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“Friendly” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jackson's Cafeteria

Jackson's Cafeteria
Ranked #92 of 229 Restaurants in Gastonia
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Gastonia, NC
Level Contributor
110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

My family and I have been dining at Jackson's for many years.....actually we started when they are in the Gaston Mall. Good people and good food with specials every night. Our primary reason for attending every week is due to grandchildren who all (all 4) respond with, "Jackson's" when my wife and I ask them where they want to eat.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mike S
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  • English first
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English first
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nothing to Brag About”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

The people that work here are not friendly, the portions are small and expensive. My food was not even hot. The person taking care of your drinks does not fill the glass up.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Susan M
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Southern Comfort food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Items are cafeteria style and it is expensive, but worth it. Best roast beef and gravy in town. Very friendly employees.

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1 Thank Clane1123
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Warner Robins, GA
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good Home Cooking and Friendly Staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were on a minor league baseball tour and had been eating junk food and stadium food for a couple days. Wanting veggies, the motel clerk suggested Jackson's cafeteria. We enjoyed the home cooking and the very friendly staff. Would eat there again if in the vicinity.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank gatorsjimandann
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North Carolina
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163 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A Gastonia Landmark Restaurant in Decline”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

Returned to Jackson's Cafeteria after a long absence. This used to be a favorite spot to eat when the children were young, food was good, inexpensive, and they could get what they wanted. This past visit provided none of the prior attributes. Dressing had so much sage it was inedible. Pinto beans appeared as though they had come straight from the can and water was added to make them go further, no meat or taste. Staff was not friendly at all. No one asked if we were happy. Cashier's only question was "did we want a receipt". Other than that she never even looked at us. Prices for the food provided were high. Needless to say we will not be returning.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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4 Thank TheRodg
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