Restaurants in Benson

Best Restaurants in Benson

Gabriella’s 105 N Honeycutt St, Benson Peruvian • $

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Pescado A Lo Macho
Arroz Con Mariscos
Lomo Saltado
Tallarin Saltado Con Polio O Carne
Tallarin Saltado Con Pollo

“Gabriella's offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where guests can enjoy delicious food and exceptional service. Their menu features a variety of dishes, including Pescado a lo Macho and Saltado Con Pollo, which come with generous portion sizes perfect for sharing. The restaurant is also renowned for its homemade desserts, such as cheesecake, and offers custom-made treats for special occasions. With its friendly staff and authentic Peruvian flavors, Gabriella's is a hidden gem in Benson, making it a highly recommended spot for families and foodies alike.”

4.9 Superb116 Reviews

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Chocolate Pie
Mashed Potatoes
German Chocolate Cake
Coconut Cake
Pulled Pork
Hamburger Steak Gravy Macaroni and Cheese Hush Puppies Smoked Sausage
Fried Chicken Salad Bar BQ Spare Ribs Veggies Cakes Pies Crackling
Salad Bar and Fried Chicken
So Many Desserts
Cornbread Sticks

“Meadow Village Restaurant in Benson is a cozy spot for simple comfort food, with a buffet offering homestyle Southern cooking and homemade desserts like chocolate pie and cakes. The friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere make it a favorite among regulars. Guests can enjoy live gospel singing while indulging in the delicious food. Vegetarian options are limited, but there are some choices available. The restaurant also offers a private birthday area for special celebrations. Wheelchair accessibility is easy, making it a convenient choice for all diners.”

4.6 Superb117 Reviews

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Cheese Dip
Street Tacos
Enchiladas Verdes
Rice and Beans

“Fiesta Mexicana Downtown Benson (Location#2) is a hidden gem serving high-quality Mexican food. The restaurant boasts a clean and welcoming atmosphere, with friendly staff and ample parking. The menu offers generous portions, including delicious burritos and street tacos, as well as quesadillas and more. With its kid-friendly environment and wheelchair accessibility, Fiesta Mexicana is a great stop for anyone in the area.”

4.7 Superb83 Reviews
The Redneck BBQ Lab 12101 NC-210 B, Benson Barbecue • $

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Potato Salad
Brunswick Stew
Pulled Pork Sandwich
BBQ Sauces
BBQ Potatoes

“The Redneck BBQ Lab is a hidden gem located near a gas station, offering a warm atmosphere and impeccable service. The restaurant serves spectacular dishes bursting with flavor, showcasing mastery in barbecue techniques. The friendly staff are passionate about what they do, making the dining experience unforgettable. The turkey, pulled pork, collards, and Mac and Cheese are highly recommended. The sauces are out of this world, offering a unique experience. Despite a minor underwhelming brisket, the overall quality of the food is exceptional. The turkey is surprisingly delicious, even for non-turkey fans. With great food, friendly service, and a cozy atmosphere, The Redneck BBQ Lab is a must-visit spot for anyone looking for a top-notch dining experience.”

4.4 Superb239 Reviews
Southern Vine's Steakhouse 3735 NC-50, Benson Steak House • $$

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Steak Brussel Sprouts and Loaded Mashed Potatoes
Steak with Cowboy Topping and Asparagus
10 Oz New York Strip & Sweet Potatoes
Rolls with Seasonal Flavored Butter
Chocolate Cake Dream Delight
Bourbon Glazed Salmon Soz
Coconut Pana Cotta

“Southern Vine's Steakhouse is a hidden gem that is definitely worth a visit. Despite its unassuming exterior, the warm welcome and delicious food make it a must-try spot. The rolls with cinnamon butter are a standout, rivaling even famous roadhouse rolls. The steak, topped with Asiago and mushrooms, is incredibly tender and melts in your mouth. The New Orleans salmon is flavorful, although the alfredo sauce could use some improvement. The apple pie cocktail is a must-order, and the service from Summer is exceptional, making diners feel right at home. The Brussels sprouts are a highlight alongside the steak and shrimp. Overall, this restaurant has quickly become a favorite for many and is sure to see return visits.”

4.6 Superb86 Reviews
Daddy D's BBQ 203 S Walton Dr, Benson Barbeque • $

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Burnt Ends
Baked Beans
Banana Pudding
Fried Okra
Brunswick Stew
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Potato Salad
Cheese Fries
Peach Cobbler

“Daddy D's BBQ is a popular spot for delicious barbecue and excellent service. Their catering service has received high praise for providing top-notch food and service, making it a great choice for events. The restaurant's menu features mouth-watering options like loaded pork fries, the Mac Daddy sandwich, and tender plates for kids. With generous servings and tasty sauces, Daddy D's BBQ is a must-visit for BBQ lovers. The friendly staff, including the welcoming lady upfront, ensure a pleasant dining experience. Whether you're a local or just passing through, Daddy D's BBQ is definitely worth a visit.”

4.4 Superb188 Reviews

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English Muffin
Banana Split
Turkey & Cheese Panini
Classic Sandwich
Grilled Cheese
Breakfast Bagel

“The Grind Coffee House & Creamery is a great option for those looking to avoid fast food. The menu offers a variety of options, including a rice bowl and salad with grilled chicken, both of which are described as fresh and well-seasoned. The coffee shop is conveniently located off of Interstate 95, making it a perfect stop for travelers. Customers praise the fair pricing, although they suggest ordering drinks at half sweetness, as they can be quite sweet. The service is described as friendly and efficient, with the staff working hard to provide a pleasant experience. The venue itself is described as eclectic, offering a range of items such as coffee, boba drinks, food, ice cream, and pizza. Overall, The Grind Coffee House & Creamery is a great option for those seeking a quality coffee and dining experience.”

