Places to eat in North Carolina

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    Off the Square Restaurant: Excellent little restaurant in an unexpected place

    by Over60 Written Jun 22, 2014

    We stumbled across this little place in downtown Albermarle quite by accident. Albermarle is not a place where one would expect to find a near-gourmet restaurant, but the owners have transformed an old storefront in the downtown area into just that. Although a bit short of elegant, the ambiance is quite pleasant and the service good. The menu contained a surprising variety of sophisticated choices, not just standard American fare, and the food was good indeed. While probably not worth the drive from Charlotte or the Trriad, this is a great choice for people who are in the area and would like a little more upscale experience. It is no doubt the most expensive place in town, but the prices are moderate by urban standards. Highly recommended.

    Favorite Dish: Oven-Roasted Pork Loin

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    The Pit: Fancy North Carolina BBQ

    by reineckette Updated May 12, 2011

    A nice place to go for North Carolina BBQ. The Pit is a nice, clean restaurant with a great selection and delicious food. The cost is a bit higher that the little hole in the wall BBQ places but it is still really good.

    Favorite Dish: The pumpkin skillet cornbread is excellent. I am a fan of the basics so I enjoy the chopped BBQ plate with either mac and cheese, cheesy bacon grits, fried okra or sweet potato fries on the side. I've heard that the brisket is really good too.

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    The Weeping Radish Brewery and Bavarian Restaurant: Three Locations

    by grandmaR Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    I have not eaten in any of these restaurants. We considered it, but eventually ate across the street. I did have a picture taken from the car.

    I don't usually put a restaurant under the state, unless they have more than one location in the state and are not a national chain. These people have three locations. The one that most people know about in Manteo, one in Corolla, and they are opening a new place in Jarvisburg on the Mainland. They also brew their own beer and have tours of the brewery both in Manteo and Jarvisburg.

    . Brewery tours take place during the summer months each day at 1 PM. There is no charge for the tours. Brewery Tours in the shoulder seasons are by appointment.

    In case you wondered -from their menu: "The name “Weeping Radish” refers to the large German radish that is typically served as an accompaniment to beer in Bavarian restaurants and Gasthäuser. It resembles an American turnip and has a sharp, crisp flavor reminiscent of mild horseradish. The radish is thinly sliced in a spiral, then lightly salted and put back together. The salt draws the moisture from the radish and gives it the appearance of weeping."

    Favorite Dish: They have seafood, steak and sandwiches but these are sample German entrees

    Sauerbraten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17.99
    Classic Bavarian Pot Roast topped with Sauerfest gravy, sour cream, and raisins. Served with red cabbage, and spatzle

    Jagerschnitzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17.99
    Pounded pork cutlet lightly breaded and fried, then topped with our Black Mushroom gravy, served with red cabbage and spatzle

    Wienerschnitzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19.99
    Hand trimmed veal cutlet, breaded then quickly fried. Served with red cabbage, spatzle and lemon wedges

    Chopped Munich Steak . . . . . . . . . . . $13.99
    Simple, healthy, delicious...7 oz of lean, seasoned, ground beef paired with obatza cheese and fresh fruit served on a bed of thin-sliced tomatoes with horseradish.

    SAUSAGE ENTREES
    Choose from: Knackwurst (mild, all beef)
    Bratwurst (coarse ground veal & pork, with chive)
    Baurenwurst (coarse, pork & beef, with marjoram)
    Sausage Combo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.99
    Two sausages served on a bed of sauerkraut and topped with a German pretzel

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    La FoGata Restaurant: Local Mexican Chain

    by grandmaR Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There are two of these restaurants on the Outer Banks. One in 5002 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head and the other at: 3924 N. Coratan Hwy, Kitty Hawk 255-0934

    I wanted to come here and eat (they are supposed to be open year round), but somehow it didn't work out space and time wise.

    Favorite Dish: The Outer Banks Restaurant Insider says:

    A traditional Mexican restaurant, La Fogata gets its name from the Spanish word for "campfire." For the price, La Fogata serves the best ethnic food on the beach. People wait in line to eat here on weekend nights. You'll see a lot of locals in here year-round.

    Nags Head Restaurant
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    GOLDEN CORRAL: STATESVILLE NC - GREAT BUFFET

    by LoriPori Updated Nov 9, 2010

    October 27, 2010
    OK, what to do for dinner tonight. Hansi was in the mood for Chinese Buffet, but we couldn't find any around our Motel. We spotted the GOLDEN CORRAL and checked it out. They had a wonderful Buffet and they also offered food on the Grill. Dishes offered was fried chicken, steak on the Grill, Beef Brisket and Roast Turkey at the Carving station, Assorted veggies and potato dishes, Salad Bar, Dessert Bar - Ice Cream - Carrot cake - chocolate fudge - peach & cherry cobbler - nachos with cheese - and much much more. Soft drinks, tea and coffee are included.
    Adults $10.19
    Seniors $1.00 off -so $9.19

    Golden Corral Buffet Dishes Chocolate Cake Carrot Cakes

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    Waffle and Pancake House: breakfast anyone?

    by b1bob Written May 18, 2010

    This restaurant could not have been more convenient to our hotel, then a Comfort Inn. It was also perfect for what we needed for a filling breakfast (as it happens, the day after 11 September 2001) before we auctioned off a small grocery store in town. The restaurant was an obvious knockoff of the Waffle House chain, maybe even a former Waffle House. They changed the name just enough to avoid running afoul of copyright laws.

