Olvera Street Taqueria

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Website ostaq.com          Check the out on facebook: Olvera Street Taqueria 212 W North St Kinston, NC 28501   TEL: (252)686-5040 Hours: Tues - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm If you have ever heard of Tex-Mex a blend of Mexican-American foods that started in the mid 90"s you will love this place. This place is a [...]

Moore’s BBQ

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reenville NC is know for having some great BBQ restaurants, and "Moore's BBQ" can be listed with the best. Two BBQ restaurant families joined together to create this restaurant. With over 100 years experience between these families, that brought their best to the drawing board.

Banner Elk Cafe

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324 Shawneehaw Ave S, Banner Elk, NC 28604 (828) 898-4040 bannerelkcafe.com     Facebook: Banner Elk Cafe Hours:  Sun - Thurs: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm, Fri - Sat: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm They are a cafe, bakery, smoothie bar, espresso bar, and are 2 restaurant combined with outside patios.  You can choice from both restaurant [...]

Anchor’s Away Cafe

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110 Reservoir Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 828-678-3474 "Affordable Family Dining" A small seafood restaurant (about 30 + seats) serving fresh seafood for the locals in Burnsville NC. They offer flounder, perch, catfish, whitefish, deviled crab, jumbo and small shrimp and oysters.  Most of the seafood is lightly breaded and fried. You can also enjoy a [...]

The Pedalin’ Pig

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4235 Hwy 105 South, Banner Elk, NC 28604 website: thepedalinpig.com                    like them on Facebook: The pedelin' Pig 828-898-7500 We ate here on our fall "leaf looking" trip.  Let me just say "WHAT A FIND".  This place knows how to cook pork BBQ and all the sides to go with it.    They feature pulled BBQ pork, [...]

The Donut Bar

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They bake many of the popular varieties, such as glazed, chocolate dipped glaze, iced glaze, several glazed and powdered filled donuts. On of my favorites, apple fritters. They also had a pumpkin fritter and iced Long Johns.

Eat Crow

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9872 Highway 105 S Banner Elk (Foscoe), NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-8228 Website - eatcrownc.com Bakery Open  Tuesday  Saturday  10am  to  5pm Serving  Lunch  11am  to  3p   They serve dinner by reservation only one Friday night per month. (from their website) Dominic Geraghty has been an executive chef for over 30 years serving delicacies in [...]

Gwendy’s Goodies

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A newly open bakery in Ayden, NC, opened in April 2015.

Hitch’n Post Restaurant

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The dinner menu is an array of steak, burgers, salad, seafood, chicken and daily specials. They are know for their chef's creative daily specials.

Baker’s Restaurant

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A home town country diner. Popular place to eat for the locals.

Clayton Bakery & Cafe

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A great all around bakery. Offer a good variety of cookies, pastries, cakes, donuts, muffins and fresh baked breads.

Laura’s House Bakery

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

Laura’s House

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

Ma’s Hot Dog House

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

Lovick’s Cafe

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

Aggies Subs

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

BJ’s Grill

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

Barney’s Pizzeria & Grill

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Local owned pizza and sub shop that opened in early 2014.

La Flama Mexican Restaurant

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Local owner Mexican restaurant that has become very popular since they opened in early 2014. Very clean, excellent decor and outstanding food and service.

Autumn Leaf Cafe

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They are a locally owned by Jerry & Sandra Lawrence. If you are looking for a country diner that serves local country style meals you will want to make a stop at the Autumn Leaf Cafe.

La Paz Mexican Family Restaurant

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We were told about this restaurant in early 2014. The first time we walked in you felt welcome by their friendly staff. The restaurant very clean and has a great atmosphere. Of course you want to know about the food, well its as great as the cleanliness and atmosphere.

Yoder’s Dutch Pantry

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Fresh made breads used for sandwiches and their famous french toast. Daily lunch specials such as cheesy spaghetti bake, lasagna, roast turkey, meatloaf, baked pork chops, hamburger steak.

Two Guys Grille

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Specializing in fresh made comfort food such as their famous Philly cheesesteaks, and sweet potato fries.

Lake Lure Smokehouse

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Located next door to the historic Lake Lure Inn. Specializing in BBQ smoked dishes such pork BBQ, beef brisket and chicken.

