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Omar's Carriage House

313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
+1 757-622-4990
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“endive salad” (4 reviews)
“tagine” (3 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We have had an Omar's platter when attending the Town Point Park Wine Festival and it wasn't complicated but good so I had high hopes going in to eat. We went for Brunch and had the crab soup to start. It tasted like a cup...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This small restaurant near downtown Norfolk feels like a little bit of Europe. Set in an older house, the surroundings are congenial yet smart. The menu has a lot to choose from and with four of us at the table, every dish was excellent. they...More

Thank SPEAR757
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went as part of a family gathering of 20+ for dinner. The salmon and the crab cakes were excellent as were the deserts. The salads were elegant and tasty.

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Privately owned restaurant with quality staff. Cooks and wait staff are REALLY friendly. Not necessarily the best choice for family dining. I believe the Carriage House is popular with locals for special occasions.

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We really liked this place. A romantic atmosphere. Good wine. Outstanding service. And terrific entrees. I had the potato crisp flounder, and it was delicious. Accompanied by Brussels sprouts and cauliflower that was well prepared and tasty. We had an out of this world piece...More

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Really cool spot near the hotel. Really is in a carriage house. Moroccan French American menu.. Great food and service.

Thank perry28365
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little spot offering delicious perfectly prepared generous portions of food and impeccable service. The wait staff was attentive knowledgeable and provided excellent service. The portions are generous and the food delicious. Recommended is the whole grilled red snapper served with roasted...More

Thank Caleb42
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We came here on a visit to Norfolk based on the recommendation of our hotel. It is a very quaint old carriage house which gives it some unique charm. The wine and beer selection is very good. However be prepared for crowded conditions in the...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Had an absolutely amazing and delicious lunch at Omar's Carriage House today! Merquez and Frittes (spicy lamb sausage and fries) came out of the kitchen hot and delicious. The service was spot on and we then had a chance to sit down with the owner...More

Thank JimCarroll3
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The family took me out for a birthday breakfast and we had a very enjoyable time chatting as we munched on some excellent breakfast samples. An interesting history of the building dates back pre-civil war and still has the original hay drop right in the...More

Thank SeniorDean
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1 April 2017|
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Response from JimCarroll3 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not a buffet. It is dinner by the plate and the food is spectacular!
28 March 2017|
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Response from SeniorDean | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual; I've seen jeans to business suits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-4990
  • E-mail
Located in the historic Freemason neighborhood of downtown Norfolk, Omar's offers lunch, dinner and brunch in the charming atmosphere of an old, original Carriage House. Specializing in homemade salads, desserts, offering a wide range of meats and seafood and always offering specials on food and wine, Omar's is a must-visit in Norfolk!
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