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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 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 25 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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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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130 reviews
75 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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Thank pennypbj
Newport News, Virginia
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

After picking up a daughter at Norfolk airport we drove here, and had a hard time finding it because the sign was down due to remodeling. The inside was as described, pretty eclectic and nothing fancy. With four of us, we started off ordering a half gallon Peach Bellini/ Mimosa. Woweeee! All of us had breakfasts that we nothing short... More 

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Thank Rick M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great service, fluffy omelettes, and yummy sandwiches. They will make the omelettes to order. So glad they're open for dinner. Fun place to be.

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Thank A H
Burke, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

In town visiting family. Stopped here for brunch - some had sandwiches, some breakfast. Best omelettes I've ever had - fluffy, large and tasty! Will be back when back in town.

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Thank Ken P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

So, it's not the greatest thing to look at, inside or out, but the food is delicious. They serve the fluffiest eggs I have ever had. I had it stuffed with corn beef hash and it was delicious. And a huge portion! My friends come here often and are never disappointed. Food came out fast and hot. It's a smaller... More 

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Thank Kayla G

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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
US$5 - US$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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?