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. Some restaurants even offer live entertainment for a great Elkin experience - like no other in the Yadkin Valley! (photo above is at 222 Public House in downtown Elkin)
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HISTORICAL DOWNTOWN ELKIN EATERIES:
Fiddles Pub located in downtown Elkin at 323 W Main Street has a menu for casual dining, which includes delicious beef brisket sandwiches, burgers, steaks, wraps, pizza, 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 on the back patio. Call 336-527-4782 for more information.
222 Public House at The Liberty is the newest hangout in Elkin (at 222 E Main St) and offers 15 big screen TV's and late night hours for sports fans to watch their favorite teams while enjoying stone-fired pizza, burgers, subs, wings, appetizers, and more. Beer and wine available, and a casual family atmosphere offers a great space in Elkin's East Main Street historical district to hang out for hours. Building is newly renovated (was an old tobacco warehouse years ago) and is gorgeous inside with beautiful high exposed beamed ceilings. Owners Jeff & Erika Gibbs are open for lunches Friday through Monday. Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, but open late Thursday through Monday. Some nights offer live music! 336-258-2251
Southern on Main
Chef and owner, Marla Stern, has opened the newest restaurant in downtown Elkin as of July 2016. They are open (Tuesday thru Saturday 11 am to 9 pm) for lunches and dinners serving southern-style dishes, soups & salads, sandwiches, entrees and small plates, and specializing in certified Angus steaks. They are also open for Sunday brunch (11 am to 3 pm). In downtown, on the corner of Hwy 21 & Main Street, you'll find outdoor or indoor dining, a full bar, and excellent wait service for that special occasion. Take out available. Reservations are accepted; call 336-258-2144. Find them for now on FB at Southern on Main.
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 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.
Sports Bar & Restaurant / entertainment
Hot Shotz Bar & Grill is located at 260 Standard Street. April and Neil Holleman are excited to be a part of the community with their new sports bar featuring karaoke, corn hole toss, outdoor seating and more. Menu offers apps, salads, wings, wraps, burgers, sandwiches, and a terrific kids menu. Offering daily lunch specials and the best wings in town with other specialties such as ribeye steaks and boiled shrimp platters. Beer and big screen TVs available, along with a DJ, live music or Karaoke each evening. Call 336-526-2713. Find them on facebook too! Plenty of Parking.
Hours are: Thurs, Fri & Sat 11am - 12 midnight or later.
A little slice of gourmet heaven ...
Roxxi and Lulu's Bistro & Bakery
280 Standard Street, downtown Elkin
Roxxi & Lulu's has expanded to a new location on 280 Standard Street (in the old Heaven's Scent restaurant). Starting in December 2015 you'll find them creating delicious breakfast and lunch dishes from 9am to 3pm. Seating is limited, so if your party is large, please call in advance for a reservation if possible. Breakfast is served all day, and lunches start at noon. As they are still a bakery, they offer baked goodies to drop by and pick up, just like before. Or grab a goodie and enjoy with a specialty coffee! HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday 9am to 3pm. Call 336-530-4004 for more information or visit their Facebook page and website.
Now open Friday nights for dinner from 5pm to 9pm, and includes pouring from a local winery or craft brewery during dinner! No reservations needed.
Re-live the past...
Royall's Soda Shoppe is at 128 W Main Street and has been an institution for decades in Elkin. Casual atmosphere, same great food reasonably priced. Known for hot dogs piled high with toppings, sandwiches, salads, burgers, and ice cream. Open for lunch at 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Winter hours change, open till 4pm. Always open latee during downtown festivals and holiday events. 336-835-0028
BRIDGE STREET and CC CAMP ROAD RESTAURANTS:
Prime Thai Restaurant 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 Lunches: M-F 11- 2:30; Sun 12:30-2;30. Dinners: Mon-Thur 4-9pm; Fri 4-9:30; Sat 4-9pm; Sun 4-8:30pm. Closed daily from 2:30 to 4pm. Call 336-835-1466. Restaurant was called Dewey's Thai Cafe-still family owned- just a new name and family owner.
Amalfi's Pizza - Italian Restaurant is located near the Elkin WalMart in the shopping plaza behind Zaxby's, located at 544 CC Camp Road, off of I-77 exit 85. Although it is more casual, and you place your order up at the counter before you sit down, don't let that stop you from enjoying a meal here. The food is brought to your table and the service is good. They also offer wine on the menu from local vineyards. The pizza is very tasty, and they have a good selection of subs, salads and hot dinners as well as daily specials. Their dinner roll is to die for, as are their hoagie rolls fresh out of the oven. Eat on site if you can. Call 336-526-6186. Photos to be posted soon.
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, plus 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. Catering available. Open Monday-Saturday 11-9pm, Sunday 11-4pm. Call 336-526-7400. Mazzini's is family friendly and alcohol free.
El Ahorro is located at 1019 N Bridge St and is not only a Mexican Restaurant, it is also a Hispanic Market with a fantastic selection of cut meats and other specialty items. The restaurant offers lunch and dinners and a wide variety of Mexican combination platters along with other dishes such as Grilled Steak Fajita, Fried Tilapia, Marinated Pork Chops, seafood -chicken-or beef stews, and so much more. Enjoy freshly made homemade tortillas, as well. Open 7 days a week: hours are Thursday - Tuesday 9am - 9pm and Wednesdays 9am - 4pm. Call 336-526-0052 for more information. Also on facebook- click here. Parking out front and also behind the building.
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 at LaFuente...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.
Dodge City located at 2001 N Bridge St, offers a local steakhouse with a separate (full) bar area as well. The menu offers a large selection of burgers, steaks, pork and chicken, and a variety of other grilled entrees, salads, sandwiches, BBQ ribs and more. Plenty of seating for large parties. Big portions too! Hours are limited- open Thursday (4-9 pm), Friday & Saturday (11 - 10pm) and Sunday (11- 8pm). For more information, visit their website. 336-258-2474
DINING AT THE EDGE OF TOWN:
Sundays 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.
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.