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25 Restaurants You Have To Visit In North Carolina Before You Die

North Carolina is a foodie paradise. You’ll find inventive, unique and locally-sourced restaurants in Asheville, fine dining at the top of a mountain, and even amazing eateries located in unassuming small towns. Nearly everywhere in North Carolina is home to a few amazing restaurants. But with so many to choose from – how does one even choose? Well, these 25 are an absolute MUST TRY, guaranteed to give you that ‘once in a lifetime’ experience.

What did you think of our list? Did your favorite make the cut? 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