Restaurants to tempt your taste buds...
As versatile as our wineries, these restaurants offer more than you might think. Don't let our small, home-town atmosphere fool you when it comes to big flavor and presentation. If you are looking for a place to eat that our locals would recommend, just take a look at these fabulous restaurants below. Once you get a "taste" of our local cuisine, covering everything from fine dining to southern cookin', we are certain you'll be back for more. Some restaurants even offer live entertainment for a great Elkin experience (like no other) in the Yadkin Valley!
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Casual Fine Dining in downtown Elkin
Twenty One & Main Restaurant and Wine Bar in downtown Elkin is located at 102 E Main Street. Come down for a special luncheon, an elegant dinner or walk upstairs for a great view of downtown Elkin, casual atmosphere, food and drinks at the bar above. Executive Chef Jeffery Gibbs creates exciting dishes that are deliciously unique and change seasonally, offering you something out of the ordinary each time you come. The "Wine Bar" offers a terrific selection of wines and is also a full bar. This historical building (1895) with beautiful decor and exposed brick walls was one of the first buildings constructed on Main Street, but is now the premier spot for an intimate date or friends gathering for a night out on the town. Outdoor dining, as well as live entertainment on occasion. Hours: Dinners (Tues-Thur 5:30-9pm), Fri and Sat (5:30-10pm), Wine bar opens at 5pm. Reservations available; call 336-835-6246 or visit http://www.twentyoneandmain.com. Check "Live Entertainment" tab above for entertainment schedule.
Check the event calendar for monthly specials. Currently, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are "Steak House Night", with the regular menu served the rest of the week.
Casual fine dining at the golf course
Cedarbrook Grille at Cedarbrook Country Club is open to the public 7 days a week for lunch and Friday evenings with a fantastic dinner menu that includes steaks (ribeye, filet), seafood (salmon, shrimp) and more! The lunch menu includes delicious salads, quesadillas, burgers, club sandwiches, Reubens and more. Plus, every Sunday, their Brunch has delicious home cooking the entire family will enjoy at reasonable prices. They also have a full bar with a big screen TV for watching sporting events. Hours for lunch are 11-3pm; Friday night dinner available till 9pm (lunch menu available then as well) and Sunday Brunch from 11:30-2pm, with the grill open till 7:30pm . Call 336-835-2320 for more details or to make reservations for brunch on special occasions such as Mother's Day, Easter, etc.
Located at 225 Country Club Dr, State Road, one mile from Elkin city limits. Go to http://www.cedarbrookcountryclub.com.
Cedarbrook offers the best Sunday Brunch around. Every Sunday from 11:30-2pm. Call for reservations if Sunday falls on a special holiday.
Dewey's Thai Cafe at 642 N Bridge Street, has traditional Thai cooking with specialties (including Pad Thai and Curry dishes) from all across the country which includes a delicate balance of textures, colors and flavors. Thai food emphasis is on a delectable blending of four primary flavors of sweet, sour, hot, and spicy...and there is a wide selection from mild to hot temperatures to choose from. Not all Thai cooking is spicy hot, although it is all flavorful! If you are unfamiliar with our food, it would be our pleasure to assist you choosing dishes that you'll enjoy. Come join us with friends and family for a wonderful meal. Open Sun-Thurs 11-9pm, Fri 11-10pm, and Sat 4-9pm. Call 336-835-1466.
Mazzini's Italian Restaurant located at 1521 N Bridge Street, has a large, varied selection of Appetizers, Salads, Sandwiches and Subs, Pizzas, Pasta Dishes, and House Specialties (Chicken, Veal, Shrimp, Steak, and Salmon). Their menu satisfies the Italian food lover along with those just looking for a great specialty dish. Everything you order at Mazzini's is homemade, including their soups and sauces. Don't forget to top off your meal with their delicious homemade Peanut Butter Pie. Check for daily lunch specials and Senior discounts on Wednesday nights. Feed your football fans this season with this year-round special, a large 1-topping Pizza with 24 Wings for $23.00. They can also provide catering for your next party. Open Sun-Thur 11-9pm, Fri & Sat 11-10pm. Call 336-526-7400. Mazzini's is family friendly and alcohol free.
