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MJ's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
4019 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1105
+1 757-648-8942
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
“blue plate” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4019 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1105
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

One of the only gay bar here in norfolk. Nice bar tenders they are very careful. Music too loud. Prices are ok.

Thank E T
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was my first visit to MJ's but won't be my last. Daily specials and many other selections including plenty for vegetarians , very reasonable prices, generous portions, friendly service. Great neighborhood spot for lunch, dinner, dessert, drinks.

Thank goneagain2
Reviewed 14 March 2017

good food and service at this tavern, good for couples, families and parties. prices are appropriate and it is always good to have some fresh cooked meals in a warm atmosphere.

1  Thank Christina O
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Because of the lighting this place makes Riverview come alive. This neighborhood restaurant and bar is almost always friendly (except caraoke night). I typically walk to this place and especially at lunch time there are good deals. Although I've never had a meal here that...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On our last visit to this place the crowd was 3 or 4 deep at the bar. We waited a full 15 minutes without ever being acknowledged by either of the two bartenders. They actually kept their heads down to avoid eye contact with patrons....More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We just moved to Norfolk and my son (a Chef) said to eat somewhere local not at the big franchised restaurants. We did a google search and #2 on the list for the area is MJ's Tavern. When my son was young, we called him...More

1  Thank Maurice B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Full disclosure, I have known Mike and John for years and went to church with them until they moved to Norfolk. I've been here several times and thought I'd written a review, but apparently not. This is a "neighborhood" bar and grill, though in the...More

Thank GrandpaGene
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Attended a business networking event for Saint Patrick's day and had a great time socializing. The food was good, but the drinks and the service were both less than desirable.

Thank joanneelainetanner
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We went here for the meatloaf but didn't find it on the menu so I ordered the club sandwich, which was a little pricy at $12 but it was HUGE and came with French fries. My husband tried the special, which was only $6.99 and...More

1  Thank shurwitz
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My fav--------the mac n' cheese side is to die for! Husband had the grilled pork chop----said "best he ever had." I lost count of the number of staff people who asked us how everything was......(we sat at the bar). Very friendly staff make you feel...More

Thank PBA1117
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 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: 4019 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-648-8942
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