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Omar's Carriage House

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313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
+1 757-622-4990
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in November because we like to eat exotic food. I was under the impression that Omar's was a Moroccan restaurant but it really is not. We liked our food, I had a black bean burger and my husband had a lamb burger. I went during lunch time and I had a delicious spiced sangria. We liked the food... More 

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Thank Brandiesha L
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first evening down this way, enroute to North Carolina, and it was truly lovely. Two of our group had salmon and I had chicken, all meals were fabulous as was the service.

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Thank mlv412
Virginia Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are usually disappointed with restaurants in the Tidewater area of Virginia. However, Omar's was an absolutely wonderful exception! This small, but amazing culinary treat would fare well at the top of fine dining establishments in New York, DC, or other large metro areas. We could write at length about every perfectly prepared course, founded on quality ingredients and obviously... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had the most fabulous dinner and service at our manager's meeting and awards dinner September 22nd, hosted by Bart Frye. Everything from start to finish was absolutely perfect! I can't wait to go back on my next trip to Norfolk!!

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Thank Tina A
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently had a date night here. The restaurant is located on a residential street in the Freemason area. Street parking was great for a Saturday night. It took a awhile for us to be seated even though there were available tables. I'm guessing this was because there was no dedicated host/hostess and two servers and one... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Omar's is one of my favorite dining spots in my natal city. I love the décor, the menu, and the excellent service. My wallet especially appreciates the Happy Hour offerings prior to 7:00 on Monday to Thursday evenings when my favorite item is the mussels/fries combo for only $5. Yum! There are plenty of other goodies, as well. In my... More 

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Thank Juliana D
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Have been there twice, and come away very impressed both times. Diverse menu with Moroccan and Mediterranean influences on American cuisine, combined with a good selection of drinks and deserts. Great service both times too. Worth a trip.

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Thank imdashep
Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Omars really lives up to the ratings on TA. After reading all the rave reviews we tried it for lunch today and we were impressed. My wife ordered the chicken breast special and I ordered the Kobe beef hamburger. Both dishes did not disappoint. The chicken breast was tender and delicious with a tasty sun dried tomato sauce drizzled on... More 

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Thank John S
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My meal was crab cakes and they rated a B in an academic scale. They looked good but perhaps not enough crab for the amount of wise breading. It was not especially tasty enough. Bread was good with spiced herb butter. My wife's salmon was good with an unusual twist with a caromelized crust. The Vegetables were okay. Decor was... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice casual spot in Norfolk. Had New York strip that was very good. Couple of people had the Kobe beef burger and thought it was one of the best burgers they ever had. Staff was very friendly. Worth going.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
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
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-4990
Description
Located in the historic Freemason neighborhood of downtown Norfolk, Omar's offers lunch, dinner and brunch in the charming atmosphere of an old, original Carriage House. Specializing in homemade salads, desserts, offering a wide range of meats and seafood and always offering specials on food and wine, Omar's is a must-visit in Norfolk!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?