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1628 S Dekalb St, Shelby, NC 28152-8620
+1 704-487-1777
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way through to Shelby. What an amazing place this is. Adorned with collectables and things to browse at. Food was wholesome and delicious. It's one of those original style diners that offer great food and service. Prices were reasonable also.

Thank Tracey B
Kings Mountain, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great food!, Great Staff! Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great little family restaurant. You can find something from the menu for everyone in your party. Everything is cooked fresh daily in their kitchen.

Thank LoriAnn007
Shelby, North Carolina
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20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Won't be back, probably because I am not a fan of run-of-the-mill restaurants with little variety on the menu.

Thank Linda R
Shelby, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best little sausage house in Shelby. We go there for breakfasts. The pancakes are something special.. I still can't figure out the secret ingredient but I want more.

Thank cderringer
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Ate here for breakfast this weekend while visiting relatives. Service was fast and friendly in a very large dining room (multiple rooms actually) with walls filled with country stuff...think Cracker Barrel on steroids. Breakfast options were great, and even included the local favorite - liver mush. I stuck with scrambled eggs, country ham and pancakes, which were excellent. The only... More 

Thank Ken T
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

If you want great home cooked food this is the place. Love the breakfast and lunch. Their gravy is the bomb. And their strawberry pancakes are awesome. Also their pecan pie is soooo good. Price are great too. We come at least twice a week.

Thank Susan L
Indian Trail, NC
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Good hometown mom and pop's place with all sorts of comfort food! We ate here on a whim while visiting my son at college one Sunday for lunch. All of us tried different items off of the bar..one meat and two fixings for an unbelievable price. Nothing fancy. Just good food!

Thank RoxDaug
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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293 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Had breakfast here with my wife and good friends. It was good my wife really enjoys the country ham, I had liver mush, the bisquits and gravy were good as well. We will go back, good Lord willing!

Thank Crooner82
Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

To start...the food was great! The turkey bacon, livermush and french toast will definitely have us going back again. The waitress wasn't especially nice. We also heard bickering among wait staff in the back of the restaurant. Other than that, we'll be back again because the breakfast was great!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I eat our favorites for breakfast regularly at Ken and Mary's , for their lunch Buffet it's always good and you can still order off their menu , might have to wait a few mins for a table at lunch time but just take time look around at the walls read on and LOL . Food is... More 

Thank 1on1care

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1628 S Dekalb St, Shelby, NC 28152-8620
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-487-1777

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