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475 N. Generals Blvd, Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 732-1212
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Reliable, clean, down home food

Zippers is located in a shopping center that is growing with new stores and popularity in the Lincoln County seat. We never seemed to think about Lincolnton restaurants until we found Zippers for breakfast. This is not a fancy place at all. Some tables are leveled using cardboard from Miller... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
20hdk
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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The first time we ate here, the food and service were good, but we were charged for three dinners instead of two. The cashier argued with us until we insisted she call our waitress to verify how many plates we had. On our second visit, we got our order and never saw the waitress again. The food was not so... More 

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Thank S E R
North Carolina
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've never been to this restaurant in the evening so I can't speak about the bar/biker crowd. I have been at lunchtime and while the food is certainly edible, it can be a bit reminiscent of cafeteria food...generic, tastes like it's purchased and cooked in huge quantities...nothing on the lunch/dinner menu that has wow-wow-wowed me yet. But when you're in... More 

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Thank NCroadtripping
Claremont, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

used to be a reliable, affordable place to eat - now, not so much... the last time we ate there was .15 cent shrimp day - hello? they were not using the word shrimp loosely! these things were so small that they were nearly impossible to peel. Couldn't believe it - and the prices have gone skyhigh. I recommend going... More 

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Thank Catherine C
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Zippers is located in a shopping center that is growing with new stores and popularity in the Lincoln County seat. We never seemed to think about Lincolnton restaurants until we found Zippers for breakfast. This is not a fancy place at all. Some tables are leveled using cardboard from Miller Beer boxes, to give you an idea. But, the coffee... More 

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Thank 20hdk
Cherryville, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I earlier wrote a review about Zippers great seafood and I want to write about my most recent visit. I am not sure why the seafood was so different my last visit but the seafood was average at best. I hope they can correct the problem soon. At this time I would not recommend their seafood.

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Thank rcraft1
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

First the food was very good! Was disappointed in the environment of the place. The set up was not what I was expecting at all. Our waitress was young and didn't stay on top of our drinks.

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Thank stephmoore78
Franklin, North Carolina
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280 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had breakfast here on a Sunday and it was packed. The food was very good and we had great service. The wait staff were very friendly and kept checking on us.

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Thank nkimperial
Lincolnton, NC
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Good food ...good service....no matter what your drinking your cup is kept full...I have never had anything I didn't like...theire home fries are so good and the serving size is good. Great place for all ages and a good selection of items on menu.

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Thank Kathy0825
Lincolnton, North Carolina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The food is served fast and hot with plenty of coffee or tea. Very friendly staff and the place is usually fairly busy. They are open early and close at nine P.M.. The food ranges from sandwiches and Breakfast to home cooked dinners. We visit there usually at least monthly. It is also a place to find out what is... More 

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Thank topreep
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Service in this place has continually gone down in the last year, but this last one just did me in for this place. Servers here are totally apathetic, don't check on customers, and when they do ask how things are, they've already started walking away before they even finish the question. Great tater tots, but not enough to pull me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 475 N. Generals Blvd, Lincolnton, NC 28092
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lincolnton
  • Phone Number: (704) 732-1212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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