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Charlie's Cafe

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1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
+1 757-625-0824
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my last day in Norfolk visiting with my daughter before driving home to Florida. I wanted to take my daughter to breakfast. She suggested this place a few blocks from where she was staying. It's a quaint little place with some really good breakfast food. I had the veggie omelette with a side of rye toast and grits.... More 

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Thank Joy0810
Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place for breakfast - wide menu selection, fun to watch them cook, real cozy atmosphere, a very unique place to eat.

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Thank Janis D
Norfolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

this Norfolk standard never disappoints, the service is friendly and the coffee is hot and free flowing. I go back just for the home fries in the morning!

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Thank Eric T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food isn't bad, the wait staff is friendly, there just isnt anything that makes it especially great. I was here three years ago and I had a better memory than an experience this time.

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Thank Joshua S
Lakeland, Florida
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The place is a hidden gem. While it may look like a hole in the wall the food is amazing. My son took me here because it reminded him of a similar place back home. The portions were just right and prices were good. I had biscuits and gravy with side of sausage. My son had an omelette which was... More 

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Thank Reggie C
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My son attends ODU and I was searching for a breakfast spot to take him too off campus and I found this place. It was small but the food was great. Our waiter was awesome and very knowledgeable about the menu. That was very helpful. My son, sister and I throughly enjoyed our visit. This will be my go to... More 

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Thank Kinda H
Yorktown, Virginia
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

One of our favorite things to do on a Saturday morning is to try local restaurants for breakfast, any place but a chain restaurant. Charlie's has an authentic diner feel to it. The restaurant overall is small but clean, very dated, not sure I would take a bunch of kids here but there were a few couples coming in with... More 

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Thank Maureen721
Norfolk, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I had occasion to entertain a couple who were from Massachusetts and were considering a move to Norfolk where they had once lived many years ago. Charlie's is one of those places where one just feels at home. The wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating; breakfast selections offer great choices, and portions are generous. The price is right--simply a... More 

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Thank Alan S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Traveling down to Norfolk while around there, we happened upon this place due to some good reviews we heard about it. They didn't lie: the eggs are the highlight here, with their "omelettes" not literally an omelette but scrambled eggs with the food in the middle! The potato omlette with jack cheese is to die for. Definitely a hidden gem... More 

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Thank Louis B
Hampton, Virginia
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

We dropped off friends at the airport early and decided to find breakfast before heading home. Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we found this hidden little gem! It's very small inside but has a homey feel. The cooks were hard at work preparing food on the open grill behind a long bar where you could also sit and eat as well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-625-0824

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?