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The Green Onion

1603 Colley Ave. (Spotswood Ave.) Send to Phone
757-963-1200 | Menu
This cosmo-cool, eclectic bistro is sure to leave a fresh taste in your mouth.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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2.5 rating over 3 reviews

The Green Onion Restaurant Review

: Despite a name that sounds like that of a vegan haven or a trendy latch-on to the wholesale (though laudable) greening of America, The Green Onion is an eclectic bistro with both Euro-centric and contemporary American sensibilities, plus Asian accents here and there. The name is emblematic of this cool, cosmopolitan eatery’s value on freshness and budding professionalism. While there is ample fare to sate non-meat eaters, such as sweet chili-sautéed vegan chicken over a mixed green salad with cremini mushrooms and red onions, one may also opt for the grilled pork tenderloin with grape gastrique atop roasted beet slaw, or the lamb loin chop with bacon and blue cheese risotto. Seafood surfaces, too, as in coriander-crusted ahi with carrot ginger purée, Asian pears, fennel and arugula. And 120 pounds of mussels may be downed before each Wednesday’s all-you-can-eat special is through. Natuzzi lounge, popping with chartreuse couches and cozy conversation corners, more than doubles the still-intimate restaurant’s size, and makes it a sophisticated setting for apéritifs and cheese boards or night caps.

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