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9 Best Lunch Spots in North Carolina!

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Whatever you’re craving for lunch, there’s a delicious eatery in North Carolina for you. Enjoy your midday meal the right way with a variety of cuisine options. From cozy cafes, to mouth-watering Mediterranean, to Italian classics, here are the 9 best lunch spots in North Carolina! 

Sunny Point Cafe, Asheville, NC

You have no experienced Asheville until you have dined at Sunny Point Café. The lunch menu is packed full of breakfast and lunch foods because meal restrictions are overrated. Delicious foods from soups and sandwiches to omelets, French toast and burgers, grab a drink and an item or two from the outstanding selection. Splurge on a dessert if you have any room left from lunch. You will not regret it! 

Front Street Brewery, Wilmington, NC

Front Street Brewery of Wilmington is home to amazing beer, food, and service to make your lunch a positive experience. Start with a warm appetizer or a fresh soup or salad and then fill up on the array of options. Sandwiches served with a side, a burger or chicken breast with a side. The menu items are reasonably priced and the staff is both friendly and knowledgeable. 

Neomonde Mediterranean, Raleigh, NC

Neomonade Mediterranean is a great lunch spot for those conscious of their health. The family owned restaurant offers menu items including those that are gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian. And not only will your lunch be healthy and high quality, but it is also affordable. The food is homemade, and prepared fresh every day at Neomonde. Enjoy lunch and feel good afterwards at the restaurant voted No. 1 of the Triangle via TripAdvisor.  

Causeway Gourmet, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Fresh, delicious food that is made to order, you will feel like you stopped at home for lunch. Order to take out, deliver or dine in and enjoy some of the best lunch food and service. Salads, sandwiches, wraps, pastas, and more all occupy the menu. The only problem you will have at Causeway Gourmet is deciding on what to eat. In town for a beach trip or on lunch break from work? Grab a reasonably priced meal that will not disappoint. 

Pizzeria Toro, Durham, NC

Arguably serving the best pizza, stop by Pizzeria Toro for a slice of heaven. Get a taste of Italy with one of the pasta dishes, salad or soups or get straight to the point with a unique, fresh wood-fired pizza. Pair your meal with a beer, cocktail, or non-alcoholic beverage. The food is great, the service is incredible, and your lunch will be a great one. 

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen, Cary, NC

Southern dining and hospitality are a-plenty at Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen of Cary. Enjoy Southern foods without hefty price tags. Inside, enjoy the open, stylish interior and great service. Your lunch will include generous portions and you will be stuffed after the delicious meal. Dine for one or with your group to dig into unique spins on classic southern dishes.

Hops Burger Bar, Greensboro, NC

Dine for an amazing lunch at one of the best burger joints in the state. The burgers are made with certified angus beef. Either choose from the unique, already built burgers or create your own. Already built are unique options such as the Hops Classic or the College Hills Blues. Pair with a side of fries, chips, sweet potato fries, onion rings, a side salad, or veggies. Hops Burger Bar at 2419 Spring Garden Street lives up to the amazing reviews and is worth the possible wait for the tasty burgers and finest craft beer. 

Luigi’s Restaurant and Bar, Fayetteville, NC

Open since 1982, Luigi’s Restaurant and Bar is a rustic, charming atmosphere and an experience that will have you craving for more. This Italian eatery of Fayetteville has consistently well made, delicious foods and a large selection of drinks—beer and wine options. Dine with a staff that aims to please you and an enjoyable meal. 

Jerusalem Market on Elm, Greensboro, NC

Jerusalem Market on Elm of Downtown Greensboro serves homemade, intriguing Mediterranean style foods with a large selection. The dishes are made with love and with healthy choices in mind. Friendly service and the authentic, fresh options give you the opportunity to a unique lunch experience and you may even have something new. 

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