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The 50's

Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
+1 336-838-5050
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe my expectations were too high. The 50's diner was good. It just did not meet my expectations. I went in for lunch and ordered a club sandwich and cottage cheese. Since it was my first time there, I was not sure if I was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently enjoyed an excellent breakfast at The 50's. Country ham was a bit on the thin side, but it was very tender, perfectly cooked and had great flavor, not too salty. Eggs were perfectly cooked and fluffy (amazing how many cooks can ruin a...More

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We've been visiting The 50's pretty often, and we really enjoy their lunch. Wednesday Pork Chop lunch special, Friday Chicken Salad lunch special are favorites. Chopped steak, sandwiches, burgers, desserts all good. Very good value. Friendly and comfortable atmosphere and great service!

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Stopped in for a quick breakfast. Had a wonderful tenderloin biscuit and great service. Looking forward to visiting again soon, for another breakfast and also lunch. Dunno why it took so long for me to find this place.

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My husband and I like to eat breakfast at The 50"s and Friday is "chicken salad" day at lunch and it is GREAT!! Special dietary needs are addressed, beverages are replenished frequently and the staff is friendly and gracious.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the 50's Cafe for a late breakfast on our way through town. We enjoyed a great breakfast. We enjoyed good, friendly service. It was obviously a local favorite; people greeted each other warmly, and the whole restaurant sang happy birthday to a...More

Thank skwh310
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is where the locals meet. The breakfast is pretty good although there is not that much of a variety. The service is always nice and quick. Not a whole lot of seating but there is never much of a wait.

Thank sclappfan
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

All I can say is that it's one of the best breakfast and lunch places in town. Not a fast food Resturant but a good food Resturant.

Thank Hotdog49
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have always said they have the best hotdogs around with chili that has a great kick to it. Last week I tried their Stuffed Cheeseburger. It was fabulous. I got the Pepper Jack Cheese that was in the middle of the burger and wonderful...More

Thank Samaca
Reviewed 7 August 2017

You'll find the 50s is the locals ' place to see and be seen in Wilkesboro as everyone seems to know everyone. Don't miss the excellent chicken salad on fridays which I understand the ladies begin making in the wee hours and which can run...More

Thank gatortunor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-838-5050
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