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509 Botetourt St, Norfolk, VA 23510
+1 757-640-0343
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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new york
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every year we stay at the Freemason Inn B&B (see our review nearby) and have dinner at Voila. Even though it's next door, it would definitely be worth a detour -- and it has its own paring lot. We were there for restaurant week, but the menu choices were excellent; only the price reflected the promotion. Food and service were... More 

Thank bobandmarieclaude
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114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner here tonight for my birthday. The ambience, music, waiter and food was wonderful. There was 4 of us and we ate a great variety of food. Greek salad, Roasted Beet Salad, Mussels, Pasta Primavera, Duck, Lamb and Salmon - which I will personally say is delish. 3 glasses of wine plus one bottle of wine, Crème Brulee and... More 

Thank Janie R
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior of this place is tiny, but don't let that deter you. Make a reservation or go on a Monday when wines are half off. The food is mostly French, with a few other cultures thrown in. I've never been disappointed in a meal here. The lamb lollipops are great, the escargot: amazing, nice cocktail list to boot. The... More 

Thank Rachel D
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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313 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located across from "The Hague" in Norfolk, Voila is far enough from downtown to not be part of the Norfolk scene, but far enough away to have it's own identity. It's easy to miss, because it's a small location, but therein is the charm. From the outside, it looks like a retail outlet, but they have their own parking, facing... More 

Thank Mayoplan
Norfolk, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our special Norfolk continental gourmet restaurant for special occasions. It is unfortunate that they are closed on Sundays, when many special dates fall. Though tiny, this is a wonderful venue for a fine meal, especially French fare.

Thank Howard757
Richmond, Virginia
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221 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We visited a couple that live in the "area," and they took us to one of their favorite restaurants, Voila. I would describe the restaurant as being "intimate" and with a lot of "atmosphere." There are not a lot of tables, and it is very quiet, that is, except for the music playing in the background. If we lived in... More 

Thank urbanguy
Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

My husband and I often go to Voila on date night, as we have had such an amazing experience. First of all, the customer service is phenomenal. We drop our kids at the babysitter, which is close by, and often don't make plans in advance. Once, they had many people going to the opera afterwards and were quite busy. They... More 

Thank snowboard
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

We were visiting the area and our friends suggested Voila as the place to meet for dinner. What an excellent idea! The staff was extremely personable and attentive and the food was fantastic. I had the bouillabaisse...a generous serving of clams, mussels, shrimp, and fish in a deep flavorful broth that had me singing praises. The kitchen definitely knows how... More 

Thank DiFaSuMaHaWa
Norfolk, Virginia
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231 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My wife and I returned after a prolonged absence and the sale of the restaurant to new owners and we were totally blown away. Fantastic service, hand-crafted cocktails and a fantastic menu (try the mussels...they were out of this world) made this a place that we will visit much more frequently. Highly recommend dining here if you are in Norfolk.

Thank JimCarroll3
new york
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Excellent food and service at a fair price. Ample free parking makes it a top choice so long as you don't expect a Michelin-star quality kitchen..

Thank bobandmarieclaude

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, International, Greek
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Botetourt St, Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-640-0343
Tucked into a corner of Botetourt and & York Street, Voila, with it's soft lighting and eclectic decor, is a local gem. The restaurant sits tucked away in one of the city's oldest historic neighborhoods, complete with cobblestone streets and some of the few surviving antebellum houses on the side of the Elizabeth River. With a full bar and known for its three-course prix-fixe, Voila's menu features fresh ingredients & home-grown herbs. Voila boasts an impressive selection of international, French, & Greek dishes, incorporated together by the owners, Hampton Roads restaurateurs John & Maggie Tsouris. As well as Hand crafted cocktails concocted with vintage liqueurs and spirits, fresh squeezed juices and homegrown herbs. Voila is a local's favorite and must try authentic cuisine.

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