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The Steele Pig

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133 S Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330-4233
+1 919-777-9963
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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charlotte, nc
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118 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Planned to eat across the street- told we had to wait. This place had empty tables which made us suspicious, but a group of locals in front recognized us as golfers (what else- 8 guys in golf shirts) and said the place was good, and it was. Big portions. I got the "ridiculously big pork chop"on the menu. Pretty good,... More 

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife has been here before so we went again.The menu is different than most places and with that said I had the cold smoked porkchop.I must say it was the delicious. I also enjoyed the french fries with the Parmesan cheese all over them. My wife enjoyed the chicken. It also was a good size but has a very... More 

Thank Menotknow
Sanford, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have had our office party here a few times and I haven't been greatly impressed. The food is okay but the staff at times are on edge with bigger crowds. I can understand sometimes groups can get overwhelming. Prices are a little high to me based on the food. Personally I do not eat shrimp and grits but everyone... More 

Thank mary1michael
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have not had a bad meal yet at the Steele Pig! My favorite to date is the Fried Green Tomato BLT! They prefer reservations and you can always wait at the local bar next store, Joe's! They will come get you, there is no little buzzer to carry around! The atmosphere is great, the service is always good and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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411 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

there were four of us. the steak and pork chop could be shared. the burger had bacon and peanut butter and jelly on it. the shrimp and grits was good but not overly large. attentive service. we will eat there again when we go to the temple theater.

Thank gary a
Clarksville Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Outstanding food. Food choices dependent upon Winter or Spring menu. Great shrimp and grits! Friend oysters on winter menu, extremely large bone in pork chop. Good selection of craft beers and bourbons. Good food takes time, meals prepared to order, well worth the wait. Let the staff know if planning to attend Temple theater production that evening, need to plan... More 

Thank 77earlener
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Food was great. Atmosphere is comfortable and pleasant. Staff was attentive and helpful. Shrimp and Grits is my favorite but I have never had a meal there that I did not enjoy!!

Thank 957andreef
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The service and food was very good. They greet you when you enter, seat you promptly, and seem very eager to please. The prices are reasonable except for the wine. Limited selection, very small serving, and expensive. The ambience is comfortable, and overall a very pleasant experience.

Thank Cliff W
Sanford, North Carolina
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a date here and had a delicious chocolate dessert and coffee. It's very affordable to have dessert here, but we have eaten meals here on special occasions and the prices are reasonable. The food is very good.

Thank Mark W
Northern Virginia
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152 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

POSITIVES Friendly staff. Pleasant ambiance. Good service. Food was mostly good, even the misses clearly had been freshly prepared using fresh ingredients. The owner / proprietor believes in the farm-to-table concept when practical. High point of the meal for all three of us were the starters. The fried grits (a first for me despite my Southern heritage) with pork belly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 S Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330-4233
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 919-777-9963

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