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Freemason Abbey Restaurant

209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
+1 757-622-3966
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“wild game” (38 reviews)
“prime rib” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was in the downtown Norfolk area looking for a place for dinner and found the Freemason Abbey Restaurant using Tip Advisor. Without the app I would have not found it - it is very inconspicuous in location and exterior look. Being a former Presbyterian church...More

Thank sheiksan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and the ambiance is the best! I went for a meeting with a group of investors. The waitress was very patient with us and made sure we had everything we needed. I would recommend this place to all my friends and family.

Thank Traci M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though a stalwart dinner location they have a very well priced Sunday Brunch with 3$ Mary’s and mimosas. Really good steaks and definitely recommend the crab soup!

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here with daughter (college age) and her boyfriend. We all had something different, salmon, pesto shrimp pasta and prime rib, we were all very pleased and I was double pleased as it didn't break the bank.

Thank TravelinWIGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere. Had calamari as an appetizer and prime rib for the main course and both were absolutely perfect.

Thank steven g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family gathered with visiting family member from out of town. The atmosphere was pleasant. They allowed our group to be seated even though all of the party were not there. Servers and food were good. We were proud to show off this local treasure. I...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for our 10th anniversary and we loved it so much we came back for our 25th anniversary ! Everyone there was soooooo nice to us and our food was awesome!!! I do have to mention the She Crab Soup, OMG !!!...More

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. I have tired about 80 percent of the menu and hasn't found anything I didn't enjoy. It can be a little pricey but worth it

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Freemason Abbey Restaurant in downtown Norfolk is an excellent place to dine. There is a a nice variety of tasty menu items to choose from so they are sure to find something good for everyone. Also, they have some of the most delicious desserts...More

Thank lsmith310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the most recent occasion, my husband and I met several other couples here, prior to attending a play at The Wells Theatre. Everyone was thrilled with Happy Hour selections, followed by delicious entrees. The menu was varied, so no one was disappointed, and the...More

Thank Juliana D
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Questions & Answers
Annette B
26 January 2018|
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Response from docholiday174 | Reviewed this property |
Second floor maybe not. But the first floor is for sure.
Serge D
2 April 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Property representative |
Yes! We can accommodate almost all allergies, we always ask that you let your server know of your specific allergies so they can communicate to the kitchen and we can ensure every precaution is taken on your meals.
26 March 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Property representative |
We at Freemason Abbey always recommend reservations, just to be on the safe side! And we are about a 7-10 minute drive from Douglas Wilder Performing Arts center
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-3966
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Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years. Freemason Abbey is closed New Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
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