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Green Onion

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1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't remember the name of the appetizer, but it had goat cheese, fresh tomatoes, basil, and a balsamic glaze. F A N T A S T I C ! All four of us got a different sandwich - the Cuban was the favorite of all of us. There was one with a Surrey ham that was too salty. The... More 

Thank ChippewaJohnson
Norfolk, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are always great "foodie" options at this Colley Avenue staple. The wine list is also full of hidden gems. Go early for company and ambience, though, as for some reason this does not seem to be a late evening place, even though it's open late.

Thank ebbtide2016
Norfolk, VA
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have many favorite restaurants but this one is not at the top of out list. If another couple wants to go there we have no problem as the meals are generally good and the service excellent. there is a good variety on the menu with a good wine selection. Again good but not the greatest in the Norfolk area.

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

Friends have recommended it, but the prices are so high that I've left both times my friend and my husband went.

Thank elizabeth m
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service! Excellent food. Had the houlomi on a salad. Excellent vegetarian option. My love had salmon. All was incredible.

Thank Sherrall V
Weston, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My appetizer was the Roasted Arugula Salad which was very good to excellent. BTW the arugula part of the salad is not roasted. The main course was Mussels (from the appetizer list). The mussels were really good, but they need to provide more bread to go with the excellent broth. The dessert was a disappointment for me. I like Bread... More 

Thank wluding
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice date night evening. Decent wines. Very good service! Broccoli was soggy and skimpy on the cheese plate. Otherwise lovely! Definitely worth trying.

Thank krisbarth
North Carolina
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Sunday Brunch at the Green Onion with family and a friend at my friend's suggestion. She lives in Ghent and frequents this restaurant. I had the French Toast with bacon as did one other. My friend had Eggs Benedict. All food came quickly as they were not busy that day even though our server told us several of the... More 

Thank Pat A
Norfolk, Virginia
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times over the years. It is a PC restaurant that has an awesome mission statement for good, local and healthy food. The place is always hammered. But, I don't really get it. The food can be pricy and sometimes disappointing. Once I got lobster rolls that were flavorless and not worth eating. (Okay, I've been spoiled... More 

Thank Rick H
Norfolk, Virginia
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had a groupon for $50 and still spent $43 more. Choices are limited if you don't like seafood or duck. I chose the Petit Filet and was so disappointed. My husband cooks better steak! The "bacon infused" didn't show up at all and the mashed potatoes tasted like they came from a box. The asparagus was the best thing on... More 

Thank shurwitz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-963-1200

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