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Bardo Edibles Plus Elixirs

430 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-2115
+1 757-622-7362
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“carpaccio” (3 reviews)
“small plates” (8 reviews)
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All hours
American, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
430 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-2115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First, it was disorganized in making a reservation. Tried online and never got a response. When I called, it was disorganized. When we arrive half an hour after they open, it didn't seem like they were ready to open. The hostess was walking around with...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I cant even begin to express my love of Bardo. While the décor has some work to do, the staff and the food make up for it instantly. What I love about Bardo is the relaxed vibe, and amazing food. Caroline is the best and...More

Thank bayardyoung
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I love and frequent the restaurants in this group (Still, Gosport, Bardo, and Public House) but this was the most disappointing. Very warm in the seating area. Server was curt and seemed distracted. I realize a tapas restaurant results in dishes being delivered at irregular...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This place has an elegant selection of cocktails and tapas and a true joy for any food lover, but my only negative comment would be in reference to service. While our waitress was extremely knowledgeable and engaging, we inevitably felt rushed because she would not...More

Thank Ksenia B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Really creative dishes. Good presentation. Wait staff isn't working as a team. This is their biggest weakness. Too bad, because the dishes are really good. Management needs to take everyone to an outing that will help them with team building. Come on guys, don't work...More

Thank Powell T
Emily B, Owner at Bardo Edibles Plus Elixirs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Hi Powell, Thanks for giving us a try a couple days ago and for your feed back. My husband and I just took over the restaurant about a month ago and we agree that service can be a weak point, but we are working on...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Tapas dishes are very creative and delicious. Drinks are also yummy with creative names and ingredients. This is our 2nd time here and we had to ask the manager if a server was ever going to come to even say hello. It reminded us why...More

Thank IceAngel1960
Emily B, Owner at Bardo Edibles Plus Elixirs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Hi, Thanks for coming in and giving us a try a few days ago and for taking the time to leave your feedback. I sincerely apologize that your table was over looked. This is unacceptable and has been addressed with the staff. My husband and...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have been here twice, once with one companion and once with a small group. It is great with a group becuase it's fun to share. The variety is excellent, and everything was well-prepared, with a sense of humor and a nod to variety. I...More

Thank dalink716
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not a foodie.Like reg american food.This place changed my mind. THe small portions made it possible for me to try new things,which were fabulous,without committing to an entire meal.Loved it all. the service was top notch.Cant wait to visit my family down there again.Hope...More

Thank pat46455
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The food was extraordinary! A delicious array of small plates. The portion sizes make it convenient to share samples. The carpaccio was especially nice because you are provided a heating device to brown the raw meat if you choose. The service was superb; thoughtful, attentive...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Primarily a tapas style restaurant, Bardo offers a great variety of tasty dishes that you won't find just anywhere. We tried several of them, and all were delicious! Bartender Eve recommended a Malbec that was absolutely wonderful! Excellent dining experience!

Thank Sandra C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-2115
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-7362
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