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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

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602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Marco Island, Florida
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Atmosphere was casual, but friendly. Small bar-type restaurant with a few tables. We ate at one of the two tables outside as the weather got cooler. The food was delicious. I had their Saigon meal and my husband had the tuna tacos which he said were very good.

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Thank kay e
Currituck, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited Loco Jo's twice in my limited travels to Southport & it is an incredible experience! Locals flock here for the attention and consistently amazing food. As a tourist I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone lucky enough to be in Southport!

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Thank Nancy C
Newton, MA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Yes, all those water-side restaurants have nice views, but are tourist traps, with high prices and iffy food quality (for the most part) . You want real local feel, great service, creative food and plenty of beer choices? Loco Jo's is the best place in town. Don't tell Guy Fieri about this one, it will ruin it. Everything is recommended,... More 

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Thank BostonJimi
Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

When I go its on the insistence of my husband. How he found this place was by word of mouth because you can not see it from the road. It is a local hang out and has a good beer selection for him. The food specials are usually good to great. We both recomend this joint

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Thank k f
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great craft beer!! Food is so good...service was attentive and helpful..give it a try...you won't be disappointed!!

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Thank ChristaB1
High Point, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We always get the spring rolls when w eat here . Very cool little Resturant in southport . Laid back , but good food and good Sevice .

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Thank Aleas01
Wilmington, North Carolina
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Had lunch at Loco Jo's today. I had the blackened redfish and my husband had the whole fish with chilli sauce. Both of us loved our meals. Looking forward to returning when we can sample the other dishes!

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Thank mstein2020
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Used to really enjoy this place, they had friendly girls working there and quick service with a smile...then NO MORE! The owners are REALLY rude, you can't sit anywhere pr you WILL be told to MOVE to the bar, so their "FRIENDS" could have the table instead of us. It would be one thing if it were elders who couldn't... More 

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Thank A_Food_Snobbist
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here for dinner one night during our stay. I had a Caesar salad and veggie spring rolls which were a special. My husband had a pulled pork sandwich and fries. Both meals were yummy. We sat at the bar, and the staff were very kind and friendly. This place is small so probably not great... More 

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Thank Brittany K
Southport, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a pub that has limited seating but certainly worth the wait. The pub food is exceptional particularly the hamburgers and cheeseburgers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?