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Down on Mainstreet

107 West Main Street, Washington, NC 27889
(252) 940-1988
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Ranked #6 of 51 restaurants in Washington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

6 people in our party were attended to very well by very courteous, efficient waitress and staff. I'm always impressed when the waitstaff takes everyone's order without writing anything down and the food is brought to you without asking who gets what to eat. I don't know if that's the norm for this restaurant, but it sure happened with our... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The place recommended for lunch was not open. We were very pleased with the service and the lunch we found here. My husband had the nauti Philly and was very pleased. The steak was tender and tasty. I had the crab cake bun. The sauce was excellent, French fries outstanding. I would have given another star if I had not... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great meal and all 3 of us were pleased with the preperation & presentation of our meals. Fantastic creamy slaw & the fish was crispy & tasty. Salad was good size & ho-made blue cheese dressing was lumpy & flavorful. Waitress was attentive & drinks filled rapidly. BEER specials were special & very cold.

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Washington
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If your looking for frozen food this is the place..not much of anything to write home about! Service was ok..very young crowd and could use some help in being professional. Building was awesome..outside seating. Probably won't make this place a regular stop!

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Really good casual restaurant. Friendly service. Knowledgeable staff. Everything served in a timely manner. The menu is varied, and you're sure to find something you like - everything from REAL turkey sandwiches (none of that processed stuff) to crab cakes to salmon and everything in between. The portions are perfect. The soups are delicious, and the variety of sides is... More

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Washington, N.C.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Wonderful food, nice eating area. Lunch sandwiches are delicious and dinners are fabulous! Washington is a beautiful town to visit.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you are in Washington, NC visit Down on Mainstreet. If you are there for Music of Mainstreet, hAVE A BITE AT Down on Mainstreet! there is a outdoor patio to eat and drink and look at the river! Wonderful servers, who are very helpful with advise on attractions in the area!

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Wonderful seafood and other fare. Helped our large party get in and out in record time (which we needed). Crab balls, crab dip, and buffalo shrimp all wee hits at our table. Would definitely return when in this quaint, scenic river town.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The food ranges from delicious to ok. The prices are sort of high. The wait staff can be friendly but can also take a while with the food, drink refills, and the check.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The first few times we went the food was great but the last three times it hasn't been. Don't know if they have a different kitchen staff or what but we have decided not to return.

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