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132 S Church St, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-5701
252-446-8568
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • 5
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  • 1
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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
Real Hamburgers: Always Made Your Way

No atmosphere but good service and good burgers. This place is a old fashioned Rocky Mount Burger and Hot Dog joint. Has been open for too many years to count and is always filled with locals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Rocky Mount NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

No atmosphere but good service and good burgers. This place is a old fashioned Rocky Mount Burger and Hot Dog joint. Has been open for too many years to count and is always filled with locals.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Central cafe is a old fashion cafe. It has some of the best hot dog and hamburgers around. Worth going for.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The best cheeseburgers and hot dogs in Rocky Mount in my opinion. The food comes out on white parchment paper, nothing fancy but so good!

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I recently met someone for lunch here. I have lived in this area for my entire life, but I had not been to Central for some time. My cheeseburger, fries and tea were good, but they were by no means the best I've ever had. The waitress was friendly and efficient. The food is a little on the pricey side... More 

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I;ve been eating there for years. My mom and dad ate there every Friday for 15-20 years. The burgers are great and you get that old country feeling when your'e there.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Outstanding hot dogs, hamburgers, and fries.........a mainstay in Rocky Mount. The downtown crowd fills this place up every day.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Comfort food. A local favorite. Affordable hamburgers and hotdogs ordered the way you like it. Fast service. The food tastes fresh.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After games, the baseball player said the burgers were delicious. Great spot! Good variety of the standard choices. Thx!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great burgers are served here! Friendly staff. We have eaten here for years. The tea is always fresh with crushed ice and the fries are crisp and delicious. An old institution with a small town atmosphere and appeal.

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

There's no reason to write a review of this place if your going by and want a quick cheap bite it's ok. But you should never make a special trip. The hotdogs a a Costco store are better in fact the only places I know there worse is your local 7 -11 or other convinence store. As for service ok... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 S Church St, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-5701
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: 252-446-8568

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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