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$12 for $25 Worth of Deli Fare
Live music creates a pleasing backdrop for menu items such as Mom's meatloaf ($12.99), philly rib-eye steak and cheese ($6.99), veggie burgers ($9.99), and pan-roasted-shrimp spaghetti ($18.99). See the full menu here.
The Jewish Mother Backstage
Since opening in 1974, The Jewish Mother Backstage has hosted the likes of Dave Matthews, Hootie & the Blowfish, and Ice Cube. But despite its famous visitors and the media frenzy surrounding Ice Cube's melting accident, the New York–style deli still maintains a neighborhood atmosphere. Local and regional music acts fill the stage with groovy tunes, and the menu of hearty comfort fare is rooted in tradition, inspired by the owner's own Jewish mother. More than a dozen delicatessen sandwiches boast family names such as the Mother's Son reuben and the Mother's Sailor Friend, a split knockwurst with gooey swiss cheese and pastrami. Aromas of meatloaf fill the eatery at dinner, and breakfast service sates guests' early-morning hunger and desire to crow onstage.
320 Granby St.
Norfolk, Virginia 23510