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626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
(336) 368-1488
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice service but, please clean the windows!

The service staff was very nice. The pancakes were okay. But after coming in twice to use the internet, the doors at the front were not cleaned days later and the carpets were still not cleaned either (Ugh, they were dirty)! We're talking several days later. They also were battling flies BIG time... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2014
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Matthews, North Carolina
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Winston-Salem, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

94.5% grade from Health Dept. It's okay for a quick bite. They at least serve breakfast items all day.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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135 reviews 135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Visiting the area with friends stopped by looking for a quick bit. I was lucky enough to find this mom and pop location. Food was very reasonably priced and tasted great. The servers were very nice and prompt.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

great food, good old country atmosphere, and value. We had the breakfast buffet, but everything was hot and fresh.

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Way back in the woods
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our family took a ride up the parkway today and my father in law wanted to eat lunch here. I was a little skeptical at first but was pleasantly surprised. That said, I work in food service and have seen all sorts of things. As for the negative reviews, every place has bad days......but I tend to look at a... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The service staff was very nice. The pancakes were okay. But after coming in twice to use the internet, the doors at the front were not cleaned days later and the carpets were still not cleaned either (Ugh, they were dirty)! We're talking several days later. They also were battling flies BIG time. Apparently, the locals eat the buffet and... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We love Cousin Gary's for the breakfast buffet while traveling. Staff is friendly and helpful and the buffet is worth the (in our opinion) reasonable price. The biscuits are great and we always order a dozen to take with us! We hit Cousin Gary's headed South and again headed back North! It is good for families also. They are very... More 

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Halberstadt, Germany
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179 reviews 179 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I had the lunch buffet for 7 bucks. Nothing fancy, the usual southern fare with fried chicken, meat loaf, ribs, mashed potatoes and so on. But it was quite tasty and the value was unbeatable. If they still make a profit with those prices, than all other restaurant owners must be millionaires in no time. I would definitely come back,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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157 reviews 157 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

This was recommended by the desk clerk at our motel. The food was edible. It was not expensive but I would never go back nor would I recommend this place to anyone only because there are nicer places to go. In fairness we did not order off the menu. We had the buffet fare. The service was attentive and efficient.... More 

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Cherryville, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

We were passing through the area today and stopped in after church for lunch. The food was fantastic. Fried Chicken on the buffet was great. So were the vegetables and cake. Also had hamburger steak, ribs, fish, and some other meats on the bar. Dessert was the best part. Large cakes and some chocolate oatmeal fudge. I say everyone should... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Stopped there on Tuesday night... Tuesday night is breakfast buffet night... The service was a joke. I ordered fried chicken since we were in North Carolina and they all wear shirts claiming they have the best dang chicken in town. Must be the only damn chicken in town. They either lie or it the only damn chicken in town. It... More 

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  • Address: 626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pilot Mountain
  • Phone Number: (336) 368-1488

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