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All 616 Norfolk Restaurants

Monastery Restaurant

443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
757-625-8193
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Ranked #62 of 616 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
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I went after a show at the Chrysler Hall. We were worried that we didn't have a reservation, but it was no problem. The staff was wonderful. I had the lamb special, my husband the schnitzel. Both were wonderful. For those accustomed to the HUGE American portions we've been raised on, might feel cheated. The Europeans don't... More 

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Norfolk VA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Went there for dinner December 23rd. I had the Vennison Saurbraten and my wife had a Gulash and both were excellent. Great place to dine on a chilly night.

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Chesapeake
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 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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Senior Contributor
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
50 helpful votes 50 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 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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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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