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Old 12-15-2010, 05:57 AM
 
Location: northeast PA
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We'll be coming in February to Norfolk for 2 days to go to the Admirals/Penguins AHL hockey games. We'll be staying at the Sheraton Waterside. Can you recommend some good places to eat that are within reasonable walking distance? We like a brewpub-type atmosphere, or a nice sports bar that has a nice selection of microbrew beers (and of course, good food!). Thanks!
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Old 12-15-2010, 11:05 AM
 
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Penguins fans? I suppose I can still help.

If you really like microbrew beers I suggest checking out The Bier Garden in Oldtown Portsmouth. You can catch the Elizabeth River ferry basically right behind the Sheraton and get off at the High St landing in Portsmouth. The Taphouse in the Ghent area of Norfolk has around 35 microbrews on tap as well but you need to drive or catch a cab there. Cogans Pizza in Ghent also has a couple dozen micros on tap.

As far as downtown your sports bars are Baxter's and AJ Gators both on Granby Street. Both have a good selection of TVs, beer, and bar food but not much for microbrews.

The Jewish Mother has a wide selection of bottled microbrews and you can catch some good bands there certain nights of the week.

My favorite place downtown for a random microbrew beer would be Empire, which was recently featured on the "Drinking Made Easy" show. It's a small place but the drinks are always good.

Granby Street is where most of the restaurants downtown are so I'd suggest walking around and seeing what interests you. I wouldn't suggest venturing North of Brambleton after dark though (on foot), nothing to see until you get to 21st street anyway...
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Old 12-15-2010, 04:12 PM
 
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Thanks for the great information!! Last time we were down that way, we stayed in Portsmouth and LOVED the Bier Garden! It's great to know we can get there via ferry. Thanks for the other suggestions as well, as we will be there 2 days.
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