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8370 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2540
757-587-8185
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Regular size chicken

I visited Pollard's for the first time a few weeks ago. I had been hearing about it by word of mouth and tv. I ordered a 2 piece combo with mac n cheese and green beens. I must say it was good. It wasn't greasy and had a good coating and flavor to it. The pieces are a bit small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
CJ_TXgirl
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I visited Pollard's for the first time a few weeks ago. I had been hearing about it by word of mouth and tv. I ordered a 2 piece combo with mac n cheese and green beens. I must say it was good. It wasn't greasy and had a good coating and flavor to it. The pieces are a bit small... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Ordered a pork BBQ dinner and sandwich. Didn't drain the BBQ & the bread was so wet it was like pudding and green beans were full of salt. It tasted like brine. The BBQ was full of grease in the dinner. Probably a slotted spoon would of helped. I called them and they were disinterested in my issue concerning my... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I was craving fish and decided to stop at Pollard's since it's in my area & you can get take out. Service was very friendly and prompt. I didn't have to wait that long at all, even though they were taking phone orders & there was at least 4 other people in there. I ordered off the Value menu and... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One person taking orders, should of realized when I saw 5 people sitting waiting for orders!Waited 15/20 mins for order. We got order to go chicken was dry, sides were 3 tablespoons of slop! Never again!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Absolutely amazing, I love Pollard's Chicken! Don't waste money on these fast food places, mom and pops is the way to go. Great food, real food. Cheap prices! One meal with a drink was only $5.60! Also, they have cobblers and pies! OMG! I almost died. Eat at Pollard's Chicken, get yourself some real southern food.

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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

They have the best chicken made in the city of Norfolk. Very great atmosphere and the food is awsome. If you want to taste a real home made brownie buy theirs food is great.

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Saco, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

One of the things I miss most about living in the Tidewater area of Virginia is Pollard's Chicken. Okay, so the dining rooms aren't the greatest, but I'm going to tell you the chicken is orgasmic. My mom was one helluva cook, and the chicken in Pollards is darn near her fried chicken. They wait until it's ordered, cook it... More 

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dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Unfortunately I needed to use Pollard's Catering for a funeral not a tailgate or social party. Howerver Inez took very good care of us at the Tidewater Drive location. The food was prepared perfectly and stayed crisp and warm the entire afternoon. We had a combination of Fried Chicken/BBQ and Tenders which were all very good. However the side dishes... More 

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Norfolk, Va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

For fried chicken - this is the place to go. Service can sometimes be slow, but the quality of food makes it worth the wait, especially if you want to do a large quantity. We ordered from a non-Pollards once - not once - and the chicken was greasy and burned.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Pollard's has been around for decades and has some of the best Chicken in town! Their food is always fresh, hot & delicious. They offer a good selection of sides and some other items such as fish and BBQ Pork & Chicken. They are famous for their Puffs (fried biscuits). One of our favorites is their Fried Chicken Liver Dinners!... More 

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Address: 8370 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2540
Phone Number: 757-587-8185
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk

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  • Address: 8370 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2540
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-587-8185

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