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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
+1 757-627-4163
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“waffle cone” (97 reviews)
“ice cream” (139 reviews)
“scones” (89 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Fast food
1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Norfolk on business and found out about Doumar's and knew I had to go. First off, it's an old school drive-inn with diner style food. Second, they literally invented the ice cream cone and have a cone machine on display in front....More

Thank Padraic M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not pretty, but the food must be good, because the place was still mobbed in mid-afternoon. I squeezed into the last curbside service bay; there were no other open spaces in the parking lot. I got prompt service for a BBQ sandwich, ice cream made...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is cute - can eat inside at a booth, table or at the counter or car-side service. Super nice people behind the counter, very inexpensive food and retro atmosphere. We had a BLT, sliced BBQ sandwich, hot dog with cheese and fries. Also tried...More

Thank vacationduo315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible Experience. Placed a small order via drive-in and waited 40 minutes with no service. Finally flagged down a server and asked how much longer. She came back and said another 15 minutes. At 3pm on a Saturday how can it take ONE HOUR for...More

Thank Sue Ellen C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

You can eat inside at a booth, table, or the counter. You can stay in your car and they'll serve you, just like it's 1963. Definitely a period place, time travel experience. Food is typical diner fare but the uniqueness is to go inside and...More

Thank whatkey
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool place with tasty ice cream desserts! Server was friendly as well! Apparently waffle cones were invented here!

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Doumar's is a 1950's drive in that has stayed open until today. I am partial to the bacon cheeseburgers, hot dogs, (cut and served on hamburger buns) and BBQ. They have a true soda fountain, so the shakes and sodas are awesome. Get a limeade...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I was in town visiting the kids at school and took a group of 8 here for dinner. I had the cheeseburgers which are delivered quickly covered in a plastic wrap with a toothpick. I guess they have been serving them this way for years....More

Thank DMSMD64
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

So we have been here twice a year for 26 years and my partner has been coming here since he was 5 with his grandpa he is 52 and still gets the same A barbecue with coleslaw. And a vanilla cone. It is great to...More

Thank maverickfile
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It had been years since coming here, 20+. Great little spot for a good sloppy burger in a nostalgic place.

Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:30
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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