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Rocking' Comet Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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11637 US 70 Business Hwy W, Clayton, NC 27520-2266
+1 919-550-6060
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Clayton, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Rock'n Comet is a good home cooking type restaurant that offers country style steak, flounder, meatloaf, spaghetti, salmon cakes, as well as other items on their daily specials that change each day. You may also order off their menu that includes items such as quesadilla, country fried steak, soups, burgers, as well as a selection of vegetables you can... More 

Thank Tommy A
Clayton, North Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want home cooking this is the place to visit. My mom goes there almost every day for lunch. She loves veggies and here you can get a wide assortment. Typical Diner food. Good Breakfast too.

Thank 200valerie
Clayton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I love this place! I've eaten there often over the many years they have been in Clayton. I usually order from the daily specials board and it is always great. The chicken sandwich is delish and the buns for the sandwiches and burgers make them special. My kids eat stuff like collard greens and black eyed peas with their to... More 

Thank jwilliams8803
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were visiting Clayton. Arrived fairly late in the evening. The hostess and all the wait staff and servers were beyond friendly; they seem genuinely interested in our experience. This is the place is you are looking for a meat and three plus more. My husband is still raving about the real milkshake.

Thank Jayne C
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great little diner with yummy comfort food. Really enjoyed having lunch here. Casual, laid back atmosphere. Service was wonderful. Busy place so get there early!

Thank Marla D
Clayton, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was good. Service was a little slow. Will definitely go back every now and then. Seems like a neighborhood fav

Thank Melinda T
Emerson, Georgia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We came here for breakfast Saturday morning and it wasn't busy which was nice. My husband and I each order the breakfast special and it was just ok. The best part was the pancakes which were delicious but everything else was nothing, special. Good cheap meal.

Thank ckimsey
Essexville, Michigan
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Been here twice now and have been pleased with the quality of food prepared. Their meatloaf is very good, and a nice choice of sides to select from. Staff are attentive and friendly. This place has standing lines of people waiting for there chance to enjoy a good home cooked meal.

Thank Kerry D
Raleigh, United States
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing special here, the food is decent but not what you would expect. The desserts are ok, the service was ok

Thank James E
Clayton, North Carolina
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Growing up on Long Island everyone had their favorite diner. The go to place for a good quick meal. When I moved to North Carolina that was one of the things I missed the most. Recently discovered this diner. The food is excellent, packed with homestyle comfort food and sandwiches. I love sitting at the service counter. Great place to... More 

Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11637 US 70 Business Hwy W, Clayton, NC 27520-2266
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-550-6060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?