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Best Restaurant In Each North Carolina County, 2015

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The criteria for this list was: Taste, Experience, and Uniqueness.  This is the first time a county by county list of the best restaurants in North Carolina has been compiled.

We plan on updating it in 2016.  We hope to use more local feedback to improve the list for next year.  You may participate in the selection of next year’s winner by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Alamance County

Prego’s Trattoria :

Pregos Burlington North CarolinaPregos Burlington North Carolina inside


Alexander County

Crossroads Grill :

Crossroads Grill Taylorsville North Carolina


Alleghany County

Brown’s Restaurant :

Browns Restaurant Sparta North Carolina


Anson County

Oliver’s Restaurant :

Oliver's Restaurant Wadesboro North Carolina shrimp and grils Oliver's Restaurant Wadesboro North Carolina


Ashe County

Bobby D’s :

Bobby D's Jefferson North Carolina pizzaBobby D's Jefferson North Carolina


Avery County

Artisanal :

Artisnal Restaurant Banner Elk North CarolinaArtisnal Restaurant Banner Elk North Carolina outside


Beaufort County

Grub Brothers :

Grub Brothers Washington North CarolinaGrub Brothers Washington North Carolina outside


Bertie County

Hammerheads Oyster Bar :

Hammerheads Oyster Bar Windsor North Carolina Hammerheads Oyster Bar Windsor North Carolina Chef Mitchell Spivey


Bladen County

San Jose Mexican Restaurant :

San Jose Cantina Elizabethtown North Carolina


Brunswick County

Mr P’s Bistro:

Mr P's Bistro Southport North Carolina fish plate Mr P's Bistro Southport North Carolina


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Buncombe County (3)

Rhubarb :

Rhubarb Asheville NC 2 Rhubarb Asheville NC 3

Curate :

Curate Asheville North CarolinaCurate Asheville North Carolina Katie Button

Dining Room at Inn on Biltmore Estate:

The Biltmore Dining Room Asheville North Carolina outside The Biltmore Dining Room Asheville North Carolina David Ryba


Burke County

Root & Vine :

Root & Vine Restaurant Morganton North CarolinaRoot & Vine Restaurant Morganton North Carolina Chef Miller


Cabarrus County

The Smoke Pit :

The Smoke Pit in Concord North CarolinaThe Smoke Pit in Concord North Carolina inside


Caldwell County

Granite Falls Brewing Co :

Granite Falls Brewing North Carolina salad Granite Falls Brewing North Carolina


Camden County

Dockside Grille at Lamb’s Marina :

Dockside Grill at Lambs Marina Camden North Carolina soup Dockside Grill at Lambs Marina Camden North Carolina


Carteret County

Amos Mosquito’s :

Amos Mosquito's North CarolinaAmos Mosquito's North Carolina eck


Caswell County

Hushpuppies Seafood :

Hushpuppies Seafood Yanceyville North Carolina to go Hushpuppies Seafood Yanceyville North Carolina


Catawba County

Youssef 242 :

Youssef 242 Hickory North CarolinaYoussef 242 Hickory North Carolina drinks


Chatham County

Fearrington House Restaurant :

Fearrington House Restaurant Pittsboro North CarolinaFearrington House Restaurant Pittsboro North Carolina Chef


Cherokee County

Doyle’s Cedar Hill Restaurant :

Doyle's Cedar Hill Restaurant Murphy North CarolinaDoyle's Cedar Hill Restaurant Murphy North Carolina Chef


Chowan County

Inner Banks Inn :

Inner Banks Inn Edenton North Carolina food Inner Banks Inn Edenton North Carolina


Clay County

The Copper Door :

The Copper Door Hayesville North CarolinaThe Copper Door Hayesville North Carolina door


Cleveland County

Bridges BarBeCue Lodge :

Bridges BarBeCue Lodge Shelby North Carolina food Bridges BarBeCue Lodge Shelby North Carolina


Columbus County

Todd House Restaurant :

Todd House Restaurant Tabor City North Carolina buffettTodd House Restaurant Tabor City North Carolina


Craven County

247 Craven :

247 Craven Tabor City North Carolina logo 247 Craven Tabor City North Carolina


Cumberland County

Taste of West Africa :

Taste of West Africa Fayettville North Carolina ox tailTaste of West Africa Fayettville North Carolina


Currituck County

Weeping Radish Brewery & Restaurant :

Weeping Radish Jarvisburg North Carolina beer Weeping Radish Jarvisburg North Carolina


Dare County

Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martin Bar :

Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martin Bar Kitty Hawk North Carolina surf and turfOcean Boulevard Bistro and Martin Bar Kitty Hawk North Carolina


Davidson County

Lexington Barbecue :

Lexington BBQ North Carolina plate Lexington BBQ North Carolina


Davie County

Ketchie Creek Bakery :

Ketchie Creek Bakery North CarolinaKetchie Creek Bakery North Carolina outside


Duplin County

The Bistro at Duplin Winery:

The Bistro at Duplin Winery North Carolina The Bistro at Duplin Winery North Carolina door logo


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Durham County (3)

Mateo Tapas :

Mateo Durham NC 1Mateo Durham NC

Guglhupf Cafe:

