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The Grille

4736 Main Street, Shallotte, NC
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Ranked #12 of 42 restaurants in Shallotte
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Eclectic
Description: This is a wonderful little restaurant (in a gas station behind Naber Dodge!) of all places! The chef (Sal) left a larger restaurant to go out on his own and he is clearly going to do very well. He makes the best shrimp and grits we've ever had, she crab soup, shrimp bisque, chicken salad, pizza's, homemade potato chips, homemade tortilla chips, etc. Open for breakfast and lunch. He also runs a catering business. Style is kind of local and simple but with a gourmet touch! Wonderful.
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Description: This is a wonderful little restaurant (in a gas station behind Naber Dodge!) of all places! The chef (Sal) left a larger restaurant to go out on his own and he is clearly going to do very well. He makes the best shrimp and grits we've ever had, she crab soup, shrimp bisque, chicken salad, pizza's, homemade potato chips, homemade tortilla chips, etc. Open for breakfast and lunch. He also runs a catering business. Style is kind of local and simple but with a gourmet touch! Wonderful.
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English first
Hickory, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food was excellant. Homemade fries and chips which I love !! I had and italian sub and it was great. I would suggest the wait staff -- you should come back to the table to see how your meal is or to see if you need anything else. Otherwise food was great and we will go back when in... More

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went to eat lunch a couple of days ago and all I ordered was a grilled chicken sandwich an order of fries and water. I thought the fries came with it but come to find out it was extra although the menu said it came with it. None the less it was $9.59. Whew that was expensive. Will not go... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We found The Grille in a terrible thunderstorm, looking for a quick carry-out lunch. The servers are very friendly, and we were made welcome. Our food was prepared freshly, and honestly, it was the best restaurant seafood that we had during a week on the Brunswick coast ! The flounder and shrimp were very lightly breaded with a corn based... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We went to The Grille on a Friday night around 5, we were 1 of 3 families there. We placed out order with the waitress, shrimp, crabby patty, hush puppies, and after 45 minutes thy brought chips to the table and said that there was a shift change and our food was taking longer then usual. After 55 minutes of... More

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Robbins, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I got an egg sandwich on wheat with mayo...be sure and tell them if you want it scrambled, because it was a fried egg. Same thing on the ham and egg biscuit...fried egg. Which was still a good sandwich and biscuit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

You have to ask and ask again for anything you want, (extra ice, condiments, etc.). Long wait times for food.

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Durham, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The only reason I'm not giving this restaurant a 5 is because it is located in an old Hardy's restaurant. Needs a little something in the dining room. BUT the food is most amazing! I've had she-crab soup from Baltimore to Charleston. A few were exceptional. NONE of them were as good as this soup. I couldn't believe our luck... More

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is the best place in town for lunch. Very good menu for sandwiches and daily specials. Service is good, but the atmosphere is more like a diner. They also make the best bacon egg & cheese around.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

First timer. Will be coming back! I'm glad I didn't read the reviews before I stopped in. I'm in town for the day and spotted it while driving past. I ordered the crab cake sandwich with slaw instead of chips. The crab cake sandwich was a big as my head. You'll see from the pic it took up the whole... More

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My wife and I were in town for doctor appointment. We wanted a place for breakfast. We missed the cut off for breakfast by 15 minuets. We asked if there was any place we might find a restaurant the was still serving breakfast. The waitress was giving us directions to Waffle house when Sal said he would not mind making... More

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