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1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
757-963-1200
Website
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The food was good but...

We have heard rave reviews about this place. The place is small and very dark and very loud. Service was very slow. The food was very, very, good. But... I had the Lobster Roll and it came with a small serving of melted butter. I asked for more and she came back about 5 - 8 minutes later and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Golfsunnut
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Virginia Beach, VA
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Virginia Beach, VA
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We have heard rave reviews about this place. The place is small and very dark and very loud. Service was very slow. The food was very, very, good. But... I had the Lobster Roll and it came with a small serving of melted butter. I asked for more and she came back about 5 - 8 minutes later and brought... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very nice place with great people. Menu is various and so different like other same restaurant. The waitress was pleasant and friendly.

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White Plains, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

First, the better part of our review. The food was very good; my wife and I shared the mussels as an appetizer which were delicious. Sweet, tasty, and the wine and onion broth was very good. Our main courses were likewise good; for me the duck main course which was excellent and for my wife the gnocchi pasta which she... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Four of us chose this restaurant because No Frill Bar and Grill next door was packed. The menu looked so promising, with lots of gourmet overtones, but nothing was very satisfying. Very skimpy appetizers at $12 and entree portions were also very sparse -- Grildled Halloumi appetizer was a joke. My fillet mignon at $32 was properly cooked, but not... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have visited Green Onion many times over the years-- frequently for mussels. On a recent visit the mussels were just average-- a little smelly but most were OK. The service was good. The restaurant suffers in the winter from being rather cold-- lots of glass on two sides.

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Waverly Hall, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Service was very friendly, and there was a reasonable drink selection including wines, beer and mixed drinks. We were there for a late lunch, and the menu was a bit limited, but included some tasty options. I ordered the portobello burger, and split an arugula and brie salad with my daughter, and both were very good.

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Kahalu u, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Popped in for a quick bite last night. Was very disappointed. Wait staff was friendly - no complaints there. Ordered Tomato Bisque. Soup usually comes with bread as standard. No bread. We asked and were told we had to order bread separately, which we did. It took 20 mins to arrive by which time the soup was gone! Bread and... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Check the menu online before you go. Brunch is way overpriced for what you get. Obviously not a favorite with us

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Suffolk, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The menu had a good variety of interesting offerings, making selection difficult. However, we were pleased with our choices ... delicious food and reasonably priced. Nice outdoor patio for agreeable weather.

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Norfolk, Virginia
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Green Onion is one of my favorite casual restaurants with upscale New American/Country French cuisine. Lunch features unique turns on salads, soups and sandwiches. Their spinach salad with scallops is excellent and their frites with sandwiches are magnifique! Dinner includes great mussels, scallops, oyster and fried green tomato apps and the seafood and meat entrees vary from scallops, salmon and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-963-1200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?