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The Kettle Diner

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300 Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4840
+1 910-455-7739
00:00 - 23:59
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Party of six for breakfast. The staff was exceptionally friendly and went out of their way to make our experience the best. The food was fantastic and hit the spot. Really nice place to get a home cooked meal.

Thank Dennis A
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited this establishment once. We had their normal breakfast fare. Not bad, the eggs were cooked to order, the potatoes were cubed and greasy... lots of people like potatoes like that, we prefer a not so greasy potato.. but tasted like a normal diners hash browns.. Too bad the service was slow as we felt this... More 

Thank Richard P
Audubon, New Jersey
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here while visiting my Marine grandson in Camp Geiger. The food was excellent. The wait staff was extreamly pleasant and efficient. Service was quick and the food was great. I would highly recommend it for any meal of the day.

Thank LucyDesi2010
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is frequented by a lot of local people, that's a good way to find good food. I visit Jacksonville every couple of years and always looking for good food. Today I tried the Kettle and was very pleased with my meal. I had the Hamburger Steak and it was Charbroiled beautifully. The Steak was covered with Mushroom Gravy... More 

Thank Richard M
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a typical diner where locals go. The food is consistently good and plentiful. Service is always good. Prices are reasonable. Open to 10:00pm or 11:00pm on weekends. They have excellent home made vegetable soup. I would rate this a 3.5 establishment. There is nothing wrong with this place but it's just a diner.

Thank Terry P
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place for breakfast in Jacksonville, NC. We live here and our family has eaten there for years. Nothing fancy, just really good. Very good breakfast at a reasonable cost. I like "The Southerner" it is chicken fried steak with sawmill gravy, eggs, home fries and biscuits. I like their eggs Benedict too. They have great vegetable... More 

1 Thank Lance L
Hubert, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I have had positive experiences here since moving to the area, I have written wonderful reviews but the last 3 times I have been disappointed with the Service and food. Both were lacking care. From a waitress who did nothing but complain about staying late to help out. We once heard our waitress say "I forgot to put my guys... More 

Thank Robert C
Cabot, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I LOVE coming here to eat. The staff is always on their game and the food is absolutely amazing. My favorite is the chocolate cake!

Thank jordanRippeto
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Came at 11:30 on a Sunday. Place was very busy, but the wait was only 15 minutes. Wait staff was very friendly and efficient. Our drinks and food came quickly. Everything was delicious. I really enjoyed the biscuits and gravy. Highly recommended for breakfast anytime!

Thank Tim S
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy The Kettle! The manager is always so personable and has no problem with checking on the tables himself to make sure everyone is happy. The waitresses are attentive but not overly so but nothing goes unnoticed. If you tea glass is empty there's always someone with a picture to refill! Would recommend for individuals, family or just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4840
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-455-7739
The Kettle Diner specializes in providing a casual, friendly environment to enjoy a delicious meal. Breakfast is served all day long. We offer affordable prices and even have daily specials (posted on facebook) to expand our selection. The Kettle Diner has been a local fav for nearly a decade! Open 24/7 for your convenience-perfect for families or grabbing a bite after being out all night long. We would love to make you a part of "our Kettle Family"

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?