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Cox Family Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
+1 252-726-6961
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They sell some delicious, southern style home-cooked meals. The meals are just like grandma's!!! You even get desert included on most meals....you cannot beat the taste, quality, service and the price!! The dining experience is not posh... this is down-home eating. Tables are appropriate for casual meals, this is for people that want to have some good Country cooking.

Thank Melody M
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good place to get a hearty meal on a budget. Breakfast is good, I haven't had anything else.

Thank Madison G
Miles City, Montana
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is about as good as any I've tried in the county for good food at good to low prices. Wait staff is usually in a hurry but the orders we have had in the past were always hot and correct. I have never had to wait to be seated. Maybe just lucky.

Thank ZaztheOne
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired of burgers and pizza. Try this place. Good food and plenty of food on your plate. Good prices and service. Don't go during 8-9 or 11-2 the place will be full. Have ate here over 25 times.

Thank NCFisher99
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say! Too many southern roots in my family not to love a restaurant like this! The price is right, so many specials and of course desert when you order a special. For next to nothing in price if you want my opinion. Again, it's home town southern cooking .... Sort of a diner style but you won't... More 

Thank Jane C
Ridgeville, South Carolina
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

First time here as our regular breakfast restaurant was closed for the season. We are happy to have found this place. When I saw chipped beef on toast on the menu I couldn't resist! Not quite as good as my mother's, but still very good. Everyone in the group seemed pleased with the food and we will be back!

1 Thank 244maryellena
Cary, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We've been to this restaurant for breakfast two times now. We love the quick service and great food. You can seat yourself! No waiting for the hostess to seat you. We'll be returning soon!

Thank crini2017
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good ol' down home cooking! Rutabagas were amazing! Waitress was great! Loved the hush puppies! Great place

Thank Melville5
Naples, Florida
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109 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very local dinner, that remains busy most of the time. We often go for Breakfast, Lunch or some combination. We love the food, service and prices. Eggs are always cooked exactly to order. The meat loaf andTurkey lunch or dinner options were very tasty and filling. They come with 2 sides, from a huge selection. Encourage a visit if... More 

Thank B R
Tallahassee, Florida
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Cheap eats that fill that empty place in your gut... and it's pretty good too. The plpace stays packed which is a testament to it's good food.

Thank William W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-6961

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