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No Frill Bar and Grill

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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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Hartford, Connecticut
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband took me here since he remembered it from when he lived here before. It did not disappoint. I can't wait to go back. The food was amazing and the service was great.

Thank Tammy B
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was good--food, wait staff, atmosphere. Not fabulous, but very good. Really good variety of food, we had a burger, crab cake, and a wrap, and all were good. We are confident we will always have a fine, reasonably priced meal when we go there. Getting a table can be a challenge, they are always busy. We like it.

Thank John S
Norfolk, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappoints - always consistently excellent food. Service is always top-notch. Wide-ranging menu. Best fried shrimp in Norfolk! Recent remodel really looks good. Don't know how they always deliver more than expected. My favorite place in Norfolk! Daily specials inventive.

Thank deh99
Norfolk, Virginia
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98 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Varied menu with many healthy items to choose from. I particularly enjoy going there for my birthday where I can enjoy a healthy meal and then dig in to the Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwich!!!

Thank Janet K
Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I go to the Virginia Beach NO FRIll Bar and Grill If there is a line it doesn't last long We have been 4 times in 4 weeks and look forward to going this weekend. Their the food is very good, great salads, the the drinks are the best. Only had deserts once and it was good.... More 

Thank rthacker2017
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always crowded, No Frill is a quintessential Norfolk restaurant that almost any local will probably suggest! There are options for all palates and portions are large at a moderately good price!

Thank Kathleen S
Norfolk, Virginia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited here by a friend who said she always had trouble getting in because the place was packed. We decided to go mid afternoon during a week day and now we know why there is always a wait. I have ordered take out quite a few times since then. The staff is really great and pleasant. The food!... More 

Thank dawnneth
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Fried Green Tomato Eggs Benedict anywhere. Had no idea the combination would be that good. Have been here for breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. All fantastic plus the restaurant has great energy and fun!! It's a great place for ANY occasion as long as you want good food in fun surroundings

Thank WMTJ
Norfolk, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great neighborhood eatery! Great for friends and family! Moderately priced. Very consistent. When we get tired of experimenting here and trying there we always go back to No Frills!

Thank nessor
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was completely blown away by the quality and quantity of the food they offer. Their signature menu items are like nothing I've seen before, and the "spicy" Bloody Marys are amazing. The staff could not have been more friendly and accommodating. Do yourself a favor, and give this place a try. You'll be so glad you did!

Thank John K

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?