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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (36 reviews)
“summer rolls” (8 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I always go to Loco Joes when we can't decide where else to go. Love there fish or shrimp tacos and they always have a variety of types of specialties there. really good food - wait service is very friendly and it...More

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unexpected menu choice....Great food ! Need to try the lemongrass chicken.Nice staff . Love going back again and again.

Thank Sybil S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Southport for the first time and wanted a casual place to have a light meal. Loco Jo's was perfect. It was welcoming and comfortable. The tuna tacos I had were great and they went down with the beer of my choice. It appears...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We eat here about every two months. A great local spot with the same friendly and capable staff. It's a little off the popular dining path (it's not down at the Yacht Basin with other restaurants) so it's not super-crowded with tourists during the peak...More

Thank CoastalGal27
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Came in late for a beer and dinner. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and attentive. A lot of beer choices and the menu had traditional pub food to pub by the sea food. A great neighborhood pub!

Thank L84WK
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Dishes are well prepared, and while not gormet, they are almost that good. The price is reasonable for the quality of food, which is fairly good.

Thank Ringo123456789
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food (especially the specials) are wonderful here, with a laid back vibe. It is small, so get here early for dinner or you may end up waiting awhile for a table. There is seating at the bar, so that might be an option.

1  Thank Gregg J
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Highly recommend Loco Joe's. I've been there almost a dozen times and it's never disappointed. It's not much to look at - the corner or a small set of stores - and the decor is very casual, but one look at the Menu and the...More

Thank NC_Roy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This Loco Jo's Bar and Grill great food and service too ! The food was really good , I got cod and FF and my other half got a hogan! She only could eat half the sandwich ! We had dessert wow outstanding !

Thank oakisland4uinNC
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Robust menu of fresh made to order sea food. A small restaurant with only four tables and bar seating. Don't let the size stop you. The service is fantastic. The staff are engaging and energetic. The food is above average. The pricing is very reasonable....More

Thank OhOneMoreThing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-9009
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