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Cutty Sark

4707 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1916
+1 757-362-2942
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
4707 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1916
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had high hopes but was let down.' TERRIBLE SERIVCE.. All the food is processed and bland Service A joke !! I would not recommend this place to ANYONE

Thank Petevabch
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I and my husband went there during happy hour and enjoyed the service and food at the bar. Both steamed and raw oysters were great. Good selection of local draft beer was awesome. We enjoyed the view from the bar too. We did not order...More

Thank Lonnie-Sally
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The cutty is a Bill n Deb fav. Good is always spot on and beer cold. The view is awsome and we always have great service

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Winter does not offer this site its best advantage. Still there is no hiding the waterside appeal of this restaurant even in cold weather. The view from the parking lot has little curb appeal. The lot isn't paved. On the other hand there are nice...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Atmosphere is the best part of this place. Definitely a everybody knows everybody place. TIP: ASK to place your order. The Steak Night Special is perhaps their weekly bright spot. Even after placing an order, it did not arrive.......did not arrive... did not arrive. Finally,...More

Thank jacjsc
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Had a good friend introduce me to the Cutty Sark back when i first moved there in 2008. It was very small then, but very family oriented and warm. The she crab soup is to die for! Everything I have ever eaten there has been...More

Thank Sandy E
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I do not understand some of the reviews on here. C'mon folks, stop being so pretentious!! This is a great neighborhood/local bar. The staff is just as nice to you as you are to them. With live acoustic music and one of the best views...More

Thank ErnieKitchen
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stopped in the Cutty Sark for dinner before a concert and the service was fast. We were there around 5:30 so it was just starting to get busy. I had the grilled scallops and they were very good. It was my first time there...More

Thank michele1762
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I love dive bars and this is a dive bar. Food is OK greasy grill fare, what is expected. Nice view. Only problem is the female owner, she acts like a sailor, looks like a sailor, smells like a sailor, but god forbid you drop...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nice place on the water, very laid back, very busy for breakfast and brunch on weekends. They have karaoke on Sunday afternoons, and it is always packed! Food is average, drinks are average, but the atmosphere for a Sunday afternoon after a day on the...More

Thank Andrea R
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4707 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1916
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-362-2942
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