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“Best Breakfast in Town”
Review of Charlie's Cafe

Charlie's Cafe
Ranked #31 of 704 Restaurants in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best Breakfast in Town”
Reviewed May 26, 2012

The breakfast here is so good. Although a small place the wait usually isn't too long, and the wait staff is great. Try the omelettes they are so fluffy and dellicious...What a wonderful way to start your morning.

Visited October 2011
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English first
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“had a great time!”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

When my wife and I go out for breakfast we appreciate good food and friendly service, and that's what we got here. Be prepared to wait a bit. There is not an abundance of space and the place is pretty popular. We didn't mind the wait though; we enjoy the chance to chat. Food was GREAT and even though they seemed a little rushed, the service was efficient and personable. Cool atmosphere and generous portions.

  • Visited March 2012
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Suffolk, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Popular locals spot”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Breakfast time is crowded but the food is spot on diner fare. Good hashbrowns. The tuna melt with grilled bread for lunch is yummy

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Thank C M
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Norfolk, Virginia
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637 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“This Has Been A Norfolk Insider Experience with a Bit of Whimsy”
Reviewed January 15, 2012

The food is modestly priced and large portions. There are long waits at times because it is popular with the locals. You have to be in the mood for cramped tables and the hustle and bustle but it is a Norfolk experience that only the locals know about. It has changed management/ownership a few times and this place greatly reflects the management because it is so intimate. Many of the customers know the wait staff and owner by name. Don't expect fancy cuisine but good solid food featuring breakfast foods.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“THE spot for homegrown breakfast and lunch in Norfolk!”
Reviewed October 26, 2011

Charlies Cafe was a delightful, delicious dining experience!! The Mimosas come in a Mason Jar, and the omelets are stuffed with goodies and are 3 inches high! The chicken fried steak w/ sausage gravy on biscuits pure heaven! Charlie's owner, Ted Warren, believes in buying American whenever possible, and is delivering great food and fun up to Norfolk folks in down-home, comfortable style!

  • Visited October 2011
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