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Hitchin Post Restaurant

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1981 US Highway 17, Williamston, NC 27892-7974
(252) 792-0088
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We left the Outer Banks and needed to stop for lunch. This place surprised me, the scallops were grilled just right and the service was top notch. I recommend the Hitching Post to anyone.

Thank Teresa L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place right off the highway! Great food and great atmosphere! Would definitely go back! Prime rib was fantastic.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to be the best place to eat until tonight. We ate there at least twice a week driving from plymouth. There were 4 of us in our party tonight and 3 out of the four plates was wrong. I ordered a hamburger with lettuce,tomatoe and bacon and did not order chilly but got it on my hamburger! My friend... More 

Thank Shirley C
Gastonia, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first ate here on the way to the OBX and it was so good we stopped again on the way home. My husband ate off the buffet and the kids and I ordered sandwiches and chicken tenders. Good food at a good price. Our waitress both times was very attentive.

1 Thank Jawallace
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141 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stopped by on way to Outer Banks from Raleigh over noon hour on a Sunday not knowing what we would find. Busy place with mostly local traffic but got seated quickly despite crowd. Enjoyed variety of North Carolina home cooking on the buffet with good service and lots of sweet tea. Only disappointment was quality of desserts. Price extremely... More 

1 Thank auxvasse
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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492 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We stopped here based on the reviews. It is #1 in Williamston. It is close to the hotel we were staying at. It was good. I don't know if it deserves the number one spot. The service was good. The food was decent. My prime rib was done more than I had wanted, but not bad. Wife's food was OK.... More 

Thank Adak C
Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Hitchin' Post is one of the few places to get a decent meal in Williamston. Everything is OK--the decor, the service, and the food. Wine selection is minimal.

1 Thank Robin M
Mechanicsville, VA
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Dinner at the Hitch'n Post which was a real treat. They had a buffet that included a wide array of foods and everything we ate was fantastic. My husband said it was the best fried catfish he'd ever had and the unsweet tea was the best in the South! Emily was our waitress and she was extremely attentive and friendly,... More 

Thank Grannie24
Sevier County, Tennessee
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch while on the road. Decided to get the salad bar. There was a lot on the salad bar. We also ordered the shrimp from the light fare menu. It was very greasy. Would not get that again.

Thank Michelle P
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Wow. What a gem we found on our trip, just passing through. The lunch buufet was fabulous.the fried chicken was juicy and non-greasy. The service was really friendly and efficient.

Thank Karen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1981 US Highway 17, Williamston, NC 27892-7974
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Williamston
  • Phone Number: (252) 792-0088

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