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Sunny Side Up Diner

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10086 Beach Dr, Calabash, NC 28467
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw the menu for Sunny Side Up at a different restaurant and spotted the tuna melt sandwich. Since I'm always looking for a tuna melt or Reuben I had to give it a try. It was delicious and the deluxe came with a cup of soup( chicken noodle) and fries that I upgraded to onion rings for just a... More 

Thank Sit-and-get-fit45750
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is very tasty and service is great. I prefer the gyro but everything else looked just as good. we will return

Thank EH-Gios
Glen Rose, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place for breakfast. If you choose the buffet - very, very good food with custom cooked eggs included - it is very quick. For a good solid breakfast on a busy day, you cannot beat this place. They have another shop in Little River, SC that is just as good. Come on in, the food, service and... More 

Thank John D
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad my hunger pangs kicked in when they did. We were leaving Hunter Army Airfield head to North Carolina. We had missed breakfast on base. We lucked upon Sunny Side Up Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Diner. It looked quaint but was well run. The food was exceptional and the service was especially great. So glad we got in when we... More 

Thank Robert B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate breakfast here three times - buffet has scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, waffles, grits, fruit, cinnamon buns, .etc. You can have eggs cooked to order and still have buffet

Thank Kathy6554
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

All of us enjoyed our breakfast and each of us chose something different! From the crepes to the buffet, the food was fresh. The owner was very friendly, and the service timely. My coffee stayed full and my food was served hot !

Thank Lisa B
Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was my first visit to Sunny Side Up Diner in 6 years and the staff actually remembered me! They have a full service breakfast and lunch menu, as well as a breakfast buffet that had ample selections to chose from. Bright and cheery decor, friendly service attendants. We ordered from the menu and used the buffet. The food was... More 

Thank Carole G
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Breakfast buffet items are always plentiful and hot. Buffet stays open until later in the day on weekends, which is very convenient. Staff is always friendly and welcoming. Lots of choices on the buffet for breakfast meats, breads, fresh fruit, and other sides.

Thank Dixie71
Little River, South Carolina
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171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Sunny Side Up Diner has the best way to start your day! Diners are able to choose from the menu or from a wonderfully diverse breakfast buffet! The omelets are great and the coffee is fresh!

Thank Vivian L. H
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Let's get this out of the way from the very outset, talk about an American immigrant success story. You will not meet a nicer more hard working couple than Altin & Leda Elezi, who of Albanian descent, have built the Sunny Side Up Diner in downtown Calabash into a phenom success. We built a new home here in Calabash and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10086 Beach Dr, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: 910-579-5101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?