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Junction Restaurant

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North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
+1 800-488-0444
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is currently the largest restaurant at the NC Zoo and has the larger variety of menu items. It can be crowded on major holidays and weekends. Extremely small restroom for volume of business it has. Ice cream and pizza are also located here.

Thank Karen A
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The junction is a great place to stop as it is in the middle of the zoo. It has plenty of seating and getting the food did not take to long. It is basic American food that kids will like.

Thank RC H
Port Jefferson, New York
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We found that we could have salads with chicken, nice ham and cheese on pretzel rolls and great horseradish sauce. Otherwise the usual-hamburgers,etc.

Thank George F
North Carolina
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It's fast food and a bit overpriced but I suppose there is some additional overhead being at the zoo. While it's fast food, it isn't junk food (yes you can get that too if you want it). My wife and I enjoyed a rather nice ham and cheese sandwich and fruit cup, I you want to lug your own food... More 

Thank Dan-NC2
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We packed plenty of snacks but wanted a quick bite so we went for the burger and fries...Yum! Too bad the drink wasn't included with the price.

Thank CharlotteGirl252
Englewood, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Order and eat picnic style. Mostly sandwiches, but very tasty and not boring. Good choices for kids with PB & J and fruit choices too. Indoor and outdoor seating choices.

Thank Leden519
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Not bad, but limited menu. Typical prices for "theme park" fare. Some vegetarian options. Food made to order in most cases. Some salads and sandwiches other than burgers, hot dogs and chicken tenders.

Thank Msalanea
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 May 2015

just like the title says the place was too expensive for what was offered. The food didn't taste bad, but it wasn't anything special either.

Thank Amandamom2014
Smyrna, Georgia
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235 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Okay, so the Junction Springs Café at the North Carolina Zoo isn't the best. Certainly not the worst when you're hungry, but far from the best. We smelled the food before we got to the junction, and it definitely lured us in, but I was a bit disappointed to find that my meal would be provided by Sodexo. I was... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

But, the Junction is pretty good. And, it is better than the other restaurants and snack bars available at the zoo. If you are looking for a quick bite and chance to rest your feet, then this is a good stop.

Thank Cattravelswell123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Asheboro
  • Phone Number: +1 800-488-0444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?