Top 21 North Carolina New American Restaurants

By Scoutology Staff

Don’t forget to vote in our Tampa Bay BBQ Brawl, our Nashville BBQ Brawl, our South Carolina BBQ Brawl, our Western North Carolina BBQ Brawl, our Central Florida Beer Brawl, our South Central PA Beer Brawl, our Philadelphia Beer Brawl, our MD Beer Brawl, our NoVa Beer Brawl, our Georgia Beer Brawl, our South Carolina Beer Wars, our Western North Carolina Beer Battle,our Western North Carolina Wine Wars and our Triangle Beer Brewhaha!

1. The Busy Bee; Raleigh

busybee-600x600
225-100 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: The Busy Bee FB

The Busy Bee has small plates, sandwiches and entrees like grilled pork chop with pomegranate molasses.

2. Dame’s Chicken And Waffles; Durham

dameschickenandwaffles-800x533
317 W Main St, Durham, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Dames FB

Dame’s Chicken and waffles takes one dish and finds a million tempting ways to serve it. The waffles come in several flavors like blueberry and sweet potato. Each dish is served with creative sauces like whiskey creme and orange honeycomb.

3. The Admiral; West Asheville

admiral-800x563
400 Haywood Rd, West Asheville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Admiral FB

The Admiral offers delicious dishes like grilled dates with chevre and citrus mousseline or lemongrass BBQ swordfish.

4. Mash House Brewing Company; Fayetteville

mashhouse-800x450
4150 Sycamore Dairy Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Mash House FB

Mash House Brewing Company serves sophisticated pub fare like stuffed squash blossoms and a candied bacon cheeseburger on a Hawaiian roll.

5. Rx Restaurant And Bar; Wilmington

rxrestaurant-800x533
421 Castle St, Wilmington, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Rx Restaurant FB

Rx Restaurant and Bar has an innovative blend of cuisine like this duck and goat cheese tamale. Their menu is ever changing so you’ll never eat the same thing twice.

6. 300 East; Charlotte

300east-600x600
300 East Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: 300 East FB

300 East offers unique pizza toppings like local apples and kale pistachio pesto as well as great sandwiches like the Asian tuna burger with with Thai chili mayo.

7. Willow’s Bistro; Winston-Salem

willow-675x600
300 S Liberty Street, Suite 125, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Willow’s FB

Willow’s Bistro blends Japanese and Southern cuisine, along with several other regional foods to create dishes like roasted salmon with prickly pear chutney.

8. 5Church; Charlotte

5church-600x600
Corner of 5th St and N Church St in Uptown, Charlotte, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: 5Church FB

5Church has delightfully creative dishes like Indian spiced potato pierogies and wasabi crusted salmon.

9. Manna; Wilmington

manna-800x533
123 Princess St, Wilmington, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Manna FB

Manna offers New American cuisine like pan seared scallops with red chili curry and creative salads like grilled peach with blue cheese.

10. Table 16 Restaurant; Greensboro

table16-600x600
600 S Elm St, Greensboro, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Table 16 FB

Table 12 Restaurant changes up their menu every month, offering unique, Caribbean-influenced dishes to reflect the seasons.

11. Posana; Asheville

posana-800x533
1 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Posana FB

Posana has a beautiful view, locally sourced ingredients and a full bar featuring house made syrups.

12. Starlight Cafe; Greenville

starlightcafe
104 W 5th St, Greenville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Starlight FB

Starlight Cafe has a menu with particularly good seafood like their creative oyster shooters and Belgian beer mussels.

13. Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro; Winston-Salem

mozelles-800x450
878 West 4th St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Mozelle’s FB

Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro does Southern cooking with international influences. They have pulled pork spring rolls and bacon-wrapped meatloaf.

14. Good Food On Montford; Charlotte

goodfood
1701 Montford Dr, Charlotte, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Good Food On Montford FB

Good Food On Montford offers seasonal tapas with dishes from around the world like Vietnamese stuffed quail and pork carnitas.

15. Beasley’s Chicken + Honey; Raleigh

beasleys-800x598
237 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Beasley’s FB

Beasley’s Chicken + Honey adds a southern twist to dishes like their eggs Benedict on grilled cornbread or red bean rancheros.

16. Table Asheville; Asheville

tableasheville-450x600
48 College St, Asheville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Table Asheville FB

Table Asheville is a Southern-influenced restaurant with a daily menu that has dishes like pumpkin preserve pheasant and lamb merguez sandwiches.

17. Chef’s Palette Restaurant & Bar; Cary

chefspalate-800x530
3460 Ten Ten Rd Suite 118, Cary, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Chef’s Palette FB

Chef’s Palette Restaurant & Bar serves modern American cuisine like pumpkin flatbread with bacon aioli and seared ahi tuna with with sweet chili and peanut sauce.

18. Café Duo; Greenville

cafeduo-450x600
505 Red Banks Rd, Greenville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Cafe Duo FB

Cafe Duo is a seafood restaurant that fuses American and European cuisine.

19. 22 North Restaurant; Wrightsville Beach

22north-450x600
22 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: 22 North FB

22 North Restaurant has a modern Creole menu like Calabash fish and chips.

20. VILLEDGE; Greenville

villedge-600x600
207 SW Greenville Blvd, Greenville, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: VILLEDGE FB

VILLEDGE serves seasonal dishes with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. They have unique items like blackberry BBQ ribs and the shrimp po’pie.

21. Crosstown Pub & Grill; Cary

crosstownpub-800x529
140 East Chatham St, Cary, North Carolina
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Crosstown Pub & Grill FB

Crosstown Pub & Grill makes fun pub fare like smothered fries with cheese, tomatoes bacon and onions or bacon jam ribeye.

If you liked this post, you might also enjoy Top 20 Mid-Atlantic Breweries To Check Out and 20 Awesome Mid-Atlantic Breweries To Check Out

At Scoutology, we scout your city so you don’t have to. You’re going to love the Scoutology Network.

VIP Deals, Sales, Gift Cards

VIP Deals, Free Meals, Gift Cards

VIP Deals, Gift Cards, VIP Passes