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Down on Mainstreet

107 West Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
(252) 940-1988
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Ranked #6 of 58 Restaurants in Washington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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English first
Washington, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Good food, varied menu. Average prices for a small town downtown restaurant. Service might depend on arrival time: it can get VERY busy. Staff is friendly and working to please. They Succeed. Mostly younger crowd, maybe a bit loud at times for seniors. Yes, worth a return trip.

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Greenvliie, NC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch at this difficult to find restaurant yesterday. From the name you'd think finding it would be easy. Well, the sign is in an inset dark area behind a big column painted in rather small letters over the doors. But we found it anyway. And the food was worth the effort. They have a good... More 

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Bethel,NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been going to this Main Street restaurant for several years now and it has consistently great food at reasonable prices...I especially like the chicken salad wrap and their iced tea is very good, unlike lots of other places. The only negative about the place is the acoustics. If it's crowded, which is often, forget having any type of conversation... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We celebrated my wife's birthday with family at Down on Mainstreet. Menu and meals were good, and the bar has a good range of beers. Atmosphere was lively, and many locals frequent the restaurant. Interesting local decorations including old photographs.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had dinner at Down on Main Street and walked away somewhat disappointed. We were greeted by three teenage girls at the hostess station, all of whom were shivvering and wearing hoodies. Although there were numerous tables available, we were ushered to a table in a high traffic area next to the bar. Before we could ask to be seated... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had lunch here a couple of times in the past few weeks. Both times we had good sandwiches and great burgers. The homemade potato chips are really good if they're crispy. Good service.

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Washington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Good chicken and pastry on Tuesdays at lunch! Didn't know there was parking out back the first time we went.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Recently visited for the first time. Burger with crab sauce was delicious. Side fries were good. Good portions, good service, great energy and a very nice atmosphere. Prices are very reasonable--we'll be back!

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wichita
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Locals recommended as a great sandwich shop. Unfortunately it was dinner time and we decided to try some of the other fare on the menu. Ordered the clam chowder very different with a smokey taste, very creamy with lots of chunks of potatoes, bacon and clams but very short on flavor. Crab cake dip was good but cakes were over... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had lunch here on our way home from the Outer Banks. The crab dip is fantastic! We also recommend the tri color pasta, it was delicious. Staff was friendly and overall was a nice experience. Other menu items look enticing, we look forward to a return visit!

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Additional Information about Down on Mainstreet

Address: 107 West Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
Phone Number: (252) 940-1988
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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