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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
+1 757-627-4163
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08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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Mt. Pleasant, TX
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here because it is a DDD location. We were not disappointed. Staff was very friendly, and the food was great. Atmosphere is a 50's & 60's Drive-In. Prices are great, $2.80 for a Cheeseburger and $4.00 for a BLT that was loaded with bacon. You can't go wrong here.

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Thank Frank H
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Doumar's is the one place that you need to go while in Norfolk, nothing fancy, just pure vintage fun. An unassuming burger with fries satisfies while still saving room for a simple sweet ice cream cone where, this time, the cone is the star! Whether you choose todine in and browse old photos of Norfolk or pull up and wait... More 

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Thank Beckie M
Suffolk, Virginia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a blast from the past. An old school drive inn diner with all the fixings. Hamburgers, fries and a milk shake hanging on the side off of your car window gives you the same feeling the teenagers had there in the 50's. the car hops and the home make ice cream cones make it that much better.... More 

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Thank babyduck51
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doumar's is right out of the 1950's You turn on your car lights, the waitress's come right out to the car, take your order and brings the food out on trays to hang of the car widow. Mr. Doumar's famous ancestor invented the Ice Cream cone at I believe the 1900 worlds fair, I believe in St. Louis, when he... More 

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Thank Richard6972
Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was decent and good price - the banana split was AMAZING!!! My son had a ice cream AND a orange dreamsicle drink - he loved both of them!! I would definitely go back for another banana split if i am ever in that area again!!

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Thank SDSmith87
Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Anyone visiting Norfolk should go to Doumar's just for being able to say they went - the place is special, food is good (not fantastic). It's really unique.

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Thank Janis D
Norfolk, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A trip to Norfolk without a stop at Doumar's is like going to a ski resort and not even touching the snow. Or going to the ocean without at least getting toes or pinkies wet. A touch of history, great service, good prices, and delicious ice cream in classic cones to boot. What could be better?

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Thank beverlyo429
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

As always a great place for memories, hamburgers, fries, a milk shake and of course a waffle ice cream cone. It's a must for anyone visiting the area.

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Thank MMKLAW
Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been going to Doumar's since I was an infant and my parents went there when they were teenagers. There's nothing like it anywhere and I have done some traveling. The milkshakes are thick or thin, whichever you desire. The Ice cream is better than any Dairy Queen around and the Taylor Pork Roll sandwich...yummy!! Homemade fries! Homemade everything! The... More 

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Thank Melody E
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We come here sometimes. The bbq sandwiches are good and the ice cream is good too. I usually get the Hawaiian sundae with pineapples and wet nuts. I'm not from here so the first time I read it I thought eww I don't want no wet nuts! But I tried them and they are soooo good. The hot dog was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:30
Saturday
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-627-4163

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