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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
+1 757-627-4163
08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Heard about this spot on travel channel and boy were they on point! Went and got a banana shake! It was rich, creamy and thick!

Thank Erika E
Norfolk, Virginia
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been in Norfolk since 1904, delicious bbq & fries . One of a kind hot sauce & cole slaw. Delicious hamburgers, etc. And for dessert ice cream on a homemade wafflecone !! A must go when visiting Norfolk !

Thank david f
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doumar's is a classic, old school drive-in diner and local institution famous for its pioneering waffle cone maker (pictured). Ice cream cones, floats and other delicious items. You'll feel like you are back in the 50s.

Thank Zach G
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park the car turn your lights on and let the experience begin. Dourmar's servers come right to your car window and take your order, I suggest you try the BBQ and lime aid. This combo truly hits the spot and to top it off may I suggest a scoop of ice cream on their home made cones. Dourmars is famous... More 

Thank 355sharonp
Chesapeake, Virginia, Usa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four mars is a true tradition and part of what makes Norfolk and Tidewater a great place. Little has changed and the food is great. So jump into your car, get over to Doumars for some d fashioned curb service and fun

Thank Harold P
North Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! Bar-B-Q is delicious! My oldest had the BLT-said it's the best he's had! We all got milkshakes-so good. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Azriel829
Mt. Pleasant, TX
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164 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here because it is a DDD location. We were not disappointed. Staff was very friendly, and the food was great. Atmosphere is a 50's & 60's Drive-In. Prices are great, $2.80 for a Cheeseburger and $4.00 for a BLT that was loaded with bacon. You can't go wrong here.

Thank Frank H
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doumar's is the one place that you need to go while in Norfolk, nothing fancy, just pure vintage fun. An unassuming burger with fries satisfies while still saving room for a simple sweet ice cream cone where, this time, the cone is the star! Whether you choose todine in and browse old photos of Norfolk or pull up and wait... More 

Thank Beckie M
Suffolk, Virginia
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a blast from the past. An old school drive inn diner with all the fixings. Hamburgers, fries and a milk shake hanging on the side off of your car window gives you the same feeling the teenagers had there in the 50's. the car hops and the home make ice cream cones make it that much better.... More 

Thank babyduck51
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Doumar's is right out of the 1950's You turn on your car lights, the waitress's come right out to the car, take your order and brings the food out on trays to hang of the car widow. Mr. Doumar's famous ancestor invented the Ice Cream cone at I believe the 1900 worlds fair, I believe in St. Louis, when he... More 

Thank Richard6972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4163

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