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“ok food, very poor service” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Norfolk Tap Room

Norfolk Tap Room
101 Granby Street, Ste 100, Norfolk, VA 23510
+1 757-961-0896
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Ranked #56 of 580 Restaurants in Norfolk
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Gastropub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Craft beers, gourmet burgers, local seafood and live entertainment in a classic downtown Norfolk setting.....
Norfolk, Virginia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“ok food, very poor service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

we ended up at trilogy accidentally (thinking another restaurant was in that location) but as it was on our 'list', we decided to stay. the caramel brie and Caesar salad appetizers were very good but then our waitress decided not to visit our table for a very long spell until our entrees were ready. then it took another several minutes to flag her down to get another fork and despite our being ready to order more drinks, she appeared too busy to take the order. the crabcakes were decent but the ny strip was not as appealing. the bourbon peppercorn sauce was enjoyable but it was ruined by the 'medium rare' steak i ordered that came out tough and chewy since it was cooked to medium well. overall, the food wasn't bad but not worth the price and the service was bad enough to drag the whole experience down.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Norfolk, VA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Why don't we eat here more often.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We revisited Trilogy during Norfolk Restaurant Week, and wondered aloud why we had waited so long to come back. We understand that restaurants put on a good show during restaurant week, but Trilogy has always been outstanding. Starting with cockails at the bar while we waited for our table, right through dessert, everything was delicious, served exactly as requested, and at the correct temperature. Specials should not be missed! Fantastic She Crab Soup and a Caesar Salad served with beef tartar crostini! Rockfish and Bassa that melt in your mouth. Yummy.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Must dine here in downtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

This place has excellent food in a nice historic dimly lit building. The food and staff are very hospitable. This place has a nice martini list and is a good stop before or after dinner if you don't dine here. One of closest walks if staying at marriottt waterside

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Norfolk, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Yumm!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Quiet and cozy. The dinners are very good, the staff is attentive and the wine list is decent.Food is slightly more than your chain restaurants but the quality is far superior.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Quiet night, Great Cocktails”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I chose to visit this restaurant after I had seen other positive reviews here on TripAdvisor. The menu, wine and beer list also played a part. The Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin App was cooked exactly as I asked. There was an issue with one of the drinks, but when mentioned it to the server, it was immediately taken care of with professionalism and courtesy. The owner was also in and stopped by to chat several times throughout the night. Would go back there again, if I was in the area.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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