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City Billiards and City Cafe

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616 Harper Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645-5081
+1 828-754-8228
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Morganton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

First my prejudice. I love fine dining but really enjoy the experience and meals found in places for 'the common person'. This café sits on a busy one-way street at the edge of the heart of downtown Lenoir. There is a small unpaved parking lot adjacent which you may have to really look for it as it is sandwiched between... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,127 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is just the type of place we look for when we are ready for something to eat. It's not much to look at, it's definitely a local hangout and this type of place has rarely disappointed. My husband and I always share our food and everything was excellent. He had the grilled ham and cheese sandwich with fries and... More 

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Thank cheryl h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had some extra time while staying in Lenoir and found this place online and decided to stop by. There were some shady characters in there but it was in the middle of the day, so we stayed for a few games of pool. The tables are older but shot fine. The care taker actually racks the balls for you,... More 

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Thank Donald C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at this resturant more than 34 years. During that time ownership has changed several times. No matter. The food has always been good. Kelly and the girls are always friendly and fast with the service. They also deliver to the downtown business. I usually eat breakfast and lunch several times a week. Nothing fancy, just a good... More 

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for Friday lunch. Nothing fancy, just the average diner, but that is where average stops. I ordered the Mooseburger, a hamburger steak sized patty made all the way with mustard, slaw, chili and onions. Burger was juicy without being greasy. Well made slaw and chili. Paired up with tater tots that were crispy on... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I sometimes walk the three blocks to this cafe for breast. A simple menu offers typical choices and excellent preparation. A great way to start the day.

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  • Address: 616 Harper Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645-5081
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lenoir
  • Phone Number: +1 828-754-8228

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