Cajun Restaurants in Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, Virginia is home to one of the country’s top naval bases and there are several great golf courses in the area. The city is also just a stone’s throw away from Virginia Beach, where one can walk up and down the boardwalk or rent a bike and ride on a couple of bike trails. If you’re coming to Norfolk, you should stop in and try some of the local flair. Norfolk has several Cajun restaurants to choose from. Stop on by and check out some favorites.

Dixie’s Tavern

Serving American and Cajun cuisine, this downtown Norfolk restaurant offers a casual dining experience. Try the deep fried catfish and throw back a beer. Right on the waterfront, and complete with big TVs, and pool and Foosball tables, this is the place to just come in and hang out. Prices range from about $15 to $20 per meal. Open Sunday through Saturday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Dixie’s Tavern
333 Waterside Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 642-9422
watersidebars.com

Voodoo Rouge

Voodoo offers a wide variety of Cajun and Creole cuisine. The dress code is business casual, so no shorts and sandals. It offers a classic crawfish gumbo along with other styles of this hearty soup. Decorated in the Louisiana Bayou style, this place will have you feeling like you are down in New Orleans getting ready to go to Mardi Gras. A meal runs about $10 to $20 per person. Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Voodoo Rouge
332 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 333-3068
voodoorougeva.com

Tanner’s Creek

Tanner’s specializes in one main area of Cajun cooking–seafood. This restaurant is famous for its “delightful staff,” according to Restaurants.com. Looking more like a 1950s cafe than a modern day restaurant, Tanner’s Creek has a wide variety of Cajun seafood dishes for you to choose from with something to please just about anybody. Fried shrimp po’ boys and broiled catfish are among the choices at this restaurant. Dine-in or carry-out lunch or dinner runs between $10 and $15 per person.

Tanner’s Creek
5103 Colley Ave.
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 423-2430

Thumpers Olde Towne Cajun Grll

Nestled just outside Norfolk in Portsmouth, Virginia, Thumpers serves a variety of Cajun and French cooking including dishes such as fried gator bites, red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya, and craw fish pasta. Of all the restaurants on this list, it is the only one that boasts a romantic ambiance for the dining room. Though it is for the casual romantic encounter, this restaurant is not without its fun–it has a pool table room where people can go and shoot a few rounds and a full bar. Dinner here will run you about $15 to $25 per person.

Thumpers Olde Towne Cajun Grll
600 Court St.
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 399-1001
thumpersoldtowne.com

 

Article Written By James Mascia

Source: http://www.trails.com/list_17867_cajun-restaurants-norfolk-virginia.html

0 comments

There are no comments yet...

Kick things off by filling out the form below.

Leave a Comment