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“Unassuming Decor Masks Best Breakfast in Town”

Local's Family Diner
Ranked #12 of 86 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

True to it's name, Local's is just that, a local joint, owned by local folks serving the best breakfast for miles around. Very friendly atmosphere, good and plentiful coffee and true Southern diner servers makes this a great stop!

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Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were staying in Myrtle Beach and decided to take a road trip into North Carolina. We were headed to Wilmington, but as the day was leaving us, we decided to detour and head to Southport instead. After looking for a restaurant, we got some recommendations for spots along the water...all high priced, busy, and typical tourist places. We saw this on the way in to town and decided to head back to give it a try. We got all you can eat flounder and all you can eat shrimp. Although the shrimp were small (like creek shrimp), they were flavorful and tender. The flounder wasn't the best I've ever had, but was very good. Both dinners included slaw and fries for $10.99. The place was full and the service was efficient. I'm glad we went with our gut to try a local place instead of the tourist place.

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Best food in Brunswick county...if you don't give it a try,,you will be missing out..I love the salads..but there's one special lady there that knows how to make a great one..there shrimp is good also..there Breakfast is a big winner..love the pancakes and grits..almost forgot the squash is awesome..and I shouldn't forget the Tea with 5 lemons..

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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Ate their today. 7 of us from little kids on up to 80 year old. The hot dog and fry combo was the hit. 2 dogs with chili, mustard and slaw with fries $4.99. Tea was $1.79 each so that adds up. I had chicken fingers (frozen flat ones) they were good, the zucchini was not too great though. no flavor. Good place for veggies. Breakfast menu looked good. They sat us right away and they stayed busy the whole time we were there. Waitress was great, kept coming with refills. We have eaten there 2 times now and will go back. Good variety.

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Thank Becky H
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Our food was very good, home cooking just as advertised. I was disappointed that our waitress didn't seem very interested in checking on us once our food arrived. I had to ask for tea refills and was not told my side salad included an upcharge.

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Thank Mister D
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