Byrd and Baldwin Bros. Steakhouse

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A Traditional Steak and Chophouse restaurant had long been absent in Norfolk. With its opening in 2006, the Byrd & Baldwin Bros Steakhouse filled that void. Housed in the Circa 1906 building of the same name, the Byrd & Baldwin Bros Steakhouse was conceived and executed with a no-compromise philosophy, rewarding guests with a memorable dining experience.
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Richmond
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great steak house. Upscale atmosphere and outstanding service.

DR
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent. Food was universally good.

TS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was AMAZING everything was great will definitely be going back 👍🏽🤗🤗

T
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took excellent care of us and the food was terrific. Even managed the birthday wishes discretely, which was perfect.

GW
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our first time eating at your establishment and it was a great experience. We throughly enjoyed ourselves and looking forward to return. We there to celebrate our 14th year wedding anniversary. We were beyond impressed. Thank you for the great service, staff and chief.

OT
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing appetizers, entrees were superb and the wine was excellent. Service was spot on without being overbearing. I highly recommend.

SC
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for celebrating a special occasion. Service was impeccable. Food outstanding. Had steak and spouse had the Chilean sea bass — one of the specials for the evening.

OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ll be coming back only if Alex is my server, the food and service was well worth it.

RW
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as usual.

OT
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

The decor is extremely outdated. It's like stepping into a time machine. Offering crab risotto with a chicken dish puzzled my significant other. My ribeye was good, though I didn't understand the thyme and various small veggies on the plate. Too much fry fru. The server dropped the mini onion on the floor and didn't notice. So I had to pick it up.

Overall, it was a decent dinner. But definitely didn't feel worthy of the "as a reminder we do have a dress code" voicemail I received prior.

AP
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pre-show dinner at the Wells. Great service and amazing food

KL
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Opera night dinner.

DL
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As new residents of Norfolk, we decided to try Byrd & Baldwin for a pre-theater dinner. Everything was perfect! We dined on Caesar salad, rib-eye, duck two ways and finished with a cheesecake we shared 3 ways. Coming from the NYC area, this is definitely one of the best restaurants in our new city. But be forewarned, the prices are also like NYC. But the value of excellent service, beautiful ambiance and wonderful makes it worth it. We will return soon.

EG
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite Anniversary spot! The food is always great, awesome service, staff is very attentive, helpful, and knowledgeable!

WR
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant was very nice and quiet. Food was excellent. Our waiter (I wish I could remember his name) was courteous and attentive. Enjoyed everything.

BB
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food great service Alex are waiter was on point all night long

EJ
Savannah
15 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional across the board. We will go back and recommend to family and friends.

MR
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food! We had a wonderful time.

TH
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my husband and I first dining experience at this restaurant. From the time we entered the restaurant until we left, the staff, food and service was phenomenal. We definitely will return and reccomend to all our friends and family.

SD
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was phenomenal. Emanuel was incredible. So attentive and friendly. Everything about the experience was amazing and made our anniversary special. Will definitely come back next year.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great food. Great atmosphere. However, when it came to our server, we felt a bit rushed. He came off a bit snobbish and condescending throughout the entire visit. Everyone else was very courteous and polite. He even took the check before we could finish our drinks. As someone with prior serving experience, that’s a big no no! He probably thought we weren’t going to tip him.

JL
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a great place for a special occasion celebration. We celebrated my husbands birthday and were not disappointed. It is pricey ( 4 adult drinks, filet mig, she crab soup, lump crab cake app, and Cesar salad came to 150 range), but everything thing was DELICIOUS and we were given some olive tapenade courtesy from the chef.

E
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place when in Norfolk. Dry aged rib eye was the best I have had. Not cheap but worth the money. We have sat both upstairs in the more formal area and then this time in the lower level, which is a little less formal. Great for visiting with friends.

m
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

waiter and staff were the best!! food and presentation excellent. but was expecting different ambiance considering the historic building shown on website

R
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent is the best way to describe Byrd and Baldwin Brother’s Steakhouse. Overall experience was wonderful. All menu items of choice were very good; one that stood out the most was the she crab soup. I’ve tasted many she crab soups; none of them compare. I highly recommend this place. If you are looking for great service, great food, great atmosphere and promptness, you can’t go wrong.

BH
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

It’s always a great spot to celebrate a special occasion. Food is good but you are really paying for the ambiance and service.

CB
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dinner experience was outstanding. The food was great and the ambiance was excellent. The service was superior. Alex K did an excellent job of taking care of us during our dinner

H
Richmond
25 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Family visiting!

MG
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice,classy joint,great bar,nice ambiance,will definitely go back

MG
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Very happy we went, great restaurant, great service. For those wondering about dress code, I wouldn’t suit up, most people wear business casual saw a couple of people with untucked collared shirts.

D
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious and fantastic as always.

MW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely outstanding. The service was great and the food was mouthwatering. I would definitely come back every day if I could ha ha. Great energy and positive vibes.

DA
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food here was amazing. I would definitely say they have THE BEST STEAK in town. My husband and I had their rib eye and it was cooked to perfection. They also have an excellent selection of wine and I believe you can tour their wine cellar. It's a perfect date venue, quiet, unplugged and very sophisticated. Would love to go there again when my husband gets back from deployment.

OT
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was amazing from the valet parking to the waiters. Attentive timely not pushy at all and very helpful. The food was amazingggg the fish of the day was to die for. If your looking for a great experience first date special occasion whatever this is the place

SA
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I would definitely recommend this restaurant to somebody who was so the bring a special occasion however I wish that it had a more stringent dress code. After making my reservation online one of the employees called me to verify that I was aware of the dress code (no sneakers no ball caps) and yet when I arrived at the restaurant there were several patrons had on lounge wear as if it just come from work and there was even a woman with sneakers and an oversized T-shirt that obviously did not belong to her.

CR
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I brought a handicapped guest using a walker (rollator) which he also uses as a seat. The restaurant has a ramp in their back entrance which made it easy for him to get in. their are multiple steps in the front entrance. The staff was excellent in making sure everyone was comfortable. The food ,as always was excellent. Good time was had by all!
This was a Friday night and they were running their single valet hard.

j
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible!!! Amazing service!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an amazing experience everything was well worth it in I will be going back

OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful! My first visit & I’ll be back!

LU
Atlantic City
12 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ABSOLUTELY fantastic meal. Service was impeccable. What a great place. A serious surprise in Norfolk, VA.