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“The she crab soup was spectacular BUT”

Freemason Abbey Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 731 Restaurants in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years. Freemason Abbey is closed New Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Slow service, fishy tasting Ceasar Salad paired with hair on the chocolate desert and rundown atmosphere prompt a poor rating. Disappointing.

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1  Thank Alliofva
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Lunch special was ham and cheese sandwich. Clam chowder was good but the sandwich was like something I'd buy off a lunch truck. Disappointing.

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

We decided to dine here after seeing a picture of this century old church converted to restaurant. We had the "Land and Sea" dinner which consisted of an 8 oz filet, scallops and a crab cake. The filet was melt in your mouth delicious-cooked to perfection. The scallops were tender and flavorful, as was the crab cake. Our server was extremely attentive and pleasant. The interior and exterior of the restaurant were gorgeous! We would definitely pay this one a return visit when next in the area.

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1  Thank Penny N
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

This is by far my absolute most favrotie restaurant. This renovated church that was built in 1873 has something for everyone.
Delightful Sangria. The tastiest simple house salad (love the seeded crisp). Steaks, seafood and pasta to suit most every craving. Absolutely save room for dessert......the Apricot Brandy bread pudding is fabulous. Great service, friendly and knowledgable staff.

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1  Thank Susan J
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Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

Delicious she crab soup and crab quiche. The decor is a little stale and could be updated to go along to go with the 1800s theme. But all in all a great meal. We'll be back again to try dinner!

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Thank vafoodie7
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