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1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
+1 757-627-4163
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Fast food
1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-2338
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

That's right a blast from the past what our treat this places reminds me of a simpler time. The place is full of nostalgia from the carhops till the food they serve. After all this is the place where ice cream cones were invented the...More

Thank Maridale2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast food, a bit of history, what's not to like. If ur looking for great fast food here it's not about that. This is the invention of the ice cream cones roots. A local landmark featured on Triple D on the Food Network. Homemade ice...More

Thank arn0ldc1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to run home to momma about. It's barbecue but they do not have barbecue sauce. We ordered two pork sandwiches with cole slaw, hamburger, and hot dog. The hot sauce doesn't compliment the pork very well. I'm also pretty sure the hamburger meat was...More

Thank MrsBRJean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doumars is an old fashion drive-in restaurant. Great home made ice cream cones they make every evening. Fun to watch and great to taste. You can buy a jar full to go. I love their malted milk shakes and sliced barbecue sandwiches. My son loves...More

Thank Doris Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family used our vacation time to compare ice cream stores, and this place was on the list. I thought it was okay, and I liked it better than others. The staff was friendly and kind, and the place has a cool '50's vibe that...More

Thank Cynthia Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The portions are small but good. The ice cream desserts are very good, and the homemade ice cream cones are delicious. It's a slice of an era gone by with the car hop waitresses, handmade milkshakes and rootbeer floats. Dumar's original owner invented the ice...More

Thank sharonbremner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch with my son and ate inside of the restaurant - which was our mistake. If you go, stay out in your car - the service is better, the waitresses are fun, and the whole experience is a treat. Inside is disorganized,...More

Thank Pechase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On another Triple D stop, we went to Doumar's. While the food was decent, I definitely do not think we will be back. The menu is extremely limited, but is truly fast service. Our server was charming and kind, even taking time to explain their...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a travel agent, I always come in town scouting out not long hotels but wonderful eatery places. Today, as I was driving to my hotel in the downtown area, I seen this place called Doumar's. The menu had reasonable place and the food was...More

Thank AgentDeaWilll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever my journey is takes me past Granby Street in Norfolk, I must stop at Dumars for a quick bite. While the curb service is charming and I'm sure interesting and fun, my tried and true is the counter. A quick barbecue with slaw and...More

Thank John 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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