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“Don't judge” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of No Frill Bar & Grill

No Frill Bar & Grill
Ranked #32 of 1,405 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Don't judge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

You can't judge this place by the outside, because once you walk in wow is it nice! It is beautiful in there and the food is great!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
United States
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Local favorite for a reason”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

The food is consistently good, and there's enough variety for a mixed group. The owners support local non-profits and charitable causes.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank george1ai
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South Carolina
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174 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Don't let the outside fool you!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

Yes, as another reviewer said, don't judge this place by the outside. It may look like a greasy diner, but inside is very cozy and the food more than the typical burger and fries fare (but they have that, too!). Our server was very nice. The food was great: we had the seafood trio (one of the best crab cakes!) the scallop special, and a kids grilled cheese. Definitely a nice change of pace from the restaurants on the ocean front. My only complaint is that the restaurant felt very crowded. There were many large parties and it made it difficult to walk through. Maybe something to consider if accessibility is an issue.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank wndrwmn
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173 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Good Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Relaxing atmosphere and good food with a wide range of options. Disappointed at the overpriced featured cocktail special. They offer a gluten free menu.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always reliable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

Service was great and food came out very quickly surprisingly since it was very crowded.
Great hamburgers, and you can't go wrong if you order any of their dinner salads.
Very large portions no matter what you order.
Great local beach hangout.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Deanva1856
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