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Norfolk, VA
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Drink gby the River

We went on a Thursday of the first week it was open. I like the new layout, especially the open... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sherwood D
Norfolk, Virginia
Confusing Loud Overpriced

Wow I was so disappointed. For weeks they've been hyping the re-opening of Waterside. I used to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carl E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a Thursday of the first week it was open. I like the new layout, especially the open area on the river. Two bars with seating areas. I got a beer and my wife, wine. We were able to walk around and explore...More

Thank Sherwood D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow I was so disappointed. For weeks they've been hyping the re-opening of Waterside. I used to go when it was popular and some when it was just a bunch of restaurants, so i was expecting to be wow'd. I guess i was wow'd into...More

1  Thank Carl E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My office recently hosted a day of activities capped by a dinner and after party drinks at a location in Waterside. The renovations to this location include a new restaurant by a famous Food Channel expert. You can even bring your boat and tie-off at...More

Thank BillCarolNC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waterside District is a reincarnation of the defunct Waterside Marketplace. It is interesting but somewhat limited to being nothing more that a yuppie watering hole. Some good entertainment, but I wonder how they will be able to sustain the momentum. Will be watching this place...More

Thank JimCarroll3
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Wanted to go to Guy Fieri's but so packed and just the small area was open. Friend weant there and loved his specialty burger with maccaroni & cheese on it. Went to the Tap House there and had great food & beer but HORRIBLE service....More

Thank luckyg215
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Waterside has been back open for about a month, but there still seem to be a number of issues that need to be worked out. Staff that don't know what's on the menu, or how to work the registers, or where the tap handles are....More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

$12 for a 6 inch meatball sub at The Local and $5.75 for a Coors Light at PBR. For the priced I paid I was expecting at least a foot long but all I got was a small sub with four tiny meatballs and a...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very clean, very safe, lots of restaurants and bars to enjoy yourself. Not to mention, an amazing fudge shop where you can sample fudge and the employees sing some random songs every so often. There is outdoor seating to enjoy the sun. I had a...More

Thank kurupt71
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

There was lots of energy on a Thursday evening. The facility was attractive. Many places were open and busy. There was an hour wait for a table. The BarBQ place was the most interesting menu but long wait. Cogan's was okay but was nothing to...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

There for lunch and wanted something a little bland, so I ordered a turkey and cheese sandwich ( $11.00) and my husband ordered a hot pastrami ($14.00). The sandwiches were ok, but all they served with it was a small slice of pickle. Come on...More

Thank Larry T
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Selina S | Reviewed this property |
There is a place located about 5 miles away on 21st in Ghent. I am not aware of a place on the Waterside premises.
Luann L
1 June 2017|
Response from Eddie A | Reviewed this property |
I think that would be fine there