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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

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602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Southport, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here on the suggestion of friends, and were delighted with what we found. Loco Jo's is small and seating is limited, but the food and drink are excellent and definitely worth the wait. We started with an order of teriyaki chicken wings (great flavor!) and went on to entrees of fish and chips and a "basic" burger. Servings... More 

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Thank Tom M
Zurich, Switzerland
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delightful place! We are Mekong Flounder , Saigon special, Asian Dumplings 😘Blackened Mahi , cheese burger and spring rolls . Best food, atmosphere and ambience.

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Thank SwissSpice
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is very good and staff is very nice and attentive. The place is small but that's what makes it special.

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Thank Penny B
Southport, North Carolina
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but very good Southport restaurant. Most of the offerings are similar to those of other restaurants in the area. However, there are 5 or 6 Vietnamese-style dishes which looked very good. We had the pulled pork sandwiches which were very good. Next to us a patron had the Saigon Special which looked really good and will be my... More 

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go to Loco Jo's every single time I visit Southport. The food is always amazing, and they are very helpful/accommodating for food allergies. Just make sure you tell them up front what allergies you have.

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Thank Tom S
Croton On Hudson
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sat at the bar and ate fish tacos. Friendly service, better than average selection of beers, food came fast and was tasty. Will definitely go back there.

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Thank Mary F
Philadelphia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We visited Loco Jo's with friends as a recommendation. My husband had shrimp tacos, I had the grouper tacos. The fish was excellent but with it came chips and a small dish of sauce, nothing else. The 4 of us had each a beer and tacos, came to $92.00! When we as the host of our group wished to pay... More 

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Atlanta
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We've been to Loco Jo's a number of times and always leave saying we'll go back. My husband loves the beef eggrolls as an appetizer and I'm partial to the mac and cheese bites. Blackend chicken sandwich was very good this trip - and only suggestion for the fried chicken tacos is they were a little skimpy on the chicken.... More 

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Thank faf1960
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Simply one word to describe the Food, service and Ambience. ........AWESOME. This is a perfect small bar with exceptional bar and non-bar food. Only four or five tables inside with additional bar seating Great beer selection.

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Thank Dave T
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

3 of us gals stopped in for lunch and it was without a doubt the best place we had lunch. My two friends ordered Cod Taco's that were delicious and I had the Blackened shrimp Taco and you would not believe the size of the shrimp!!! I can't wait to go back again!!

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Thank Suzanne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?