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Pop's Diner

104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
+1 910-458-7377
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“tater tots” (17 reviews)
“hot dog” (40 reviews)
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
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American, Diner
104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hubby and I went to this place after wanting just a little something to eat. Pop's menu varies from hot dogs to chicken n waffles. We had 3 hot dogs, one with mustard & onions, mustard & chili and mustard & cole slaw. All three...More

Thank Niecie718
Reviewed 6 days ago

Step back in the 50s, great food, I did the burger with 4 patties, had to do it and it was OMG filling, I did not like that they charge you extra by using a credit card.

Thank LA-Traveler70043
Reviewed 6 days ago

Local awesomeness! A must go to while in Carolina Beach !! Friendly staff, great food, people watching was great also. The shirts are adorable too.

Thank angela b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outside decor caught my eye. Inside was fun comfortable. Lunch was good, little pricey. Service was by a group of teens who don't understand customer service.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food here is good and service is great too. Nothing special. Food slightly overpriced. Good for late night dinner or quick lunch.

Thank Jpulliam30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch today to this "iconic" restaurant and was very ,disappointed. Service was inexperienced kids and food was horrible. Atmosphere was cool though.

Thank rhondavee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing healthy about what we had; it was all fried but and although we hated all the greasiness of it, the flavor was good.. The waffle and hushpuppies were overcooked but the fish, shrimp and chicken were good. The diner is pretty retro with old...More

Thank 704CarolinaGirl84
Reviewed 1 week ago

When You Get Hungary, Stop By Pops! Great Menu-Great Food-Great Staff-Prices are Very Reasonable. Near Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

Thank hickorynut302
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade ice cream and shaved ice. Very addictive. Plan to visit more than once to try their different flavors.

Thank ryder2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit Pops when we are on the island. Good food and friendly staff! They are one of few restaurants in Carolina Beach that stay open late.

Thank Doris D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7377
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