Black-Owned Restaurants

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Aunt Dorian's

300 Monticello Avenue

Aunt Dorian's is a new addition to MacArthur Center, with delicious Southern cuisine including chicken, pork chops and wings with all the fixin’s the soul can handle.

 

Brothers Norfolk

200 East Plume Street

NBA Referee and Norfolk native Tony Brothers has officially opened Brothers Norfolk, a fine dining restaurant featuring fresh seafood, chops, and spirits right in the heart of Downtown Norfolk on Plume Street! With a fantastic culinary team and waitstaff committed to providing a first-rate dining experience, this spot is sure to be a fast favorite in Downtown Norfolk.

 

Canvas Social Cuisine

411 Granby Street

Canvas Social Cuisine features Southern soul food and an extended brunch in a great gathering spot right in the middle of Granby Street.

 

 

Cherry-O To Go

137 Granby Street

Originally from Cleveland, OH, owner Stacey Cherry has served down-home food to diners for decades and brings Southern Style favorites to Downtown Norfolk.

 

Cork & Co. Wine & Martini Bar

244 Granby Street

Cork & Co is an intimate wine and martini bar in the heart of Downtown Norfolk just off of Granby Street. The relaxed and casual atmosphere and modern, chic decor makes this a perfect spot for a special occasion or a casual after work cocktail. We also love their excellent brunch!


 

Culture Lounge & Restaurant

814 Granby Street

Located in the NEON District,Culture Lounge & Restaurant offers a friendly, energized atmosphere with a mix of live music, DJs, and an eclectic array of entertainment to allow expression of musical art. No matter the occasion, Culture Lounge & Restaurant invites you to stop by the 757's most electrifying nightlife venue to experience the Art of celebration.

 

Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts 

809 Granby Street

Kisha, owner of Hummingbird Macarons, is truly an artist, creating elegant, decadent macarons right in the heart of Norfolk's NEON District. These photo-worthy treats are the perfect pick-me-up and make a wonderful gift! Kisha also creates many other show-stopping desserts, each more delicious than the last!


 

Major Phillie Cheesesteaks

345 Granby Street

Major Phillie Cheesesteaks serves up really Philly Cheesesteaks from real Philly guys. Their vision is to be the happiest, hippest, culturally diverse fast casual dining restaurant in the world.

 

Norfolk Smoothie

112 Granby Street

Norfolk Smoothie is your local stop for freshly made, premium blended smoothies and bowls. Whether you're in the mood for something green, like the Behold the Green smoothie with spinach, kale, parsley, pineapple, and mango, or if you're feeling the more tropical Something in the Colada smoothie with pineapple, coconut, banana, vanilla, cinnamon, and almond milk, you can rest assured that your ingredients are all fresh, organic, and good for you.

 

Slide Thru #FAM 

208 East Main Street

Slide Thru #FAM was founded by friends Rina Parrilla Garcia and Eric Jackson, and pays homage to the things that unite them: food and music. They will feed not only your belly, but also your soul with specials inspired by hip hop icons and unique takes on Filipino classic dishes. Slide Thru #Fam serves up their signature sliders, pancit, and crave-worthy lumpia all week inside Selden Market, but on Sundays, they offer up some amazing special brunch items as well.

 

Suite 1200

731 Granby Street

Formerly Jhane's Sweet Lounge, Suite 1200 is a full service restaurant, bakery, and entertainment lounge in the NEON District.

 

Town Center Cold Pressed

440 Monticello Avenue

Town Center Cold Pressed is home to healthy, raw, cold pressed juices, top notch coffee, breakfast, lunch, and other food and drink. At TCCP, there is a juice to match any flavor craving — and if you bring a bottle to reuse and you'll get 10% off each additional purchase!