Your Foodie Cheat Sheet | Lenoir NC Restaurants

Lenoir NC restaurants

How much do you know about Lenoir NC? Here in the foothills, restaurants offer delightful surprises at every turn.  Any preconceptions that casual visitors bring with them soon vaporize, as they learn of the incredible opportunities for adventure, exploring, learning and just plain fun this area has to offer. 

It’s much the same for Lenoir NC restaurants.  In any town, you would expect to find a number of national chains represented, along with some lesser-known local favorites.  And we certainly have those here.  But dig a little deeper, and prepare to be amazed.

You’ll have a wealth of choices for ethnic cuisine, from Italian to Mexican to Central and South American.  Looking for simple pub food?  We have plenty of that, too.  Steaks and seafood?  No problem.  And of course there’s our famous, mouth-watering pit barbecue, and traditional American favorites served with a large helping of world-renowned southern hospitality.

Here’s a partial list of the Lenoir NC restaurants recommended most by locals:

AMERICAN

Perkz Cafe

538 Wilkesboro Boulevard SE, Lenoir

828-572-0258

family style recipes, southern comfort décor

Judy’s Cafe

2303 Morganton Boulevard SW, Lenoir

(828) 759-2200

southern home cooking

Bud’s Diner

129 Wilkesboro Boulevard SE, Lenoir

(828) 758-4459

a traditional American diner

1841 Cafe

117 Main Street NW, Lenoir

828-572-4145

vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free options

FATZ

975 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir

828-758-6190

vegetarian-friendly    

Cookout Grill

510 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir

815-250-3415

American fast food

PUBS

Loes Brewing Company

1048 Harper Avenue NW, Lenoir

828-962-9551

Side Street Pour House and Grill

128 Main Street NW, Lenoir

828-754-4466

Eola Beer Company

1048 Harper Avenue NW, Lenoir

828-754-3652

STEAKS AND SEAFOOD

Mayflower Seafood

303 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir

828-758-5530

Sagebrush Steakhouse Lenoir

954 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir

828-754-7543

BARBECUE

Hannahs BBQ

137 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Route 321, Lenoir

828-754-7032

Smokin Hogs BBQ

920 Wilkesboro Boulevard SE, Lenoir

828-758-0035

ITALIAN

Buffalo Mercantile Company & Cafe

6353 Buffalo Cove Road, Lenoir

828-758-9879

Piccolo’s Pizza and Pasta

915 West Avenue NW, Lenoir

828-757-3554


Italy Grill

1112 Morganton Boulevard SW, Lenoir

828-758-5450

MEXICAN

Cazuelas Dona Vicky

361 Harper Avenue NW, Lenoir

828-572-7112   

Pancho Villa

2153 Morganton Boulevard SW, Lenoir

828-758-5400

Mi Carreta Mexican Grill

1146 Hickory Boulevard SW, Lenoir

828-726-6855

Dos Amigos

528 Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir

828-726-3180

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN

Fresh and Delicious Bakery

458 Harper Avenue NW, Lenoir

828-406-9446 

Los Izotes El Salvadorean Restaurant

1506 Main Street NW, Lenoir   

828-757-1238

Consider this as just a starting point for your own culinary journey of discovery.  One thing we’ve learned at The Coves Mountain River Club is that just when you think you know all there is to know about living here, something new will knock your socks off.

Be sure to take a few minutes to give your favorite Lenoir restaurants a good review.  We like to support local businesses and our neighbors who work hard to make them successful.

From a bowl of diner chili when the weather turns colder to a sit-down dinner for a special occasion, our Lenoir NC restaurants offer just about any dining experience you might be looking for.

Bon Appetit!

 

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