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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
+1 757-627-4163
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“waffle cone” (104 reviews)
“ice cream” (151 reviews)
“scones” (91 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A throwback place from the 50s. You pull in and they bring you a menu to your car. When you're ready to order you turn on your vehicle lights. There were 6 of us in our car and the car hop got the order right...More

Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a cheeseburger and a hotdog, nice dog fried and split on a hamburger bun. Good old fashioned food. Excellent service, you just pull your vehicle up in one of the spots and they come out to you.

Thank needavacation5338
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Home of the original waffle cone, we've all heard the story of how this was created at the world's fair, well here it is, still using the same recipe, and still made by hand. Service is by car hops, so pull into an empty bay...More

Thank erinc681
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time here but my first time trying the ice cream and homemade waffle cone. I could tell that it was fresh and homemade. I am going back there for their ice cream again!

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit in Norfolk! Older place with older values. Everything is awesome here! Try the ice cream cones! You will not be disappointed!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced, smaller portions help you save room for ice cream in a waffle cone. More than a century old, This family operated restaurant has car service and indoor seating. Definitely worth a stop - be prepared to interpret history for your youngsters when they...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Still serving up homemade waffle cones they make daily, this drive in with car hops is a favorite of locals for ice cream, BBQ and shakes. Limited inside seating. Also popular for takeout orders.

Thank Myscha T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Saw this on the “Triple D.” Really wish we had not bothered. Looked as though many people were enjoying the drive in experience. We chose to eat inside. Floors and tables were sticky and much food particles scattered about the floor. Food was mediocre, and...More

1  Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Doumars is the best! Family run and still using the original cone making machine! Get a Ringo, you’ll be glad you did!

Thank cal223
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My family was in Norfolk for one day on a vacation and we had to fit in Doumar's. This restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri, Guy said it was a good place and man was he right! We all...More

Thank Kristine412
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:30 am
8:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4163
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