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The 50's

Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
+1 336-838-5050
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner
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LOCATION
Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The sounds of friendly conversation and laughter drift over the four top tables. The smell of the grill makes your mouth begin to salivate. A friendly wave from Madge or Jeanie guides you to a just opened table. Plenty of coffee and juice to get...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always been a fan of the 50s restaurant. Good food at a reasonable price. You get your money's worth here. Recommend this place to anyone

Thank Jake R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sent back my bacon because I asked for crispy and it came limp and heard the waitress tell the cook I was complaining because I don't know how bacon is cooked. The food was bland and even after I returned bacon it still wasn't crispy....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We eat at The 50's several times a month, usually for lunch but occasionally for breakfast. The menu, faithful to that era, has not changed in years, although there are rotating daily lunch specials which are advertised on an A-frame sign out front. We especially...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

"Cheers" without the alcohol! Yummy home cooking. Everyone is treated like family. Great for breakfast or lunch.

Thank pscagg
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Neat atmosphere, clean and hometown feel. Food is hot and good. Pleasant servers/waitress and the homemade chicken salad specials on Friday are awesome!!

Thank sscb615
A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The 50's is a almost a weekly stopping point for us. Typically we meet up with friends on Saturday morning for breakfast. Every meal is hot off the grill and served with a smile. The staff has been around for a while and it feels...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is definitely a local establishment based on the loyal customers. Great food at a great price with super friendly service. I had a double cheeseburger with fries and my wife had a regular cheeseburger both of which were very good. The owner who guessed...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife told me she use to eat here around 25 years ago when growing up in the area. We were in town and decided to stop for a quick lunch - nothing fancy - typical diner type meals. Everything was what you would expect.

1  Thank Eswau
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Been around for a long time! They have a good breakfast gravy if you like something different and southern.

1  Thank callrm3j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-838-5050
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