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Something Different

1512 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-6801
+1 336-626-5707
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kabobs” (12 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
“pita bread” (4 reviews)
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1512 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-6801
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a great day at the Zoo we were looking for something different. Baby back ribs were exceptionally tender, great kabobs, house wine, and outstanding service! Will be back. Food was fresh and homemade. Highly recommend!

Thank Infogi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I found this awesome restaurant while out of town for work. Delicious food & excellent service! I was in & out for dinner in less than 30 mins. Highly recommended!!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must eat at location. The food is delicious and fresh. The service is outstanding. The servers all will wait on you, they have processes in place to ensure you are well taken care of. You don't just have 1 server that is...More

1  Thank Amy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family visit to the zoo and saw this place online. Visited on a Saturday night. Dining rooms were about 3/4 full. Great menu variety! Service was great. Our party had pork chops and steaks; all delicious and prepared perfectly. Sides were just as good. The...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Food was mediocre, especially considering the price. Remembered that this was the restaurant that catered my son's wedding a few years ago, at which time they came up well short of food during the reception. Management refused to assume responsibility for what could only be...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place I ate there Saturday and was very pleased with my meal . I ordered the stuffed chicken . The chicken was very tender and not at all dry stuffed with mozzarella cheese and broccoli on top of noodles in a cheesy...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The spinach dip and pita bread is also absolutely amazing... I really enjoy coming here for a fancy occasion because the owner is super duper nice. It´s also booming with business which has gotta tell you something. STrongly recommend. Love the chandalier.

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered a shrimp n steak kabob for lunch and it was awesome...it also came with cucumber sauce and a black pea salad......it was fantastic....great variety at this place but kabobs are awesome.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If its a steak you are hungering for or Charleston Crab cake look no further than Something Different Restaurant. I have enjoyed this restaurant many, many times! In fact when I mention the name to some local people they tend to state it is one...More

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Meal was average. Food is always consistent. Service was great. Owner is hands on. Menu needs an upgrade.

Thank 27,203
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Do you have a private dining room?
27 November 2016|
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Response from Sparky3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a room that can be reserved. It was in use when we were there and looked very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-6801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Asheboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-626-5707
  • E-mail