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Reviewed July 27, 2020

Ordered ham and eggs with additional corned beef hash, grand total, delivered, $21 before tip. Small pile of scrambled eggs, small pile of potatoes, ham was so thin it was almost see through and so salty it went into trash. orned beed (side) was the...best part, but hardly made up for the rest, I won't be a return customer. Also, no receipt with order...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 17, 2019

Looking for something inexpensive and we found it. Food was decent, and priced appropriately. Nothing to write home about, but it wasn't horrible either.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

The place was so warm and inviting when you walked in, customer service was awesome, place was clean and food was Outstanding!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed August 15, 2019

This cafe is in between average and very good that's why I titled it above average. It was a Sunday Morning and very crowded. The food was good and the service was very good. Everyone was friendly and we would return in the future.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 11, 2019

The wife and I decided to eat lunch out on Sunday and wanted to go to an old Norfolk establishment, no chain restaurant. The eatery was not fancy, but the service and friendly staff was great. We got hamburgers and potato salad, you could tell...both were home made, not store bought. A nice inexpensive meal with a local flair.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 8, 2019

I had one of the better omelets I've ever had here. Very fluffy and hot. The service was also good. The cafe is not fancy but the food makes it a worthwhile place to eat.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

This is not a chain restaurant and does not look like one. It’s small, cozy and old Norfolk like. It can be crowded but today it was okay. The booth was a bit crowded but the food was satisfactory. Service was fine. Cost was modest....This restaurant is known because Tom Hanks ate a big breakfast here. They named a menu offering after him.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 27, 2019

A genuine old-style diner, with an open grill behind the counter. Eggs and french fries were delicious.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 7, 2019

A local's favorite. Small, quaint, and exquisite. Need a great breakfast? Go to Charlie's! I especially like their habanero salsa. The wait staff is more than cordial, they're great!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been to a lot of restaurants that specialize in breakfast food. There are a handful that stand out in my mind and this one may be at the top of that list. Everything tastes extremely fresh and just generally very good. Staff is friendly...and the atmosphere is really pleasant.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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  • Yes, Charlie's Cafe offers takeout services.

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  • Charlie's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4