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The Public House

) #57 of 588 Restaurants in Norfolk $$ - $$$ American, ,
1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
+1 757-227-9064
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tater tots” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for a birthday party and ordered the veggie burger. Service was slow but I expect that for this place and even more so since it was particularly crowded the evening that I went. I also got an amaretto sour and it was...More

Thank Rochelle757
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Attend d an event here but all rooms and the parking lot was full. Appeared to be a twenty-something crowd. Noise level was high as was camaraderie. Fish and chips dish was very large portion but a bit expensive. Fries were overflowing. Wait staff were...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My 86-year-old mother wanted a steak. I had never been to The Public house, but knew it had a NY Strip on the menu. I called to make reservations and asked if the evening scene at The Public House was loud, as I didn't think...More

Thank Kchafsh
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great old fashioned. Great craft beer. But be warned if you only drink bud light they don't carry beers like that!

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Parking is limited but there is a lot. I was initially impressed with the bar. Excellent selection of scotch. Unfortunately way overpriced. $16 for 3oz is steep for standard single malts. I had a great burger but subbed out fries for blue collar Mac and...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I was hesitant about the Public House since I'm more of a wine drinker, and "pub fare"doesn't just grab me. Pleasant surprise! Everyone at our large table found something to love. Really interesting appetizers were passed around as we selected Mac and Cheese, Bangers and...More

Thank Union502
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Despite having several other recommendations on "can't miss" places in Norfolk, a friend and I stumbled onto the Public House as parking was a mess around Granby Street (the location of the other restaurants.) We weren't disappointed. With at least 20 beers on tap, there...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 16 January 2017

What an interesting restaurant. Stopped by Friday the 13th, a day usually associated with strange happenings and superstitions but not this day, It was perfect, a little chill in the air and a few friends in tow as we descended upon the staff who greeted...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Went there last night with my lady. VERY good food!!! Pretty darn good beer selection... huge variety of liquor over at the bar. Whole place was very old school pub lookin'. I saw pool tables as we walked up, but didn't partake. We had the...More

Thank seabeegt
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by the Public House for dinner on New Year's Day, after seeing a movie at MacArthur Mall. My wife ordered the Farmer's Pie and I ordered the Pastrami sandwich. The Farmer's Pie was pretty good, but the ingredients in the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-227-9064
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