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Monastery Restaurant

443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
+1 757-625-8193
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Czech, International, European, Eastern European
443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the Monastery last night as part of Restaurant week in Norfolk Virginia. We have dined here occasionally over the years and most of our visits have been enjoyable. On this occasion our dining experience was mixed at best....More

Thank Joe Q
Reviewed 22 October 2013

One of my favorites. Eastern European (Hungarian and Czech) dishes are not standard fare so this place is a nice change. Everything is freshly prepared and the staff and owners always make you feel like you are family.

Thank fourblackstone
Reviewed 23 September 2013

I stopped by here for dinner while on a business trip, based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. I'm glad I paid these guys a visit; had no idea the owner would actually be in the kitchen preparing my meal from scratch (or that the guy...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 15 July 2013

If you like visiting with and getting to know the owners, chefs and waitstaff at a restaurant you visit, Monastery's for you. If you favor a small, cosy, warm and comfortable decor --- albeit maybe a little bit dated --- you'll love Monastery. And if...More

1  Thank RickSchlegel
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Alice and I enjoyed dinner here with dear friends, Jane and Gary, both foodies, and I'm still thanking them for the introduction - now I'm paying-it-forward and introducing it to others. Not only are the food and service great, the owners are a real treat,...More

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Quality authentic food. Menu descriptions, portions, and pricing are out of whack. I'm not all about larger portions. I do however want to have an idea of what to expect, and in general an entree should be constructed with sides that consider the plate as...More

Thank PhillyFoodieVA
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This was our 1st visit to the Monastery Restaurant. We bought a Groupon about a month ago and thought we would give it try! Reservations were required in order to use the groupon. I made my reservation the week before but then called that day...More

Thank gottavaca
Reviewed 25 March 2013

The Monastery was a very nice dining experience for four of us; the restaurant has been around since the early to mid 90's but we had not experienced it until last weekend. A somewhat unusual entry door leads directly into the main dining room, which...More

1  Thank PenguinInk
Reviewed 10 March 2013

A group of six went to the Monastery for my birthday celebration dinner. We also had a Groupon. We entered through two wooden swinging doors directly into the dining room, a little surprising. We had reservations and we were seated right away. Our table was...More

3  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 7 March 2013

I enjoy this place , not the cleanest place in town but I enjoy their Peking Duck . Bathrooms need a lot of work

1  Thank Rob A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-625-8193
  • E-mail
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