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1541 North Howe Street, Southport, NC
(910) 457-5143 ‎
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Fried Chicken

Great Fried Chicken, some of the best I have ever eaten. The subs are really good to. Fresh, fast and delicious. The fried chicken is crisp and juicy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Mark S
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Homestead, Florida, United States
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Homestead, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great Fried Chicken, some of the best I have ever eaten. The subs are really good to. Fresh, fast and delicious. The fried chicken is crisp and juicy.

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I went inside to place a to go order. The staff was talking amongst themselves about paying their bills and boyfriend drama. The girl that took my order didn't seem to mind that I was waiting while she was cursing about how lousy her boyfriend is. The building is a bit run down, but the food was great. I will... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Everything here is very good. Sandwiches, pizza, and salads. Be warned this is not white table cloth dining, but good good nonetheless. Always crowded at peak time, which lends credence to my opinion. Also, I would suggest take-out and eat at home.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The subs were disappointing and the service was poor. The staff seemed to be having a family feud right in the middle of the restaurant. They were yelling at each other and I think it is family owned. Why don't they wait until they go home to argue. Not at all business like. We will not return.

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Have never had anything bad here. Started eating there when it opened years ago. Been ordering via phone for so long their number is in my brain ... don't even need it on speed dial. Their personal pizzas are really great and you can't beat the fried chicken!

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Apex, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you want excellent food at a reasonable price in the Southport area, you really can't go wrong at this establishment whether you're looking for eat-in or take out. The majority of the tables are basic booths and it is a sit-where-you-want policy when you come in. There are waitresses who come take your order and usually give you the... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped for dinner and had some really great authentic Italian food. Don't let the exterior fool you. It's worth the stop. Very extensive menu and it was really good.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visited for a late lunch. We were surprised to find that Famous Subs and Pizza has table service. The other surprise is that they serve fried chicken, and my wife and I both ordered that. The chicken is not cooked KFC style--it's the good stuff. The teen ordered pizza, as usual, and pronounced it to be excellent. Another surprise... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I ate at Famous. I ordered the grilled chicken salad and he ordered the lamb gyro. It started off with our server dropping my salad and then picking up my salad off the table and asking me if I wanted her to put them back in the bowl. I told her no thanks. After dropping many ingredients,... More 

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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My husband and I ate dinner here one night and it was excellent. We each had a personal pizza, the perfect size for one person, mine with cheese and his with everything they could possibly fit on it. They were so good. We heard others talking about how good the fried chicken is as well. The prices were good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1541 North Howe Street, Southport, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: (910) 457-5143 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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