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Charlie's Cafe

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1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Yorktown, Virginia
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite things to do on a Saturday morning is to try local restaurants for breakfast, any place but a chain restaurant. Charlie's has an authentic diner feel to it. The restaurant overall is small but clean, very dated, not sure I would take a bunch of kids here but there were a few couples coming in with... More 

Thank Maureen721
Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had occasion to entertain a couple who were from Massachusetts and were considering a move to Norfolk where they had once lived many years ago. Charlie's is one of those places where one just feels at home. The wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating; breakfast selections offer great choices, and portions are generous. The price is right--simply a... More 

Thank Alan S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling down to Norfolk while around there, we happened upon this place due to some good reviews we heard about it. They didn't lie: the eggs are the highlight here, with their "omelettes" not literally an omelette but scrambled eggs with the food in the middle! The potato omlette with jack cheese is to die for. Definitely a hidden gem... More 

Thank Louis B
Hampton, Virginia
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We dropped off friends at the airport early and decided to find breakfast before heading home. Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we found this hidden little gem! It's very small inside but has a homey feel. The cooks were hard at work preparing food on the open grill behind a long bar where you could also sit and eat as well.... More 

Thank pennypbj
Newport News, Virginia
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

After picking up a daughter at Norfolk airport we drove here, and had a hard time finding it because the sign was down due to remodeling. The inside was as described, pretty eclectic and nothing fancy. With four of us, we started off ordering a half gallon Peach Bellini/ Mimosa. Woweeee! All of us had breakfasts that we nothing short... More 

Thank Rick M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Great service, fluffy omelettes, and yummy sandwiches. They will make the omelettes to order. So glad they're open for dinner. Fun place to be.

Thank A H
Burke, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

In town visiting family. Stopped here for brunch - some had sandwiches, some breakfast. Best omelettes I've ever had - fluffy, large and tasty! Will be back when back in town.

Thank Ken P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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142 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

So, it's not the greatest thing to look at, inside or out, but the food is delicious. They serve the fluffiest eggs I have ever had. I had it stuffed with corn beef hash and it was delicious. And a huge portion! My friends come here often and are never disappointed. Food came out fast and hot. It's a smaller... More 

Thank Kayla G
Norfolk, Virginia
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656 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

We had our favorite Cubano sandwich today along with salad's our friends had Roast Beef sandwich with salad's. We also purchased large amounts of grass feed Beef and 7 type's of gourmet sausages. I will be cooking all of it up in a few weeks. Thank you Dylan,Dana, and staff.

Thank boxshop
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The five us had breakfast here on 12/27. We had 5- coffees (9.45); 4- Orange juices (7.96); 1- sausage link and eggs platter (7.49); two orders of the house 2+2+2 (14.50) +upcharges for 1 sausage links (1.50) 1 oatmeal (1.99) +raisins (.50)+ fresh fruit (1.50); 1 egg (1.49);one 2 link sausage; 1 strawberries and banana (2.00); 1 egg whites (2.49).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 17576250824

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