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Omar's Carriage House

313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
+1 757-622-4990
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you are in the Freemason neighborhood stop in at Omar's. Sit at the bar and enjoy the drink and food specials at Happy Hour. The menu changes frequently and the appetizers are tasty. The hallmark of Omar's is the service. Everyone is very friendly—staff...More

Thank NJ B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

While visiting a friend in Norfolk, we decided to have dinner at Omar's, Omar's is situated in a former carriage house. The decor is European, smart and comfortable-cozy. Parking can be challenging on a busy night. Omar's lot was full but were were able to...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A lovely and tranquil spot in a traditional part of Norfolk. Founded by Omar from Morocco, it used to feature more Moroccan cuisine than it does now.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Omar's Carriage House is a lovely local restaurant to enjoy a wonderful meal. The ambiance is very pleasant and the menu provides a nice variety of very tasty dishes at reasonable prices,,,The portions are more than adequate and the service great...There is a very attractive...More

Thank brandigirl93
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love sitting at the bar. Great Happy Hour. Food is out fast and service is good. I love the kabobs.

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We have had an Omar's platter when attending the Town Point Park Wine Festival and it wasn't complicated but good so I had high hopes going in to eat. We went for Brunch and had the crab soup to start. It tasted like a cup...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This small restaurant near downtown Norfolk feels like a little bit of Europe. Set in an older house, the surroundings are congenial yet smart. The menu has a lot to choose from and with four of us at the table, every dish was excellent. they...More

Thank SPEAR757
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went as part of a family gathering of 20+ for dinner. The salmon and the crab cakes were excellent as were the deserts. The salads were elegant and tasty.

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Privately owned restaurant with quality staff. Cooks and wait staff are REALLY friendly. Not necessarily the best choice for family dining. I believe the Carriage House is popular with locals for special occasions.

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We really liked this place. A romantic atmosphere. Good wine. Outstanding service. And terrific entrees. I had the potato crisp flounder, and it was delicious. Accompanied by Brussels sprouts and cauliflower that was well prepared and tasty. We had an out of this world piece...More

Thank Zach G
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25 July 2017|
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Response from JimCarroll3 | Reviewed this property |
Parking can be kind of tight...there is a small dedicated lot adjacent to the restaurant but it has tight maneuvering. There is on street parking as well but it is usually limited due to the restaurant's proximity to the... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from JimCarroll3 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not a buffet. It is dinner by the plate and the food is spectacular!
28 March 2017|
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Response from SeniorDean | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual; I've seen jeans to business suits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-4990
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Located in the historic Freemason neighborhood of downtown Norfolk, Omar's offers lunch, dinner and brunch in the charming atmosphere of an old, original Carriage House. Specializing in homemade salads, desserts, offering a wide range of meats and seafood and always offering specials on food and wine, Omar's is a must-visit in Norfolk!
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