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Chartreuse Bistro

205 E City Hall Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-1702
+1 757-965-2137
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
205 E City Hall Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-1702
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one of our favorite places for events and celebrations. We have been for birthdays and anniversaries. The food is lovely and the service is stellar. The location is intimate. All the plates are interesting and well thought out. We loved everything we had...More

1  Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been coming here for three years. The food is always up to the highest standards and the menu is always different, showcasing whatever is in season. Unlike at other area restaurants, the staff is knowledgable and very well trained. They know their winelist...More

1  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 8 and probably filled about half of the restaurant. But the front table by the street was terrific. The food and service was impeccable ! We all tried various appetizers and entrees and all were thoroughly enjoyed. The food was...More

1  Thank molarman26
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I enjoyed dinner here this evening. The interior design is lovely, the setting intimate but acoustics were not unpleasant even with a group of 8 at the adjacent table. The service was stellar. Dishes were creative and elegant. If you're used to high sodium content,...More

Thank ryan61562
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Friends had told me they had eaten here the night before and highly recommend this place. I decided to try to get a quick bite before seeing a movie across the street. I had an hour before the movie, which when I arrived I asked...More

2  Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our party of 3 arrived at this tiny little upscale bistro on a Saturday night without reservations. The staff went out of their way to accommodate us, first with drinks on a little sofa, then at the bar for dinner. Our bartender/server Francis was extremely...More

Thank LostNTranslation0867
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. Presentation, atmosphere and service all exceptional. Intimate friendly atmosphere one of the best meals I've enjoyed!

Thank Jeri M
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Chartreuse is a special place. It is small, with no outside signage. It has a small bar and 5 (or 6?) tables. Therefore, reservations are probably essential unless you want to eat at the bar. The interior is crisp, almost sparse, but it works. The...More

Thank BeachDNS
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We ate here two days in a row, it was so good! The service was above and beyond and the food very creative, fresh and delicious! Each day the chef uses local and organic produce to create some of the most delicious food that I...More

Thank W J
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

In a place (USA) where the burgers are the king, this restaurant is like a white fly.... :-) The set up is very simple but then nicely researched.... The girls are very kind and the always make sure you are attended at all time. Not...More

Thank Nitavant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E City Hall Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-965-2137
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