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No Frill Bar and Grill

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806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
Mon 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommended by other TAs- was spot on. We arrived on Saturday night at 5:30 for dinner. The place looked completely packed. We were seated in 5 minutes at a great big booth for our family of 5. We always look for local favorites. Lots of good local craft brews. I got the smoked salmon salad which I am still dreaming... More 

Thank Gayle H
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No Frills Grill is a local hot spot. I like the chicken salad which is a large portion and I always take home enough for a second meal. The New York Cheese cake with strawberries added is delicious! It is not the place to go if you want to be able to hear the conversation at your table for the... More 

Thank Cecilia Z
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we're not sure what our guests will enjoy, No Frills is a slam dunk! Entrees range from the comfort food meat loaf to some tantalizing salads and wraps

Thank Union502
Norfolk, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This stalwart of the Ghent food scene does not disappoint. With a solid menu and always interesting specials, the pickiest kids to the most adventurous eaters can find something to please them here. The hardest part is saving room for their huge and delicious desserts!

Thank ebbtide2016
Norfolk, VA
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we are deciding where to go out without spending a lot of money we always end at the No Frill Bar and Grill. There is almost always a line waiting outside to get in but the wait is worth it.

Thank ootsman
Virginia Beach, Virginia, Usa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Phenominal locals hangout.... Great people to greet and wait on you. Watched the Olympics on TV while eating the best patty melt I have ever had. Onion rings were super. Very cozy atmosphere. NO complaints whatever. Portions were huge, couldn't ask for more and the staff could not do more for you if they tried.....

Thank Jack L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met with some friends..place is spacious nice ambient lighting..I ordered Teriyaki tuna pita my husband had funky chicken sandwich..both of which were excellent and were big portions..I will definitely be back

Thank tinasweetp
Norfolk, Virginia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone with so many different friends, different times, to No Frill. It's always good, inexpensive, friendly. It's around the corner from the Naro Theater, so it's usually busy. Totally dependable restaurant.

Thank elizabeth m
Chesapeake, VA
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, where have I been not knowing about this place?! Great good, huge portions, decent prices, amazing cheesecake. When I say amazing, I mean I don't want to waste my time with anyone else's. It just wouldn't satisfy me at all. It was fantastic. Well done. Great service as well. We will definitely be back.

2 Thank OBXdreamer2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tho I wasn't thrilled to go to no frill grill, my wife insisted that we go. So we did and had an absolute amazing experience. Courtney was our server and she was on point with no complaints. Very friendly and very professional. The food was great. We had London Broil pita's and I'm speechless, perfect on all aspects. 5 star... More 

1 Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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: 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?