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Second Street Lunch

22 E 2nd St, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-1926
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese fries” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
22 E 2nd St, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-1926
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Small friendly diner serving up great burgers, hotdogs all the way, and other good choices. Last visit was 30 years ago and it's still the best diner around!

Thank guidebooktraveler
Reviewed 3 October 2017

2nd Street Lunch has been in business for over 5 decades. The 3rd generation of Haslip's are serving up what many consider the Best Burgers and Dogs in Roanoke Rapids, NC. It's a local Institution.

Thank Cleve B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have heard wonderful things about the food here, and I must admit I've only been there once. I heard everything there is delicious, but I just wanted to try the homemade potato chips. They were worth it!

1  Thank chigirl65
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Love the burgers and cheese fries. Prices are incredible. Service is friendly. Wonderful local grease grill.

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Reviewed 22 June 2017

food good....good prices ....new owners more to be desired ....miss grouchy OLD DANNY there .waitresses unfriendly.....

Thank cherylw1972
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is an old timy diner in the heart of town, that has been around forever. Family owned and operated, offering hamburgers and hot dogs at a great price.

Thank JulieP2012
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I did a call in order and when I arrived, my food was ready and still very hot. Staff took care of me as soon as I arrived. This place has clean restrooms,excellent cooks and great management. I recommend this place to anyone who wants...More

Thank Kakam M
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Food was burgers and fries but very tasty. Wait staff was very friendly and courteous. The house special burger had chili and coke slaw. This spot is about ten minutes off of 95.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Stopped for lunch, a bit off I-95 but worth the 10 minute extra drive. Great Club sandwich, huge and to die for! The " fully" dressed hot dogs are great. Didn't know the specialty was hamburgers, next time for sure. Really great lunch food at...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

In the area on business and wanted something other than a chain place for lunch. Checked the TA app and found this place. Owner was super friendly and recommended the hot dogs, so I ordered two with chili, slaw, and onions. They were fantastic! Reminded...More

Thank Hambone1400
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 E 2nd St, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-1926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Roanoke Rapids
This is one of those excellent hidden gems that's been around a long time. They are known for their hamburgers and hotdogs. They don't have a web site but here is excellent article about the owner and the restaurant. http://www.ourstate.com/second-street-lunch
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