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Monastery Restaurant

443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
757-625-8193
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Ranked #78 of 608 Restaurants in Norfolk
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chesapeake
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Decided to stop here with my fiance after seeing an opera at the Harrison Opera House. We were first served bread with cheese which was very good. I ordered their vegetarian pasta dish and my fiance ordered filet mignon. My pasta consisted of a bunch of tomatoes and not enough pasta. It was pretty bland, but edible with a generous... More

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virginia, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I recently enjoyed my first experience at the Monastery. I went with 2 others and we each had a different thing on the menu so we could try a more menu items. Everything I put in my mouth was delicious! The waiter was informative and helpful with all the menu items. I would look at their website beforehand so see... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place was a surprise and then some! For Norfolk. Where trendy eateries come and go, this place was such a surprise! My husband found out about it from a friend. At the top of Granby St. downtown, it can be a little hard to find and parking is not easy...but...so worth the effort. You enter through small swinging doors... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The inside of the restaurant is "old-worldly" and intimate. Wanting to start our dinner with a cocktail, we asked for a drink menu. We discovered there wasn't a drink menu or a bartender or a full bar for that matter. The "full bar" consisted of some brown alcohol, some white alcohol, a few fruit brandies and some mixers. The drinks... More

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Washington, D.C.
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were in Norfolk to see a concert at Chrysler Hall--the Monastery Restaurant is just a short walk away. As my husband grew up with Viennese food, we were happy to find this restaurant with THREE different kinds of goulash and knoedels--Austrian fruit dumplings. Not as good as mom used to make, of course, but scrumptious and a real treat.... More

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Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

A few years ago, we used to come here often before heading to the symphony. The restaurant was always packed; the food, hot and delicious. My husband and I recently came for a date night at eight o'clock on a Friday night. The place was deserted. It was a bit weird. One couple came in, sat down, took a look... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Romantic little spot. Great for a date. Good food, desserts and wine.Nice decor and atmosphere.Try the chicken paprikash.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the Monastery last night as part of Restaurant week in Norfolk Virginia. We have dined here occasionally over the years and most of our visits have been enjoyable. On this occasion our dining experience was mixed at best. As requested we made a reservation for dinner and arrived on time and were seated... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of my favorites. Eastern European (Hungarian and Czech) dishes are not standard fare so this place is a nice change. Everything is freshly prepared and the staff and owners always make you feel like you are family.

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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I stopped by here for dinner while on a business trip, based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. I'm glad I paid these guys a visit; had no idea the owner would actually be in the kitchen preparing my meal from scratch (or that the guy actually bakes his own bread, too). It felt less like a restaurant and more like... More

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Additional Information about Monastery Restaurant

Address: 443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
Phone Number: 757-625-8193
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: European, Eclectic, International

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