Coffee and Desserts

Cup. Cake.

Norfolk’s local coffee shops are sure to give you the boost of caffeine you need to get through your day, and maybe a little sugar rush too! Many of our java spots feature regular musical performances and serve as a meeting point for local artists. Visitors have a variety of places to choose from where you can order a cup of joe, relax indoors or out and just chill.  Located in Norfolk’s historic Ghent district is Elliot’s Fair Grounds, the city’s oldest independent coffee shop. Not far from Elliot’s is Café Stella. Both shops serve fresh coffee, homemade foods, baked goods and sweet treats. The historic Freemason District is home to Cure Coffeehouse and Brasserie where you can order everything from a specialty coffee drink and craft beer to a turkey and fig sandwich and charcuterie cheese board. Stop by Hummingbird Macarons and Desserts in the NEON District for a macaron or a macaron ice cream sandwich to help you cool off in the Summer. For homemade lemon bars, chocolate praline cakes, cinnamon rolls, brownies and more, stop by Chocollage.

Three Ships Coffee

Located in Assembly, Three Ships Coffee is a small group of passionate coffee enthusiasts. They source the best coffee they can…
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Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen

Relaxed New American chain serving breakfast, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas & creative entrees.
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Cure Coffeehouse

You will love Cure’s house-made fare and variety of vegan and vegetarian friendly options. Pair these tasty plates with one of their…
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COVA Brewing Co.

Something’s always brewing at COVA, whether it’s coffee or beer. Their coffee selections are fair trade, and they use real…
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Coaster Coffee

Coaster Coffee is a neighborhood focused, friendly place offering customers the best prepared coffee in the area. Complimented with…
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Coalescence

We are a non profit organization that seeks to give back to our city not only financially but by investing in building genuine community. We…
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Charlie’s Cafe

Longtime local breakfast & lunch diner serving comfort fare in a corner house with funky decor.
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Catnip Cat Cafe

Catnip Cat Cafe is a place to grab a coffee, tea or snack and spend time with cats. The cats are from local shelters and are available…
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Best Coffee Shops in Norfolk

Coffee is an essential part of our daily routines, so we’ve rounded up the best places to get your caffeine fix in Norfolk. 

Best Desserts in Norfolk, VA

We often rave about Norfolk’s ever-growing food scene but don’t always shed light on the deliciousness that lies within the dessert section.

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