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On the Square

115 E Saint James St, Tarboro, NC 27886-5016
+1 252-823-8268
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good10%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“salads” (9 reviews)
“tomato soup” (5 reviews)
Closed
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
115 E Saint James St, Tarboro, NC 27886-5016
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1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed Sushi night on first visit but the next night with full menu was amazing. Had the Snapper and was very pleased. Service was excellent. Our waitress was very patient as we lingered for quite some time waiting for another friend. She never made us...More

Thank Etherboy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I drove in from Greenville for dinner. She had the Pork Tenderloin. It was wonderful. I have the Swordfish, also wonderful. Service was crisp and attentive.

Thank David H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On The Square is an oasis of BBQ buffets. Fresh, locally sourced food prepared in a mindful and healthy way. Salads are the best. And they make one of the best Ruben sandwich outside of NYC. A must stop when visiting Tarboro.

Thank Ann Marie v
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In the past we have gone out of our way for lunch at On the Square. Last week we stopped there for lunch and once again had a great meal: a hamburger with pimento cheese and a shrimp salad. Both were excellent and the servings...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Last evening we were extremely disappointed in our experience at this highly rated restaurant. The lack of customer service was appalling. Upon arrival we did not have a waitress...and when we did get someone to the table the lack of attention to our needs continued....More

Thank Tyler E
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Love this restaurant! Love the people that own it and work there, and the food is top notch. Can't do any better than that. So happy the Ribustello's decided to make Tarboro their home and open this wonderful little restaurant with a great big heart,...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I visited this restaurant for dinner wit five other coworkers, We each had a different dish, I had the grilled salmon, it was the best, Everyone raved about their food.

Thank clrdl
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh food at reasonable prices. My husband and I had the fried chipotle fish sandwich and potato soup. My sister in law had the fried pimento cheese sandwich. She makes her own and is pretty picky but she really enjoyed it

Thank eyeamready2go
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped in for lunch after the bird sanctuary in Scotland Neck (great place, go there). It is a quaint little resturant with a good menu for lunch. Service was good and the food was good. Nice stop on the way back to Raleigh.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 November 2016

All entrees are good, but the seafood offerings are always my favorites. Every week they offer new soups and salads for starters.

Thank 256billyu
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versigny53
14 December 2016|
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Response from Sheryl C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We don't live in the immediate area, so we're not at the restaurant frequently. There is probably info on their website or Facebook page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Saint James St, Tarboro, NC 27886-5016
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Tarboro
  • Phone Number: +1 252-823-8268
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