Near the Park Place/Railroad District and a few minutes from the Historic Ghent Neighborhood is Riverview. This LGBTQ+ friendly neighborhood is home to a little bit of everything, from zoo animals to wildly delicious restaurants, there is something for everyone in this hidden gem of Norfolk.

Quick Facts:

Founded: 1895

VIBE: Friendly and residential 

KNOWN FOR: The Virginia Zoo, French Bakery's orange donuts


Just a few steps away from Blanca is MJ’s Tavern where you can have some post-dinner entertainment. It has been a cornerstone of the LGBTQ+ community since opening its doors in 2012. This late night tavern hosts DJs, themed parties and more!

Best Ways to Get Around

Car Services

Ride sharing programs and Taxis