiting from out of town or for special occasions.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great people. Great surroundings. Great service. Great food. You will not be disappointed with any aspect of your visit.

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Wayne
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was interviewing with an employer whose business was in an area of fast food restaurants and he wanted to take me to lunch (a nice lunch) so I chose Freemason Abbey as it was equidistant for both of us. I have eaten here in the past when my son was a college student (4 years ago) and it is... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Freemason Abbey is never a disappointment. The food is good, great atmosphere, and service is always a pleasant experience. Great value!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-622-3966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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