Bowmans At The Beach Seafood Restaurant

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Open for lunch and dinner, specializing in fresh seafood, steaks and sandwich platter.

S & L Deli

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They are a New York style Deli. No let me re-phrase that, they are a New York Deli.

Mario’s Pizza

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As you would think, they specialize in pizza and subs. Offering both NY style, Sicilian pizzas, calzones and strombolis.

Kate’s Pancake House

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You guessed it they serve pancakes! But they don't stop there, they have a wide variety of other breakfast dishes to make everyone happy.

Dee’s Diner

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Homemade diner style meals such as pot roast, pork chops, chicken pastry, backbones w/ cabbage, fried shrimp and trout.

Mr. Frosty’s Subs and Ice Cream

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Offering a great selection of appitizers, salads specialties, pizzas, sandwiches and creative desserts.

Murray’s Restaurant

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If you like yours country, this is the place. Southern cooking done well. Many of the dishes that are loved by the locals.

Zack’s Char-broil

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The place is not fancy, but seems to be a very popular place for the locals.

The Plaza Restaurant

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Their pledge is "To give the best quality home cooked food at affordable prices, with a little T.L.C."

Switzerland Cafe

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Well we found a gem, the "Switzerland Cafe." The cafe is located just off the "Blue Ridge Parkway" at Milepost 334 and right in the heart of Little Switzerland.

Sanitary Fish Market Restaurant

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Large variety of fish offered including Bluefish, flounder, trout mullet. Shrimp and scallops offered both fried and broiled.

Mountaineer Restaurant

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"HOME OF THE MILLION DOLLOR VIEW" and they weren't lying! The dining room had large windows to view the picturesque Soco Gap.

Ken’s Grill

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Daily specials, Dinners, Burgers, Hots and sandwiches. Friday is fresh NC style BBQ.

Jukebox Junction & Soda Shoppe

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50's style restaurant, with a working jukebox in the center of the dining area. Of course it wouldn't be a 50's style restaurant without freshly made malts and shakes.

Hobnob

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Country cooking, dinner plates, sandwiches, homemade pies.

Duvall’s

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Country cooking, dinner plates, sandwiches, homemade pies.

B’s Barbecue

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NC BBQ pork, BBQ chicken, BBQ pork sandwiches, fresh made slaw. Lunch only, until they run out! Everything is grilled fresh daily.

Smoky Mountain Diner

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Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in Hot Springs, NC. Seats about 100+ people. We had breakfast, great job!

Pisgah Fish Camp

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Specializing in fried or baked seafood, daily buffet (no seafood on buffet) in Pisgah, NC. Open for lunch and dinner.

Maggie Valley Restaurant

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Popular restaurant in Maggie Valley, NC, for locals and returning vacationers. Waitress service, full menu, home cooking. Enjoyed breakfast and dinner!

The Country Biscuit Restaurant

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Country Biscuit Restaurant opens at 5:30 AM, Monday through Saturday, serving steak, ham, tenderloin, sausage, bacon and cheese biscuits or breakfast plates to include eggs and grits or hash browns.

Mimmo’s Pizza & Pasta

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Great pizza with homemade crust, fresh sauce and toppings. Many choices of freshly prepare entrees such as lasagna, ziti and a few Greek dishes.

George Street Grill

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Full hot breakfast menu and daily lunch specials in Goldsboro, NC. I walked in about 6:30AM one morning and ordered a meal and dined in. They had a pill of bacon, sausage, smoked sausage and biscuits.

Francos Pizza Restaurant

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Specializing in "Authentic New York Style" pizza in New Bern, NC. They make New York style and Sicilian pizza along with strombolis and calzones. A variety of hot and cold subs and Italian dishes are also available.

Dough Boy’s Pizzeria

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Specializing in NY style pizza, calzones, stromboli, hot and cold subs. Great job making hand tossed pizza crust.

Chapala Mexican Restaurant

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Chapala Mexican Restaurant in Pisgah Forest, NC has a good variety of dishes from A-Z. The salsa was very good that came with the hot chips. Great plate presentation on all the dishes I saw go by, and ours was no exception.