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Press 626 Wine Bar

626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507-2010
+1 757-282-6234
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tomato soup” (6 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507-2010
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have eaten here on a number of occasions, and the food is always good and the service prompt and friendly. What makes this neighborhood place stand out, is the wine bar. Four sommeliers on staff, great wine list, and regular wine tasting nights highlight...More

1  Thank OBbeachlovers
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Met my daughter and her fiancee here for brunch. Neither the Mrs. or I had dined there before, but we had heard good things! The hostesses and wait staff were excellent. We were greeted with big smiles and a friendly demeanor. The setting was bright...More

1  Thank Rickvbch1
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent wine list, yummy shrimp appetizer and delicious scallop entre. Would definitely go back. Great service.

1  Thank JordansMom
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I ate here with a friend, coming early for a glass of wine and some appetizers first before dinner. Press 626 specializes in supporting local farmers and suppliers, being environmentally friendly, making delicious food and having a vast selection of local,international amazing wines. We had...More

1  Thank Rosie G
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious! I had the luncheon grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup and a glass of peach champagne. The menu stated that the grilled cheese was award winning and it was yummy! Perfect combination for a nippy day. The atmosphere was clean and charming.

1  Thank RhondaC23456
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The birthday girl chose Press 626. It was our first visit and we were totally impressed. Every small plate, salad, main course and sandwich was delicious! We all shared our plates...and the desserts were very good especially the bread pudding! We would have posted photos...More

Thank JWYorktown
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch, first we had the fries as a starter, what ever happend to making fries crisp and golden? Sent them back still came back the same.Second ,the Ahi tuna, how about seasoning a little,not just capers ,olive oil and a few herbs,...More

1  Thank Michel P
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a small, historic home in downtown Norfolk. Food was exceptional, as was the wine list. Well worth the visit

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Press 626 has a quaint atmosphere and is nicely done with a long bar for ample seating. There are a limited number of tables and they are somewhat "cozy", as in close to each other. Not great for a private conversation and a bit on...More

Thank BambooH2O
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Seven of us who had attended a choral concert a short walk away sashayed in at about 9 pm for drinks and chatting, expecting to have quite a wait. Nope, we were seated right away. The restaurant is a converted residence, so the seating is...More

2  Thank lonscof
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Heather L
11 October 2017|
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Response from VictoriaJLake | Reviewed this property |
There is a small parking lot behind their building. But street parking is all around and free as well if need be.
21 November 2015|
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Response from Speck411 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It has a very knowledgeable staff who would be very good at suggesting menu and wine selections and the kitchen is very capable.
Garden E
17 January 2015|
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Response from egldrvr555 |
Then, just walk. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-282-6234
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A boutique restaurant and wine bar focused on creating a one of a kind experience through superlative wine and food programs, eclectic design, and unparalleled service with a sense of Southern hospitality. 2017 Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence Voted best Grilled Cheese in the Virginia Pilot Featured in Distinction, Southern Lady Magazine, Garden & Gun magazine, Coastal Virginia Magazine.com
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