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509 Botetourt St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1107
+1 757-640-0343
17:00 - 22:00
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Rome, Italy
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160 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 668 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice evening with good friends in a cosy atmosphere. Very god choice of food, mostly reflecting the French tradition. We went for salad, duck, fish soup and fish gratin. All was cooked to perfection and the service was at the expected level. From what I understand from my couple friend living in Norfolk is to be considered amongst the best... More 

2 Thank Sandro S
Chesapeake, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining Companion and I went there on our Friday Date Night. We like to eat a little early so 6:30 great. Not crowded, lots of parking spots right out front. Bret (who is trying to find a French name to go by) was out waiter and was outstanding. I had the duck breast and my date had the salmon. Portions... More 

1 Thank John H
Maggie T, Owner at Voila, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Voila! May we ask if you intended to rate us with one star or was that a technical error? Look forward to serving you again! More 

Laramie, Wyoming
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we had dinner at Voila. This is a smallish restaurant with perhaps 45 seats. Decor is opera and Parisian. Comfortable seating and medium noise, mostly from the nearby bar. My wife chose a prix fixe three course menu at $30. She chose PEI mussels Provençal. A large pile of mussels with lots of garlic. Delicious! Next was Norwegian salmon... More 

1 Thank WYOfoodie
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Voila is a small international foods upscale restaurant in Norfolk. The wait staff was knowledgeable and friendly; not pushy or snooty. The food was excellent and was properly timed. I ordered the Solomos Exohiko and my wife ordered the Gratin de Fruits de Mer. Both were excellent and the portions were larger than I expected. The restaurant seats about 40... More 

Thank 624wallaced
Norfolk, VA
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best dinner meal I've had in The Norfolk area. Intimate dining, excellent service, and beyond tasty food from the amuse bouche to dessert. My husband and I chose the Caesar salad and mussels for appetizers ... Make sure to eat the delicious hot bread with the mussels app; the sauce was incredible. For entrees, we were delighted... More 

Thank sbnolan
Wilmington, North Carolina
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A gem, within an easy walk of our B&B. Excellent, informed service, good menu, generous portions, delicious food. We really liked this place and will be back.

Thank john s
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday prior to a show. The restaurant offers a 2 for Tuesday special which means that a 3 course menu us offered and you may choose 2 courses, an appetizer, a main course or a dessert. The full menu is also available. We tried both the 2 for Tuesday and the main menu. The escargots were... More 

Thank dcb4scuba
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! My husband set up a surprise dinner with my friends and the whole dinner was top notch. The food, the wine list, and dessert. SO. GOOD. You will. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Livelaughlove03
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Voilà is a charming gem of a restaurant in the Freemaison district of Norfolk. The atmosphere is intimate and welcoming. The service is friendly and impeccable. Most importantly, the food is over the top. A tasty amuse-bouche preceded the hors d'oeuvre. I had two "specials:" an hors d'oeuvre with sea scallops followed by grouper with rice pilaf and asparagus. My... More 

Thank carol g
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great choice for date night. The staff were professional and the food was excellent. As a Brit, I was surprised to have the best beef wellington I have ever had in (what felt like) a French restaurant located in America. There was a lot of attention to details at this place, which made the night special. Only downside was we... More 

Thank Andrew C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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French, European, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Botetourt St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-640-0343
Tucked into a corner of Botetourt and & York Street, Voila, with it's soft lighting and eclectic decor, is a local gem. The restaurant sits tucked away in one of the city's oldest historic neighborhoods, complete with cobblestone streets and some of the few surviving antebellum houses on the side of the Elizabeth River. With a full bar and known for its three-course prix-fixe, Voila's menu features fresh ingredients & home-grown herbs. Voila boasts an impressive selection of international, French, & Greek dishes, incorporated together by the owners, Hampton Roads restaurateurs John & Maggie Tsouris. As well as Hand crafted cocktails concocted with vintage liqueurs and spirits, fresh squeezed juices and homegrown herbs. Voila is a local's favorite and must try authentic cuisine.

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