North Carolina Restaurants

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North Carolina Restaurants

  • El Loco Pollo

    4 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    El Loco Pollo is a unique Peruvian restaurant located in a most unlikely place- a strip mall in east Charlotte. There is some method to that madness. The owners pay less rent there and, in turn, can get by with charging lower prices than they would as a stand-alone restaurant. The inside is decorated on one wall with Peruvian flags and crafts,...

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  • Front Street Diner

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Wilmington Restaurants

    Wonderful view... see all the boats.. and wonderful food and service... have tshirts you can get to take home with you, they are bit of a fashion statement... definitely a must have!! :) Don't take reservations, first come first serve... but upstairs is a favorite of mine... you can see EVERYTHING and its Air Conditioned!!! :) Shrimp & Grits......

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  • Weeping Radish

    5 out of 5 stars

    North Carolina Restaurants

    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...

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  • The Cheesecake Factory

    Charlotte Restaurants

    The Cheescake Factory recently opened in South Park Mall (Fall of 2002) and right now the wait is usully pretty long. It's probably the hottest restaurant in town right now, so you might have trouble getting a table. However, this national chain is a great place, serving up great food and incredible cheesecakes. The Cajun Jambalaya Pasta is great,...

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  • Underground Sandwich Shoppe

    Wilmington Restaurants

    I had a turkey/swiss on toasted rye bread that was delicious. The owner told me that he has no affiliation with London, but he just thought the name would be appropriate. Why, you ask? Check out the next photo and you'll understand.

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  • Mad Crabber

    4 out of 5 stars

    North Carolina Restaurants

    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...

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  • Latorre's

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    It was a slow Monday night, so maybe that's why my paella tasted a bit dry - as though it had been reheated from yesterday. Still, a good tasting dish - but not one I would order again. (I've had better.) My companion said the salmon she ordered was wonderful. Before dinner we were served three dipping olive oils, all quite distinct in flavor....

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  • I love NY Pizza

    3 out of 5 stars

    Wilmington Restaurants

    My boyfriend and I stopped in looking forward to some tasty pizza yesterday. We each ordered two slices of plain cheese pizza. We started eating and noticed that the pizza tasted burnt and disgusting. My boyfriend took our second pieces back up to the counter to tell the staff that the pizza was burned and we would like two new, fresh slices. They...

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  • Barbecue!!

    4 out of 5 stars

    North Carolina Restaurants

    This barbecue is delish! My friend's dad took us there and said that Charles Kuralt, during his "On the Road" series, named this as some of the best BBQ he'd ever had. Meat! OK, their slaw and baked beans were good too, but that's not why you go to a barbecue joint!

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  • Dim Sum Chinese Restaurant

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Dim Sum Chinese Restaurant is located on Central Avenue, which is certainly one of Charlotte's most ethnically eclectlic roads. You'll find many Mexican, Vietnamese and Chinese restaurant choices here, but as far as Chinese food goes, this place is tough to beat. They have an "Authentic Chinese" menu as well as a more Americanized version for...

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  • Kilwin's

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Wilmington Restaurants

    You can't miss this place...right on the Riverwalk and Market St. You'll walk past it and see lots of kids gathered around begging their parents for a treat. I didn't plan on stopping but my family did. In fact, my dad, who NEVER eats ice cream, is pictured here digging into a waffle cone. I decided to get some water since everyone else got...

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  • Don Quijote

    North Carolina Restaurants

    Don Quijote is a tapas (light Spanish snacks) in Charlotte. Most folks who are not familiar with North Carolina might look at it as rural and backwoods, but I can't think of a cuisine NOT available in Charlotte. I personally had the sauteed mushrooms for an appetiser and saffron rice with chicken, lamb and pork. I'll be back.

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  • The Cajun Queen

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    There are two Cajun Queens, but stick with the original on 7th Street. As you can see by the picture, it's located in what used to be a large home, which gives it a cozy feel. If you want a romantic dinner, eat downstairs, preferably by one of the fireplaces. There is a bar upstairs and a large eating area featuring the 7th Street Gator Band, a...

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  • Southern Belle

    Wilmington Restaurants

    We had breakfast at the' Southern Bell ' The waitresses were nice and signed the menue for us =-) Side order of grits $.50 Large Braines and Eggs $ 3.00 Three Hot Cakes w/Maple Syrup,Sausage or Bacon,Butter $ 2.75.... not bad!!!

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  • Fisherman's Wharf

    North Carolina Restaurants

    Many other restaurants named Fisherman's Wharf aren't located on a wharf at all. In fact, the closest some "Fisherman's Wharf" restaurants come to the water is the sink in the wash room. This one is on an honest-to-goodness fisherman's wharf. From the window tables, you can see the seafood being offloaded . Fried scallops with baked potato and...

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  • Don Quijote

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    On my arrival, Mark and I were off to a tapas restaurant located at the corner of South Boulevard and Woodlawn Avenue called Don Quijote. The ambience even includes the unmistakeable odour of an Iberian restaurant. (How they managed to import that over here, I'll never know.) There were bullfighting and flamenco posters as well as arched windows...

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  • Caffe Phoenix

    Wilmington Restaurants

    This place is crowded for both lunch and dinner so I would assume it's good. A couple locals also recommended it to me, but I didn't get a chance to go. It has outdoor seating for customers to enjoy to breezes and the good people watching opportunities on Front Street.

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  • Poney Island Restaurant

    North Carolina Restaurants

    Small and well established, just what one looks for in a downhome restruant. Big baskets of hushpuppies and pitchers of ice-tea, both compliment meal. Great service, great prices and friendly folkes, some things just don't change and thank goodness The Poney Island Restaurant hasn't. Old country interior, well spaced tables, great lighting and a...

