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Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar

) #19 of 596 Restaurants in Norfolk $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
111 W Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1815
+1 757-227-6222
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beignets” (11 reviews)
“jambalaya” (14 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
111 W Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1815
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here on Friday night and enjoyed it very much! Ordered 6 shucked oysters and they were clean, salty and quite tasty. Served with a bucket of crackers and variety of hot sauces they were a nice addition to our meal. The food...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner on a rather quiet Tuesday evening. We sat in the lower level with only a few other parties. Drinks were just fine and the calamari appetizer was some of the best we have had. On the recommendation of fellow conference attendees,...More

Thank SteveN453
ronvabea, Manager at Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

SteveN453, Thank you for your review. We love to see when people enjoy the atmosphere and food at our restaurant as much as we do! The jambalaya is one of my favorite dishes on the menu! We look forward to your next visit. We strive...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Chose Big Easy for dinner with friends from NYC last night, because one of our party was craving oysters and the menu is so varied that I knew everyone would find something to enjoy. Big Easy certainly didn't disappoint! Wednesday is their burger special night,...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I was part of a party of 30, drinks were great, raw oysters fresh and plentiful. Atmosphere was comfortable. I had the lobster tail and strip steak, both were great, after dinner coffee rounded out the evening. No errors! Very satisfied and I highly recommend.

Thank sportscenter433
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We went with a neighbor to try the half price burgers on Wednesdays. What a great meal. The beef was tasty, topped with a succulent tomato and lettuce, and it was nestled on a delicious fresh bun. The fries were crisp and hot, as well....More

Thank genglertNorfolk_VA
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Wednesday night is Berger night and 99 cent select oysters. We love to sit at the bar, enjoy a dozen oysters, then a great burger and end the meal with New Orleans beignets. The service is saucy and the atmosphere is inviting. So much so...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited for mothers day lunch, having made reservations vis open table. We were greeted upon arrival and shown to our table. Kat , our waitress, was very prompt and helpful. I like to ask serves questions about the various specials etc and she was...More

Thank Eddie A
ronvabea, Owner at Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Eddie, Thanks for your review. We will be sure to reward Kat to a treat at one of our stores. We strive to be better everyday !

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I am from the Florida / Alabama border and used to frequent New Orleans several times a year. I had never heard of this restaurant until I moved across from the street from it but am very glad I gave it a try! The atmosphere...More

Thank Brittney B
ronvabea, Owner at Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Brittany , We appreciate your review . We hope to see you again on your next visit. We strive to do better everyday !! Thanks Again

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Came in with an Open Table reservation, but did not need it . Sat downstairs and had "Cat" as our waitress. Great, professional and friendly service. Our oysters were very good and our tuna appetizers were large portioned and delicious. Laid back atmosphere and low...More

Thank CobaltConnection
ronvabea, Owner at Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Colbalt , Thanks for your review . I also like our oysters. I will pass your comments on Cat. We strive to do better everyday. Thanks Again

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

tucked away in downtown Norfolk, there is this low key Restaurant, that is truly amazing. For the seafood lover a must-go-to Restaurant. Upstairs it offers seafood in an upscale atmosphere, downstairs there is a rustic Bar/Restaurant, frequented by many locals. Sitting at the bar, one...More

Thank Thor S
ronvabea, Owner at Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thor, Thanks so much for your fantastic review I will pass your comments on to our staff . we strive to do better Everyday !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-227-6222
  • E-mail
Description
Norfolk Seafood Company, located on Tazewell Street, is a place where seafood lovers can find a traditional plate of flounder, scallops or crab but without the fancy ingredients and inflated prices. The restaurant is centrally located in downtown Norfolk above the Big Easy Oyster Bar. The mission of the Norfolk Seafood Company is to bring tasty seafood to locals and tourists, minus the trip to the Oceanfront. Norfolk Seafood Company The menu features everything a good seafood restaurant should offer, plus all the sides. Expect to find coleslaw, fries, green beans, and other traditional side items, all of them ideal accompaniments to crab cakes, shrimp, scallops, and other seafood favorites. Appetizers include the same gumbo featured at the oyster bar downstairs, as well as shrimp cocktail, crab dip, oysters, she-crab soup and other tasty options. A cold beer, wine or a specialty drink from the bar rounds off any meal. The menu is kid friendly, but a child's menu is also available for parents looking for smaller portions for their children. In addition, the decor and atmosphere make it clear that the establishment is a family friendly locale, ideal for celebrating any family occasion be it a birthday, anniversary, or just a Saturday night on the town.
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