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829 E Main Street, Jefferson, NC
(336) 246-4499 ‎
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Food was great. Large portions. Baked potatoes are huge. Friendly service. Fast Service. Could not finish plate. Highly recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Donna B
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Moncure, North Carolina, United States
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VA
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146 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited after avoiding Winner's Circle for a while. It was busy as always. Servers were friendly and efficient as always. We had a catfish lunch special with potatoes and greens that was OK. My friend said the catfish was a little better than the last time she had it. Her bread was cold and kind of soggy. I had... More 

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Thank travelingbillbury
Moncure, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Food was great. Large portions. Baked potatoes are huge. Friendly service. Fast Service. Could not finish plate. Highly recommend.

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Thank Donna B
Granite Falls, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We have eaten here server always times now. It's not fancy but it's very clean and the food and service has always been good.

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Thank Shane M
Palm Coast, Florida
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Place was clean, service was excellent and owners are always attentive. Went for breakfast. Soft western omelette was perfect and hot. Cubed potatoes could have been done a little bit more crispy. Coffee cup was kept full. Probably the best breakfast in Jefferson, NC. Will be coming back and that says it all.

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Thank DepotBob
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

My mom and I noticed that there had been lots of cars at the place when we drove by and the sign out front had "Best salad bar in the county". I need to understand their definition of county. The lettuce was soggy, the cucumbers were an inch thick, the dressing was like water. My mom ordered catfish. Just let... More 

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VA
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146 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Something's going on here. We really like the place, but recently the quality of food, the portion sizes, and the prep/care/presentation of grill items hasn't been up to par. Service is always good, the restaurant is always clean, but the food quality recently hasn't been as good as we had become accustomed to here.

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Thank travelingbillbury
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

We were on a family vacation and went to this restuarant. We were instantly seated as a family of 20 at two separate tables. Which is fine and understanding. Our waitress at my table was very nice and our food was good! Never had to even ask for a refill! But My moms table had a waitress that had a... More 

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Thank hannah m
Fort Myers, Florida
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast while attending a conference in Jefferson...the staff were great but disappointed in food! Home fries were just cubed potatoes, omelettes so-so, my husband had biscuits and gravy and that was basically just gravy and biscuit cold and hard. We heard their steaks are outstanding but didn't get back for a dinner try.

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Thank PETUNIA1985
Dacula, Georgia
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491 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

While you can order from the menu, this is really a buffet place, so know that going in. Sure you can get a sandwich and sides too, but it seems that the main event is the buffet bar. For a re-invented old Western Steer Restaurant, it was okay.

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Thank jgwisdom
Lake Worth
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Time warp restaurant. Mediocre food. Strawberry shortcake desserts sitting out on rack at entrance... Would never go back. Waitress not familiar with menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 829 E Main Street, Jefferson, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: (336) 246-4499 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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