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“Down home” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Eric's Grille

Eric's Grille
Ranked #32 of 81 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Southport, North Carolina
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Down home”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Down home atmosphere, food, value. Essentially self-serve, but for the ordering. Burgers, dogs, fries, chicken. Repeat customers 'cuz of the local "charm".

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Fayva2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Oak Island, NC
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Nice place for breakfast and lunch, the kids will enjoy the cars..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Just love the informality of this eatery. Especially enjoy breakfast in the a.m. and the biscuits and gravy to me are the best in the area. Standard fare for breakfast although biscuits and gravy are fairly new. Lunch includes hamburgers, hot dogs fries. Lots of parking located in the Wal-Mart Shopping Center. Most impressive thing is the owner, Eric comes out from behind the grill to greet the clientele and checks to ensure your food was prepared properly. Has great memorabilia on the walls and the counters.

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank 122mackey
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Simple Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Eric's is a storefront diner with a limited menu that is all made to order. Cheeseburger and fries like you wish you could make at home everytime.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Mike L
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Southport, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The food is great but treatment of the employees... Not so much”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

I love the food at Erics but on the past few visits I have watched him treat his employees like they are worthless, one young lady particularly. Whenever I'm here I always hear him talking down to her and finding things to get onto her about. I hope you read this, I'm sorry that you have to go through that situation.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Lesliecc1976
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food but something leaves a bad taste”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

I eat here very often and I really enjoy the food and value. As for atmosphere, the workers are very friendly as well as hard workers. But on recent visits I have noticed the owner talking negatively to and about the employees like they are morons and this irritates me. I watch them all work very hard but he still seems to find a reason to put them down. If these folks are reading this, keep up the good work and push through as well as you can.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank bettyboop1011
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