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Green Onion

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$$ - $$$
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1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
+1 757-963-1200
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The patron has a choice of tables inside, a bar, sofas, or outside. It's a good place for lunch of just a coffee or glass of wine.

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Thank James S
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great location with one of the best outdoor service. The food always has flair and surprises with spice combinations. All service is outstanding. It's relatively small and intimate. There is always the ability to talk to your party. Parking is doable but may take effort. It's great for a night out.

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Thank Robert B
Norfolk, Virginia
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

touches of Frenchness is really nice, and their lobster rolls can be great. Mussels are good and portions enormous for sharing

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Thank rustyroohoo
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I don't remember the name of the appetizer, but it had goat cheese, fresh tomatoes, basil, and a balsamic glaze. F A N T A S T I C ! All four of us got a different sandwich - the Cuban was the favorite of all of us. There was one with a Surrey ham that was too salty. The... More 

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Thank ChippewaJohnson
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There are always great "foodie" options at this Colley Avenue staple. The wine list is also full of hidden gems. Go early for company and ambience, though, as for some reason this does not seem to be a late evening place, even though it's open late.

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Thank ebbtide2016
Norfolk, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have many favorite restaurants but this one is not at the top of out list. If another couple wants to go there we have no problem as the meals are generally good and the service excellent. there is a good variety on the menu with a good wine selection. Again good but not the greatest in the Norfolk area.

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Thank ootsman
Norfolk, Virginia
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45 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Friends have recommended it, but the prices are so high that I've left both times my friend and my husband went.

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Thank elizabeth m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent service! Excellent food. Had the houlomi on a salad. Excellent vegetarian option. My love had salmon. All was incredible.

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Thank Sherrall V
Weston, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My appetizer was the Roasted Arugula Salad which was very good to excellent. BTW the arugula part of the salad is not roasted. The main course was Mussels (from the appetizer list). The mussels were really good, but they need to provide more bread to go with the excellent broth. The dessert was a disappointment for me. I like Bread... More 

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Thank wluding
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A nice date night evening. Decent wines. Very good service! Broccoli was soggy and skimpy on the cheese plate. Otherwise lovely! Definitely worth trying.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-963-1200

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