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Emma Key's

2206 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-2152
+1 336-285-9429
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (65 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (9 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Grill
2206 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-2152
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

Breakfast was great, cooked from scratch, well worth the short wait, would have gone back for lunch, burger menu sounded great. Leaving town before lunch time.

Thank T D
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Not worth the 50 minute wait for Hot Dogs. Placed order at 8:07 with 2 parties ahead of us. Go on to Hops for better service and good.

Thank Marty T
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The meat is really good, but the pimento cheese takes it over the top! Their fries are good too. We will definitely return!

Reviewed February 16, 2017

I've been living in the surrounding neighborhood for a couple of years now but it wasn't until tonight that I just stopped in on a spur and was quite impressed. I had been hearing a lot of "hype" about this joint for some time and...More

Thank DMRboy1
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Have only been once, but was pretty good burger. Patio tables outside for that fresh-air dining. Will go again.

Thank John W
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Found this in a Top 10 Burger Joint List somewhere and made a point to visit when I was in town. It was a cold, dreary, rainy day, but the place was hoppin'! I ordered at the register and opted for the James Taylor -...More

Thank BranonE
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Great service super friendly staff. Burger is real hamburger patty good hot fries all at a good fair price.

Thank bubba81828
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Nice little laid back place that would be a huge hit with the college age folk if it were near a campus. Burger was really good- on a level with the more popular Hops. Prices were good. Respectable beer selection- I went Red Oak and...More

Thank Wuckers
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Emma Keys dozens of times but not in about a year. I don't know who owns it now because it's obviously changed hands. The restaurant was filthy and the staff was sitting outside joking and smoking. Then when she came in...More

1  Thank k a r e n w
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Wow... great burger, incredible fry's, however, the buns were flat out stale... what a shame, it's not typical - however, it was served... related, we ordered onion-rings, the server who took our order brought out the burgers, and said, they didn't have any onion-rings tonight...More

Thank Flyby0161
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Grill
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2206 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-2152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-285-9429
Located at the corner of Walker and Elam near the campus of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro
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