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No Frill Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
+1 757-627-4262
09:00 - 00:00
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Mon 09:30 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Norfolk, Virginia
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572 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place I love to go. They always have an innovative take on old favorites. My catfish sandwich with Cajun spices that were delicious. Some of the best sautéed green beans I've ever tasted outside Thai restaurant appeared as a side and were fabulous. Not soggy and not too crisp. My wife had a savory sautéed spinach side... More 

Thank Robert B
Norfolk, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed No Frill! Service (Matt) was a "10," food was superb and very reasonably priced. We had the meatloaf and the steak salad. Each plate was 3 meals --- I swear. The steak salad was beautiful with lots of delish things like pickled onions and candied walnuts. Be prepared to take 1/2 of 2/3 of your plate home....high on... More 

Thank PBA1117
Yorktown, Virginia
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258 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch after Doc appointment. I had the French dip, which was excellent, very savory beef with plenty of au jus and horseradish. My wife had Cali club wrap which was great. Enjoyed a Warflag porter, also.

Thank Alan C
Virginia, USA
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in mid-afternoon for a very late lunch, and were very hungry. This is a classic American diner, both on the outside and inside. We ordered the fish tacos and the funky chicken. Our orders came quickly and the food was simply fantastic. The portions were very large, which was greatly appreciated since we hadn't eaten since early morning.... More 

Thank Jerone V
Chesapeake, Virginia
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My coworkers and I order lunch here often and its "mostly" been great. We had an issue with 1 lunch order but they were great about giving us credit. Although when I called back to use it they didn't have record of it at all!! So no credit was ever received.

Thank ReviewingEverywhere
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have enjoyed dining at No Frills for many years. I have come for both lunch and dinner, family celebrations and business lunches, dinner with friends and family, and have even popped in for a quick solo meal. I have found that the service is always great, the wait staff professional, and the food consistently good. I would have to... More 

Thank NJ B
Denver, Colorado
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128 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had lunch/dinner at No Frill as a welcome home meal for our sailor that just returned home! This restaurant did not disappoint! A bunch of us had the French onion soup and it was OUTSTANDING! We also ordered pierogis, French dip sandwiches, the crab cake sandwich, and the funky chicken salad. Everyone enjoyed their meals! The... More 

Thank Chelsi P
Richmond, Virginia
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (4 adults) ate dinner here on a Friday night having selected this restaurant by its reviews and location. We luckily arrived early enough that we didn't have to wait. We ordered two of the special jambalayas, one pastrami sandwich and a meatloaf. Service was good with plenty of beverage refills. The jambalaya was good and not overly spicy with... More 

Thank Sharon P
Southern Shores, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we sat at the bar to watch football & ordered a couple apps and asked to keep the menu to order our entrees... It apparently was time for a shift change because that was far more important than serving us. We were Never asked if we wanted to order anything else. We just sat there while the server that... More 

Thank jodymidgette
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

....with anything on the menu and picking will be hard. Went with a large group for lunch and they sat us within 10 minutes. Everyone got something different and almost everyone went home with leftovers. Love the fact that each location has a different daily special. The service was also great and just overall great experience.

Thank Carla L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4262

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