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12 Mom & Pop Restaurants In North Carolina That Serve Home Cooked Meals To Die For

If you say ‘home cooked meal’ in North Carolina, one thing comes to mind: sweet tea, biscuits, fried chicken, fresh greens (cooked, of course) and enjoying this delicious ‘supper’ with friends and family. But sometimes cooking is just too much work, and sometimes you still want that family experience, southern food, and comfortable atmosphere. Luckily, these 12 restaurants in North Carolina will give you just that.

Before anyone asks where the BBQ restaurants are, this whole other spectrum of North Carolina cuisine deserves its own list and road trip. I wanted to include places that serve delicious southern cuisine that makes us feel like we’re back at Grandma’s on Sunday afternoon.

Did your favorites make the list? Any other ones you’d like to add?

If you love down home cooking and southern cuisine, make sure to check out our list of hole in the wall restaurants. They won’t disappoint!

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