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Oct 04

Boathouse Live Coming to City Center

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 1:50 PM by Communications Department

27838-CCOP-Logo_BoathoaseLive_FINALAs part of Mayor Price’s remarks yesterday, he announced that a new restaurant is opening in City Center at Oyster Point in November. Boathouse Live will pay homage to the original Boathouse that was a hub for live music in the 1980s to the early 2000s in Norfolk. Boathouse Live will be a restaurant and live music venue dedicated to providing a dynamic atmosphere for both artists and audiences alike.  The full service restaurant and bar will offer old world New York style pizza made in a unique high temperature coal fired oven, as well as delicious sandwiches, pit house plates, samplers, sides and more.  Classic cocktails, approachable wines and the best in local and regional craft beers will be available to serve as the perfect complement to each meal. The music is presented on a specially designed stage with high quality sound, lights, and video, with care being taken to provide all patrons with a great view of the shows, featuring the finest national and regional entertainment.

Boathouse Live owner Sean Pepe is an experienced restauranteur and is also one of the owners of Kismet, The Barking Dog, Deadrise at Old Point Comfort, and El Diablo Loco. Follow Boathouse Live on Facebook for updates and entertainment announcements.