North Carolina

Restaurants in North Carolina

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.

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 fried chicken biscuits.

A modern take on a traditional Chinese noodle house.

North Carolina’s legendary pit master Ed Mitchell presides over this airy restaurant in a former meatpacking warehouse.

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

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.