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The Derby

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1012 Skyway Dr, Monroe, NC 28110-3043
+1 704-283-6411
11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at The Derby, and formally Brown Derby, since the early 90's. The chef salad had never changed during that time and was the best salad ever. Seriously!! For some reason they have now decided to use romaine lettuce for a chef instead of iceberg lettuce. I'm sorry but it completely changes the taste and is horrible.... More 

Thank Dena M
Indian Trail, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great little restaurant. Good food, attentive service and a clean restaurant. Nice for home cooking, burgers, or salads. Something for everyone!

Thank carollattimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This a solid meat and three type restaurant that does many things well. Good salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers and even good fried fish. Excellent service, nice atmosphere and clean. A solid choice for lunch any time.

Thank Johnny B
Monroe, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We use to go here more often. It is a hit or miss on what is good or not. I would say it is at best average.

Thank melanieclementino
Monroe, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great food, family atmosphere, good prices. Service was great and very convenient location just north of downtown Monroe.

Thank rbrtdun
Charlotte, North Carolina
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I haven't been here since it used to be the Brown Derby several years back. The food is still just good, but they've really updated the restaurant. I has nice facilities and a pretty good bar now. It seems to be mixture of good ol' down home food and, I suppose, a mid level sophistication (appropriate to its town, I... More 

Thank Alex D
North Carolina
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a place that is a somewhat unknown except by locals. We have been dining here the last few years and have enjoyed every meal. It is a five star? Not by any means. Does it deliver a great meal, with good service and consistency at very fair prices? Absolutely! I have the steak every time and it is... More 

Thank OldManBob
Toronto, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

I sat there with my family we all ordered salads. I ordered the Greek salad with chicken on top, it was simple and good.

Thank hlstartup
Indian Trail, North Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We visited this restaurant for the first time and all four of us enjoyed the atmosphere, staff, and food. We each ordered something different: pulled pork plate, chicken tenders, fish and chips, and beef tips with rice and gravy. Each meal came with two sides. There were so many sides to choose from! The mac and cheese was home-ade and... More 

Thank bluemnm910
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. This is a typical Meat / Potatoes type restaurant with Two vegetables and a roll. Food wasn't bad, but typical of a Mom and Pop restaurant. Good part is that it's not a chain restaurant.

Thank Roman T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Skyway Dr, Monroe, NC 28110-3043
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-283-6411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?