Guglhupf Cafe Durham North CarolinaGuglhupf Cafe Durham North Carolina outside

Dame’s Chicken and Waffles:

Dame's Chicken and Waffles Durham North CarolinaDame's Chicken and Waffles Durham North Carolina sign logo


Edgecombe County

On The Square :

On The Square Tarboro North Carolina plate On The Square Tarboro North Carolina


Forsyth County

Noble’s Grille :

Noble's Grill Winston Salem North CarolinaNoble's Grill Winston Salem North Carolina beans


Franklin County

Hometown Café :

Hometown Cafe Franklinton North Carolina


Gaston County

Jia Asian Fusion :

Jia Asian Fusion Gastonia North Carolina


Gates County

Tarheel Bar-B-Q :

Tarheel BBQ Eure North Carolina


Graham County

Jasper’s at Tapoco Lodge :

Jasper's Restaurant Robbinsville North Carolina plateJasper's Restaurant Robbinsville North Carolina


Granville County

Harvest Restaurant :

Harvest Restaurant Oxford North Carolina food Harvest Restaurant Oxford North Carolina


Greene County

Morris Barbeque :

Morris BBQ North CarolinaMorris BBQ North Carolina outside


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Guilford County (2)

Print Works Bistro :

Print Works Bistro Greensboro North Carolina plate Print Works Bistro Greensboro North Carolina

Iron Hen Café :

Iron Hen Cafe Greensboro North Carolina plateIron Hen Cafe Greensboro North Carolina


Halifax County

Hunan Chinese Restaurant :

Hunan Chinese Roanoke Rapids North Carolina


Harnett County

Broad Street Deli :

Broad Street Deli Dunn North Carolina quice Broad Street Deli Dunn North Carolina


Haywood County

Frogs Leap Public House :

Frogs Leap Public HouseFrogs Leap Public House Chef Raymond


Henderson County

Postero :

Postero Hendersonville North CarolinaPostero Hendersonville North Carolina Chef Jason Reasoner


Hertford County

Tavern 125 :

Tavern 125 Murfreesboro North Carolina Shrimp and GritsTavern 125 Murfreesboro North Carolina


Hoke County

Edinborough Family Restaurant :

Edinborough Family Restaurant Raeford North Carolina fish Edinborough Family Restaurant Raeford North Carolina


Hyde County

Martelle’s Feed House :

Martelles Feed House oystersMartelles Feed House


Iredell County

Epic Chophouse :

Epic Chophouse Mooreville North Carolina whole fish Epic Chophouse Mooreville North Carolina


Jackson County

Guadalupe Café :

Guadalupe Cafe Sylva North Carolina foodGuadalupe Cafe Sylva North Carolina


Johnston County

Bistro on Third :

Bistro on Third Smithfield North Carolina  Bistro on Third Smithfield North Carolina logo sign


Jones County

Two Jays Diner :

Two Jays Diner Trenton North Carolina BurgerTwo Jays Diner Trenton North Carolina


Lee County

The Steele Pig :

The Steele Pig food The Steele Pig


Lenoir County

Chef and the Farmer :

Chef and Farmer NCChef and Farmer NC 1


Lincoln County

Harvest Moon Grille :

Harvest Moon Grille Lincolnton North Carolina food Harvest Moon Grille Lincolnton North Carolina


Macon County

The Bowery :

The Bowery Franklin North Carolina ox tailThe Bowery Franklin North Carolina


Madison County

Spring Creek Tavern :

Spring Creek Tavern Hot Springs North Carolina pizza Spring Creek Tavern Hot Springs North Carolina


Martin County

Sunny Side Oyster Bar :

Sunny Side Oyster Bar Williamston North Carolina


McDowell County

Bruce’s Fabulous Foods :

Bruce's Fabulous Foods Marion North Carolina


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Mecklenburg County (4)

Luna’s Living Kitchen :

Luna's living kitchen Charlotte North CarolinaLuna's living kitchen Charlotte North Carolina staff

Block and Grinder :

Block and Grinder Charlotte North Carolina plateBlock and Grinder Charlotte North Carolina Chef

Nan and Byrons :

Nan and Byron's Charlotte North Carolina foodNan and Byron's Charlotte North Carolina

Price’s Chicken Coop :

Price's Chicken Coop box Price's Chicken Coop


Mitchell County

Knife and Fork :

Knife and Fork Spruce Hill North Carolina plataeKnife and Fork Spruce Hill North Carolina


Montgomery County

Blake’s Restaurant :

Blake's Restaurant North Carolina


Moore County

Elliots on Linden :

Elliots on Linden foodElliots on Linden


Nash County

Lou Reda’s :

Lou Reda Rocky Mount North CarolinaLou Reda Rocky Mount North Carolina inside


New Hanover County

Catch :

Catch in Wilmington North CarolinaCatch in Wilmington North Carolina Chef Rhodes


Northampton County

 Broadnax Diner:

Broadnax Diner North Carolina


Onslow County

Marrakesh :

Marrakesh Jacksonville North CaolinaMarrakesh Jacksonville North Caolina family


Orange County

Lantern :

