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The Ten Top

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748 Shirley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2006
+1 757-622-5422
11:00 - 21:00
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New Jersey
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586 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not even sure how I found out about this place but I'm glad I did. I apologize to the owners in advance if they don't like the terms "funky" or "eclectic" but when you walk inside and spot the Elvira pinball machine in the corner and the Gatorland sign hanging on the wall I'm sure that's what pops into... More 

Thank Steve H
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I each had a soda and shared the meatloaf sandwich with coleslaw and the chicken salad sandwich with pasta salad. We both only finished half a sandwich because they were so filling, but everything was DELICIOUS! Busy little lunch spot. Service was great!

Thank Mariama R
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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185 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We visited “The Ten Top” in Norfolk Virginia for lunch and were impressed with the food, service, and price. It is a small restaurant with about 5 tables and along the wall bench seating and can fill up fast. It also does a rather large take out business so it can be very busy. There is on street parking and... More 

Thank Speck411
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went because of the previous reviews. It must have been an off night, because we didn't think the Ten Top lived up to the hype. The hummus was mediocre. The crab cake was left unfinished. Turkey, spinach, and mozzarella flatbread sandwich was nothing special. We won't go back.

Thank Russell C
Norfolk, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a Ghent hidden gem,sits back in back corner of street beside a laundry mat. They have take out dinners and eat in.they have a daily menu board and their regular menu.the food is very good and the prices are also very good.they have a health conscious portion also. Great place to grab a take home dinner or just... More 

Thank 1969johnny2040
Norfolk, Virginia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Portions were large. Pasta salad and potato salad were as expected. The turkey, spinach mozzarella flatbread sandwich was good but could be better with something to add some contrasting flavors to it. The chicken, apple chutney, walnut wrap was filling. We took leftovers home from both. Lots of people were picking up takeouts while we were there. I can't say... More 

Thank clreed
Norfolk, VA
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My fiancée and I are fans. Rick and his wife never disappoint. The food and service are always consistently top notch. Love the tuna melt with potato salad and the baked caprese. Lots to choose from in this Ghent landmark. Highly recommend eating there or just getting take out. Anxiously awaiting their new restaurant in Riverview, Clementine's...just down the street... More 

Thank WTPNorfolk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The Ten Top is a small diner like shop in the Ghent neighborhood serving tasty breakfast and lunch specialties. The goat cheese and caramelized walnut salad is delicious, with a heaping portion of goat cheese. The breakfast is very good as well. Reasonably priced.

Thank Pete P
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155 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A friend had recommended this spot a long time ago and I finally made it in. Plenty of on street parking if you cannot get into the small lot in front. Loved all the "intellectual" quotes on the walls and especially in the bathroom. We ordered at the counter and the courteous gentleman brought our waters out to the table.... More 

Thank bdaygirl
Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

First time here and was very impressed. Snuggled into a neighborhood like area the outside is deceiving. Nicely run with great food. Prices are reasonable and well located near plenty of other attractions within walking distance. Parking is a premium so you may have to park a block away or down a neighboring street. Not a lot of seating inside... More 

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Restaurant Details

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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 748 Shirley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-5422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?