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Pop's Diner

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American, Diner
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104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
+1 910-458-7377
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love POP'S! You will never go wrong with the grilled cheese,cup of soup and a drink for $7.50. The server was telling me they usually have 4-5 HOMEMADE soups daily which is so awesome on a chilly beach day. She also said they constantly are switching them up so the variety is great. The menu is huge, and the... More 

Thank Akw8283
Wilmington, North Carolina
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pop's has basic food, but it tastes good and Pop's offers the nostalgia of an old-time diner. It's an all around fun experience.

Thank krissypoo79
Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times and make it a point to stop in at least once each time I am in the area. It is actually located in Carolina Beach, not Wilmington. The parking is a bit restrictive but since you should be walking the area anyway, not a big deal. The food is old fashioned hamburgers, hot dogs... More 

Thank 459leec
Durham, North Carolina
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240 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is kind of cute, meant to resemble an old-time diner. It does not have a whole lot of seating inside and it felt a bit grimy - not really dirty, but didn't feel clean either. The menu is very typical of a diner, but adding some seafood options like a Po'boy. The service is average, as the wait... More 

Thank ioj27
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place to have lunch or dinner. Food is amazing and quick. The style is great! Staff are very nice. Did seem like they may have been having too much fun in the back.

Thank TheBaileyBailey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Pop's Diner is one of the cutest diners I've ever been to, the staff is always so friendly. We always make a trip to Pop's Diner.

Thank Laura S
Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I look at the boring menu and think "burger can't be bad", WRONG! I ordered tater tots home made seemed like a great idea, wrong again. Everything was disgusting. I was there for 5 minutes and left. The heavily tattooed maitre d didn't have enough sense to think that something may be wrong. Go hungry, you'll be much happier.

Thank Guzzi1960
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Ate here our first night of our vacation. this is a small old fashined diner with good food. The hot dogs are some of the best I have had and thier tater tots are crazy good. The menu is quite extensive and can be overwhelming.

Thank David W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Best Philly Cheese steak EVER! Great Reuben! Great fries! But the Apple Pie Alamode was the best! Tasted homemade! Huge slice of warm apple pie with caramel, whipped cream and icecream! Cheesecake with strawberries was awesome! Service had a family feel! Retro diner with great 50's music!

Thank bullitsgal
Oak Island, North Carolina
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went today just to give it a try and was really impressed. That huge burger was the "dinky double" burger... need less to say it was huge and I'm glad my boyfriend got that and I got the single. Even he was having a hard time finishing it because it was so big. What else was big? The flavor... they... More 

Thank Sara L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7377

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