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5103 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508-2041
+1 757-321-2923
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried pickles” (11 reviews)
“pot pie” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5103 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508-2041
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Traveling on business and one of my local contacts suggested this place for a true southern meal. We were not disappointed! Worth the ride for the fried pickles, fried okra, Elvis sandwich and fried chicken and pancakes. Drink menu was fun, too, with some tasty...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Spicy clams highly recommended ..terrible cesar salad...good customer service. High price ..good location.

Thank ItalyAgent
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I had the pulled BBQ chicken... Yes they have non pork and vegan options. Yeah! They are open til 2am on the weekends. And since Norfolk almost shuts down at 10pm that tip is very important.

Thank Medina J
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Can't recommend this restaurant more! The Milagro Margaritas were tasty and the Coffee Rub Flat Iron Steak was insanely great! Megan, our server, was friendly, funny, and attentive. We'll be back!

Thank MargaritaDoug
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We celebrated Mothers' Day at Chow and enjoyed dining quietly on the porch. I tried the fried oysters which I loved, and the other two ordered the last of the ribs for the day, which were tender, delicious, fall-off-the-bone good--a real hit. The only weird...More

Thank Juliana D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

When this place opened I gave it rave reviews and revisited often. But that has been a while ago. This week I visited again. It was crowded but we were quickly seated inside. It was very loud. It looked freshly painted. The menu was roughly...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A solid restaurant that delivers exactly what it promises. This is modern American southern food done well. Shrimp and grits, fried pickles, oysters, mac and cheese and all the other well known favorites of this regional cuisine. The food is consistent and well prepared, the...More

Thank phlash23
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great locals spot. Very good bartenders and draft beer options. Easy parking. Near ODU. TVs and always a game to watch.

Thank raleigh6152017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've dined here a dozen times as it is one of my husband's favorites. I find it to be overpriced and iffy on taste and serving portions. My last visit was Friday, February 10th. I ordered blackened catfish with collards, salad, and cornbread. The salad...More

Thank marbles2017
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I had lunch at Chow with Old Dominion University colleagues. We were greeted with a smile and seated promptly. It was my first time eating at Chow and I was impressed at the start. This is a very casual eatery with blackboards on every wall...More

Thank SNPH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5103 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508-2041
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-321-2923
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