Byrd and Baldwin Bros. Steakhouse
Good food, great service, nice variety of dishes to satisfy every diner.
Absolutely stellar service and food! Went there for my wife’s birthday and they treated us like royalty and even brought out an amazing dessert on the house with a signed card by the staff! Will definitely be back!
The meat was exceptional husband had veal chop I had lamb chops the potato gratin side was disappointing though dry over cooked and I had a bad potato in mine that was blackened and had skin and small piece of root still attached to it. They made it up with desert but it’s a really nice expensive place so a mistake like this was not expected.
I loved the experience at Byrd and Baldwin. The oyster Rockefeller had such a great complexity to them. You could taste each individual item they were made with, without one over powering the other. Fantastic!! The duck was perfectly cooked Med Rare and delicious. The only bad, the diamond aged steak was disappointing. There wasn't a lot of flavor. The cookery was spot on just could have had more seasoning. I would definitely recommend everyone to try this place out!!!
The staff was wonderful. The greater made me feel as if he knew me, great atmosphere and the food was seasoned perfect and was delicious. Thank you for making my boyfriends birthday nothing more than spectacular.
Fantastic food and experience. Me and my husband will definitely be back again.
Awesome does not express my experience.Superb service and Food. Thank you,we will be back!!!
Should be on any MUST DINE list for Norfolk. Simply excellent in every regard. Service absolutely first class!
Excellent dining experience. Excellent food. Excellent service. Easy location.
Honestly the best food we’ve had in a while! The service was amazing! We had Kevin for our server and he created the best experience for us! We will definitely be back!
I’ve eaten at this restaurant two times before and everything was perfect. This time, not so much. The service was lacking. Except for bringing our food, drinks and the bill our waiter was M.I.A. We didn’t even receive the hot towels prior to our meals being served. I inquired about the lack of service and was told that it was because it was Valentines weekend and they were extra busy. If I had known that the service isn’t up to par when they get busy I would’ve made my reservation for another night. When I get a $200 bill for two people I expect outstanding service. Next time I will ask if they expect to be busy..
Byrd and Baldwin Bros is THE premier steakhouse in the Hampton Roads area. No matter the occasion, it fits the plan for an enjoyable dining experience.
For a restaurant that purports to be "fine dining" our experience was anything but. Service was slow, did not know the wine list at all, and seating was horrible. Steak was good thats the best that can be said.
Hands down the #1 steakhouse in Hampton Roads. This is an instance of you get what you pay for. It’s not a cheap evening whenever we visit, but it’s an evening that you’ll remember. You won’t find us here on a regular Friday night, however I’m sure to be here for my Birthday. The ambiance is classy and the staff is friendly yet professional. This isn’t their first job. The food is fantastic! You won’t find better beef anywhere downtown. Take my advice and book your next anniversary here, but bring your wallet.
Waiter gave us drink menu and didn’t even give us the dinner menu. We had to ask another server to get our food menu.
Great steaks and drinks, plenty of options for all.
Been visiting this restaurant many times. Although today, service with Ashley in the lower bar was lackluster and inattentive.
Even while leaving (after a $250+ meal), her good-bye words to us were “see yaaa.”
With other great restaurants like Saltine that opened up, we will never be back to Byrd & Baldwin Brothers again.
So sorry for this review. Thank you.
outstanding food and service. Staff friendly and accommodating. Fine dining experience. Very best Norfolk has to offer.
Our food was outstanding and our waiter Alex was amazing
We were celebrating our 17th wedding anniversary and wanted to fine a special place to celebrate. We were greeted with warm smiling faces, our coats were taken, and we were asked if we were celebrating. We were told our table was ready and our server would be right with us. The ambiance is outstanding. When our server, Kevin, arrived he congratulated us on our 17 years of marriage. He was AMAZING!!!!! Service, atmosphere, and food were all impeccable!!!!
We have found our new anniversary celebration place!!!!!!
You would not be disappointed!!!!!
