Offbeat Finds

Tired of frequenting the same old hangouts? Walk on the wild side with strange brews, outlandish eateries and odd establishments of all kinds with our list of CITY treasures that offer a few surprises.

Updated: July 15, 2003

Where to Eat and Drink


Painted Lady

112 E 17th St, Norfolk, VA 23517

There's a single ultra-romantic table-for-two in the wine cellar of this renovated Victorian house


Ten Top

748 Shirley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517

A tiny international grocery tucked behind a neighborhood laundromat.


Doumar's Cones & Barbecue

1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517

At this diner and ice cream landmark, you don't have to leave the parking lot to get served.