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The 3 best beer bars in Norfolk

The Birch | Photo: J David H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 28, 2019.

Looking to try the best beer bars in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer bars in Norfolk, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.

Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at bars and lounges across the Norfolk area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and business health for small businesses. Daily spending at Norfolk-area bars and lounges climbed to $8,063 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 10% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. The Birch

Photo: dane h./Yelp

First on the list is The Birch. Located at 1231 W. Olney Road, the cheese shop, beer bar and beer garden is the highest-rated beer bar in Norfolk, boasting 4.5 stars out of 154 reviews on Yelp.

2. Brick Anchor Brew House

Photo: kevin j./Yelp

Next up is theĀ Brick Anchor Brew House, situated at 241 Granby St. With four stars out of 321 reviews on Yelp, the beer bar, gastropub and New American spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Hair of the Dog Eatery

photo: rachel d./yelp

TheĀ Hair of the Dog Eatery, located at 250 Granby St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the beer bar and breakfast and brunch spot four stars out of 74 reviews.


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