Restaurants in North Carolina

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Bold French Vietnamese Read More

Pick up club sandwiches, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and other provisions for a gourmet picnic on the beach. Read More

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

Cuban steaks and margaritas are the draw at this relaxed tropical-style restaurant with a high, open-beamed roof and a polished-wood bar. Read More

Fresh steamed shrimp goes down smoother with a cold one at this waterside pub and local hangout within Stripes Bar & Grille. Read More

Chic steak house Read More

Barbecue and Southern-fried sides for the whole family, in a bare-bones roadhouse that’s Carolina through and through. Read More

Stop by this family-owned grill and store for a hearty breakfast of ham and eggs, or enjoy live bluegrass jams Saturday afternoons and evenings. Read More

Housed in a former fish market, this restaurant has trained many of the South’s top toques. The current chef, Bill Smith, is an expert at dishes... Read More

Sophisticated southern Read More

Nouvelle Chinese hot spot Read More

Grab a burger while kids entertain themselves in its toy-stocked Tadpole Corner play area. Read More

Pick up a seafood sandwich or chicken Caesar salad to go, or settle in on the deck. Read More

Cozy tapas stop Read More

A modern take on a traditional Chinese noodle house. Read More

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

Peruse the newspaper in this quaint house over home-baked morning muffins and java. Read More

French-Italian bistro in a former warehouse Read More

Fifties lunch counter-turned-stylish diner and martini bar. This restaurant pays tribute to Poole's Luncheonette, a downtown Raleigh landmark that... Read More

The day with flaky Southern biscuits at the no-frills, roadside restaurant. Read More

Though the building’s a flyspeck, the long lines of cars at the drive-through window testify to the restaurant’s celebrated sweet tea and... Read More

Brooklyn-born Alicia Sessoms and her chef husband Jacob dress up the warehouse-like space of this restaurant with local daisies, echinacea, and bachelor... Read More

Cozy Turkish mezze joint Read More

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

North Carolina’s legendary pit master Ed Mitchell presides over this airy restaurant in a former meatpacking warehouse. (White tablecloth at a ... Read More

This BBQ mecca opens at 6 a.m. for breafast brains and eggs; country ham; grits. The pork is ready closer to 10 a.m. and is worth the wait. Sit in one... Read More

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