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Down on Mainstreet

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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107 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4943
+1 252-940-1988
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Nashville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was great and the staff was friendly and prompt. Great place to eat with a quaint with a hometown feel in Washington NC!

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Thank Laura P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and good service. Acoustics are horrible. You can hardly hear what your friends are saying at your table.

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Thank June S
Arlington, Virginia
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good wholesome food with nice ambiance. Wait staff very friendly (Katie) and efficient. I would definitely return if I visit Little Washington again.

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Thank JohnandBetsey
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Our friend of many years brought us here for lunch as we stayed at his family's shore side house. We got to sit in the window, looking out at the street, but had I known about the patio, looking out over the Pamlico, I would have preferred there. I had a great quesadilla, and gumbo worthy of New Orleans. My... More 

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Thank Vaughn G
Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Halloween night Went in based on reviews here The place may not be the worst based on the competition but it's not good. I had the linguini alfredo- it was all watery sauce. When I mentioned to the waitress she said "better than dry" The meal comes with one little piece of bread (good) Any extra is .50 My wife... More 

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Thank reljacc
Washington, NC
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great meal. Was dieting and trying to eat better and Down on Main had an entire menu selected dedicated for dieters. Turkey on whole wheat with fresh tomato was delicious

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Thank chrisund
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We were in Washington for the day, scoping for a retirement destination, and stopped here for lunch. It was a beautiful day, and we ate on the patio. Our server Daniel was friendly and efficient, had great recommendations, and we thoroughly enjoyed lunch. Highly recommend the grilled fried green tomato and pimento cheese sandwich with homemade potato chips!

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Thank Melissacof
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Glad I finally gave this place a chance! The crab dip was some of the best I've ever had. And my crabcake sandwich was amazing. They have a new menu which isn't on their website yet. Give them a shot! Good service. Good prices.

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Thank M P
Painesville, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Great food! And the wait staff was super friendly! Will definitely be back! Very welcoming. The blackened tuna sandwich was to die for!! The gumbo was awesome!

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Thank threeplusadog
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This restaurant is up there with the best of the best .My blackened tuna sandwich was cooked to perfection.In fact, we ordered 4 different meals from the lunch menu and all got a thumbs up. This place is definitely worth going out of the way for.

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Thank Mike D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-940-1988

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