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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (36 reviews)
“summer rolls” (8 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited Southport for the first time and wanted a casual place to have a light meal. Loco Jo's was perfect. It was welcoming and comfortable. The tuna tacos I had were great and they went down with the beer of my choice. It appears...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here about every two months. A great local spot with the same friendly and capable staff. It's a little off the popular dining path (it's not down at the Yacht Basin with other restaurants) so it's not super-crowded with tourists during the peak...More

Thank CoastalGal27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in late for a beer and dinner. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and attentive. A lot of beer choices and the menu had traditional pub food to pub by the sea food. A great neighborhood pub!

Thank L84WK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dishes are well prepared, and while not gormet, they are almost that good. The price is reasonable for the quality of food, which is fairly good.

Thank Ringo123456789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food (especially the specials) are wonderful here, with a laid back vibe. It is small, so get here early for dinner or you may end up waiting awhile for a table. There is seating at the bar, so that might be an option.

1  Thank Gregg J
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Highly recommend Loco Joe's. I've been there almost a dozen times and it's never disappointed. It's not much to look at - the corner or a small set of stores - and the decor is very casual, but one look at the Menu and the...More

Thank NC_Roy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This Loco Jo's Bar and Grill great food and service too ! The food was really good , I got cod and FF and my other half got a hogan! She only could eat half the sandwich ! We had dessert wow outstanding !

Thank oakisland4uinNC
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Robust menu of fresh made to order sea food. A small restaurant with only four tables and bar seating. Don't let the size stop you. The service is fantastic. The staff are engaging and energetic. The food is above average. The pricing is very reasonable....More

Thank OhOneMoreThing
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous fish & tuna tacos, great service and varied menu. We visit on every trip to Southport. A small setting offering a big reward!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Met a lady on the tram while on Bald Head, who recommended this restaurant in Southport. Was one of the absolute best burgers ever. Would go there again right away.

Thank anne h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-9009
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