The third Thursday of every month offers a chance to eat at Mazzini's and contribute to a charity. Just stop in and eat...it's that easy! Check the event calendar for the charity each month.
La Fuente has been open since 2001 and is definitely worth a stop if you are craving Mexican cuisine. Located at 1627 N Bridge Street, just north of Hwy 268, LaFuente has fun atmosphere, an extensive menu (over 200 items), and huge servings of your favorite dishes. Special events here include Mother's Day (a rose for mom), Cinco de Mayo (specials on Margaritas and beers), and birthday celebrations (it's a surprise...come see for yourself!) Favorite recommended dishes include Texas Fajitas Fundidas, Arroz con Pollo, and Chori Pollo, and for dessert, cheesecake wrapped in a flour tortilla and deep fried. Open Mon-Thur 11-10pm, Fri/Sat 11-11pm, Sun 12-9pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years Day. Call 336-527-4515. This restaurant has plenty of room for large parties, and family or office get togethers.
Every Thursday is Thirsty Thursdays...Small draft beer $1.50, Small Margarita $3.25, Med $5.25, or Blue Margarita $5.00. And on Wednesdays, Lunch Specials are Mexican Chicken & Rice $5.00 and Combination of two tacos, rice & beans for $3.75.
Pub food and entertainment
Fiddles Pub located in downtown Elkin at 323 W Main Street opened in the Fall of 2011, and has a menu for casual dining, which includes delicious beef brisket sandwiches, burgers, wraps, baskets of homemade chips (and other finger foods) and more. Great for a night out with friends, but also family friendly for lunch or dinner. Their beer selection includes 30+ different varieties with Guinness on tap, and a varied selection of wines. Outdoor seating is also available, and entertainment on the weekends (Friday - Saturday nights) is currently a wonderful feature that has brought the west end of downtown Elkin to life! Fiddles is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner-from 11:00am until the last patron leaves (or 2 am...whichever comes first!) Call 336-527-4782 for more information. Check the "Live Entertainment" tab above for entertainment schedule. They are also featured under "Business of the Month" page.
Fiddles offers live music EVERY Friday and Saturday night. You can count on it!! Just check the Event Calendar for listings...see you there!
Long-time Elkin "hangout"
Harry's Place, Restaurant & Bar is in downtown Elkin at 135 Front St. Harry's Place has been around since 1954 and is considered a true "destination" for Elkin residents and visitors. Comfortable, fun, good food at a good price...and once you come, you'll always be a part of the "Harry's family". Harry's daughter, Teresa, took over the business in 2002 and has continued the tradition serving lunch Mon-Fri 11:00-1:30pm including daily meat specials (this is great country cookin') with 13 vegetables, and dinner Wed, Fri and Sat 5:00-9:00pm. Menu items include soups, salads, sandwiches, their famous burgers and homemade desserts. In addition, evening specialties include Peel n' Eat Shrimp, Snow Crab, steaks and more! Their bar offers wine and a variety of 30 different beers to choose from. Call 336-835-9693.
Heaven's Scent Restaurant
Downtown Elkin, on Standard Street, one block south of Main. Info and photos coming soon...
Sunday's only, in the vineyard...a unique weekend treat!
Elkin Creek Vineyard Tasting Room is open for fresh, stone-oven baked pizza every Sunday. Be sure to call a few days in advance to reserve a pizza for your visit, as the dough is made on Saturdays. They also bake fresh artisan breads and offer antipasto plates as well. More new and exciting changes will be coming soon...336-526-5119 or stop in at 318 Elkin Creek Mill Road, Elkin.