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No Frill Bar and Grill

806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
+1 757-627-4262
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“funky chicken” (21 reviews)
“salad” (116 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In town for the day and stopped in to No Frill, great choice. Tomato Bisque was very tasty, had a nice texture to it. Split the special Blacken Jumbo Scallops with Gnocchi, asparagus and ham slices. Also very good and plenty to share, no way...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can never go wrong with No Frills. A staple in Norfolk! Menus has something for every taste bud. With 2 locations this one here in Norfolks Ghent area as well as one in Virginia beach. In the many many years of coming here I...More

Thank Petevabch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here at least a half dozen times and have always had food that was well prepared as well as nice service. Great place to go for a burger or sandwich and fries, but have also tried steak and meatloaf and was very...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite "escape/hidden gem" in Ghent! Excellent service, with all-American, hearty menu...perfect for even the most picky eaters! Arrive early (especially on weekends and before a show, as they fill-up fast.) Parking in rear or along side street. You will not leave hungry!!!

Thank tinkham2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked it! It was happily busy and loud. Not sure why the consider it No Frills? It's was not frilly , but it had everything you would want - clean, friendly , big menu, lots of beer choices ...the sangria was awesome! So what's...More

Thank LisaWvt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In search of the best of Norfolk, No Frill was top of the list. We visited the night of ODU homecoming and it was packed. However, this did not take away from the excellent service provided. Definitely 5 stars worthy (service alone). I love the...More

Thank Oretha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It felt like we were back in a 1960s diner with modern food. Had some autumn sangria, which was delicious!

Thank Candace W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants. Good service, great food. The Funky Chicken Salad is to die for. Great Norfolk location for events in Ghent and the 21st Street corridor

Thank keith d
Reviewed 13 October 2017

You cannot go wrong with this place. A long history of Great ambiance, menu and servers. Always nice to come to a place that has a wonderful local atmosphere. A perfect fit for the Ghent neighborhood. Good menu and drink selection.

Thank Sherwood D
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant on the back of the tourist reviews. I am very pleased to say I was not disappointed. Despite it being a good sized place, 6PM on a Friday evening, place was packed. I had house special Burger that was steak...More

Thank AverageJoTraveller
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23 May 2017|
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Response from Ladybau | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't consider this a "healthy" Restaurant but more like comfort food. Google and check out the Menu online to get an idea. There's quite a variety of food. Salads are great too. Enjoy!
5 February 2016|
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Response from Anthony V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are marked on the menu and the wait staff can make suggestions if you let them know.
29 July 2015|
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Response from CCZ_10 | Reviewed this property |
I was a customer while on vacation. You will need to contact the restaurant directly for that answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4262
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