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Thirsty Camel

) #214 of 589 Restaurants in Norfolk $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
394 W Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
+1 757-480-0874
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
394 W Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've passed this restaurant many times and never stopped because we thought it was just a bar, but one of our hotel staff recommended it so we gave it a shot. We ordered the 1 lb of steamed shrimp and large Greek salad to share....More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The shrimp is great! But so are the country ribs. Yum! Great place to hang out...shoot pool...or just escape the heat or traffic.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for dinner after we seen the Hapmton Roads Tunnel was backed up again. Don't ever buy a buy 1 get one free diner including prime rib. You could bake a sneaker and season it and chew it better, OMG that was the...More

Thank garrettcheng
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Anytime we are in the Tidewater VA area, we try to visit the TC. They also have specials i.e. prime rib on particular night.

Thank shadygrove1
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A Oceanview intuition. Right on the beach with great food and specials. Great service and a colorful clientele can make for fun visits, whether for a beer to unwind or the "Bloody Mary Breakfast."

Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Thirsty Camel is okay. This isn't anything special. It's a dive bar but not bad. The camel outside is cool. Drinks were okay. People are nice. I hope they stick around.

Thank janej4747
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Would have been five stars but a roach walked up to me after dinner the first night. My BF laughed and laughed. I guess it's normal? Anyway, nice folks, great service and really good crab cakes, onion rings and ribs. Would go back.

Thank q1964
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

OMG.. Now I had a date with an old friend so we decided to go to the Beach.... Sit an reminisce.I was looking very fly , by the way..well after talking and enjoying the moonlight for hours.. Nature called, so I went to the nearest...More

1  Thank uniqueiam
Reviewed 13 September 2016

great place to eat and hang out --- great shrimp and prime rib two for one --- located right on the water near the Ocean View Pier

Thank M7505MYleew
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good service and friendly atmosphere. Just off Chesapeake Bay. Bar scene, with consistently great food. A good choice for down home meals.

Thank Frank S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 W Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-480-0874
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