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219 Bistro

219 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1805
+1 757-416-6219
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“pear salad” (7 reviews)
“crab cakes” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
219 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1805
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11 - 20 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Walk in this bistro for dinner on a Tuesday night with a friend to be greeted and seated promptly. Staff friendly and attentive. We ordered drinks and their blackened ahi tuna. Warm soft bread was served while we waited for our meals. The tuna was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LT T
Reviewed 18 June 2018

ODU graduation celebration at 219 An American Bistro. Food was great as was the service. Location was perfect.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cathyhD4409XQ
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The burger was completely dry and tasteless. I had a very bad show with my friends because I brought them there. NEVER COME BACK AGAIN!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gerio1992
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were with a large group of people--people came early, some came later...with this water it didn't matter. He handled it all graciously and seamlessly. The Chicken Marsala is very good, as was my blackened Mahi. The bill (tip included and with 4 drinks) came...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rhuizinga
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This was a lunch with business colleagues. First we had to wait for the waiter. Then he took a long time to bring our drinks. We finally ordered and it took an excessive amount of time for the food to arrive. And of eight of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Petra H
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

We are so sorry to hear that we did not provide a wonderful experience for you & your colleagues. Your feedback will be discussed with the staff to use as a tool for further training to aid in preventing this from happening again. We certainly...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped into 219 on a rainy afternoon for a beer and to watch the Masters. Staff was friendly and personable and atmosphere was welcoming and casual. We will definitely come back to eat!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank shuttergirlva
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank You for joining us & we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 19 March 2018

There were four of us. Waitress was very attentive and we had an excellent meal by enjoying the french toast and omelets. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TP-NC1
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed some of our brunch favorites. Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Ate here for the first time prior to attending even at Chrysler Hall. We got here early, about 4:45 so had a drink at bar. The restaurant opens and seats for dinner starting at 5. Nice bar, place was empty at this point. Fully stocked...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank M C
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for taking time to offer us your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and plan to return. We do hope to offer a "great" experience to all of our guests. Please never hesitate to speak with a manager...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Went to dinner before catching a show at the Wells Theater. We had a table of 5 and all plates went back to the kitchen clean. Great atmosphere and cocktails!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 23321USTraveler
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Three of us had a lovely dinner before a show at the Wells Theater. It was pretty empty when we arrived at 6 but quickly filled up. I had the salmon which was cooked perfectly and the asparagus was lightly battered. Prefer fresh roasted or...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank bdaygirl
RZ R, Public Relations Manager at 219 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. We do hope to see you again soon!

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Response from RZ R | Property representative |
There is a city parking garage right behind and a lot of on street parking. Thanks for your inquiry .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1805
    (Brooke Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-416-6219
  • E-mail
Description
219 an American Bistro continues downtown Norfolk's tradition of chef inspired and locally owned restaurants. With its location central to the vibrant downtown district, 219 an American Bistro is the place to see and be seen. The cuisine is American with an Asian twist and the ambiance upscale but never pretentious.
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