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Cousin Gary's Family

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626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
+1 336-368-1488
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am from NC and this is the food I grew up on...Corn bread made with white corn meal and buttermilk...Green beans cooked with bacon...Thick and creamy Chicken and dumpling (real ones, not the pasta noodle kind!)...Doughy peach cobbler...Thick and juicy Fried Chicken, not the fast food kind with its overly processed thick chewy coating over a sliver of dry... More 

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Thank Heath F
Boone
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The food was tasty and you had good choices. The service was very good and the price reasonable. It is a family restaurant and many of the locals eat there too.

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Thank Patricia L
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good, cheap and fresh food, and plenty of it, look no further. Some of the best fried chicken I've ever had, delicious buffet, friendly waitstaff and family owned and operated.

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Thank Deborah L
Rural Hall, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The buffet was very good,food was fresh.It was in the afternoon and they were still busy.The staff were friendly and checked on you often would go back.

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Thank Margaret O
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not very clean-greasy-too crowded as to their tables, certain people seam to get waited on before others

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Thank Anne C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

In town visiting the big Christmas light display. The place downtown we been in the past was closed on Sunday. Decided to give this place a try. Walking in, it smelled not so good. We decided to give it a chance - were hungry and from what we saw our only other option was Hardee's. We scoped out the buffet... More 

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Thank HayleyJ2010
Lewistown, Montana
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

You don't see places like this any more. Home cooking served buffet style. Good food, good service. Decor is nothing fancy, just the real deal. We enjoyed our meal there and definitely did not leave hungry. Side note: when I ordered chocolate milk, I got the biggest glass of milk I've ever had in a restaurant.

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Thank Dave B
Smithfield, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

If you like country cooking with all of the mystery ingredients that may go along with that, this place is for you. If not, I advise to stay clear.

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Thank Mark K
King, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

great food ,especially buffet, friendly people and waiters are excellent ,especially the tea and the owner will go out of her way to accomidate her guest and best chicken and sweet tea in pilot mt !!!

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Thank Lisa W
Lexington, North Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. The vegetables were cold, the chopped steak tasted horribly freezer burned, and I have never been anywhere where the chopped steak came out chopped like sloppy joe. The salad bar was almost $6 and had 4 options to put on your salad. We won't be back

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Thank Jeff G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pilot Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 336-368-1488

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