El’s Drive-In Has Been Serving Up Legendary Food In North Carolina Since 1959

Few restaurants in North Carolina are third-generation, family-owned and operated establishments. El’s Drive-In in Morehead City is one of them and the menu at El’s is as legendary as the restaurant itself.

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One of North Carolina’s oldest restaurant establishments is a legendary stop everyone should experience at least once. El’s Drive-In has been serving three generations of families over the last 60-plus years. Is yours one of them? We’d love to hear your thumbs-up review of El’s in our Facebook comments!

El’s Drive-In is open Sunday-Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Over on the other side of the state, another long-running drive-in is a must-visit, too! Located in Bryson City, check out The Old-Fashioned Drive-In In North Carolina That Hasn’t Changed In Decades.

Address: 3706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA