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Colonial Restaurant

418 E Colonial Ave, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4308
+1 252-335-0212
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
16 Aug 2017
“Colonial Restaurant - Closed”
12 Jul 2017
“Diner food”
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418 E Colonial Ave, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4308
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is with much sadness that one our famous, home cooking restaurants has closed. This establishment has been here more years than I could remember. Hopefully someone will take over this local downtown restaurant.

Thank NCCath
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stopped here with my son after a orthodontist appointment. There is a special place in my heart for diner food since I'm from the diner capital of the world...jersey. Typical diner food here. Nothing outstanding, just the norm.

Thank KnowsGoodFood18
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and very quick. The food has a good home cooked taste about it. If you want a tasty meal but without a lot of extras and frills, this is an excellent place. It's very clean but not fancy. Food is excellent!

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Oldest in town not saying a great deal since most of chain restaurants have run most mom and pop's out of town. I remember this in my childhood living there, the dated decor has not changed, this is for the older generation. Very rare you'd...More

Thank HungryDawg
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my family May 8th, 2017. We had a good waitress and received good service. The food was pretty good. It has been open many years and has had different owners. I enjoyed my food. Nothing spectacular, but it's a nice little lunch...More

Thank Katelynpfry
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We come here for lunch with family. There is always fresh homemade meals which are reasonably priced and filling. Their is usually 1-2 servers. It's friendly and local. There is always homemade desserts. Their pies are good. The service can be a little slow but...More

Thank Wandering21
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Service was not good. Took 45 min to get a bowl of soup. We only had an hour for lunch. Waitress had too many tables to adequately take care of everyone.

Thank Dsanana
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We came here for breakfast. Service was OK. We had eggs and bacon. The eggs were spot ob for over-easy and over-medium. The potatoes were a little bland and needed salt, but the grits were hot and homemade. Coffee was good. The atmosphere was from...More

Thank kiddoc99
Reviewed 23 April 2016

they have a daily special, as well as menu items. They have great soup especially veg beef, you never ask where's the beef!!!! There are many professional people, as well others eat here every day.

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Definitely a step back into time. Found our self downtown at lunchtime right around corner from this gem. Wow back in the day this place was the place to be without a doubt. Still has charm and a lot of stuff dating back from the...More

1  Thank Maridale2013
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, they make orders to go if you can get someone to pick it up. Please call t hem
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 E Colonial Ave, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4308
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-335-0212
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