We had an amazing evening the service was outstanding the food was absolutely incredible. They have a fabulous wine selection and outstanding dessert menu overall I would give it a nine of 10
Enjoyed a birthday celebration! Romantic evening! Food and service were impeccable! Will be back! Anticipating trying your brunch! Thanks for a wonderful evening!
I came here for a special evening, blown away by the prices and reviews of this place. It was quite the experience but none of it was... Personable. It just felt like all the servers and other people waiting on the tables just treated it as work, nothing else. I didn't feel like a guest or even like a different table. Just the same grimace from all the younger staff accompanied by mumbles during service. Our waiter was friendly but had too many tables to provide an intimate dining experience without rushing through. FOH manager could barely ask how dinner was without stammering and walking away nervously. Not to mention it took almost ten minutes to get water for the table initially. It's a good place if you want to go spend a ton of money and feel like you got nothing out of it.
Excellent food the steak melts in ur mouth... love the atmosphere very romantic
It was a party of 4 and one in our party order his steak with nothing on the steak and it was received
with spices, was offered to be replace. The rest of the party the food was very good.
Outstanding service and attention to detail. Will return for sure.
Absolutely, hands down, this is the best restaurant in Norfolk for service, food and wines.
It was truly an experience we will spend many more birthdays at this establishment. Thank you for a fantastic evening.
Our 26th💝 Anniversary
The ambience was nice. The Chocolate mousse w/ whipped cream and a candle on the plate...would have been nice as well, except it wasn't lit and fell over onto the dessert when the server tried to light it -mood spoiler. Coffee was great, but the Cheese on the Mac and brie was charred. We'll give Ruth's CHRIS a try next year
for our 27th😃
Every member of the team was at their professional best during our visit. Even the vallet was moving with purpose. Our server gave us a private tour of their wine cellar. All that only added to the exquisite meal prepared by the sous and head chef. Fresh catch and bone-in fillet were entrees. I've dined at some of the finest steak houses around the world and none matched this evening. The bone-in fillet was seasoned lightly, cooked precisely, and melted in my mouth. The fresh catch (local caught rockfish) was equally spectacular. It's an easy fish to over cook and dry out but that wasn't the case here. Moist and tender/flakey, this chef and his team deliver a meal you'll remember for a lifetime.
Over all this restaurant was outstanding! We came for my husband's 25th birthday and we were blown away I have never had such a wonderful experience at a restaurant. Everything from the service to the ambience the food was well worth the hour drive. We will recommend this restaurant to anybody and without a doubt we will be back. We were so pleased to say the least.
while the service was good and the atmosphere nice. The quality of the food was sub par and for the price I expect better. You will get better steak at longhorn or outback. My steak was cold and tough
Amazing service and outstanding food at a good price.
The food is fantastic here. I particularly love the prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella and the filet. I enjoy how quiet the restaurant is and the service is wonderful. I would highly recommend.
Great staff. Food was good. Steak was cooked well, but not as flavorful as I typically get from a ribeye. Desert was the chocolate, I can’t remember, but not overwhelming. A little dry for my likes. Outside of that, definitely would revisit.
Byrd and Baldwin is my favorite location to commemorate a special event (usually our anniversary). Despite the price tag I have never walked away from a meal without feeling like they earned every dollar!
We had a reservation and decided to meet for drinks 30 minutes ahead of time. They were so welcoming, took our coats, offered to allow us to stay at the table on the lower level (bar area) or offered to seat us at our table. The downstairs we so quaint and the bartender was attentive so we stayed at the high top table for dinner. We all enjoyed our meals, the 1/2 portion sides and 2 course pre-fix was a big hit. We will most certainly be back.
Our server Emanuel made dining very easy. He made sure he provided us with the world class experience and the food was absolutely amazing. Deff recomend
The service and atmosphere are amazing! They also gave us a tour of their wine cellar...pretty spectacular!
Always a delight to visit this establishment for fine dining. Great service, food quality and superb ambiance.. A must for an overall outstanding experience.