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General McArthur's

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13661 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352-9210
+1 910-276-1498
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 19:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 16:30 - 19:30
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250 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in the middle of nowhere, but it's worth the drive. It's buffet style, all you can eat for one price eating with a large variety of vegetables. For meat, there is bar b que, chicken, and fried catfish. There sre several desserts to choose from.… that is if you have any room left after eating from the... More 

Thank Keith R
Marston, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Website shows General McAuthur's own sign stating they close at 8:00 P.M. on Saturdays. Then on another website I saw where it said they were closing soon at 7:30P.M. I drove about 25 - 28 minutes hurrying to get there before 7:30P.M. When I was trying to make a couple of to-go plates, the staff was coming in & out... More 

Thank Sandhills72
North Carolina
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149 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I went today for lunch, they had bbq pork, fried chicken, fried fish, turkey, dressing and gravy. An assortment of vegetables. Salad bar. Fried cornbread patties, fried fat back. Ice cream, banana pudding, strawberry shortcake. I probably left something out, but it was all delicious.

Thank Barbarainnc
Laurinburg, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Fried cornbread, fatback, corn, green beans, baked beans, turnip greens, sweet potato casserole, fried fish, fried chicken, stew beef and rice, eastern NC BBQ, salad bar, dessert bar, soft serve ice cream, hot cobblers, and sweet tea. Need I say more?? Different entrees for different days. Night buffet has oyster stew, fried shrimp, and picked pig in addition to above.... More 

1 Thank boowobby
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Buffet style everything was great. My husband and I have different diets bit there were options for everyone

Thank Jennifer G
Bennettsville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This place has an excellent choice of great foods to eat and to choose from. They always please you with their different foods. Grweat

Thank JC F
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

With apologies to Robert Frost...if you are trying to find General MacArthurs pig pickin' restaurant...you better have GPS. But, Dang! It was surely worth the effort. My bride, who normally eats healthy, had TWO pieces of "The best fried chicken" she had eaten in years. She also had a small helping of every kind of Southern cooked veggies you can... More 

1 Thank clark g
Newport News, Virginia
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I've been here different days, lunches and dinners, and have never been disappointed. We also do takeouts so we can have the food several nights. Dinner: Wed.- Sat. 5-8 PM Lunch: Wed.-Fri. 11-2PM Sun. Lunch: 11-3 PM The restaurant is not located near other businesses. It thrives on really good food and very nice people. My word of caution is... More 

1 Thank andreweth
Laurinburg, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to general McArthur's many times. Food is delicious and it's a family and country type atmosphere.

Thank mary l w
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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92 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Please read my profile for my biases. We were driving through Laurinburg on our way to Savannah when this place was recommended to us. It's a little off the beaten path but worth the detour. General McArthur's is a southern food buffet restaurant. They have four food "tables": two cold with a salad bar on one and desserts on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 19:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 19:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 19:30
16:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13661 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Laurinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 910-276-1498

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