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Magnolia 23

23 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203-5751
+1 336-672-2300
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried chicken” (108 reviews)
“cornbread” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203-5751
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

This was our first time at Magnolia 23...first time in Asheboro, too. Here's the scoop about Magnolia 23. The hostess station is in the back of the restaurant. If you park in the parking lot behind Wells Fargo, you'll only have to climb 4-5 steps...More

Thank NCroadtripping
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Wow! I could eat here every day if I lived in Asheboro. The fried chicken is the best ever. This is home cooking like mom cooked!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

We came on on a weekday evening. We ordered fried chicken, chicken pie, and got greens, potato salad, and mac and cheese as sides. The food here is delicious. It's just like eating at my MeeMaws when I was a kid. Everything is made with...More

Thank xrayradtx
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here today and we both got the fried chicken. It's so good that before you realize it, it's gone! Just like the fried chicken my mother made when I was a boy! I also had limas, cabbage and potato salad...More

Thank Grady A
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old restaurant. Sat outside on a beautiful day. Pork chops very tasty. All vegetables are down home cooking.

Thank I8797COkevinr
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Wow...the best fried chicken next to my own mother's ...and I still am able taste hers in my memory although she died 25 years ago. The perfect simple light coating and juicy and tender chicken coupled with green beans and collards...a delicious lunch not to...More

Thank Tansyll
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Magnolia 23 has the best southern food anywhere. Great fried chicken with all the trimmings. My favorite is the catfish with collards and potato salad and lemonade. Can't go wrong with anything you order.

Thank spike05rk
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Small menu so you do not have to look through tons of menu to find real good food. You can dine inside or enjoy a shaded outside court yard meal. Very friendly staff. Home style cooking at it's best.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My wife and I spent two nights in Asheboro and we decided to visit the Trip Advisor No.1 restaurant. Found the menu to be very limited. Fried chicken, chicken pie and beef stew. If you are a sweet tea drinker you will love this restaurant...More

Thank tryon_2000
Reviewed May 13, 2017

WOW! A great start for lunch on a 4 day trip for 6 of us. Great food for all, super service and food was served super fast. The menu is up on the board and changes daily except they do have fried chicken every day....More

Thank Ginny B
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from Grady A | Reviewed this property |
Closed Monday Tuesday and Saturday Open Sunday 1100-1500 Open Wednesday through Friday 1100-2000
May 31, 2017|
Response from Rickydee48 | Reviewed this property |
Usually, this wonderful restaurant has a line waiting at their back entrance as soon as they open. Therefore, it is best to get there as quick as you can. Sunday is usually the most crowded.
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Dojomargo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but they are closed on Saturdays. But reopen on Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203-5751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Asheboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-672-2300
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