15 April 2021

Patio Season is Here! - Norfolk's Outdoor Dining Guide

A city in the south means al fresco seating galore! With Norfolk having an abundance of outdoor patios from Downtown to Ocean View,  let this guide be your starting point on where to go! Cuisine found at our patio dining rooms range from authentic Mexican, fresh seafood from the Chesapeake Bay, southern BBQ to acai bowls and true Asian cuisine-  there’s truly something for everyone!


Sail shades decorate Toast’s ever-growing garden, giving you the perfect Instagramable shot! Not only is their environment pretty, but so is the food! Grab a bite to eat here or order take out with a cocktail to-go!


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

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. Grab whatever you decide to indulge on and head to their funky turf lined patio!

Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen 

An artisan kitchen that is equipped with a 900-degree stone deck Neapolitan pizza oven, screams delicious. Go for their pizza’s but be sure to check out their breakfast and brunch; they offer something for everyone! You can even grab a loaf of bread to go.

Mermaid Winery

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

Hank’s Filling Station

Hanks Filling Station includes delicious southern BBQ with outdoor lawn games, fire pits and entertainment- it’s like the backyard you’ve always dreamt of! with different bourbon’s on tap and an overwhelming selection of local beers, you simply can’t go wrong.

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