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Local's Family Diner

832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
+1 910-457-0444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I stopped in for a nice breakfast and were surprised with how rude the people taking names at the front were. There were 6 adults (2 are pregnant) and 2 small children and after we put our name in they very rudely...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our two meals and our picky kids are every bite. They had great hush puppies and sweet potato fries Great place to relax

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Local's is a typical Southern diner with a smiling waitstaff and a hardy menu. The shrimp omelette is so good! They make a proper iced tea too. The only thing that kept me from giving an excellent rating is that some of our food was...More

Thank NomadKevin
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Haven't been here for awhile decided to have breakfast. It was busy, sat at the counter. Ordering our food was fast. Getting our order was slow. Finally got it and my eggs, potatoes, and sausage was ice cold. Husbands food was hot. Told the waitress...More

Thank JudyH2007
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Stopped here everyday for breakfast before golf. Service was very good and food was enough to keep us from getting hungry while on the course. We all had the senior breakfast and it was good.

Thank mbabill
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Been coming to Oak Island for 30+ years and we generally do breakfast on the island but never thrilled so we thought we would pop over to Southport to Locals . Worth the trip. Breakfast was really good. Only thing they do don’t have apple...More

Thank Rene S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Go to restaurant for great lunch. Really good value. Long lines at breakfast, which isn't the best -- much better for lunch. Will not get the waterfront view, but great service, very good food, great value. Try their version of philly cheese steak or chicken...More

Thank WorldsBestReviewer
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had such a wonderful time, and the food was so good - we went back a second time during our vacation. Jackie - you are a wonderful woman, and fabulous at your job. Jackie is half the reason we came back. The other half...More

Thank ScenicRt
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Reasonable prices and good home-cooked meals. Excellent value. Diverse, but inexpensive menu -plus daily specials. Great place for family Sunday dinners.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a full on breakfast plate. Waffles were excellent and super big. Eggs Benedict were cooked to perfection, and the scrambled eggs and bacon were delightful. There are not a lot of choices in Southport, but no worries, you'll love this place. Great homespun...More

Thank Milt R
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Response from skypilot51 | Reviewed this property |
People who get bad service should leave little or no tip. My experience at Locals is the service is always friendly and accurate, even if the tag team. One time a server dealt poorly with an obnoxious customer and she was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-0444
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