Empire Little Bar Bistro

245 Granby St
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Customer Reviews (7 reviews)


on Citysearch Oct 01, 2008
We have always had great food here. The service is always good here. The menu is creative and I appreciate the seasonal changes. Very good drinks but perhaps a bit pricey. It does get crowded later in the evening so best... (more)

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on Citysearch Apr 30, 2008
This is definitely a little bar bistro! Don't go late at night when it turns into a bar, unless you are prepared to share your table with those standing around. The martini's are expensive, ouch, but the dinners... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 14, 2008
If I could sum up our visit in one word it would be "eh". The food was good and the service wasn't too bad, but I didn't find the place to be anything special. The tapas was about the same price as a much better place down the... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 12, 2007
Cozy, intimate albeit small place on the corner of Granby and Tazewell. Food served until 2am which is a bonus. Very interesting menu, just the right sizes.....always excellent specials. Extensive... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 19, 2006
I love this place--we stop there often as we can. Very interesting food, just-right portions, great martinis and drinks. (more)


on Citysearch Jul 27, 2004
<b>The Scene</b><br>Seating only 32, this place fills up fast: Granby Street regulars pop by for a drink; theatergoers hurry in for a snack. Old-style ceiling fans with shell-shaped paddles lend a Southern feel,... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 02, 2003
For those that like smaller, yet professional atmosphere's, Empire is the place to be. It can only hold around 50 people but the martinis are great and the tapas are exceptional. It could seem pricey for some but the... (more)

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pizza good (more)
madtaco2000, May 09, 2011

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