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Local's Family Diner

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American, Diner
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832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
+1 910-457-0444
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Southbury, Connecticut
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good breakfast. Very nice staff and good service. The food is simply prepared and hot. Inexpensive. Favorite of locals.

Thank Maddux S
Richlands, NC
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a place to eat lunch in Southport and we noticed all the cars. So we thought well it must be good. Did not disappoint us. Food was good at a good price!

Thank Anita C
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is basically a small-town roadside pretty dive-y place. It has tables and a bar and offers breakfast (at pre-set times) and other meals. It's the sort of place that, if quantity is your preference, you'll probably like. The food is pretty Southern with all that suggests--fatty, high carb, low finesse. The coffee tasted like dishwater, however, the barbecue was... More 

Thank almsafir
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place was crowed in the morning for their breakfast brunch hours. We had to wait in a short line for a table, but it was worth it. It served homemade biscuits, eggs, ham/bacon and grits. The ham was excellent. It was just like eating at your favorite southern aunt's house. The wait staff was all friendly and you couldn't... More 

Thank Tom B
Elon, North Carolina
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Best home cooking and value too..Friendly staff. Portions are best for the price too. Delicous all the way round

Thank Eugene W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious, friendly...the local place to go! Very close to the waterfront and other shops. Great menu selections.

Thank vacationlady43
Hagerstown, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food was great and so were the people there We had lunch there and it was great we had a club sand.

Thank amyff57
Washington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Liked the service and the staff. Never had to ask for my java to get a refill. Eggs Benedict was decent. Above what my expectations were. family had a good time.

Thank marcusbattle1980
Garner, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were too late for breakfast but from what we could see - I'd go back! Our lunch was delicious - everything was hot too.

Thank Andrea B
Virginia Beach
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is truly the place the local peeps go for breakfast (at least). That's when we were there. Food was great but we had to wait for it -- worth the wait if you want good down home cooking!

Thank V L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-0444

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