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Down on Mainstreet

107 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4943
+1 252-940-1988
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“french dip” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
107 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4943
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

We are touring the area and many local people recommended Down on Mainstreet for lunch. I had the shrimp burger and house made chips. Not much to the sandwich, just some fried shrimp on a plain bun. Should have chosen something else. Hubby had the...More

Thank Levelyn
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to have a good meal in Washington. Food variety is there. You can get whatever your taste buds are in the mood for. Service was good even though it was a busy night. Food is tasty and flavorful but not...More

Thank Cisco1211
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

After living in Washington for 4 & 1/2 years, I can tell you that this is the most consistent restaurant in food quality, service and pricing that we've found. Folks are friendly, food is always good, and you never have to wonder what you're getting...More

Thank Josiah G
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

One of Washington best!! Great employees and owners combine to offer good food for the entire family at an affordable price. They even deliver to boaters on the beautiful Pamlico River. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Theodore N
Reviewed 13 April 2016

DOM has a great atmosphere with the food and staff combined. I have never ordered anything that wasn't good. Another great place to have large family gatherings.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

My wife and I ate at Down on Mainstreet today and it was fantastic. We had the Chili Cheese Dip and it was great, enough for a meal itself. We both had the Reuben and it was also fantastic. Candace was our waitress and she...More

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I know a lot of locals who love DOM, and there are a few things I really enjoy. The spicy plum pork chops and the Christian kabobs are my favorites. Daughter loves sundried tomato chicken. They have garlic mashed potatoes; I just don't like garlic...More

Thank Camille J
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Right on main street in an old restored building full of ambiance. Casual dining - lots of tables and a large busy bar. Love to eat here - healthy choices and some staples that are to DIE for! Examples: shrimp and grits, Clam chowder (white),...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to hang out with local folks. The wait staff is friendly. I would recommend the appetizers and the shrimp and grits

Thank Virginia O
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Down On Main since the day they opened. It is by far one of the best restaurants around. Not only is it within walking distance of the river and downtown Washington, it has a wonderful atmosphere inside the restaurant and...More

Thank Matt S
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Kendra V
12 January 2018|
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Response from Thomas E | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
18 April 2017|
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Response from June S | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple steps at the back entrance, but not the front. I have never been to the bathrooms so I can't say about them. Otherwise, I would say yes.
11 April 2017|
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Response from GMWRPH | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people with dogs sitting at the tables outside on the patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Main St, Washington, NC 27889-4943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-940-1988
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