Lantern Chapel Hill North Carolina  Lantern Chapel Hill North Carolina outside


Pamlico County

The Silos :

The Silos Oriental North CarolinaThe Silos Oriental North Carolina outside


Pasquotank County

Montero’s Restaurant :

Montero's Elizabeth City North Carolina food Montero's Elizabeth City North Carolina


Pender County

Jebby’s on 17 :

Jebby's on 17


Perquimans County

Patricia’s Grille :

Patricia's Grill Hertford North CarolinaPatricia's Grill Hertford North Carolina Chef Jon Szarke


Person County

Brookland Eats :

Brookland Eats Roxboro North Carolina foodBrookland Eats Roxboro North Carolina


Pitt County

Parker’s Barbecue :

Parkers Barbecue Greenville North Carolina


Polk County

Lavender Bistro :

Lavender Bistro Tyron North Carolina food Lavender Bistro Tyron North Carolina


Randolph County

The Table :

The Table Asheboro North Carolina foodThe Table Asheboro North Carolina


Richmond County

4 T’s Diner :

4Ts Soul Food Rockingham North Carolina sign logo 4Ts Soul Food Rockingham North Carolina


Robeson County

Candy Sue’s Downtown :

Candy Sue's Downtown Lumberton North Carolina foodCandy Sue's Downtown Lumberton North Carolina


Rockingham County

The Celtic Fringe :

The Celtic Fringe Reidsville North CarolinaThe Celtic Fringe Reidsville North Carolina outside


Rowan County

Sweet Meadow Café :

Sweet Meadow Cafe Salisbury North Carolina foodSweet Meadow Cafe Salisbury North Carolina


Rutherford County

Larkin’s On The Lake:

Larkin's On the Lake Lake Lure North Carolina food Larkin's On the Lake Lake Lure North Carolina


Sampson County

The Hungry Farmer :

The Hungry Farmer Clinton North CarolinaThe Hungry Farmer Clinton North Carolina sign logo


Scotland County

Miyako Japanese Cuisine :

Miyako Japanese Cuisine Laurinburg North Carolina food Miyako Japanese Cuisine Laurinburg North Carolina


Stanly County

Off The Square :

Off The Square Albemarle North Carolina cornOff The Square Albemarle North Carolina


Stokes County

Hillbilly Hide-A-Way Restaurant :

Hillbilly Hide-a-way Walnut Cove North CarolinaHillbilly Hide-a-way Walnut Cove North Carolina inside


Surry County

Trio Restaurant and Bar :

Trio Restaurant and Bar Mt Airy North Carolina plateTrio Restaurant and Bar Mt Airy North Carolina


Swain County

Sassy Sunflower Bakery and Café :

Sassy Sunflowers Bakery and Cafe Cherokee North Carolina inside Sassy Sunflowers Bakery and Cafe Cherokee North Carolina


Transylvania County

The Square Root :

The Square Root Brevard North CarolinaThe Square Root Brevard North Carolina inside


Tyrrell County

Old Salt Oyster Bar :

Old Salt Oyster Bar Columbia North Carolina oysters Old Salt Oyster Bar Columbia North Carolina


Union County

The Stone Kitchen :

The Stone Table Monroe North CarolinaThe Stone Table Monroe North Carolina inside


Vance County

Skipper Forsyth’s Bar-B-Q :

Skipper Forsyth's Bar-B-Q Henderson North Carolina  Skipper Forsyth's Bar-B-Q Henderson North Carolina sign logo


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Wake County (4)

18 Seaboard :

18 Seaboard Raleigh North Carolina18 Seaboard Raleigh North Carolina Chef Jason Smith

Fiction Kitchen :

Fiction Kitchen Raleigh North CarolinaFiction Kitchen Raleigh North Carolina outside

Bida Manda :

Bida Manda Raleigh North Carolina plateBida Manda Chef Lou Raleigh North Carolina

Sitti :

Sitti Raleigh North CarolinaSitti Raleigh North Carolina outside


Warren County

Warren FoodWorks :

Warren FoodWorks Warrenton North Carolina coffeeWarren FoodWorks Warrenton North Carolina


Washington County

The Garden Spot Café :

The Garden Cafe Plymouth North Carolina


Watauga County

The Table Restaurant at Crestwood :

The Table at Crestwood Boone North CarolinaThe Table at Crestwood Boone North Carolina sunset


Wayne County

Carl and ‘Chelle’s Grill Room :

Carl and 'Chelle's Grill Room Goldsboro North Carolina table steak Carl and 'Chelle's Grill Room Goldsboro North Carolina


Wilkes County

Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery :

Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery North Carolina foodBrushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery North Carolina


Wilson County

Bill’s Barbecue :

Bill Ellis BBQ Wilson North CarolinaBill Ellis BBQ Wilson North Carolina sign


Yadkin County

Hearth Restaurant at Sanders Ridge Winery :

Hearth Restaurant at Sanders Ridge Winery North CarolinaHearth Restaurant at Sanders Ridge Winery North Carolina inside


Yancey County

Garden Deli :

Garden Deli Burnsville North Carolina desserts Garden Deli Burnsville North Carolina