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Pop's Diner

104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
+1 910-458-7377
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tater tots” (20 reviews)
“burgers” (48 reviews)
“fried oreos” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a homemade soup/Chicken Gnocchi that was rich and thick, lots of chicken. Our sandwiches were very good also. the portion size was just right and the 50's decor and music was delightful! would definetly eat there again.

1  Thank Leon L
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

😝 never again don't eat the tuna make sure you have cash to pay. Made us so sick that we left the beach and went home 😔

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

If you're ever in Carolina Beach you've gotta go to Pops Diner!!! Absolutely the best Hot Dog and tater tots either of us have ever had! The fried footlong hot dog was huge! Nothing skinny about it! More like eating a sub! Their tater tots...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the double dinky and a reuben for the wife, both spot on and very prompt service! Highly recommended.

Thank kaloolaroo
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The desert was great just add walnuts. The Italian sub my wife had wasn't very good. She left half of it. Bread was stale and the dressing had some seasonings added that were not Italian. Would return for desert only.

Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I love POP'S! You will never go wrong with the grilled cheese,cup of soup and a drink for $7.50. The server was telling me they usually have 4-5 HOMEMADE soups daily which is so awesome on a chilly beach day. She also said they constantly...More

Thank Akw8283
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Pop's has basic food, but it tastes good and Pop's offers the nostalgia of an old-time diner. It's an all around fun experience.

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have eaten here many times and make it a point to stop in at least once each time I am in the area. It is actually located in Carolina Beach, not Wilmington. The parking is a bit restrictive but since you should be walking...More

Thank 459leec
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The ambiance is kind of cute, meant to resemble an old-time diner. It does not have a whole lot of seating inside and it felt a bit grimy - not really dirty, but didn't feel clean either. The menu is very typical of a diner,...More

Thank ioj27
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great little place to have lunch or dinner. Food is amazing and quick. The style is great! Staff are very nice. Did seem like they may have been having too much fun in the back.

Thank TheBaileyBailey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7377
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