Quality Inn Norfolk Naval Base
8051 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23505-1001
Phone: (757) 451-0000
Fax: (757) 451-8394
Bars & Cafes
ODU fans relax, reunite and rejoice here as this sports bar and restaurant caters to their every whim. Perfect for college students or just sport enthusiasts, Monarch's Sports Grill has numerous televisions to watch the big game, free wi-fi for those on deadline and a variety of drink and food specials. The atmosphere is completely engulfed with all things sports, even the floors look like a basketball court and you cannot miss a single moment of any live game as there are televisions wherever you look.
Borjo Coffeehouse is where you're likely to find a lot of Old Dominion University students and staff. On the menu board, you'll also find local roasted coffee selections, fruit smoothies, pastries, breakfast sandwiches and salad wraps. To go along with it's support of the the local art and music scene, what coffeehouse would be complete without a great wine selection and beer?
This popular club in Norfolk features different themes and specials almost every night of the week. From goth to EDM, 90s and top 40, there's always something fun spinning and people on the dance floor. With three different bars scattered throughout, you're never too far from refreshment, and The Wave also serves up food like steaks and bites like chicken fingers.
The Iguana is Norfolk’s ultimate entertainment destination. This bar features great deals on drinks and classic pub grub. Opt for a chilled pint or a specialty cocktail and unwind out on their covered patio. Indoors, shoot some pool or grab a table near their stage to enjoy stand-up comedy shows, DJ events and live gigs. This space provides a platform for local talent while their occasional pool league is a big draw among patrons.
Tapas and Cocktail Restaurant, Crackers is a part of the Little Bar Bistro restaurants that are local to Norfolk. Here, you will find that the martinis are something to behold. When you hear about a restaurant having something on their menu called Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, you know it's absolutely important to stop by and at least give that a dish a try.
MJ's Tavern is a cozy, neighborhood bar that also serves up some great food. In addition to the full bar, there is also a pool table for your entertainment. There are different food specials every night of the week, whether it be all-you-can-eat spaghetti Tuesdays or Sunday brunch.
For over ten years the Norfolk Taphouse has been pouring out delicious craft beer for the thirsty citizens of Hampton Roads. With 45 taps and over 100 bottles, you will definitely find the brew you've been craving. In addition to the craft beers, the Taphouse also serves up tasty pub grub, with plenty of vegetarian options. There is also live music on a regular basis.
You'll know you've reached The Thirsty Camel by the life-sized camel statue sitting right out front of this popular bar. A delightful little dive bar, here the people are always friendly, and the drinks always affordable. Sometimes the bar hosts live music, and they also serve up a solid food menu for when you get hungry.
As suggested in the name, this restaurant is a casual place for friends and family to meet up and grub down. The menu is varied to say the least, with food options ranging from pitas to burgers to pastas to burritos. The menu may be a little overwhelming, but the atmosphere is not and the staff is extremely friendly and will gladly help decide on the best dish for you.
If you're looking for a restaurant with great seafood in Norfolk, then look no further than A.W. Shucks Raw Bar & Grill. Just the thought of having their soft-shell crab sandwich is enough to make a person salivate. You can also expect good service to go along with a great atmosphere. The patio is a great place to come enjoy a beautiful day with some tasty food and cold brews.
Cheap beer and cheap pizza make for a good hangout spot in Norfolk. The Red Dog Saloon attracts a younger, more college town scene but anybody is welcome at this roadhouse saloon. The bar is also known for its daily drink specials like its happy hour that keep the regulars coming back for more. There is also a patio for those who like to drink and chill in the sun.
If you're looking to support local coffee businesses or indulge in some fair trade coffee, Elliot's is a fantastic place to visit. Situated in Ghent, this coffee shop has a warm and welcoming ambiance. There is honor-system Wifi, where customers can use the internet and donate a small fee, or make a purchase. It is also a Book Crossing spot so bring an old book in and see what you can find.