8051 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA, US, 23505-1001
- Phone: (757) 451-0000
- Fax: (757) 451-8394
Bars & Cafes
Scotty Quixx offers sophisticated dining during the day, but at night the party really starts. You can try different cocktails and dance to a wide range of music, including live music from local bands. Scotty Quixx also hosts various events, such as Arabian Nights which features belly dancing and hookahs.
Fahrenheit provides a great place to have a drink while listening to music. You can try exotic martinis while listening to live music or DJs. The decor is modern and there is a lot of seating, but why sit when you could dance on the large dance floor? You have to dress to impress in order to get into the club.
Originally built in the 1920s and heavily renovated in 1998, the NorVa is a local music venue that can accommodate up to 1500 people. This petite structure has two full bars that also serve food, two mini bars, a lounge and a balcony. The state-of-the-art music system and cool ambiance draws large variety of bands. Seating is first-come, first-served, but don't worry if you get there late - standing room is perfect for dancing!
Velvet is an elegant restaurant and lounge, where meals are paired with drinks. The decor is modern and contemporary with deep red and orange walls and bar. The service is fast and friendly, so stop in with some friends to enjoy a cocktail.
This cute lounge has plenty of personality where it lacks space - here, patrons can order a delicious selection of tapas, washed down with a choice of beer, or a tasty cocktails. The tapas list is varied and includes the very simple - hummus and pita bread - to the more complex in flavor - grilled beef and goat cheese stack, with a blackberry reduction. The cocktails are strong and reasonably priced and the staff are extremely friendly and hospitable. Call for reservations.
Come for the ice cream, stay for even more ice cream. There is a reason Doumar's is a staple at Norfolk, this ice cream parlor hand makes their waffles every day and if you come during the day you can watch them being made. They also have a lot more than just ice cream here, try their barbecue and burgers. This diner feels old fashioned complete with a drive-in parking area where you can order and eat in your car. The prices are from another era, with exceptionally cheap pork barbecue sandwiches, though you might have to eat more than one to feel full. You haven't really been to Norfolk until you've been to Doumar's.
Time Lounge is one of the best nightclubs in Norfolk. You can listen to DJs and live music while dancing the night away. There is a wide selection of drinks and if you get hungry there is a tapas menu, such as Calamari and Cilantro Chicken Salad. There are events throughout the year and you can book a private party.
The Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a chain that serves up fresh fruit smoothies and deli snacks like cookies, sandwiches and chips. It is a perfect stop to get a mid-day boost or for something cold and sweet on a hot day. The atmosphere at Tropical Smoothie Cafe is also conducive to children and they offer a wide variety of kid friendly snacks.
Gators Sports Bar is a great place to gather some friends and watch the big games - it is also family-friendly so families can enjoy a meal together, in a friendly setting decked out in sports memorabilia. The food is standard sports bar fare, with big burgers, sandwiches and wraps; there are nightly deals, such as all-you-can-eat-shrimp and the kids' menu has something for most kids to enjoy. Call for more details.
Extremely popular with the downtown and college professor lunch crowd, this small cafe has built quite a reputation for going above and beyond the norm. With sandwiches like turkey, cranberry and brie or fresh broccoli and cheese soup, you can't go wrong with this gourmet hot spot. Their catering menu and service has garnered rave reviews with people and apparently can't be beat in the city of Norfolk.
Entourage offers delicious cuisine and great cocktails. The dance floor has a disco light for a retro feel, though the rest of the club has contemporary decor. You have to dress to impress to be let into this nightclub.
Established in 2010, 219 an American Bistro offers tantalizing American cuisine in its sophisticated ambiance. Guests can gorge on appetizing fares of Alfredo pasta, steaks, fries, crab cakes, scallops, burgers, meatloaf and more. Alcohol lovers can avail of their happy hours, functional on weekdays from 3p to 6:30p. Covered in hues of red and brown, with yellow lighting illuminating it, this place gives out a vibe of elegance. On weekends, guests can drop in for a deletable brunch fare. Located in downtown Norfolk, amidst various tourist spots, this restaurant is an apt place to take a relaxing break from your touring of the city.