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Loco Jo's Bar and Grill

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602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
+1 910-457-9009
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Southport, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I live in the Southport area and this is one of my most favorite places to eat. The food is great and the staff is always friendly. I usually order from the specials board and if there is a Thai Red Curry dish on the board then I will get it. My favorite has been Thai Red Curry with Mahi... More 

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Thank Rusty R
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Shrimp tacos were excellent. Restaurant is very small so not the place for a large group. Servers were attentive and pleasant. Very reasonably priced

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Thank Gary W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to Loco Jo's it's better than the last, I love the friendly staff and always feel like family, this is a small restaurant so you're not always assured a seat, however service at the bar is just as good as at the table ! The specials are amazing so be sure to ask !!

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Thank Hannah T
st. james, north carolina, usa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is truly a vacation kind of place. They have 5 small tables and a bar that can seat maybe 10 people along with a couple of tables outside. A very extensive beer menu and good food (their fish tacos are to die for) make this a place to stop for a casual meal. We live in the area so... More 

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North Carolina
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Loco Jos is a popular local restaurant. Just off the waterfront so not as busy as some of the "trendy" restaurants. We had a bit of a wait but the waitress was friendly and kept us informed on our table. The menu is an interesting mix of southern cali food like fish or shrimp tacos mixed with some Vietnamese staples.... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I found this place after going to a nearby lighthouse. Great sevice, good food and a fun atmosphere! I had the Asian Dumplings for an appetizer and they were delicious! The tacos werwn't bad either.

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Thank ambiers
Southport, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Because Loco Jo's isn't on the water where all the tourists are and is open year around, it's a favorite with Southport locals. And the food...excellent spring rolls, best pulled pork sandwich in Brunswick County, spicy Cabo Shrimp, fried green beans, and unusual daily specials. Great selection of beers and wine - no liquor. Service is usually good, though it's... More 

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Thank joyce w
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

You can usually find myself and my husband here at least every Tuesday wing night chowing down on some chicken wings and having a cold beer! The food is always amazing and the beer cold. The staff is always friendly and attentive. One of our favorites! We enjoy sitting outside. This is definitely a spot we try and bring all... More 

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Thank Amanda G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

All the food is really good. Nice little get away to have a drink. Fills up fast so get there early or late

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Thank Steve H
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome Vietnamese pork dishes. Loco joes has great burgers and tacos. A great little pub with friendly wait staff and plenty of beverage options. Wonderfully varied menu but it's hard for me to break away from the " Saigon Special".

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Thank Matthew G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-9009

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