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Belmont House of Smoke

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2117 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1926
+1 757-623-4477
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Jackson, Wyoming
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with a full rack of ribs, fries, and Mac n cheese. I am no rib connoisseur but they did not come off the bone very easily. In fact, they were kind of dry. The fries and Mac n cheese were great! Atmosphere was nice for Sunday Game day.

Thank eric w
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed an excellent early evening meal at the Belmont House of Smoke, and all left stuffed, smiling, and happy. Started off with an appetizer of Buffalo Chicken Dip and we all quickly agreed that this was a great choice -- bubbling hot, creamy, cheesy and with a good amount of shredded chicken that filled up our chips... More 

Thank SeniorDean
Norfolk, Virginia
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waitress greeted us with the excuse she didn't feel well, and she showed it. She dropped a full tray of waters on the table next to us, drenching two of the guests. Food and drink were slow in coming. I ordered a chardenay, and it was so sweet I couldn't drink it. I ordered the Barbecue Sampler, and it was... More 

Thank shurwitz
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great atmosphere and excellent BBQ particularly the Burnt Ends, with a variety of BBQ sauces. The only drawback was that it took over 50 minutes to get our food once we ordered. I understand kitchens getting slammed when large groups show up but that wasn't the case here and this place didn't seem particularly crowded at the time. There were... More 

Thank Wolverine78
Norfolk, Virginia
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I have gone here for years and enjoyed it. The last three times were a disaster. I kept giving it a second chance, but I don't know if I can go back. The food was cold all three times - who wants cold meat and not much of it? And it took a long time to get our cold food.My... More 

Thank itismelee
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

My favorites are the juicy burnt ends and the beer can chicken which has a perfectly crispy skin. They have really great sides and an excellent selection of local beers on tap.

Thank Rachael M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Went there last night 7/23/2016. Hostess sat us downstairs we started out looking at the menu but it was so hot inside that when our waitress came we asked if there was somewhere else to sit that was cooler. She said no that it was ridiculously hot in there. We left without eating. The items on the menu looked good... More 

Thank William S
Chesapeake, Virginia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ place in an old building in Norfolk. Went Sunday afternoon. Greeted immediately and given a choice of where to seat. This place has sitting upstairs and a covered outdoor area upstairs. Menu has wings, burgers, chicken, pulled pork, and brisket. Along with local craft beers. Pulled pork sandwich was served on a toasted bun with pickles and slaw.... More 

Thank crowder51
Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

The Smoked Wings were amazing. So upset I didn't know about this place sooner. I will definitely be returning again and again.

Thank alb0922
Norfolk, Virginia
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

I ate at Belmont HouseofSmoke for the first time last Sunday. I ordered The Brisket BBQ Sandwich with Potato Salad. My sandwich had two slices of brisket which were folded in half on a bun with pickles on the side. I thought the brisket was dry and unflavorable. The selction of sauces didn't do much to improve the taste. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-623-4477

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