Neighborhood

GHENT HISTORIC DISTRICT

Based in the national historic Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk, Va, our residents are never more than a few minutes away from shopping, retail, dining, and the arts. Whether you are visiting the Chrysler Museum of Art, or catching a movie in the neighborhood’s commercial district, you’re just a few steps away from your destination.

01 - EVMS / CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL / SENTARA GENERAL

A community-focused hospital system, EVMS is one of the top medical schools in the country.

02 - CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART

One of the best collections for a museum of it's size—anywhere.

03 - THE PUBLIC HOUSE

Ghent's premier gastropub. Good food and good beer!

04 - The Colley Cantina

Baja cusine at it's finest! Fresh, local, delicious.

05 - NO FRILL BAR AND GRILL

Dinner specials, wine lists, and homemade desserts in an electric atmosphere.

06 - COLLEY AVE, FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Colley Ave is a food and drink destination. It has so much going on. Grab a bite and a cocktail at No Frill and then catch a film at historic Naro Theater.

07 - Cogan's Pizza

A local favorite since the 1970's, specializing in pizza and craft beer.

08 - Tequila Lounge

Great food, fresh ingredients. Oh yeah and there's tequila!

09 - Harris Teeter

Organic produce, great beer and wine selection, and convenient hours. Harris Teeter's got you covered.

10 - Charlie's Cafe

For 30 years, Charlie's is an icon of local, independent dining. Try one of the omelettes.

11 - Doumar's

Everyday is Ice Cream day here. Carolina-style BBQ, limeades, and hamburgers – all by hand and from scratch.

12 - 80/20 Burger Bar

Grass-fed beef supplied from Black Diamond Ranch and presented in an eclectic, well-priced way

13 - Baker's Crust

Known for the wonderful food and atmosphere, Basker's Crust also has great catering options.

14 - The Space Above Yoga Center

Space Above has created a home for the practice of living happily with a range of classes and schedules.

15 - AW Shucks

Surf and turf, seafood platter, all you can eat crab legs. It's a bounty!

16 - Downtown Norfolk

Almost too many attractions to name! From great museums and original artwork, to a WWII battleship, great restaurants and shopping.

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