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Monastery Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Eastern European
443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
+1 757-625-8193
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I stopped by here for dinner while on a business trip, based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. I'm glad I paid these guys a visit; had no idea the owner would actually be in the kitchen preparing my meal from scratch (or that the guy...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 15 July 2013

If you like visiting with and getting to know the owners, chefs and waitstaff at a restaurant you visit, Monastery's for you. If you favor a small, cosy, warm and comfortable decor --- albeit maybe a little bit dated --- you'll love Monastery. And if...More

1  Thank RickSchlegel
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Alice and I enjoyed dinner here with dear friends, Jane and Gary, both foodies, and I'm still thanking them for the introduction - now I'm paying-it-forward and introducing it to others. Not only are the food and service great, the owners are a real treat,...More

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Quality authentic food. Menu descriptions, portions, and pricing are out of whack. I'm not all about larger portions. I do however want to have an idea of what to expect, and in general an entree should be constructed with sides that consider the plate as...More

Thank PhillyFoodieVA
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This was our 1st visit to the Monastery Restaurant. We bought a Groupon about a month ago and thought we would give it try! Reservations were required in order to use the groupon. I made my reservation the week before but then called that day...More

Thank gottavaca
Reviewed 25 March 2013

The Monastery was a very nice dining experience for four of us; the restaurant has been around since the early to mid 90's but we had not experienced it until last weekend. A somewhat unusual entry door leads directly into the main dining room, which...More

1  Thank PenguinInk
Reviewed 10 March 2013

A group of six went to the Monastery for my birthday celebration dinner. We also had a Groupon. We entered through two wooden swinging doors directly into the dining room, a little surprising. We had reservations and we were seated right away. Our table was...More

3  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 8 March 2013

I enjoy this place , not the cleanest place in town but I enjoy their Peking Duck . Bathrooms need a lot of work

1  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We were a first time Groupon visitor. Excited about the family going to eat an authentic meal filled with Character. The service from the onset was Fantastic. The meal selections with the exception of one were ethnically described. Very sweet location and one I would...More

1  Thank Andi L
Reviewed 10 February 2013

A quaint spot for a romantic dinner for two. My husband and I enjoyed an early Valentine's dinner at the Monastery Restaurant. The service was very nice and so was the servers. The food was wonderful. My husband had veal and I had pork; cooked...More

Thank MargaritaR451
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-625-8193
  • E-mail
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