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“Good food, friendly place”

The Americana Restaurant
Ranked #83 of 183 Restaurants in Matthews
Cuisines: American
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Charlotte
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Good food, friendly place”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

The Americana was suggested to us by friends several times before we tried it. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside is spacious and clean, with tables, booths, and a fireplace. The menu is large, including some Greek choices, with daily specials. We tried the fried shrimp and tenderloin beef tips with peppers and onions. Both were very good. Fried squash is sliced lengthwise and is a favorite of mine.Greek salad dressing (pink) was really good and made with olive oil. Service is attentive, friendly, with frequent refills of tea and food was hot. We were too full to order dessert, but were told they are all homemade! Dinner for two plus tax was under $21. We will definitely return!

  • Visited March 2013
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Miami
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Meal”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

This is a good place to catch a quick and convienent meal. There is a nice selection and a pleasant atmosphere to the restaurant. Prices are fair and the service is very nice.

Visited February 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Home Cooking”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

There was a good variety on the menu and the service was very fast. The portions were better than average but the vegetables were bland. After adding salt, pepper and butter to the green beans, the flavor improved.

Since this was the first time we had eaten at this restaurant, we do plan to go back and try different items.

The waitress was very friendly and checked on us frequently and refilled our tea several times. There were two types of bread that came with the dinners.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Nancy B
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