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No Frill Bar and Grill

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806 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1722
+1 757-627-4262
09:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 09:30 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you, TripAdvisor, for freeing me from having to eat at franchises when traveling. No Frill Bar & Grill provides good food and good service in an inviting atmosphere.

Thank Shirley T
Mays Landing, New Jersey
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Funky Chicken Salad with the Parmesan Peppercorn dressing is so very good. Had to stop in and have it again when I visited my daughter at Old Dominion University. One of these days I'm going to save room for dessert!

Thank shellsells
Hartford, Connecticut
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for the first time today and it was wonderful. Everything was mouth watering and the wait staff was friendly and attentive. I had the pumpkin bisque for starters and my husband was sorry he didn't order it as well. We will be going back for sure!

Thank Tammy B
Leesburg, Georgia
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited the No Frills Bar in Virginia Beach and wanted to check out the No Frill Bar and Grill in Norfolk. We weren't disappointed! Wife had Bloody Mary with Grilled Hamburger with sautéed onions and swiss cheese. It was great! I had French Onion soup follow by Pierogie with Andouille sausage. Stuffed! Great food, excellent service, and very... More 

Thank Jeff R
Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Sandwich was delicious even though the salmon was a little over cooked! I would most definitely get it again!

Thank sal1371
Norfolk, VA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No Frill Grill offers consistently good food in a great atmosphere with colorful artwork, wood, cabinets,an attractive bar and a separate covered porch area.The menu has enough variety for everyone to find something with a good range of prices. The food is always fresh, attractively prepared and hugely proportioned. The salads are big enough to share -- my personal favorite... More 

Thank Marley700
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long time favorite restaurant. Went there as soon as I had my baby so that I could enjoy a delish seared tuna salad.

Thank Jensou
Suffolk, Virginia
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135 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife chose the No Frill for her birthday dinner because she loves the Ruben sandwich. I love the Spotswood special sandwich and we always get the onions rings for an app. The side of potato salad and coleslaw are always good too. This restaurant never fails to please with excellent food, great service and reasonable menu prices. We shall... More 

Thank John S
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145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very surprised at the crowd at 7 pm on a Sunday. Our group of 4 was seated right away however and our server was attentive. The Spotswood Salad, portabella pasta and crab cake sandwich were all fabulous. The servings were huge and everyone took home enough for lunch.

Thank bdaygirl
Norfolk, Virginia
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lunch with the gang from work. We decided on No Frill. We all ordered from the specials menu. Skirt Steak quesadilla for me the other three had the Pork Chop special. Service was fast and accurate, as usual. Refills were fast as well. The meals arrived and we're attractively plated. The special order pork chop without mushrooms, was on... More 

Thank Anthony V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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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Gloucester Point, VA
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?