North Carolina

Restaurants in North Carolina

The kitchen feeds a loyal following with breakfasts of country ham and Southern biscuits (snag a table on the sunny front porch).

Brooklyn-born Alicia Sessoms and her chef husband Jacob dress up the warehouse-like space of this restaurant with local daisies, echinacea, and bachelor's buttons for the hand-hewn maple tables.

French-Italian bistro in a former warehouse

Try Carolina oyster stew or a classic shrimp and grits overlooking Currituck Sound in relaxed elegance.

Fresh, locally caught bluefish and crab are on the menu. You can even dine on a peaceful screened porch.

Fifties lunch counter-turned-stylish diner and martini bar. This restaurant pays tribute to Poole's Luncheonette, a downtown Raleigh landmark that opened as a pie shop in 1942.

Chic steak house

Don’t be put off by the strip-mall location; locals swear by its slow-cooked pork and tangy sauce.