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) #210 of 588 Restaurants in Norfolk $$ - $$$
758 W 22nd St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1925
+1 757-627-8699
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jan 2015
“A favorite in Norfolk for my family”
8 Jun 2013
“Pound Cake”
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$$ - $$$
758 W 22nd St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1925
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

I have been stopping in to Rowena's since 2004. I previously lived there and still visit when I'm in town. I once tried to take two of their Easter cakes in my carry on bag when the TSA people said they had to confiscate them....More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 9 June 2013

This is a Norfolk delicacy. You can buy the cakes in several locations. My favorite is the almond. If you really want a treat try it with lemon curd.

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Reviewed 27 September 2010

Definitely a Tidewater tradition, as mentioned above, but I'm not impressed. Dry cakes and cookies. I wouldn't pay for their desserts again.

1  Thank AuntMemma
Reviewed 24 June 2010

This is not really a restaurant, but a retail shop of gift items with a room for tea parties. There are the cakes and curds, cookies, tea and a variety of non-food gift items. My favorite cake is still the almond pound cake with lemon...More

1  Thank travel7continents
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Reviewed 11 July 2008

Good Lapsang Souchong (sp).

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Reviewed 1 July 2008

A Tidewater tradition.

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Groups, Child-friendly
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  • Address: 758 W 22nd St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1925
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-8699
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