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Freemason Abbey Restaurant

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209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
+1 757-622-3966
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice quite clean restaurant that use to be a church now a restaurant always have the crab cake n she crab soup the service was nice I will continue to return

Thank Brenda A
Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Artichoke dip was delicious. Service was friendly and kind. Presentation of the food was impressive.

Thank Jenean W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Abbey has succulent scallops and very tasty crabcakes. Great for intimate settings or group. Like sitting upstairs.

Thank Sindy J
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had some free time so we stopped in for lunch. The food was excellent as was the service. Employees were very accommodating and the atmosphere rounded out the experience. Can't wait until our next visit. Wish I could remember more of the menu items, but its been about 9 months since our last visit.

Thank davidlong1944
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere. Everything was prepared perfectly. Staff was amazing. The attention made us feel very welcome. Parking was tricky. Worth it.

Thank Michael M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our daughter and son-in-law to dinner on Friday at this beautiful restaurant. The fried green tomatoes were delicious with a light batter and bacon jam on top. We ordered the meaty ribs - the sauce was spicy but not over the top. Our son-in-law ordered a steak that was very tender with great flavor. The dessert of the... More 

Thank Wanda P
East Smithfield, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this was one of the best meals I've had in years. it is located in an old church and the interior is beautiful. food was excellent and the wait staff couldn't have been any nicer.

Thank Alan B
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it! My daughter and me went there after the opera. Lovely restore building. The staff was friendly and professional. That was and an added bonus, the food was wonderful

Thank nrsjoys
Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Local restaurant with local seafood and daily specials in a very old world setting. Great place for a casual lunch. Very Friendly wait staff.

Thank J P
Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at the Free Mason Abbey for the first time to celebrate a special family occasion. It was everything and more that we had hoped for. Everyone loved their dinner choices and my daughter stated that it was the best filet mignon she had ever had. The prices are reasonable for the type of restaurant and atmosphere that is offered.... More 

Thank Maureen721

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-3966
Located in a 140 year-old renovated church, Freemason Abbey Restaurant has been a local's favorite in the heart of downtown Norfolk for 23 years.

Freemason Abbey is closed New Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?