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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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.