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Emma Key's

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American, Grill
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2206 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-2152
+1 336-285-9429
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was great, cooked from scratch, well worth the short wait, would have gone back for lunch, burger menu sounded great. Leaving town before lunch time.

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Thank T D
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Not worth the 50 minute wait for Hot Dogs. Placed order at 8:07 with 2 parties ahead of us. Go on to Hops for better service and good.

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Thank Marty T
PLEASANT GARDEN, NC
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The meat is really good, but the pimento cheese takes it over the top! Their fries are good too. We will definitely return!

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Thank JUSTTHE5OFUS
Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I've been living in the surrounding neighborhood for a couple of years now but it wasn't until tonight that I just stopped in on a spur and was quite impressed. I had been hearing a lot of "hype" about this joint for some time and now I can see why. Excellent all the way around. Very friendly staff, eager to... More 

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Thank DMRboy1
Charlotte
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have only been once, but was pretty good burger. Patio tables outside for that fresh-air dining. Will go again.

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Thank John W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Found this in a Top 10 Burger Joint List somewhere and made a point to visit when I was in town. It was a cold, dreary, rainy day, but the place was hoppin'! I ordered at the register and opted for the James Taylor - a Carolina-style hamburger with chili and slaw. I added sweet potato fries as well. The... More 

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Thank BranonE
Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great service super friendly staff. Burger is real hamburger patty good hot fries all at a good fair price.

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Thank bubba81828
Midland, Michigan
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Nice little laid back place that would be a huge hit with the college age folk if it were near a campus. Burger was really good- on a level with the more popular Hops. Prices were good. Respectable beer selection- I went Red Oak and enjoyed it. Smaller place and parking places don't come easy but the neighborhood is real... More 

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Thank Wuckers
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to Emma Keys dozens of times but not in about a year. I don't know who owns it now because it's obviously changed hands. The restaurant was filthy and the staff was sitting outside joking and smoking. Then when she came in she was on her cell phone. The hamburgers were very different. Dry and the buns... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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586 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Wow... great burger, incredible fry's, however, the buns were flat out stale... what a shame, it's not typical - however, it was served... related, we ordered onion-rings, the server who took our order brought out the burgers, and said, they didn't have any onion-rings tonight - what a goofball... I guess the kid smoked too many spliffs in his day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Grill
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2206 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-2152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-285-9429
Description
Located at the corner of Walker and Elam near the campus of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro

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