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These 10 Longest-Standing Restaurants In North Carolina Have Served Mouthwatering Meals For Decades

North Carolina has plenty of amazing places to eat; we’re absolutely a foodie haven. While the ‘new’ restaurants might contain plenty of glitz and glam, there’s something endearing about the oldest restaurants in the state. Those that have stood the test of time and continue to attract customers year after year…some even from the 1920s. These 10 are your best bet for a delicious meal with a side of history.

It’s really amazing how long these restaurants have been in North Carolina! Have you dined at any of these before?

On the complete other end of the spectrum, sometimes new IS good, like these two North Carolina restaurants that were just listed by Southern Living as the Best New Restaurants in the South.

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 emoryrakestraw.com