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Sidney's Cafe and Bistro

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American, Sandwiches, Pasta, Soups
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507 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
+1 252-331-1944
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Sidney's Cafe & Bistro is located along the beautiful shore of Elizabeth...
Sidney's Cafe & Bistro is located along the beautiful shore of Elizabeth City harbor, just 2 blocks north on E. Main St. We serve fresh homemade fare that is both, health conscious and delicious. Our hearty breakfasts and lunches are made with only the finest and freshest ingredients with daily homemade soups being a local favorite. Sidney's Cafe & Bistro creates uniquely satisfying salads, sandwiches and daily specials to satisfy a variety of palates. And of course, we can't forget to mention our famous Cheesy Bacon Meatloaf Sandwiches and our fresh baked Tuna Salad Melts. Come join us for breakfast, lunch, light snack or for dinner on Thursday, Friday or Saturday! You can even enjoy our fresh brewed coffee, cappucinos or a glass of wine, as you breathe in our small town friendly atmosphere!
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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10:30 and we had not eaten breakfast. Decided to try Sidney's since several months ago we enjoyed their lunch. Sausage & biscuit gravy was just enough but hubs prefers more sage in his sausage. My breakfast burrito was super. The sausage was fried with some crispy pieces that gave it a special... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Sandra A
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Moyock, North Carolina
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Moyock, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

10:30 and we had not eaten breakfast. Decided to try Sidney's since several months ago we enjoyed their lunch. Sausage & biscuit gravy was just enough but hubs prefers more sage in his sausage. My breakfast burrito was super. The sausage was fried with some crispy pieces that gave it a special crunch. Burrito was stuffed full with eggs, potatoes,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the bistro burger and the wyatt burger. The food was good and the setting was quiet for lunch and the service was friendly. The waitress was knowledgable on the menu. The restaurant used white paper for table covers. My young kids enjoyed coloring on them. The menu was reasonably priced. I would go back soon.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The filet mignon was cooked perfectly. It was in my opinion the best filet I have had in Elizabeth City. The service was prompt and friendly without being too overbearing so we could enjoy our meal and there is something about how small this restaurant is that makes it feel cozy and relaxing. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Sydney's Cafe and Bistro served perfectly cooked blackened tuna sandwich and a lamb gyro filled with cucumbers, tomatoes, feta cheese, and tzatziki. The large side of homemade chips were crispy and salted to perfection. One server took our order and was the main person to care for us during our lunch; however, the owner/manager stopped by to ask if we... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The wrap and salad was amazing. Great atmosphere. Friendly service. This restaurant was recommended by a store clerk at the Footprints Christian store and we have since recommended it to others

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband and I regularly eat breakfasts, lunches and dinners at Sidney's and have always been happy with the portion and the service. Even on busy First Friday Art walk nights we can count on a great dining experience.

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Chapel Hill, NC
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Oh. my. GOODNESS. Ate dinner here two nights in a row...both meals were yummy. Good wine list...delicious food...and they took my dietary restrictions seriously. Altogether delightful. I'll be back the next time in Elizabeth City!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to Sidney's to try a new place in town to eat. We went around 8:00 and there was a half hour wait to be seated - no problem. We were seated at 8:25 and our drink orders were taken. When our server returned to ask if we were ready for our meal orders, we responded... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went there due to the reviews on tripadvisor for lunch. I had a meatloaf panini, which had a good flavor. I up-charged to a salad so I didn't have to eat fries or chips. The staff there seem to really serve to a more eclectic crowd in that they have some gluten free items etc. Did I walk out... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have seen this little cafe change hands a few times over the past 12 years, but i have to say that the current owner has hit the mark. Great atmosphere and a very dedicated staff. You absolutely must try the cheeseburger meatloaf. This is perhaps my favorite sandwhich but everything I have tried has been delicious. They also have... More 

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Additional Information about Sidney's Cafe and Bistro

Address: 507 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone Number: +1 252-331-1944
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Pasta, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 507 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-1944

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Pasta, Soups

Description

Sidney's Cafe & Bistro is located along the beautiful shore of Elizabeth City harbor, just 2 blocks north on E. Main St. We serve fresh homemade fare that is both, health conscious and delicious. Our hearty breakfasts and lunches are made with only the finest and freshest ingredients with daily homemade soups being a local favorite. Sidney's Cafe & Bistro creates uniquely satisfying salads, sandwiches and daily specials to satisfy a variety of palates. And of course, we can't forget to mention our famous Cheesy Bacon Meatloaf Sandwiches and our fresh baked Tuna Salad Melts. Come join us for breakfast, lunch, light snack or for dinner on Thursday, Friday or Saturday! You can even enjoy our fresh brewed coffee, cappucinos or a glass of wine, as you breathe in our small town friendly atmosphere!
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?