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Pop's Diner

104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-7377
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Ive eaten here several times my chicken tenders were way over cooked the fries were old and cold so we tried a second time the hotdogs were over cooked and buns hard NEVER AGAIN!

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Apex, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have been visiting pleasure island for the past four years regularly. As a matter of fact we live there part time. For some reason we never ate at Pops until this past spring-and that was because I read reviews on this site. Well we have now eaten four times in the past three weeks! The food is amazing. We... More

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Milton, West Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Good food, value, and atmosphere! We visited first last year in March, and liked it so much, that this year we visited twice during our week.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Small clean diner with a little "kick" in atmosphere 50's 60's. Operated by a couple, he is in the kitchen, she waits the tables. He knows how to cook and appears to have run larger restaurants. I had clam chowder, truly one of the best I've had. ($2.95) Also had soft shell crab with the home made tardar sauce. (with... More

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Ashamed to say that we lived here for 3 years before trying this place! But it was definitely a great find. On our first visit, we had 2 of the large offering of sandwiches. Mine was the smoked chicken salad, and when I left mine basically untouched because it was too smokey for MY preference, our server (who I think... More

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Driving around looking for a quick bite, found Pop's Diner and got a delicious surprise. wonderful burger! messy enough to enjoy not to messy to hold the burger together. Craving a burger now!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I had the Reuben, it was fantastic! We went multiple times and the food was always good. The service... sometimes great and sometimes lacking. Still worth the price.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I HIGHY RECOMMED TO EVERYONE! You can not beat their price for the quality of food! Fresh and not frozen! They have yet to disappoint me after many years!! I'm a local and go there often for lunch, dinner and late night!! The staff is service is great!! Thanks, guys!! SHELLI

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york
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33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

i finally tried their clam chowder. delicious, delicious, delicious. the philly cheese steak is better than the jackie dip. the desserts are awesome. love the decor as always. see ya next year.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

We had a burger and the chicken cheese steak, both were very good and the service was great even went back the next night for dessert.

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