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The 50's

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American, Diner
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Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
+1 336-838-5050
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sent back my bacon because I asked for crispy and it came limp and heard the waitress tell the cook I was complaining because I don't know how bacon is cooked. The food was bland and even after I returned bacon it still wasn't crispy. Not good.

Thank David S
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at The 50's several times a month, usually for lunch but occasionally for breakfast. The menu, faithful to that era, has not changed in years, although there are rotating daily lunch specials which are advertised on an A-frame sign out front. We especially like their soups, which are available only in the cooler months of the year. The... More 

Thank Sam S
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

"Cheers" without the alcohol! Yummy home cooking. Everyone is treated like family. Great for breakfast or lunch.

Thank pscagg
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Neat atmosphere, clean and hometown feel. Food is hot and good. Pleasant servers/waitress and the homemade chicken salad specials on Friday are awesome!!

Thank sscb615
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The 50's is a almost a weekly stopping point for us. Typically we meet up with friends on Saturday morning for breakfast. Every meal is hot off the grill and served with a smile. The staff has been around for a while and it feels like you are eating at a friends house. A friend who cooks amazing meals. The... More 

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Huntersville NC, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is definitely a local establishment based on the loyal customers. Great food at a great price with super friendly service. I had a double cheeseburger with fries and my wife had a regular cheeseburger both of which were very good. The owner who guessed it our first visit brought us a sample of their egg salad and 2 varieties... More 

Thank William P
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265 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My wife told me she use to eat here around 25 years ago when growing up in the area. We were in town and decided to stop for a quick lunch - nothing fancy - typical diner type meals. Everything was what you would expect.

1 Thank Eswau
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Been around for a long time! They have a good breakfast gravy if you like something different and southern.

1 Thank callrm3j
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is the best place I have found for breakfast. Good food and friendly service. The decor is nice too.

1 Thank traveljunkie6567
Blairsville, Georgia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Lunch was very good and our waitress was a delight - she makes the cakes too. It's a fun place to see and friendly.

1 Thank Amy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-838-5050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?