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American, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portions are not huge, rather standard for a dinner. Not all options were available for the dishes we chose from the menu. City Grille burger was the best of the three plates tasted. Juicy, well prepared and well assembled was delicious. The BBQ sandwich came...with a side of cole slaw, well prepared and tasty. However, there were more to wish about the sandwich BBQ content. Almost tasteless and far from a great one but decent no complaints. Last, I tasted the gyro plate. I thought this was a Greek owned restaurant but the gyro plate was bad and not even close to a gyro sandwich. The tzatziki was horrible, some watery version of sour cream with traces of cucumber. The meat was thrown partially out of the plate and the taste was blunt. Poor choice. The worst of all was the appetizer, fried calamari. The calamaris were over fried, dark brown in color, no taste and it came with a blunt tomato sauce. For the price was a small portion and poorly prepared. Overall, the food was average and more it was expected. The store was rather clean, however the carpet was so dirty that you could see all kind of stains including vomit. Expect from my company anyone else in the store was over 70y, it looked like an old folks favorite. In the entrance there were too many people waiting for orders or to be seated when the restaurant looked rather empty inside. The service was ok although we did not given the opportunity to follow up in our order about side dishes, dessert or drinks. A decent place to eat but my high expectations based on previous reviews were shuttered.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed March 14, 2021 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant in Elizabeth City! I was very impressed with the COVID social distancing measures that the establishment has implemented. This restaurant was very clean. This is not a fast food restaurant. The food was delicious and the portions are huge....The service is very good. Don’t leave with out trying something from the dessert menu.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 2, 2021 via mobile

The owner of the new truck had the half rack of ribs, his wife had fried Talipa with fries and fried okra. My husband had the cheese burger also with fried okra and I had the grilled talipa sweet potato fries and coleslaw. Everything was...delicious...with such big portions. Had to get take out containers for all our leftovers. First time for Hubby and I but we surely will be back. Great waitress.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed May 10, 2020

The manager is a horrid man who had the audacity to tell me to shove something up my @$$ when I complained about the service

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed April 5, 2020

Food is decent, prices are cheaper than most restaurants around here because the portions are big, service is great, and they have a big menu - italian, american, greek, pork, beef, turkey, veal, chicken, etc. I love the chicken tenders the best and the stir...fry. The bacon cheese skins are great too. Desserts are good. Parking lot is big.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

The food is always piping hot. The staff is very professional and efficient. The Arnold Palmer drink is so good and refreshing. The prices are on point too.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Do not use your credit card. Pay with cash just to be safe. Food is okay. I am very sceptical about this place. When you never see the same waitress. Always new ones.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Always has been clean and everything I've ever ordered has been good. I especially like the grilled pork chop platter. If you want bread with your meal, just ask. They don't bring it automatically. We eat there frequently.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

Diner atmosphere, wide variety menu, reasonable prices. Just don’t expect it to be the best food you ever had. However it was pretty good. Has long hours and huge portions

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 23, 2019

What a great all American Diner, that has everything from breakfast options to Greek and Italian. The food is always hot and fresh, and they have options for almost everyone. The dessert is good too!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes, City Grille offers takeout services.

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City Grille is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5