A city in the south means al fresco seating galore! Norfolk has an abundance of outdoor patios from Downtown to Ocean View, so let this be your starting point! Cuisine found at our patio dining rooms ranges from authentic Mexican, fresh Chesapeake Bay seafood, southern BBQ to acai bowls and true Asian cuisine- something for everyone!


Sail shades decorate Toast’s ever-growing garden, giving you the perfect Instagram- able shot! Not only is their environment pretty, but so is the food! Grab a bite to eat here but also know that Toast is the forefront for Norfolk’s nightlife!


Longboards is found in the East Beach community of Norfolk, where dockside seating awaits! Enjoy a cup of the south's famous she-crab soup or crab mac and cheese as you overlook the docks and yachts of East Beach Marina. 

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Luna Maya

A highly sought-after patio that serves passion fruit mojito’s, over-stuffed burritos and tamales that you won’t forget! Date night, family night or a girl’s night out, Luna Maya’s atmosphere will cater to you!

Zeke’s Beans and Bowls

Local art lines the walls as you answer what seems to be the forever running question of “what should I eat?” Acai bowls, poke, salads and pita’s take up one half of the menu while smoothies and cold-pressed juices occupy the other. Whatever you decide to indulge on grab it and head to their funky turf lined patio!


Baker’s Crust Artisan Crust

An artisan kitchen that is equipped with a 900-degree stone deck Neapolitan pizza oven, screams delicious, am I right? Go for their pizza’s but check out their breakfast & brunch; they offer something for everyone! Maybe even grab a loaf of bread to go.

Mermaid Winery

Norfolk’s most beloved urban winery has all the summer water you could imagine. Enjoy a flight of wine or maybe just a glass and enjoy the sights and sounds of Norfolk’s Ghent neighborhood! 

Hank’s Filling Station

Delicious southern BBQ with outdoor lawn games, fire pits and entertainment, it’s like the backyard you’ve always dreamt of! Bourbon’s on tap and an overwhelming selection of local beers you simply can’t go wrong.


Little Dog Diner

Their unique patio encompasses two large trees, instead of knocking them down too build a patio they decided to preserve them and build around! This diner serves all the comfort food you could imagine!

Waterside District

Last but not least grab a seat at one of Waterside’s many outdoor patios. A cuisine for everyone in the family with outdoor concerts and a view of the Elizabeth River, what could be better?  

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