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  • Carpe Diem

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    If you could customize your perfect night on the town, you would select a hidden gem near the heart of the city, al fresco dining, a view of the skyline, and of course, delicious food. At the Customshop you will find creative yet comfortable cuisine, although I think they give a new interpretation of minimalist. Located in an historic 114-year-old...

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  • Carrabbas Italian Grill

    Wilmington Restaurants

    Ciao and welcome to Carrabba's where you can enjoy a casual dinner in a warm, festive atmosphere. Discover a variety of fresh, handmade Italian dishes cooked to order in their lively exhibition kitchen. At Carrabba's you'll experience flavorful foods prepared just for you and find hospitality their passion. As a starter, I had the Lentil Soup with...

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  • Mert's

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Mert's is becoming a Charlotte institution. It is already the best Southern restaurant Uptown. It appears to be more expensive than one might expect for this cuisine. The wait staff is very friendly. As I thanked my waitress on leaving Mert's she said, "Come back, hun!" However, it is because of its location. For one thing, the uptown location...

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  • Port City Java

    Wilmington Restaurants

    I had a muffin and a coffee and both were good. This place has a nice layout with the right balance of tables and big comfortable chairs that every good coffee shop should have. I also grabbed a copy of the local newspaper, The Morning Star, from a bin out front and just kicked back for around forty-five minutes reading the paper and sipping their...

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  • Ethan's

    Charlotte Restaurants

    This self-proclaimed "American Bistro" is more like an infusion of tastes from all over the place. Owner/chef Mark Martin (not the Nascar driver) is originally from Charlotte, but he went to culinary school in New England and also lived in New Mexico. The restaurant is located in a beautifully restored home in the Elizabeth neighborhood and seats...

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  • Bella's

    Wilmington Restaurants

    They also have desserts and a full bar. It's not just a coffee shop. There's a tattoo parlor next door and every time I walked by, Bella's seemed to have a unique group of people gathered around the outdoor tables. I went in and grabbed a cold juice drink, but the important thing to note is that they provide FREE INTERNET ACCESS. Be warned,...

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  • Lupie's

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Lupies is a great little joint that is always busy and for good reason. The atmosphere is warm and worn, with friendly servers and an old school feel. The building is old, but cool and the neighborhood itself is a bit rough around the edges. Somehow, this adds to the atmosphere. Most nights, there will be a line to get in, but I recommend making...

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  • Mario's Pizza

    Charlotte Restaurants

    There are a lot of infiltrators that have migrated down from neighborhoods in the North where pizza is sold by the slice so thin it's best eaten folded in half lengthwise. For them, and for anyone else who wants great NYC-style pie, this is the place to go. Sicilian style is good too. That's my friend CJ tossing the pie! There are two locations in...

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  • Fuel Pizza

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Fuel Pizza Sunday, December 02, 2007 On our first visit to the new Fuel Pizza in Rivergate, we ordered two ready-to-bake pizzas. Since the place was very busy (no chance for the word to get around), it would be 45 minutes before our pies were ready. So we left. 55 minutes later, we returned. Sadly, our pies were not ready. Apparently there was a...

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  • Barrington's

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    I eat out a lot but will certainly never eat at all of the restaurants in Charlotte. (They open and close too fast to make that a possibility.) I do think, however, that I have eaten at most of the really good ones and a representative sampling of the general fare plus too many of the really poor ones. I have pictures to show the range from A to Z...

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  • The Capital Grille

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Charlotte Restaurants

    I arrived at the Capital Grille late (after 10pm)day, without reservation and drenched by the rain and wasn't shure if I would still get a table for dinner. Service was very kind and patient (after starter + main course I was certainly the last guest to go). But steak + service made this dinner something to remember my one day in Charlotte by:...

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  • Bijoux

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Bijoux (means "jewel" in French) claims to have the longest authentic zinc bar in the world. While I can't confirm this claim, I can confirm that the food is good and not as expensive as you might think. You can eat lunch here for less than $12. The outdoor patio is a great place to hang out and watch people go by on a weekend evening. Even though,...

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  • Rick's Mediterranean

    Charlotte Restaurants

    I love the foods of Spain, France, Italy and Greece and Rick's has all of the above. The atmsophere is cozy with a small dining area and a smaller patio outside and the waitstaff is knowledgeable and welcoming. I'm on their email list, so every now and then I get a message letting me know that they're having a belly dancer or some live flamenco...

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  • The Original Pancake House

    Charlotte Restaurants

    Well I doubt that this is actually THE original, but it's a good pancake house nevertheless. It's in a nice part of town and is frequented by mostly a yuppie crowd. The menu is full of many varieties of pancake, crepes, waffles, grits, cereals, eggs and the like. You won't go away hungry for sure. I usually get a Belgian Waffle or a stack of...

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  • Excellent little restaurant in an...

    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...

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  • Fancy North Carolina BBQ

    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. 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,...

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  • Three Locations

    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...

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  • Local Mexican Chain

    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 255-0934I 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. The Outer Banks Restaurant Insider says: A traditional Mexican...

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  • STATESVILLE NC - GREAT BUFFET

    October 27, 2010OK, 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...

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  • breakfast anyone?

    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...

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  • A Brewery in Downtown Raleigh

    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...

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  • Classic North Carolina BBQ

    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. I ordered the Hand Chopped BBQ Pork Plate with...

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  • Hot and fresh

    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. I prefer the grilled chicken biscuit with a side of country fries. They also offer sausage,...

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  • Aaah..stuffed flounder with crab meat

    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...

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  • A bit of Bavaria on the OBX

    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. Sauerkraut with frankfurters......and the beer was good.

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  • Fresh, Hot Donuts

    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...

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  • Worst Possible Place In the World To...

    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...

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