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The Steele Pig

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133 S Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330-4233
919-777-9963
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Northern Virginia
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

POSITIVES Friendly staff. Pleasant ambiance. Good service. Food was mostly good, even the misses clearly had been freshly prepared using fresh ingredients. The owner / proprietor believes in the farm-to-table concept when practical. High point of the meal for all three of us were the starters. The fried grits (a first for me despite my Southern heritage) with pork belly... More 

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Thank InformedTraveller
Sanford, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is restaurant that serves southern food with some interesting quirks. Menu is limited, but I've generally found something that interested me. Worth a visit to see what you think.

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Thank fredriccb
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate atmosphere when I dine, not dark rooms. Southern BBQ is a favorite dish so when I seek out BBQ I have a myriad of comparisons and expectations. This experience was average, nothing great and I will not return unless someone insist. A tad better than the chain Smithfield Chicken and BBQ, prices were more than the chain but... More 

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Thank Judy B
Sanford, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As local business owners we are always excited to see a new local business open. And we are foodies so my husband and I are even more excited to try new eating places, and hope they do well as we like to buy local to support our community. Having said all this we were somewhat disappointed by the food selection,... More 

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Thank Debbie L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Steele Pig changes it's menu with the seasons, this lets local farmers and products to be used. A changing menu is a creative menu as anyone who visits The Pig regularly knows....p.s. the shrimp po boy hasn't been on the menu in five years.

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Thank Richard B
Sanford, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants, so I took my family there during graduation weekend to celebrate. I discovered that the menu had changed drastically & I really couldn't find a thing on the menu that I wanted to order. My favs used to be the BBQ Pork & Shrimp Po Boy sandwich. They are no longer... More 

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Thank LindaLouSE_57
Carrboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Sanford and The Steele Pig and it was a pleasure to dine here. We always seek locally owned establishments; no chain restaurants, and this exceeded our expectations. The menu states that the food is "Southern Cooking" but my Granny never cooked like this. It is sophisticated Southern fare at its best. There were four... More 

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Thank joycew1716
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I always choose a local business if possible first. As business owners in Sanford we know the importance of buying local when possible to support our community. We are both foodies and love trying new restaurants. Perhaps it was an off night for the staff in all fairness we have not been back. But the tables and... More 

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Thank Jen P
Kauai, Hawaii
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The first restaurant we tried when we moved to town. I can't even remember who recommended The Steele Pig but I'll never forget the meal. Expertly prepared and masterfully presented. You have to try it.

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Thank Bobvilas
Franklin, Tennessee
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

While in town to visit our son we had a opportunity to dine at "The Steele Pig in Sanford NC. at 133 Steele Street. This is a small venue and has a warm feeling when you walk in the door. We were welcomed by no less then three people on our to be seated. The menu had a wide verity... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 S Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330-4233
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 919-777-9963

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