North Carolina Food & Dining February 26, 2017
10 Quick And Yummy Restaurants In North Carolina That Are Perfect If You Don’t Feel Like Cooking
Let’s face it – after a long day at work, the last thing you feel like doing is cooking, am I right? No worries! Visit one of these tasty restaurants and let someone else bring you dinner…and do the dishes!
1. Pinky's Westside Grill, Charlotte
Treat yourself to some truly tasty dinner tonight. Try Pinky's Pimpin' Fries and a burger. This spot was featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," and deservedly so - the grub here is delish! 1600 W. Morehead Street, Charlotte.
2. Snappy Lunch, Mount Airy
How does a delicious pork chop sandwich sound? Tasty, right? Snappy Lunch does it right with just the right amount of breading and spices...and it's less than $5! 125 N. Main Street, Mount Airy.
3. Carolina Coffee Shop, Chapel Hill
This little shop opened in 1922, and is the oldest restaurant in the state. It's a great spot to socialize with friends and relax after work. The food is great - the atmosphere is even better! 138 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.
4. Pooles, Raleigh
Did you have a tough day at work? You definitely deserve comfort food, then. Poole's is the best place to get it! The restaurant is famous for its macaroni au gratin. This cheesy, baked goodness will have you feelin' fine in no time. 426 S. McDowell Street, Raleigh.
5. Mike's Farm, Beulaville
Sometimes you just want someone to take care of YOU, right? Visit Mike's Farm, where the service is every bit as good as the food (and that's saying a lot!). The dinners are the kind your momma makes and it's served up family-style in the barn. 1600 Haw Branch Road, Beulaville.
6. Shatley Springs, Crumpler
Just because you're not eating at home doesn't mean you don't still crave that homemade, dinner with the family feeling. Shatley Springs serves up homemade goodness, family-style so you can still break bread with your people. 407 Shatley Springs Road, Crumpler.
7. The Roast Grill, Raleigh
The best place in the state for hot wieners? The Roast Grill, of course. This place is tiny, but the dogs are amazing and the service is pretty fast. 7 S. West Street, Raleigh.
8. Hillbilly Hideaway Restaurant, Walnut Cove
Good, old-fashioned home cookin' will fill your belly and make you happy. There's all kinds of comfort food, and chocolate cake! 4375 Pine Hall Road, Walnut Cove
9. The World Famous Open Kitchen, Charlotte
Tasty, authentic Italian food in a cozy setting. This place has been serving up delicious pizzas and pasta since 1952, so you know it's gonna be great. 1318 W. Morehead Street, Charlotte.
10. Buxton Hall Barbecue, Asheville
Barbecue pretty much hits the spot any time, but especially after a long work week. Bon Appetit Magazine honored this restaurant's specialty the "Fried Chicken Sandwich Of The Year," so you're definitely gonna wanna try it! 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville.
What’s your favorite place to go for dinner on a weeknight? Tell us in the comments!
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