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Clayton Steakhouse

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307 E Main St, Clayton, NC 27520-2463
+1 919-553-2299
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17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Archbold Ohio
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

5 of us had lunch here. Ribeye sandwich was very good and clam chowder loaded with crabs. Chicken sandwich was excellent and I 'd recommend the broasted potato over the fries. Strawberry pie and chocolate dessert were excellent.

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Thank Ciach
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Ciach, Thank you so much for your comments as they are very important to us. We hope to see you again real soon. Michael Grannis Owner - Clayton Steakhouse More 

Knightdale, North Carolina
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Took my boyfriend there for a congratulations dinner. Had never been there, just saw it when passing through Clayton. The restaurant was not very busy, it was a weeknight, so we were seated right away. The steak was cooked to perfection. We are "rare" people, so it's hard to get someone to not overcook the meat. Seasoned well. The salad... More 

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Thank BunnyGirl1963
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Bunny Girl, Thank you so much for visiting our restaurant. We certainly appreciate your comments. We strive to give our patrons superior service and terrific food at the right price. The key is that we have to do these things on a daily basis for every patron every day. We cannot fall short of this goal. We hope to see... More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

My husband and I both ordered the rib-eye, medium well. It was slightly under-cooked for our taste. I was hesitant to eat it as I'm very picky about how pink my meat is but I have to say, it was excellent. Salad bar was small but also very good, good ranch dressing! Hand-cut fries(!) which seems to be rare around... More 

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Thank Julia F
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Julia, Thank you very much for your comments as we are very interested as to what our patrons have to say about our restaurant. Our mantra is great quality food and great quality service at the right price point. The key is that we need to have this type of quality every day, every day without fail. These are our... More 

North Carolina
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have lost the pictures of Clayton Steakhouse in Clayton, NC, but the memory of our meal there in October makes me wish I could get there more often. I'll never forget that day. We had gone to Smithfield to deliver clothes to a shelter/aid station for Hurricane Matthew victims, when we got stuck in hours of traffic because an... More 

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Thank Frank T
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Frank, I want to thank you for your comments as they are important to us. We, on a daily basis, strive to provide our patrons with great quality food and great quality service at the right price point. The key is that we need to do this every day to the best of our ability. We strive for daily consistency... More 

Garner, North Carolina, United States
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The Clayton Steakhouse offers an incredible salad bar and solid steak meals. The prices are higher than chain steak places, but the food is noticeable better. I had ribeye and enjoyed it. Other people in my party said the salmon was exceptional. I go to the Clayton Steakhouse when I want a good steak, but don't want to pay an... More 

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Thank Tim S
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Tim, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Steakhouse, we really appreciate your comments. We realize we do not have the best ambience around but we are pleased with your comments pertaining to why you patronize our restaurant and we are grateful. We strive to give all of our patrons the best quality food, the... More 

Tyler
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Food was slightly above average. Had shrimp and were not what we really expected for coastal area but proportions were enormous. Best selection of all kinds of homemade desserts. We split red velvet cheesecake and two adults could not eat it all which is very unusual. We will go back again next time we are in that area. The night... More 

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Thank Teresa H
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Teresa, Thank you for your kind words regarding our cuisine and service. We strive to give good quality food, good quality service at the right price point. The key is to provide these amenities on a daily basis. We hope to see you again real soon. Michael Grannis Owner Clayton Steakhouse More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Clayton Steakhouse offers a salad bar and the best Salmon around. Be sure to get a slice of Betsy's HomeMade Pies. They are all delicious.

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Thank 200valerie
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It is important for us to know how we are doing in the eyes of our patrons. Our goal is to consistently provide good quality food, good quality service at the right price point. We recognize that we need to do this for ALL patrons, and we strive to do these things every... More 

Goldsboro, North Carolina
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244 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Being from the Midwest, where beef is king, we are often disappointed with beef in NC. We tried the Porterhouse Steak for Two special, and were absolutely wowed. As the owner came by to check on each table, we mentioned we noticed the steak was happily reminiscent of the delectable steaks we were used to in Kansas City. Sure enough,... More 

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Thank Teresa A
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Teresa, Thank you for your kind words. The most important service we can provide to our guests is to provide great quality food, great quality service at the right price point. The key to doing these things is to insure we do it for our patrons on a DAILY basis, everyday without fail. This is what we strive to do.... More 

Garner, North Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love their ribeye. I keep going back for more. Watch out for dessert though. Can be very addicting, especially the buttermilk pie! A bit pricey, but worth the trip. I would go more often, if the prices were a bit lower.

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Thank Richard T
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food is alright... My wife and I have been there a few times.. Steaks were not cooked correctly. (Over cooked) no one even offered to take care of it... Service is ok they have let the our drink stay empty for a little bit, then asked do you want a refill. (well yeah we are in the middle of... More 

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Thank Carolina P
rmgrannis, Owner at Clayton Steakhouse, responded to this review

Carolina P., I want to thank you for your comments as they are important to me and my staff. I am disappointed to hear that your steaks were not cook properly and will certainly have a discussion with my kitchen staff. I am also disappointed to hear that your table service was not up to our standards. We hope you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 E Main St, Clayton, NC 27520-2463
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-553-2299

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