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Sunset Grill

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1525 Bayville St, Norfolk, VA 23503-1060
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Epsom, NH
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told to choose our seats and got drinks almost immediately. The bartender was very helpful with recommendations and let my husband sample a local beer from the bar. I ordered chicken tenders and he got the seafood platter. Decent amount of food for the price. The tartar sauce was unique in that it was smooth not chunky and... More 

Thank Meredith S
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

You might refer to the Sunset Grill as a 'hole in the wall' and as with many such places this was a gem. Really good food, attentive service, friendly folks, and the night we were there a lone guitarist was playing and singing quietly. I hate loud music while I'm eating, so it was nice.

Thank LivinInVA
Norfolk, Virginia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Never seen anyone like this owner Kathy. The Soup Nazi lives on ! Yells at only worker in kitchen. Yells at young Navy guy that he can't switch to a different mix drink when reordering. Thought this was America !! Asked her about Nachos, she barks at me, the best u will ever had ! Wrong The Worst I've Ever... More 

Thank david f
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The owner, Kathy, greets us as long lost friends with each visit. The food is delicious and service is fantastic. It is a local small restaurant but the atmosphere, inside and out on the deck are special. We stop everytime we are going to the beach as sort of our kickoff for the beach.

Thank Gary M
Mons, Belgium
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently moved to the area and wanted to try somewhere local with a few of our friends. It took us awhile to find a seat and no one seemed to care if we found a seating arrangement or not. Our drinks came relatively quickly, but our food took quite awhile to arrive, although the food was... More 

Thank Sarah H
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat here on a whim and we are so glad we did! The owner spoke to us about how little the seafood is handled before she gets it to your table, coming direct from the fishermen to her kitchen. Their portions are large and their food is flavorful. I did wish they offered a little less deep... More 

Thank Joseph D
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at this small neighbourhood restaurant right by the water. The outdoor deck has a nice view, but it was a chilly, damp day so we were glad to sit indoors. Two of us had fish and chips, lightly breaded and perfectly fried, not oily, very tasty. Another of us enjoyed excellent coconut shrimp. Service is friendly, and... More 

Thank stitcheroo1
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We were traveling through Virginia and met our nephew here for dinner. 3 of us had the fried fish and 1 had the shrimp...it was all very good. This is definitely a locals place and they do offer live music which was good. Service was good and everyone was friendly.

Thank Mike B
Norfolk, Virginia
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474 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a great Norfolk place where sailors and locals gather. Because I'd a sailing event, the parking lot was full. Looks a little shabby and our guests commented on the uncomfortable seats. My fish and chips were well-prepared and tasty and one of the cheaper things on the menu. I was satisfied but not amazed. I liked the setting... More 

Thank Robert B
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

You can drive or sail your boat to this great waterside restaurant, which you may not have ever noticed on East Oceanview Drive. While the building on the dock is small and quaint, the heart of the place is big! When the owner/chef came out to make sure everything was tasty, it was obvious that she is well known and... More 

Thank on-the-go-gal2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Bayville St, Norfolk, VA 23503-1060
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-588-1255

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