    Favorite Dish: I had two eggs fried over well with grits and bacon. It wasn't great, but it wasn't awful. However, it was good enough, convenient, and quick.

    Waffle and Pancake House

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    Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing: A Brewery in Downtown Raleigh

    by reineckette Written Mar 31, 2010

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    This brewery has a main location in Greensboro and recently opened up its Raleigh location. It is named for Nathaniel Greene, the Revolutionary War General who commanded Colonial troops into battle throughout North Carolina. The restaurant has high ceilings, which gives it a nice open feel.

    The beer is pretty good and the food is good as well. Not the best meal I've ever had, but definitely a nice place to go for a beer and a decent meal.

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    Ole Time Barbeque: Classic North Carolina BBQ

    by reineckette Updated Mar 31, 2010

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    I loved this place. Within my first couple of days in Raleigh, I was taken here and it was delicious. I'm not going to lie, just driving by it, I am not sure that I wouldn't have gone in. It's along the side of a road by itself with a small parking lot and looks a little dodgy - but man, is it good.

    Favorite Dish: I ordered the Hand Chopped BBQ Pork Plate with Sweet Potato Sticks on the side. The thing about North Carolina BBQ is that it is vinegar based, not tomato based so it has a different flavor than the BBQ that I am used to. It is absolutely delicious. The Sweet Potato sticks were great too. I ordered them thinking that I was getting sweet potato fries but when they came, they were closer to the size of steak fries and not fried all the way through so the inside was warm sweet potato goodness.

    And, of course, since I was in the South, I had to order Sweet Tea as well. Yum.

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    Biscuitville: Hot and fresh

    by b1bob Updated Sep 17, 2009

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    Biscuitville is a regional chain of franchised restaurants (specialising in biscuits) with several dozen locations across southern Virginia and North Carolina. Biscuitville still makes their biscuits fresh and it makes for a filling and nourishing meal.

    Favorite Dish: I prefer the grilled chicken biscuit with a side of country fries. They also offer sausage, ham, egg-bacon-cheese, fried chicken, fried or grilled pork tenderloin biscuits. Besides biscuits they offer pancakes and all manner of sides and sweets.

    Biscuitville: Roxboro, NC
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    Crabbie's Restaurant: Aaah..stuffed flounder with crab meat

    by k_k_g Updated Aug 21, 2007

    We were driving along the Atlantic coast and of course we all had a craving for fish. So not wanting to stop at a restaurant right that was in a well known tourist towns we decided to drive a little bit inland and that is when we saw the poster for “Crabbie’s Restaurant”

    After driving along a small road we finally found it..
    It’s situated along the marina, it’s a lovely dine that has a choice of eating in a nice air-conditioned inside with a sea motif ( like nets, ship parts, posters ect.) with a pleasant view, or you can eat outside on a balcony just along the marina shore.

    And the food is GREAT and the portions are pretty big! Think of a plate called “Flounder stuffed with crab meat”…yum…
    With one plate, two sides and a drink it was about 20$.. and it was really worth it!

    The fantastic Flounder!! The crab The view

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  • Weeping Radish: A bit of Bavaria on the OBX

    by MANXCATS Written Jun 28, 2007

    Coming from the UK it's great to find real food , good ale and a friendly atmosphere. There's a nice garden outside to walk in. The name is really what attracted us when we did our research on the Internet.

    Favorite Dish: Sauerkraut with frankfurters......and the beer was good.

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    Britts Donuts: Fresh, Hot Donuts

    by Astrobuck Written Jun 15, 2007

    Absolutely the best donuts I have ever eaten. You will agree once you bite into one. These donuts are made FRESH, RIGHT THERE, sometimes, EVEN AS YOU WATCH!! They have been in business for many many years (since 1939!), and for good reason. Prices are resonable, and the donuts are absolutely outstanding. Please please PLEASE stop here, you will not regret it, I promise!!! They are usually closed October and they re-open in April, so be sure to go during the spring and summer when they are open!

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  • Queen Anne's Revenge: Worst Possible Place In the World To Dine

    by bruam Written Jun 7, 2006

    Quality of the service and food was awful. Most of the meals listed on the menu were not being served, which became known to our party almost an hour after we had ordered. Managerial staff impolite and rude upon asking for better service. It made for a memorable experience for all in our party. Certainly overpriced, McDonald's can give you a more pleasant dinning experience.

    Favorite Dish: No comment.

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    Paddy's Hollow: Irish Pub

    by Astrobuck Written Apr 21, 2006

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    Just Great!! Right across the street from Paddy's Hollow is a large brick building where I went to college to get my Associate Degree. After classes were over for the day, my buddies and I would trot across the street to Paddy's Hollow and have a few beers. Paddy's not only serves beer, but there are also tables where you can sit down and order a meal.

    Favorite Dish: I just went for the beer......!

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    Roy's Riverboat Landing: Historic Fine Dining

    by Astrobuck Updated Apr 21, 2006

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    Located on the corner of Market and Water Streets in the historic district, Roy's Riverboat Landing is a casual/fine dining restaurant that has served customers for several years. Several French, Asian, and Mediterranean dishes are served here, as well as seafood and steaks. Roy's has a tendency to be a little expensive, so be prepared.

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