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Green Onion

1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
757-963-1200
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Ranked #59 of 600 restaurants in Norfolk
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 8, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

First time here. My friend and I sat outside and Cathy, our waitress was fantastic ! The food was fresh, to order, and delicious. I will return.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Good menu selection with a lot of local flair. Excellent service and fresh variety of dishes. Comfortable, casual dining set-up. Great space to meet up with friends. On a hot day, settle down with a pitcher of Pomegranate Sangria. Seafood chowder is an excellent starter (to share) or well enjoyed on its own. The Lobster Roll is worth ordering, a... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Just tried this place and it was AWESOME!!! The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was nice! A little too much dressing on my salad, but other than that no complaints!

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Tidewater, VA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Ghent neighborhood in Norfolk, VA has lots of nice restaurants but this is one of my favorites. Try the lobster roll (available on their lunch menu) & sit outside & enjoy the day.

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Norfolk, Virginia
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Green Onion is one of our favorite restaurants in Norfolk's Ghent area. The service is great, food is amazing. If you like mussels, you must try to go on Wednesdays. It's all you can eat mussels, fries, bread, and one glass of wine for a flat price. Enjoy!

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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is among my favorite restaurants in all of Hampton Roads (Coastal Virginia, Tidewater, etc.) Food and service are always excellent. It is a "go to" place when we have guest from out of town. They also have frequent "Wine Tasting Meals" where by reservation you have a multi course meal matched to the wines being presented.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Colley Avenue is always a good place to visit if you're new to Norfolk. The Green Onion has a wonderful menu and the food is always prepared well. They also have a bar area where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine. It can get busy, especially in the Summer but if you plan your visit a little... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Let me say first that the food was delicious and our server was very helpful. We also enjoyed sitting on a comfy couch while we ate. I had the seafood chowder with a side of risotto, my mom had the roasted pork chop, and my brother had the filet mignon, all of which were very well presented and seasoned. Unfortunately,... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Busy night at a neighboring restaurant sent us to The Green Onion, and we weren't disappointed! Had never been, but thoroughly enjoyed wine, salad and a few appetizers (mussels and fried oysters) . Perfect for sharing!!

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San Joaquin Valley California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Had the Scallops. They were very good and perfectly cooked. A great menu with many choices. Casual atmosphere and close to Old Dominion University. (probably 5 minutes by car). Bar on site.

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