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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

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602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
910-457-9009
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Newton, MA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, all those water-side restaurants have nice views, but are tourist traps, with high prices and iffy food quality (for the most part) . You want real local feel, great service, creative food and plenty of beer choices? Loco Jo's is the best place in town. Don't tell Guy Fieri about this one, it will ruin it. Everything is recommended,... More 

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Thank BostonJimi
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I go its on the insistence of my husband. How he found this place was by word of mouth because you can not see it from the road. It is a local hang out and has a good beer selection for him. The food specials are usually good to great. We both recomend this joint

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Thank k f
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great craft beer!! Food is so good...service was attentive and helpful..give it a try...you won't be disappointed!!

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Thank ChristaB1
High Point, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always get the spring rolls when w eat here . Very cool little Resturant in southport . Laid back , but good food and good Sevice .

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Thank Aleas01
Wilmington, North Carolina
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch at Loco Jo's today. I had the blackened redfish and my husband had the whole fish with chilli sauce. Both of us loved our meals. Looking forward to returning when we can sample the other dishes!

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Thank mstein2020
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to really enjoy this place, they had friendly girls working there and quick service with a smile...then NO MORE! The owners are REALLY rude, you can't sit anywhere pr you WILL be told to MOVE to the bar, so their "FRIENDS" could have the table instead of us. It would be one thing if it were elders who couldn't... More 

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Thank A_Food_Snobbist
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here for dinner one night during our stay. I had a Caesar salad and veggie spring rolls which were a special. My husband had a pulled pork sandwich and fries. Both meals were yummy. We sat at the bar, and the staff were very kind and friendly. This place is small so probably not great... More 

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Thank Brittany K
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pub that has limited seating but certainly worth the wait. The pub food is exceptional particularly the hamburgers and cheeseburgers.

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Thank Kevinmcp6656
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have always been happy going here. We were repeat customers. Fantastic burgers and fish tacos. Will not go back. We were seated at a table, had our drinks, and had placed our order with the friendly server. Then, out of nowhere, the manager walked over to our table, stated that we would have to move to the bar. He... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Whatever the special is....then get that! The soft she'll crab sandwich is fresh and delicious. Anything on the Asian menu side is authentic. Order the IPA on tap.

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Thank Belinda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: 910-457-9009

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