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The Public House

$$ - $$$American, ,
1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
+1 757-227-9064
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a pint with my son just back from deployment. Ended up ordering the poutine. Was excited to see it on the menu, less excited about the dish. The server was just friendly enough. Might be better to go another time than a...More

Thank petrone72
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great atmosphere, interesting and tasty food, reasonable prices. Great selection of whiskeys and friendly, helpful wait staff. Service was very good. Great experience overall.

Thank playinfl2
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I rolled into the Public House solo and as such bellied up to the bar which is my usual routine when out alone. Within moments of finding my spot the barkeep Joe was inquiring as to my drink wishes. Upon informing him that I usually...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went with friends visiting from Tampa. I had been here for work event and thought it was nice place (but really just had a beer) plus many others who live local said it was the place to be. Both my friend and I are beer...More

Thank Kaybee66
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My wife has wanted to visit this establishment for a while. I surprised her on our "kid free" Sunday play day and we visited the Public House on July 23rd. The bartender was slow to take our order and and then we didn't get what...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks later in the evening after we arrived in Norfolk. Very welcoming environment, with knowledgeable & friendly staff. HUGE selection of whiskey & scotch. (Ask for Rob if you need help selecting one to try.) Cocktail list is also very impressive.

Thank CLCropsey
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Menu was fun to read -- a nice sense of humor went into some of it. We ordered the tomato/basil salad, the steak & arugula salad, French dip sandwich and Buffalo chicken sandwich. Also the asparagus "fries" and bacon wrapped tator tots as well as...More

Thank tb911
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I came here for a birthday party and ordered the veggie burger. Service was slow but I expect that for this place and even more so since it was particularly crowded the evening that I went. I also got an amaretto sour and it was...More

Thank Rochelle757
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Attend d an event here but all rooms and the parking lot was full. Appeared to be a twenty-something crowd. Noise level was high as was camaraderie. Fish and chips dish was very large portion but a bit expensive. Fries were overflowing. Wait staff were...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My 86-year-old mother wanted a steak. I had never been to The Public house, but knew it had a NY Strip on the menu. I called to make reservations and asked if the evening scene at The Public House was loud, as I didn't think...More

Thank Kchafsh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-227-9064
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