Places to Eat & Drink in Lumberton, NC

Golden City

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Chinese Cuisine, locally owned.  Located beside I-95 between Exits 20 and 22.  Friendly and warm atmosphere.  Enjoy! Lunch & Dinner except Saturday, Dinner only Buffet, Dine In & Carry-Out ABC Permits

Golden Corral Buffet & Catering

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Great food, Great value, Great choices. Private rooms available. Restaurant Type:All You Can Eat Buffet & Grill served to you cafeteria style. Serving Lunch and Dinner daily and Breakfast on Saturday-Sunday (Check website for hours.) We also offer a full array of Catering Services. Don’t forget to ask about free use of our Banquet and Meeting Rooms. Motor Coaches, Buses, RV’s Always Welcome. Meeting Space RoomSq. FeetTheaterSeating ClassroomBanquetMeeting Room   80Call  to book your event.

Gracie’s Apparel and Gifts

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Gracie’s Apparel & Gifts is a gift shop and clothing Boutique. The boutique has a wide array of gifts from soaps and candles and baby items to frozen gourmet to-go foods by Lady Fingers. AND you might see some wall art pieces painted by the owner! The boutique can fit ladies sizes 2-20, all ages, with apparel and accessories by Anna Cate, Gretchen Scott, Maggie of London, Foxcroft and many more! (formerly The Gilded Monkey)

Haleigh’s Diner

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Haleigh’s Diner offers sandwiches, pasta dishes and much more.  Located in Lumberton Towne Centre on Fayetteville Road. “The best hot dogs and hamburgers in town”, some local’s say. Inside and outside dining available, only service animals admitted.

Happenings on Elm

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Happenings on Elm is a unique place to meet friends, enjoy a glass of wine, a cold beer, sandwiches, charcuterie boards, salads, and more. Additional drinks and food items are being added to the menu often, so check out the website for updates. Enjoy browsing through art, pottery, and other specialty items made by local artists. Watch the website for painting, pottery and other classes. Gentlemen, Thursday night is “Cigar Night! It’s outside in a heated area. Check out the Facebook page for information. Just relax and enjoy!!!...


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General family fare. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start the day with a bacon biscuit, burrito or wrap, add an egg, or choose a western cheeseburger for lunch, a breaded chicken sandwich or a bacon beast sandwich.

Hong Kong Buffet

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Chinese Food-New York Style. Lunch and dinner. Banquet facilities available. ABC Licensed. Open 7 days a week. Hong Kong Buffet offers delicious dining and takeout to Lumberton, NC. Hong Kong Buffet is a cornerstone in the Lumberton community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

IHOP (International House of Pancakes)

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Family friendly Service breakfast, lunch, dinner, sandwiches, soups, appetizers, desserts. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all holidays Seating Capacity: 150 guests Meeting Space: semi-private section for club meetings, church meetings, etc. Family friendly Service breakfast, lunch, dinner, sandwiches, soups, appetizers, desserts Seniors 55+ Special Menu Kids Menu Free parking Take out orders welcome, call ahead Newspaper Vending Boxes: Robesonian, Fayetteville Observer.

Janai – Taqueria & Mexicana

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A restaurant and stocked with pinatas, grocery items, pottery and gifts. Enjoy good food and shop also. Lunch and dinner menus available at the restaurant.

Jay’s Country Kitchen

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A locally owned restaurant loved by local people. The restaurant offers Breakfast and Lunch, homestyle cooking in a relaxed atmosphere.

Jersey Mike’s Subs

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—A sub above! Fresh meats, veggies, choice of rolls, desserts, a great place to be for excellent subs. Jersey Mike’s is a give-back-to-the-community business.

Kami Authentic Japanese Cuisine

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Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine cooked deliciously fresh! Multiple menu combos of meats and veggies listed on menu. Dining room is open and drive-thru option is available.

KFC – Kentucky Fried Chicken

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Plates and sandwiches. Fried and roasted chicken. BBQ wings. Sides. Fast-food chain known for its buckets of fried chicken, plus wings & sides.

La Patrona Bar & Grill

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The Finest In Mexican Cuisine With 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chef is excited to present his vision to you and all guests. Our caring and committed staff makes sure you have a fantastic experience with us. Dine In or Take Out Meals prepared for take out are properly contained so that the quality of our meals reach your home. We always love to see you in person, but even when we can’t, we ensure that your dining experience is top notch!

Little Caesars

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Stand alone location. Home of the Hot-N-Ready pizzas. Call ahead for special or large orders!

Lumberton Bowling Center

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Bowling, Billards and Burgers! Club and recreational bowling, delicious burgers, hot dogs, tacos and more at the food bar and grill to keep the energy going! Billiards, archade and a private room for parties is available. Don’t miss the fun at the Lumberton Bowling Center! Seniors and church groups welcome.


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Classic fast-food chain known for its burgers, fries & shakes. Breakfast available.

McNeill’s Homestyle Cooking

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Locally owned restaurant, serves Breakfast only. Accepts credit cards. Delicious Homestyle cooking. Take Out only. Contact the owner for catering.

Melecio’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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 We believe that the quality of our fresh ingredients are the key to our great tasting dishes. Authentic Mexican cuisine, served in a colorful environment with choices from an extensive menu.

Ming Moon II

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In Northeast Plaza Shopping Center. Chinese food with takeout available. Great reviews.

Miyabi Jr. Express

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Dine in or carry out. Dine in or carry out. Japanese/Asian flavor in a relaxing atmosphere Open daily from 11:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Closed Sunday. Located at the corner of Roberts Avenue and Fayetteville Road, near Walgreens.

Mr. Cee’s Diner

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Mr. Cee’s Diner is open for breakfast and lunch.  Serves breakfast until 11:00am.  Also features banging barbeque, kicking chicken and the trimmings.  Order other entrees from the menu.  Enjoy your visit!

Outback Steakhouse

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Open For Lunch and Dinner. Enjoy the bold, fresh flavors of the Outback. Join us tonight for steak, seafood, salads and our famous Aussie-Tizers like the Bloomin Onion’. Australian-themed chain serving steaks, seafood & other hearty steakhouse fare. Chicken, salads, and full bar available. Lunch specials. Call ahead seating available.  

Panera Bread

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Counter-serve bakery/cafe chain serving sandwiches, salads & more, known for its bread & free WiFi.

Pier 41 Seafood Restaurant

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Pier 41 is big on Broiled Seafood!   Fried or Broiled, the food is excellent.  Order on line and it will be ready when you arrive.   Small room for party available. Dine in or take out. Menu items other than seafood are available.  Excellent seafood and very pleasant atmosphere. Meeting Space RoomBanquetPrivate dining area 25

Pizza Hut

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Order delivery or takeout from our menu of pizzas, wings, desserts, sides and more! Start with one of our popular recipes like Ultimate Cheese Lover’s® pizza, Pepperoni Lover’s® pizza, Meat Lover’s® pizza, Veggie Lover’s® pizza, or Supreme. Lunch & Dinner


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Louisiana-accented fast-food chain known for its spicy fried chicken, biscuits & sides.

Ruan’s Asian Bistro

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Located in the old Lung Wah Chinese Buffet location, lunch and dinner menus are available. Sushi menus and hibachi menus, as well. Dine in or take out. Private space for parties, approximately 25 people – call in advance. If dining in restaurant, there’s no charge for room. If not dining in, the fee is $15.00 per hour.