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These 10 Restaurants In North Carolina Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good

You can’t judge a book by it’s cover, and in North Carolina, you can’t judge a restaurant by its exterior! We’ve perfected the art of ‘joints.’ Small, unassuming pop-in-pop-out restaurants that are hiding some of the best food in our state. Give these ten a try, you won’t regret it!

Now I’m craving some BBQ! What are your favorite ‘hidden’ restaurants in the state? Tell us in the comments!

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on