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The 50's

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American, Diner
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Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
336-838-5050
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place I have found for breakfast. Good food and friendly service. The decor is nice too.

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Thank traveljunkie6567
Blairsville, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Lunch was very good and our waitress was a delight - she makes the cakes too. It's a fun place to see and friendly.

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Thank Amy W
Wilkesboro, NC
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Not great, not bad. Eggs, bacon and toast. Usually crowded. Friendly folks and good biscuits and gravy.

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Thank stancarman
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The fries are hot, the pimento cheese is cold, just like they are supposed to be. You can get some old favorites at this local spot/ but be prepared to wait a few minutes if you come right at lunchtime. Whether you are getting a sandwich or their daily special, know you will be satisfied. The staff is friendly.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with good friendly staff. Breakfast was good. They have the basic breakfast offerings you would expect. Decorated with historical NC signage on walls.

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Thank dac831
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great old time dinner on the historic square. If the walls could talk? Very nice folk and a slice of Americana.

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Thank Elizabeth O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Checked trip advisor, went same day, loved it! Will return for lunch again (yes the chicken casserole).

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Thank Richard C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I've had breakfast here a few times going through Wilkesboro. This is a small town, drug-store atmosphere kind of place and the food is fantastic. There's always lots of locals here, does that tell you something? The food has a fresh, clean vibe to it...don't ask, I can't explain it. I've even had a bowl of Kellogg's cereal here before... More 

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Thank Aimee J
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The food here reminds me of my childhood. When going to a restaurant meant that somebody was actually paying attention and preparing your lunch. I especially love when they have things like casserole or pan pie for the lunch special. And don't forget their pimento cheese and french fries both yummy

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Thank smithie17
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Eat here often. Always good from hot dogs and hamburgers to their daily lunch specials. The staff are great people and always friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: 336-838-5050

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