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Sawmill Grill

15919 US Highway 17 N, Hampstead, NC 28443-3747
+1 910-270-0056
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
“eggs” (12 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15919 US Highway 17 N, Hampstead, NC 28443-3747
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stopped for lunch while driving south on US 17. Diner, homestyle food. Specials include turkey, hamburger steak, etc. There's a salad bar. Chicken noodle soup was the soup of the day - good, homemade.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GWR757
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Sawmill's fried oysters are the BEST! Everyone should try them. They are perfectly breaded with just the right flavor. Love Sawmill and their oysters!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lindsay Boyer C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife and I ate here one night, easy to find right off 17. It was med to high volume at that time, but we were seated and waited on fast. Very pleasant staff. We ordered fried seafood plates, and I asked for double shrimp...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TTravelermac2018
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Very reliable local neighborhood restaurant. Famous among locals as the place to go for a big southern breakfast. Endless coffee refills. Great service. And fast too. Very reasonable prices. Plenty of seating so patrons meet up with friends for a nice social breakfast. Very much...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dheugel
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I doubt we would have seen this place on our recent trip but our amazing friends treated us for my Birthday Brunch at the Sawmill. It is one of their favorites and we are sure glad they let us in on this hidden gem! We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank markandmichelefenter
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I had the squash casserole the last time and all it tasted like was just cheese and squash no flavor at all, I have had it before and it was good. I tried collards one more time and was lousy, I asked the waitress what...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank atlanticboy70
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Depending on the time of day, it's a busy place. The food is good old southern cooking. Breakfast is awesome.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank maryloubarn
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My family always loves coming here, they love the food. We been here allot and never stop coming back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank larryb625
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

So 3 locations and all of them couldn’t be more different. The food is ok but the biggest issue is the consistency. Sometimes good, sometimes over seasoned, sometimes dry, sometimes burnt, sometimes a lot of food, sometimes barely any, last cobbler was burnt completely dark,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank BoBoChipper
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Mr. K here Just left the sawmill Hampstead location. No matter what way I order my eggs There always browned. What happened to using a skillet.? You can’t always use a too hot grill And expect eggs to be fluffy,etc. Amongst other issues such as,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank slynn5580
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February 13, 2017|
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Response from Sherry J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have Chicken and Waffles usually.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15919 US Highway 17 N, Hampstead, NC 28443-3747
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Hampstead
  • Phone Number: +1 910-270-0056
This is a second location for the Sawmill Restaurant. Original location: 5611 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, NC 28412
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