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Local's Family Diner

832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
+1 910-457-0444
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Definitely a local’s restaurant. Good burgers, fries and lunch specials with several well-prepared side options. Ample portions and reasonable prices. Breakfast menu looks good, but they stop serving breakfast at 11:00. The staff is friendly and they “aim to please”

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We ate breakfast 3 days in a row. Very good food and good prices. Staff very friendly and worked together. Will plan to eat there whenever we come back. Always busy.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had breakfast here food was very good and price was right....staff very friendly but my wife and I are use to a good up of coffee in the morning and we did not get it here. Had to walk down the street to the...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We ate there on Sunday Monday, had breakfast/ lunch. The food was excellent, the price was great. The service was great. I would highly recommend this place. The wait to eat is a little long, but the food is definitely worth the wait.

Thank Blondelady02
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Simple food, but good Good breakfast, before 11 am only Does well on dinner specials, breakfast come early especially on weekends, long wait.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a late lunch after doing some shopping. We ordered the fish and chips and a burger for our son. The food was delicious! Extra large portions, very fresh ingredients. The seafood chowder was also very good. Friendly staff. A little pricey, but the...More

Thank mmcerreta
Reviewed 13 October 2017

After waiting for 30 minutes to get in we finally got seated. I recommend going early for breakfast or you will have a wait. The service was a little slow, they were packed. The food was good and the restaurant had some nice art for...More

Thank KittyO897
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great breakfast while visiting Southport for wedding planning weekend; however, on Sunday, there was a 45 minute wait and no guarantee breakfast food would be left.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 10 October 2017

You know you are in for a treat when you see people waiting outside for a table all day long. No worries though, the wait isn't too long. Once inside you will be treated to a great breakfast with friendly service. No frills here, however...More

Thank L84WK
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Love Locals! The staff is friendly and efficient. It does get busy at times but we've never had to wait too long. Breakfast is delicious and made just the way we ordered it. Lunch hit the spot with many options of sandwiches and entrees. My...More

Thank Pamhal
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17 May 2015|
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Response from sundancer2004 | Reviewed this property |
Endless Summer, my comments were directed at the person who was bad mouthing Locals because it took 45 minutes for her meal, that the person who delivered it wasn't the waitress who took the order, but that waitress... 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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