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Omar's Carriage House

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313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
+1 757-622-4990
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really cool spot near the hotel. Really is in a carriage house. Moroccan French American menu.. Great food and service.

Thank perry28365
Wilmington, North Carolina
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint little spot offering delicious perfectly prepared generous portions of food and impeccable service. The wait staff was attentive knowledgeable and provided excellent service. The portions are generous and the food delicious. Recommended is the whole grilled red snapper served with roasted root veggies.

Thank Caleb42
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a visit to Norfolk based on the recommendation of our hotel. It is a very quaint old carriage house which gives it some unique charm. The wine and beer selection is very good. However be prepared for crowded conditions in the small dining room. We enjoyed the asparagus salad. But it would have been nice to... More 

Thank Larry T
Norfolk, Virginia
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279 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an absolutely amazing and delicious lunch at Omar's Carriage House today! Merquez and Frittes (spicy lamb sausage and fries) came out of the kitchen hot and delicious. The service was spot on and we then had a chance to sit down with the owner and talk about the menu and his business. I cannot begin to recommend this place... More 

Thank JimCarroll3
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The family took me out for a birthday breakfast and we had a very enjoyable time chatting as we munched on some excellent breakfast samples. An interesting history of the building dates back pre-civil war and still has the original hay drop right in the middle of the room.

Thank SeniorDean
Norfolk, Virginia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a really hidden place,it's across from the YMCA.the mood is made for taken someone special for a charming dinner. The food is great and prices are good.

Thank 1969johnny2040
Norfolk, Virginia
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210 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were here to celebrate a friend's 50th birthday and had a great evening. Most started with one of their several salads and I started with the tuna sashimi. All were delicious. Entrees varied from my crab cakes, a Kobe beef burger, potato crisp flounder, salmon, and a mushroom tagliatelle. All were delicious and accompanied by nice wines. A very... More 

Thank Tyler L
Norfolk, VA
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had espresso martini and salmon dish. Everything was delicious. Service was impeccable. Would definitely recommend.

Thank BDerbs
Norfolk VA
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121 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went for winner with a party of 8. Sat upstairs, very nice, though it could have used a little more lighting to read the menu.... which is the only shortfall. Service was FANTASTIC. I had originally ordered the cream of chicken soup, however the server came back and told me upfront that the soup had sat too long, had separated... More 

Thank Josiah H
Virginia Beach
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189 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The menu is varied, but was all good. We ordered duck, crab cakes and Cornish hens. All were well prepared. I ordered the Moroccan game hen. It came in a a pottery bowl with rice andlemon. The taste is beyond description. Order this if it is on the menu.

Thank picturetakingone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?