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Charlie's Cafe

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1800 Granby St Ste A, Norfolk, VA 23517-2327
+1 757-625-0824
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding Breakfasts Omelettes price is right and staff is great!!!! Eggs are nice and fluffy and the home fries are to die for!!!

Thank Gary R
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local. Went for a late breakfast. Service was amazingly fast and food was absolutely delicious. Staff were nice.

Thank April Y
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

They gave the kids sweet mouse themed pancakes. Have vegan options. Good service. Low key. Great sweet tea!

Thank ketmack
Smithfield, Virginia
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

First off: Please do not confuse this location with Charlie's American Cafe. Two different places! I notice on the review sites that people are getting the locations, reviews, pictures mixed up! So frustrating. We absolutely adore this little breakfast spot. Feels like walking into the past and that has it's own appeal to many of us! From the food that... More 

1 Thank Valvolt
Chesapeake, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I always liked stopping by this small cafe. Charlie's reminds me of a NY type diner. I ordered a Corn Beef Hash Omelette. My omelette was large and very light and fluffy . Service was very good . I'll definitely be back.

1 Thank MicrophoneChec12
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This was my first and favorite breakfast spot in Norfolk. It has that hometown mom & pop feel. I love time zones away but when in the area I'm glad to come back for a visit. Throughout my years in Norfolk the omelets have been consistently outstanding! They're nice and fluffy. It's always a toss up between the Southwest and... More 

1 Thank Mark B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This was my last day in Norfolk visiting with my daughter before driving home to Florida. I wanted to take my daughter to breakfast. She suggested this place a few blocks from where she was staying. It's a quaint little place with some really good breakfast food. I had the veggie omelette with a side of rye toast and grits.... More 

1 Thank Joy0810
Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place for breakfast - wide menu selection, fun to watch them cook, real cozy atmosphere, a very unique place to eat.

1 Thank Janis D
Norfolk, Virginia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

this Norfolk standard never disappoints, the service is friendly and the coffee is hot and free flowing. I go back just for the home fries in the morning!

Thank Eric T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food isn't bad, the wait staff is friendly, there just isnt anything that makes it especially great. I was here three years ago and I had a better memory than an experience this time.

Thank Joshua S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe
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
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 19:00
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?