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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (37 reviews)
“summer rolls” (8 reviews)
“curry” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They charge .25 for a glass of water. Never again. I have been all over the world and have never had to pay for a glass of water anywhere.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal and great service!! Got the Chicken Curry which was amazing. My sister got the blackened tuna tacos which she loved. My mom got the shrimp n grits which she said were the best ever! Will be back!! Also, crab dip was the best...More

Thank NNorthrup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jo`s always puts out great meals. I had the lemon grass curry with chicken. You can get it with shrimp also. The flavor was excellent. Great home town place, friendly service, inexpensive. Next time seabass tacos.

Thank LarryR568
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family friend run restaurant run place it's the best. Great "cheers" feeling. You WANT to be here and the food is the best "not fancy restaurant place" food ! Asian family specialties, big chalkboard filled with specials, Tuesdays with chicken wings specials....More

Thank Cheryl3355
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I always go to Loco Joes when we can't decide where else to go. Love there fish or shrimp tacos and they always have a variety of types of specialties there. really good food - wait service is very friendly and it...More

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Unexpected menu choice....Great food ! Need to try the lemongrass chicken.Nice staff . Love going back again and again.

Thank Sybil S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I visited Southport for the first time and wanted a casual place to have a light meal. Loco Jo's was perfect. It was welcoming and comfortable. The tuna tacos I had were great and they went down with the beer of my choice. It appears...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We eat here about every two months. A great local spot with the same friendly and capable staff. It's a little off the popular dining path (it's not down at the Yacht Basin with other restaurants) so it's not super-crowded with tourists during the peak...More

Thank CoastalGal27
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Came in late for a beer and dinner. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and attentive. A lot of beer choices and the menu had traditional pub food to pub by the sea food. A great neighborhood pub!

Thank L84WK
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Dishes are well prepared, and while not gormet, they are almost that good. The price is reasonable for the quality of food, which is fairly good.

Thank Ringo123456789
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-9009
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