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No Frill Bar and Grill

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806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
+1 757-627-4262
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I go here quite frequently, for lunch and dinner, and were pleasantly surprised to find they do brunch on Sunday as well. A special brunch menu is available, along with their full menu! Yes we had Mac & cheese along with our French toast and breakfast tacos, it was awesome!

Thank Kathleen S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here with family during a visit. We've also had brunch here a few times. The brunch is especially good and we enjoyed the mimosas. They seem to move tables pretty well, so the times where we have had to wait for a table have all gone quickly. Staff is always pleasant and helpful. My only complaint was... More 

Thank Shopgrl152
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend was visiting me from California. She's a foodie so I chose the Top 5 places in the Norfolk area since I live here. This was by far her favorite (Luna Maya was a close 2nd but totally different type of food). She made me go back the next day although I wanted to share another place. To this... More 

Thank Ladybau
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and i chose to visit the resturant on a friday for lunch. Very crowded but wait time less than two minutes. Fantastic. Our orders were placed and wait time for food less than ten minutes. Fast service. The bill about twenty dollars each for our meal. Almost had to ask for a doggy bag. For as full as... More 

Thank Carolyn J
Norfolk, Virginia
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612 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu here always has something I haven't tried yet and haven't been disappointed. Sometimes we like to eat light and inexpensively and sometimes not. We can do both here. This visit we were with family who were here first time. They ate full meals while my wife and I ate favorite ala carte items. All were satisfied. Cheesy potatoes... More 

Thank Robert B
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good service was pretty sad for our neighborhood group that called ahead and made reservations which apparently didn't help we got there and still waited 40 minutes to get our group of 12 in Just disappointing but we have learned

Thank onegoodreal8tor
seafood virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had not been there in years. Should not have said sued so long. Still as delicious as ever. Will make sure to not wait so long

Thank akrumm55
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the fresh salads when I'm cutting back. However, I'm a huge fan of their French Dip. This sandwich melts in your mouth with the sweet onions that are sauteed to perfection with a dab of horseradish that's served on the side. To top it off, if you have room, or just take it home; try the Carnegie Cheesecake... More 

Thank ardenaj2016
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are vegetarians, and we love to eat here. It is always packed, so plan for a bit of a wait. The portions are large, but the price isn't. There is a relatively new parking lot behind the restaurant and another behind what used to be a Dairy Queen on Colley Avenue. Since we are not Vegan,... More 

Thank Kenneth P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with coworkers and ordered the chili as an appetizer. It was so awesomely good and filling I didn't need anything else. Also, don't forget the cornbread.

Thank sumtoeat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4262

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