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Overpriced!!!!!!

There for lunch and wanted something a little bland, so I ordered a turkey and cheese sandwich ( $11.00) and my husband ordered a hot pastrami ($14.00). The sandwiches were ok... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry T
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There for lunch and wanted something a little bland, so I ordered a turkey and cheese sandwich ( $11.00) and my husband ordered a hot pastrami ($14.00). The sandwiches were ok, but all they served with it was a small slice of pickle. Come on .... for those prices would it of killed you to throw a few chips on... More 

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Thank Larry T
Norfolk, Virginia
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A new beacon of light on the Norfolk Waterfront. The renovation process is still underway but the venues which participated in the Grand Opening appear to offer lots of variety. Guy Fierris smokehouse, PBR Grill and Blue Moon Brew Pub are the main attractions on the ground floor. The Fudgery, Luk Fu asian sushi and noodles, Cogans Pizza, an Oyster... More 

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Thank Chili J
Virginia Beach
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the New waterside market and had a great experience. The folks throughout the place were great. The atmosphere was fun and lively.

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Thank Eddie A
Chesapeake, Virginia
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a delightful surprise for Mother's Day!! Live music inside and out. An awesome and delicious selection of food and beverages. Entertainment for all ages including some special lunminated inexpensive event for all. It was crowded because everyone wanted to see and experience the new renovation, but the employees all handled it very well. The waterside has been well done... More 

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Thank Selina S
Virginia Beach
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194 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The vibe is active and fun. The food choices were great. We ate at Guy Fieris Smokehouse. Get the burger with brisket and pulled pork. They have a big screen TV in the middle of the building with tables and chairs around. The building was packed with young people behaving themselves and having a good time.

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Thank picturetakingone
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the renovation looks terrific and the "vibe" inside is awesome.. I must say, why on earth would you build such a stunning area and then not put in a proper coffee shop? The only coffee shop was serving drip coffee and the kind where you just push a button- like at WaWa. Bizarre! I don't get it, seems like... More 

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Thank Tiffany K
Norfolk, Virginia
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for lunch the day after the Grand Opening. The renovation looks great and the lunch crowd had the place mostly full. Great variety of eating options as well as coffee shop and the Fudgery (smelled wonderful).

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Thank Van_V2
Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waterside has been reinvented as an upscale new concept food court/restaurant venue. The grand opening is this week but it opened last week. New restaurants include Guy Fiere's Smokehouse, Rappahannock Oyster Company, Rocky Mountain Grill, a wine bar, a beer bar, the Local (several local restaurants combined, and more. A fun experience and some good food. The second level is... More 

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Thank Paul D
Rochester, New York
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2,938 reviews
891 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 954 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

How long you spend at Watersides depends on what you choose to do in there. If you are dining at one of the many restaurants that HAVE been in there and SHOULD return after the renovations, then you will spend at least 2-3 hours. Watersides is undergoing a massive renovation right now, so the place is temporarily empty with tons... More 

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5 Thank Larry W
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

It was a nice place to visit, there were places to sit and relax. The only disappointment was there wasn't any restroom near there.

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Thank Kristine H

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