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Freemason Abbey Restaurant

209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
+1 757-622-3966
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“wild game” (32 reviews)
“crab quiche” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and I had dinner here recently. We had not eaten here in many years. By chance, we caught the tail end of restaurant week. I had the pork chop special and she had the salmon special. She enjoyed her salmon more than I...More

Thank Sonny P
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I ordered based upon the server recommendations - and he was spot on ! Chowder was the best I have ever had and the seafood was great. Thank you to my wonderful server who brought me my phone charger - I really appreciate your kindness....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A little pricey but the atmosphere, service and food is wonderful. They have the best Prime rib I have ever had. if your looking for a quiet, intimate meal, this is the place to go !

Thank 733carrollm
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great facility. There was even a groups singing carols. ... but the food was not as good as a previous visit years back. Still, their she-crab soup is great.

Thank Mario R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Service and food was good, call for details went with a group and we were all seated together. A little tight but was accommodated nicely

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a fabulous dinner at this quaint restaurant! The service was superb and the food delicious. We called to make reservations (not needed on a Thursday night) and they asked us if we were having any celebration. We told them "yes"...More

Thank homesweethome2015
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and this time was a big, BIG disappointment. Food was served warm instead of hot, service was slow at best (we had to get up and ask the hostess to send a waitress over to get our drink order placed),...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 10 January 2017

If You Want A Quaint And Relaxing Fine Dining Experience, Then This Is A Must Do Restaurant! The Menu Is Filled With Wonderful Gourmet Dishes And They Sponsor Different Themed Special Each Week. It Could Be Lobster One Night And Wild Game Night, Which Is...More

Thank bassnut_brown
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The atmosphere is very unique in a Church setting with very nice interior and exterior look. I've visited here often for lunch but not for dinner. The she crab soup is very, very good, full of lump crab meat. They have great lunch specials, a...More

Thank Cmramage
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Freemason Abbey is such a nice restaurant in a beautiful old style church. And the food is also excellent.

Thank Bian M
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Questions & Answers
Annette B
25 January 2018|
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Response from docholiday174 | Reviewed this property |
Second floor maybe not. But the first floor is for sure.
Serge D
1 April 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Property representative |
Yes! We can accommodate almost all allergies, we always ask that you let your server know of your specific allergies so they can communicate to the kitchen and we can ensure every precaution is taken on your meals.
25 March 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Property representative |
We at Freemason Abbey always recommend reservations, just to be on the safe side! And we are about a 7-10 minute drive from Douglas Wilder Performing Arts center
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-3966
  • E-mail
Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years.

Freemason Abbey is closed New Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
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