Fair Grounds is Norfolk's oldest independent coffee shop.
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What’s New at Fair Grounds

Things are changing daily here at Fair Grounds. With our new owner Mike Dimirsky at the helm we've added new sandwiches and dessert items. We've changed our hours and we now accept credit cards for all purchases.
  • SandwichesPrepared to order

    We're now offering a variety of sandwiches and other goodies to choose from. Try our long-time favorites: Hummus & Pita Chips or the Veggie Burger. In the mood for something new? How about our Mozzarella & Caprese Sandwich or Chips & Salsa Chicken Salad Sandwich?
  • DessertsTasty Treats

    From delicious home made Italian cookies to yummy vegan doughnuts, Fair Grounds has a number of dessert options to satisfy your sweet tooth! We've also got dozens of wonderfully sweet beverages to choose from.
  • New HoursNow open later

    Now open later on Friday and Saturday! Come out late and enjoy delicious coffee and food before you hit the town.
    Mon - Thu:6:00 am-10:00 pm
    Friday:6:00 am-11:00 pm
    Saturday:7:00 am-11:00 pm
    Sunday:7:00 am-10:00 pm
  • No Card MinimumsUse your card anytime

    Fair Grounds now accept credit cards for all purchases. No more credit card minimums! Using our new register system we can even E-mail your receipt to you, saving everyone time and paper! 

Aug 19 2012

Welcome to The New Fair Grounds Website!

Our new website has been a long time coming, but we think it was worth the wait. Now you can view everything we have to offer and get up to speed on all the latest news from Fair Grounds in one place. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook as well, where we often post news and event information. This is just phase one of our website plans. More to come soon!

Fair Trade Coffee

All of our coffee is Fair Trade Certified to promote healthier working conditions and greater economic incentive for producers.

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Drip DropDelicious Coffee

Want the highest quality cup of joe in the city? Come in and order one of our drip coffees. The process creates a lovely, light bodied product that our customers love!

Feeling Hungry?Our Menu is Expanding

We're adding new items to our menu on a regular basis, trying out new ideas and keeping what you like! Our sandwiches are all made in-house, to order.