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Featuring trattoria-style Italian fare, Varia serves as a combination lounge, piano bar and tasting room with a luxe atmosphere and unequaled wine selection. Located on the second floor of the new Hilton Norfolk The Main, Varia was designed with a luxe interior complete with an open kitchen, reclaimed chandeliers from the historic Cavalier Hotel in nearby Virginia Beach, and two hidden "speakeasy" inspired private dining rooms.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service. Very accommodating with my dairy allergy. Very friendly. The restaurant was amazing and made my birthday weekend even better.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had great food and fantastic service by Micah Ann. We were placed at a table right under the AC and it was so cold. Micah Ann graciously moved us ams continued her incredible service. The octopus was delicious, was the chopped salad, short rib...pappardelle pasta, and salmon piccata. I’ve had good food here before, and tonight I also had great service.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What can I say…. from the first time I called to make my reservation to arriving with my close friends, to the service to finally leaving was an AMAZING. I LOVED Micah ann. She stayed on top of everything from beginning to end. Super thorough...and made sure my friends and I enjoyed our time. Honestly, when I come back I hope I can always have her as my server. Super relatable and her timing and memory to remember everything we said was impeccable. She went out of her way to make a special request from the chefs about an egg, which was super minuscule but she did it anyways! I LOVED her I couldn’t say anything more that could describe my experience. You just have to go and see for yourself. She deserves a RAISE for how professional and outstanding she was. 20/10 experience and only because of her. Our host that night was amazing as well! He was very helpful and kind by the way. I visited on September 16th evening and I can’t wait to go back!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a busy day and we stopped in for quick bite. Micah Ann waited on us and gave us the most excellent service! We had pizza for ladies night and it was delicious. Thanks Micah Ann for making it a nice end to a long...day.!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have a reservation at Vaira when we arrived. We were seated at a side table which could have been uncomfortable. Logan made it a perfect night for us. He was polite, funny and very responsive to anything that we asked of him....The food was amazing. Logan’s skills as a server as well as Rasheen’s kindness made it a perfect night. This morning Carly continued our positive dining experience with outstanding service at breakfast.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Micah Ann had an amazing customer service was very attentive. She was so sweet an set the standard on provided great service with smile. She took our guest friends allergies seriously made sure we were taking care of.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Micah Ann was wonderful. She did an awesome job!! She was very attentive and made sure that the party was a success..

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Varia last night and it was beyond amazing. The atmosphere was magical, the food was fabulous, the service amazing and the singer was out of this world. The gentleman who was the singer (sang Frank Sinatra songs). Frank would be so proud....YOU MUST DINE AT THIS PLACE YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!!!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great, food was amazing, Tanner was one of servers and made sure we were all having a good time and were well taken care of. I would definitely recommend Varia for a dinner or an event.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and food. Tanner, Ben and Andy were very attentive. On top of their game! Food was delicious. Great drinks. Love the decor.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Larry E
May 11, 2019|
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Thank you both for taking the time to recognize the service provided by our staff. Servers who have their name mentioned in a 5 star review receive special prizes, and appreciate that their guests took the time to... More
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October 12, 2018|
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Frequently Asked Questions about Varia

Yes, Varia offers takeout services.

Varia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5