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General McArthur's

13661 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352-9210
+1 910-276-1498
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (7 reviews)
“bbq pork” (4 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
13661 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352-9210
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went there with some local friends that we visited. They assured us that we would not be disappointed with the food. It’s a buffet, so we definitely got our money’s worth. I had fried chicken, fried fish, Mac & cheese, greens,...More

Thank Angie Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Southern buffet: bbq pork, fried chicken, fried fish. Varied vegetables, fried corn bread and fatback, and salad bar. Dessert bar with banana pudding, peach cobbler, and ice cream. Each day they have bbq pork and fried chicken, but the other meats vary each day.

Thank Barbarainnc
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I grew up in Laurinburg, but, unfortunately, General McArthur's was not open in the 50's and 60's. This place is just great! You can pretty easily find old-time food selections at chain restaurants, but the quality at the General's is a cut above. It is...More

Thank Al A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of spending Good Friday evening here with family. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly service and GREAT food. Don't miss the fish, butter beans or ribs deeelish ! Top it off with peach cobbler with ice cream , oh baby ! Well worth the trip!!

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Been coming here for years. Always had a good time. But this time all was wrong. Table was dirty. When to get plates they was dirty and wet. Mac and cheese was out of the box. Fish was hard. Chicken was excellent. BBQ is always...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family absolutely loves General McArthur's. We have been eating there for years and the quality is always superb. The oyster stew is "to die for"! All of the vegetables are cooked with just the right amount of seasong and taste like genuine Southern cooking...More

Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place, mamma home cooking away from home. The chopped bbq was delicious. Tried the corn cakes and they were perfect. Great place for work and the family. It's a buffet style restaurant so bring your appetite.

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a local favorite. We like to take family from out of town to experience the laid back atmosphere and terrific southern cooking served on a large buffet. Great value for the money!

Thank ruthf289
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place is in the middle of nowhere, but it's worth the drive. It's buffet style, all you can eat for one price eating with a large variety of vegetables. For meat, there is bar b que, chicken, and fried catfish. There sre several desserts...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Website shows General McAuthur's own sign stating they close at 8:00 P.M. on Saturdays. Then on another website I saw where it said they were closing soon at 7:30P.M. I drove about 25 - 28 minutes hurrying to get there before 7:30P.M. When I was...More

Thank Sandhills72
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20 July 2016|
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Response from Traveler T | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Its a old style southern country buffet. Doubt you could get a DJ for the space or setting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13661 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Laurinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 910-276-1498
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