Family owned. Locally owned. Veteran owned.

436 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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Southern Eats

Dinner Menu


Pimento Cheese Plate


House made pimento cheese, served with our mini Odessa’s Sweet Potato Biscuits, and served with our house made pickles

Spinach & Artichoke Dip


BEST IN DOWNTOWN!!! We start with baby spinach, artichoke hearts, fresh herbs, cream cheese, shaved parmesan, a touch of white wine, and finish with heavy cream, diced smoked tomatoes, fresh parmesan, served piping hot with our toasted Crostini’s

Big Al's Wings

BEST WINGS IN NORFOLK...Featured at “The Local” in Waterside.


We finish our wings on the grill to caramelize the sauce.

Your choice of Classic Buffalo, Spicy Peach and Bourbon BBQ, Lemon Pepper, Thai Sweet Chili, Chesapeake Bay dry rub, or just Southern Fried

Soups & Salads

Soup of the Moment

Cup $4.50 or Bowl $6.50

Chef's choice. Changes often.

The Big Salad


Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, sun-dried cranberries, mixed cheese, and sun flower seeds, served with your choice of our house made dressings

Grilled Caesar Salad


Yes! We grill a head of Romaine, split it down the middle, sprinkle it with shaved parmesan and our house made Caesar Dressing, and serve it with our Crostini’s

Add on


Grilled Chicken or Chicken salad

Add on


Grilled Salmon or Shrimp

House Made Dressings

Wil’s Raspberry Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard, Caesar, Creamy Italian, and Catalina

Sandwiches & Wraps

Traditional BLT


Good Ol’ Fashion BLT……..crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato dressed with home-made tomato mayo on toasted Texas Toast and served with hand-cut fries

Bubba's Burger


Fresh ground Chuck blend of 80/20 beef mixed with ground short rib, seasoned and flame grilled to your liking. It is topped with American cheese, applewood smoked bacon, crispy onion strings, and dressed with lettuce, tomato and our house roasted tomato Aioli, all on a toasted Brioche bun, served with hand-cut fries

Chicken Club


Our chicken is brined and fire grilled, topped with Swiss cheese, and applewood smoked bacon, dressed with our roasted house tomato Aioli, all on a toasted Brioche bun, served with your choice of one side

The Turkey Burger


Fresh ground turkey, seasoned with our special house seasoning, grilled to perfection, topped with swiss cheese, turkey bacon, crispy onion strings, topped with lettuce, tomato, and dressed with our house roasted tomato Aioli, all on a toasted Brioche bun, served with your choice of one side.............allow for longer cooking time

Chicken Salad Wrap


Our chicken salad is made with red onion, celery, sun-dried cranberries, fresh herbs, Dukes mayo topped with lettuce and tomato all wrapped in a tomato basil tortilla, with your choice of one side

Chicken (upgrade to shrimp for just $2) Caesar Wrap


Grilled marinated chicken breast, diced Romaine hearts, parmesan cheese, house Caesar Dressing, diced tomato, all wrapped in a tomato basil tortilla, served with your choice of one side



Side of The Moment - Chef’s choice, changes often............Hand-Cut Fries............Garlic Mashers............The Slaw............Baby Green Beans............Kicked up Hush Puppies............Side Salad............Sautéed Broccoli............Ziti & Cheese............Granny’s Greens


Mom’s Meatloaf


My mother’s recipe for our family favorite. Starting with a fresh ground Chuck blend of 80/20 beef mixed with ground short rib and our secret blend of seasonings to give it a little spicy kick. We then mix in fresh herbs and veggies and just before we oven roast it, we glaze it with our house made ketchup vinaigrette. It is served over garlic mashers all smothered in our beefy mushroom gravy with a side baby green beans

The Ribs


½ rack of our Baby back ribs. We slow smoke in-house and finish on our char-grill with our Spicy Peach and Bourbon BBQ sauce, served with a side of hand-cut fries, The Slaw, and our kicked up hush puppies

Pork Chop


We start with a huge bone in pork chop, pan seared and finished in the oven, served over cornbread and apple stuffing, then glazed with an Apple Brandy sauce, and topped with Granny’s Greens

Shrimp Dinner


Our large jumbo Shrimp lightly breaded and flash fried and served with a side of hand-cut fries, The Slaw, and our kicked up hush puppies, along with our house made remoulade

Fish & Chips


This dish first became popular in the 1800’s in London, then a British comfort food in the 1900’s, and is now made here in Norfolk with a southern twist. Lightly breaded and deep-fried Catfish, with hand-cut fries, The Slaw, and our kicked-up hush puppies

Sides $4

Hand-cut Fries

Garlic Mashers

The Slaw

Baby Green Beans


Granny's Greens

Kicked Up Hush Puppies

Mac & Cheese

Chef's Daily Choice

Side Salad


Daily housemade creations.....changes often.


Pepsi products, Lemonade, Tea, Pale Horse Coffee, Milk, Juices.....For $1.00 add fresh fruit to your Lemonade or Tea…….