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Reviewed September 7, 2020

COVID out break soon. No enforcement of mask wearing here. First time here after opening of dine in and now rollback to outdoors only. 4 entered without face coverings and we not told to leave.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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nelly4278, Owner at Nelly's on Rt.66, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2020

Do to HEPA we are unable to ask customers WHY they do not have a mask on. I personally have been in several businesses that are put in same position. If I feel uncomforable I leave. Your review on google stated the food was good,...More

Reviewed August 2, 2020

Driving home from taking my grandson and his friend out for the day we were looking a quick bite to eat and found this gem not even far from home. Excellent, excellent food. We will be back for sure!! And a very special thanks for...you notice concerning masks. The mask nazi's can pick up their food. It was a breath of fresh air not to have to see employees suffocating over a hot stove with a cloth on their face.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed April 16, 2020

This was the worst meal l've had in this town. McDonald's and Burger King which is awful in this town and is very bad, they beat Nelly's! Nelly's should do this town a favor and go belly up! Let's start with how slow they are,...then you get tasteless and cold food all the way down to the fries. We stopped going to Nelly's several years ago, and considering the pickings in this town, which isn't saying much, we decided to give it a try. NEVER AGAIN!!!! How can a Rueben sandwich be virtually tasteless???? Fries ice cold. And a pulled pork without sauce. The sauce was asked to be put on the side and yes, they couldn't even remember to do that. Considering what they demand for prices, don't spend your hard earned money here! NEVER NEVER AGAIN!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

Best hotdog in town, felt like I was at the ballpark! Steamed hot and perfect bun and toppings. Grilled cheeses have a simple to fancy ways to get your cheese crave on, I got the southwest-excellent. Brisket good, pulled pork tender as well. Lots of...soups (and chili) daily: got the cream of chicken with wild rice, very good! Deep fried chicken was on special and was hot and crispy (not greasy!) A must try. *skip the nachos, they were OK. Finished with chocolate Oreo shake (small $4, large $4.50). Very yummy and affordable menu. $20 da bomb Burger challenge... if u dare!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed delicious pulled pork sandwiches with onion straws. I also had a small bowl of homemade chili. Both were great. We will return!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

I was recently stationed in Wilmington for a temporary assignment. I checked out this place based on its online reviews. This is a quirky place, with customers encouraged to sign the walls or ceiling. They offer a range of sandwiches and other foods. I tried...a couple of their sandwiches. I especially enjoyed their Pizza Grilled Cheese, with mozzarella, sausage and a marinara dip. Their specialty fries are interesting, but the basket is better for a table worth of guests -- great food, but too much for one.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

Very good food here. The service is very good here and the staff is very friendly and nice here. First time I was here. My cousin take me to here.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

We ate here and the staff was nice and I had the BBQ pulled pork that was good, the Mac & cheese was out of a box and my friends fish wasn't very good.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

We met friends here while on a road trip and really liked it! Nelly's has a fun Route 66 theme with lots of character. The food was really good! Loved the Carolina pulled pork. The fries are really good, too. Nice open area to sit...and friendly service at the counter. Wilmington is a cute little town, too. Definitely would go back next time we are passing through!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

This place was such a find! Went blueberry picking and needed some lunch afterwards. This wonderful little place came up on google maps with some great reviews so we decided to give it a try! I am so glad we did! The food is made...fresh to order and tastes so very delicious ! The servings are HUGE as well! So worth the money! Nelly’s has a lot going on decor-wise inside... you can tell it’s a home town supporter! It has a HUGE menu - burgers, pork, hot dogs, the list goes on! Lastly, the 2 ladies working there were sweet as can be. So happy we found this little gem!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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