9 ‘Hole In The Wall’ Restaurants In North Carolina That Will Truly Treat Your Tastebuds

North Carolina has no shortage of under-the-radar dining options, as made obvious by our article outlining establishments with rather modest exteriors. They’re all the prime example of that old adage, ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover.’ In that same spirit, we’d like to introduce a new handful of some of the best hole in the wall restaurants in North Carolina. Whether you’re a barbecue fan, burger enthusiast, or have a fondness for fresh and local ingredients, you’re bound to find something on this list to suit your palette.

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Well after reviewing this list of some of the best hole in the wall restaurants in North Carolina, I’m officially starving and ready for some down-home, southern-style food. Yum! Did your favorite make the list? What would you add?

Address: 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
Address: 116 1/2 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
Address: 1098 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719, USA
Address: 17365 Cool Springs Rd, Cleveland, NC 27013, USA
Address: Els Ct, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
Address: 130 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461, USA
Address: 117 Nash St N W, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
Address: 109 Gladden St, Washington, NC 27889, USA
Address: 3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333, USA
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Best Hole In The Wall Restaurants In North Carolina

July 20, 2020

What are the best hidden gem restaurants in North Carolina?

As you can tell from our list of some of the best hole in the wall restaurants in North Carolina, it’s often the case that the more unassuming the exterior, the better the food! Many such unassuming eateries in North Carolina have truly stood the test of time. If you’re looking for more of the best hidden gem restaurants in North Carolina, you might want to try Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen in Chapel Hill, Slappy’s Chicken in Winston-Salem, Catch in Wilmington, Shatley Springs in Crumpler, and Ella’s in Calabash. When you visit any of these unique restaurants in North Carolina, be sure to bring your appetite with you.

Where can I find the best burgers in North Carolina?

Ask 10 different North Carolinians where the best burgers in North Carolina can be found, and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. However, many folks agree that some of the best burgers in North Carolina are hiding in establishments such as Cowbell in Charlotte, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar in Raleigh, Burger Bach in Durham, Burger Warfare in Greensboro, the Ashbury in Charlotte, Church Street Depot in Waynesville, Carolina Burger in Lenoir, and the Fork N’ Cork in Willmington. Looking for a little more burger inspiration? Check out our list of some of the very best burgers in North Carolina.

What country restaurants in North Carolina are worth the drive?

While North Carolina’s bigger cities boast some seriously fine dining options, it’s often the smaller towns that offer the most authentic North Carolina culinary experience. If you’re willing to make the trip, there are several country restaurants in the Tar Heel State that will be well worth the effort. Some of the most delicious country restaurants in North Carolina include the Country Squire in Warsaw, Meadow Village Restaurant in Benson, Mike’s Farm and Country Store in Beulaville, Corapeake Country Restaurant in Corapeake, Miller’s Restaurant in Mocksville, and Ye Old Country Store in Burnsville.

Address: 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
Address: 116 1/2 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
Address: 1098 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719, USA
Address: 17365 Cool Springs Rd, Cleveland, NC 27013, USA
Address: Els Ct, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
Address: 130 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461, USA
Address: 117 Nash St N W, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
Address: 109 Gladden St, Washington, NC 27889, USA
Address: 3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333, USA