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Pop's Diner

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American, Diner
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104 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
+1 910-458-7377
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I look at the boring menu and think "burger can't be bad", WRONG! I ordered tater tots home made seemed like a great idea, wrong again. Everything was disgusting. I was there for 5 minutes and left. The heavily tattooed maitre d didn't have enough sense to think that something may be wrong. Go hungry, you'll be much happier.

Thank Guzzi1960
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here our first night of our vacation. this is a small old fashined diner with good food. The hot dogs are some of the best I have had and thier tater tots are crazy good. The menu is quite extensive and can be overwhelming.

Thank David W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Philly Cheese steak EVER! Great Reuben! Great fries! But the Apple Pie Alamode was the best! Tasted homemade! Huge slice of warm apple pie with caramel, whipped cream and icecream! Cheesecake with strawberries was awesome! Service had a family feel! Retro diner with great 50's music!

Thank bullitsgal
Oak Island, North Carolina
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went today just to give it a try and was really impressed. That huge burger was the "dinky double" burger... need less to say it was huge and I'm glad my boyfriend got that and I got the single. Even he was having a hard time finishing it because it was so big. What else was big? The flavor... they... More 

Thank Sara L
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool retro diner look but staff acted like they were doing us a favor by bothering to serve us. Lukewarm food. Good milkshakes though.

Thank Peter H
Rougemont, North Carolina
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The atmosphere was nostalgic and the food was great. Loved the chocolate dessert! One of those places I want to go back to when we visit the beach again.

Thank Camisa S
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171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

50's style diner, great decor inside and super friendly waitress. Usual diner style food, burgers hotdogs and deep fried everything else. We ordered the crabcake basket (crabcakes were good!) and the foot long hotdog with just about every conceivable topping! The dog was good, it hit the spot, but nothing special. The only disappointment were the fries and onion rings... More 

Thank Travelling_Bilbury
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. We started with hotdogs "all the way" with fries and onion rings. Amazing!!!! We also tried cheese burgers, they were huge! Still my favorite was the hotdogs. Key lime pie and cheesecake were good too.

Thank Laura K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopping for a bite to eat everything was good as you can see from the pictures everybody seems happy

Thank david c
Nashville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

decided to try it for dinner even after reading some negative reviews. got to tell you, it was fantastic. great burgers and even better fries. great portions and atmosphere was good also. went back for lunch the next day and had a hot dog with more great fries! if you don't eat here when in carolina beach, you are missing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7377

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