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Local's Family Diner

832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
+1 910-457-0444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
832 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the crab cakes, they were perfect. The coleslaw and chips were also great. Filled with locals.

Thank Judi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Locals is a great homey place Food is great and extremely reasonable. Our waitress was very nice and refilled our coffee several times.

Thank patriceconlon
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Our men's group goes on a,regular basis for breakfast...we are able,to get a table for 7-10 very easily.

Thank George R
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This local establishment is run by one of our own,.Karen creates and cooks the most wonderful down home meals..always freshly prepared with fresh tasty ingredients.. Priced right and very family friendly. There is outdoor seating when weather permits...

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Definitely a locals place. Great breakfast, with some of the best grits you'll find. Friendly, attentive staff & very reasonable prices. Start your day here!

Thank Onedukeof
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
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16 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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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