We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

Hitchin Post Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1981 US Highway 17, Williamston, NC 27892-7974
(252) 792-0088
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open 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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 119: English reviews
Williamston, North Carolina
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and awesome buffet . Unique environment with cowboy theme. Plenty of room for private parties.

Thank Linda J
Painesville, Ohio
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed it here. Food was good and the service was excellent. The only thing I can complain about is the bar was very limited. We would definitely go back. Someone in our party has to eat gluten free and they were very accommodating.

Thank threeplusadog
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined with a group for a retirement luncheon. The buffet wasn't fully stocked so many of us had to wait for the kitchen to catch up. The food was good once we finally got it.

Thank Rhonda B
Williamston, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good is good and always served in a timely manner. My wife and I go there often and we are have always received good service. Highly recommend it.

Thank Herbert D
Martinsville, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 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.

1 Thank Teresa L
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

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
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 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
Level Contributor
143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank auxvasse
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
514 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

Travelers who viewed Hitchin Post Restaurant also viewed

Williamston, North Carolina Coast
Williamston, North Carolina Coast
Williamston, North Carolina Coast
Williamston, North Carolina Coast

Been to Hitchin Post Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hitchin Post Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hitchin Post Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?