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The Grocery Bag

4879 NC Hwy 42 East, Suite A, Clayton, NC
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“hot dog” (13 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
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Fast food, American
4879 NC Hwy 42 East, Suite A, Clayton, NC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Clayton, NC grab a burger from this joint. They steam their burgers and gives it taste like no other burger I have tasted. One of NC's great hidden places to try.

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for years.... combination grill and convenience store. The burgers are hand patted from fresh ground beef daily. And the hot dogs are almost famous.... the chili makes the difference. Nice place to stop for a good dog or burger.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fun little country store (locals call it Percy Flowers) located off Hwy. 42 in Johnston County, NC. They serve the best hot dogs (red ones) with great chili. Hamburgers are good too. If you are lucky, you might even catch a bluegrass...More

Thank 13CCB
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is family run business and they have the best Hot dogs in around. This is place you can take the grand kids for lunch the ice cream

Thank phaislip63
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The Grocery Bag serves the best red Carolina packer hotdogs breakfast/lunch/dinner. Prepare like you like it. Chili, ketchup, mustard is my favorite. Grab you a drink from the back & a bag of chip around the cashier & you are set.

Thank MissDiva715
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I've been going here many years as I live nearby. The place employs a lot of local young people who are generally friendly and happy to answer questions. I'm not known by name or anything, but I'm always treated well. It's a gas station/convenience store...More

Thank Syfr
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stopped here on our way to the outer banks. We got gas and stepped inside to check it out. The inside is a complete opposite of the beautiful exterior. There were probably 6 ladies behind the counter and not a single...More

Thank Kei S
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a place for a quick bite to eat that serves quick burgers and hot dogs that are some of the best ever eaten. Nothing fancy.

Thank JFaison698
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I live just down the road from this place, and in the past 5 years I have tried hot dogs and hamburgers 4 times because of the hype. I have NEVER felt at ease there, the staff is just not friendly. Everything is overpriced, especially...More

2  Thank doedyson
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

The food is standard lunch-counter greasy. The prices throughout the small store are well above grocery chains, as is the gas above other gas stations' prices. The younger staff are nice, but a few of the older ladies are downright surly!

3  Thank Patrice B
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  • Address: 4879 NC Hwy 42 East, Suite A, Clayton, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
Best hot dogs..period!
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