4.5 Superb47 Reviews
Grill On The Hill 3405 NC-242, Benson American • $

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Bacon Cheeseburger
Onion Rings
Chicken Salad Plate
Chicken Tenders
Tater Tots
Fried Okra
Hot Dog
Cheeseburger & French Fries
Chili Cheese Fries

“Grill On The Hill is a popular restaurant that offers a variety of dining options, including good vegetarian choices and a kid-friendly atmosphere. The restaurant has ample parking and is wheelchair accessible, making it a convenient choice for diners. The menu features tasty dishes like the Red Hot sandwich, which is praised for its extra kick and well-executed preparation. While some customers have noted a recent dip in food quality, particularly with the hamburgers, the restaurant is generally well-loved and known for its quality. Overall, Grill On The Hill provides a satisfying dining experience for a range of customers.”

4.4 Superb57 Reviews

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Carnitas Tacos with Rice and Refried Beans

“El Potosino Taqueria & Grill is a restaurant that offers a pleasant dining experience with its friendly staff and cozy atmosphere. The menu features delicious dishes such as tacos Pastor and Carne Asada, Enchiladas Rojas, Quesabirrias, and flautas. Customers appreciate the care put into presenting each dish and the complimentary frijoles charros and chips while waiting for their order. Although there was an issue with incorrect business hours indicated on Google, the restaurant made up for it with great service during subsequent visits. It is recommended to give El Potosino Taqueria & Grill a try for a satisfying meal.”

4.9 Superb22 Reviews

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Garlic Knots
Antipasto Salad
Fettuccine Alfredo
House Salad
Greek Salad
Mozzarella Sticks

“Jordana's Pizzeria & Italian Ristorante is a great spot for New York/New Jersey style pizza. The pizza has a thin, crunchy crust and is topped with a delicious sauce, the perfect amount of cheese, and high-quality toppings like pepperoni. The antipasto salad is also a popular choice. The service is commendable, with attentive and friendly staff. Despite any empty parking lots, the restaurant can get quite busy with dine-in and takeout orders. It's a hidden gem and a promising new pizza spot for locals in Benson.”

4.2 Good93 Reviews

“The Fainting Goat Brewing Company offers a fantastic craft beer experience in Benson, North Carolina. With a wide range of brews, including the popular light lager, blonde, and hefeweizen, the brewery boasts an excellent selection. The friendly staff and lively atmosphere, complemented by rotating food trucks, create a welcoming and family-friendly environment. Whether enjoying a rainy day or seeking a great time, the Fainting Goat Brewing Company is a top destination in the area.”

4.7 Superb22 Reviews
Tacos mi bendicion 10831 NC-50, Benson Mexican • $

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“Tacos mi bendicion serves excellent food with great presentation and generous portions at an affordable price. Their tacos, including the steak taco, are a highlight, and their aguas frescas are made to perfection. With friendly customer service and outdoor picnic table dining, this food truck is a hidden gem, despite the nearby noise from the tire shop.”

4.4 Superb35 Reviews
Tacos Don Vargas 917 E Main St, Benson Tacos • $

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Rice and Beans

“Tacos Don Vargas is a great lunch stop serving flavorful tacos with charred and tender meat. The restaurant offers friendly service, ample family seating, and a variety of dishes, including street tacos, rice and beans, chips and guacamole, and breakfast burritos like the chicharron burrito with black beans and rice. With super fresh and flavorful food, Tacos Don Vargas is a must-stop for taco lovers, with a welcoming staff and a promise of a satisfying meal.”

4.4 Superb27 Reviews
Taqueria La Pasadita 12101c NC-210, Benson Mexican • $

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Carne Asada Fries
Al Pastor Taco
Asada Taco
Served with Rice & Beans
Quesadilla Burrito
Tortas Pambasos
Authentic Tacos

“Taqueria La Pasadita is an authentic, family-owned restaurant that offers generous portions of delicious Mexican cuisine. The menu features a variety of tacos, including Al pastor, chorizo, and pollo, as well as quesadillas and other specialties. Fresh homemade tortillas, self-serve salsas and toppings, and a bar with drink machines add to the restaurant's charm. With excellent service and a cozy atmosphere, Taqueria La Pasadita is a great spot to stop by and enjoy a satisfying meal.”

4 Good28 Reviews
Fiesta Mexicana Benson 12524 NC-210 #106, Benson Mexican • $

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Taco Salad
Cheese Dip
Street Tacos
Fish Tacos

“Fiesta Mexicana Benson offers delicious food, with the shrimp dinner quesadilla being a standout dish. Despite some minor mishaps like burnt chips and a mix-up with an order, the staff is friendly and attentive. The restaurant can get busy, especially on weekends, but the lively atmosphere adds to the experience. Guests appreciate the hot and tasty food, as well as the strong drinks. The option of dining on the patio provides a nice alternative to the sometimes loud interior.”

3.9 Good95 Reviews

More Restaurants in Benson

JPs Pastry 111 S Railroad St, Benson Bakery • $

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Carrot Cake
Gluten Free Cupcakes
Cookie Dough
GF Cinnamon Roll
Biscuits and Gravy
Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting and Shaved Chocolate Pieces

“JPs Pastry is a wonderful bakery, known for its delicious baked goods and exceptional gluten-free options. The establishment offers a variety of fresh and frozen items, all highly praised for their taste. Customers appreciate the kind and smiley staff, as well as the charming small town where JPs Pastry is located. The bakery is worth visiting for its delightful smells, welcoming atmosphere, and delicious cinnamon rolls. Although not organic or non-GMO, JPs Pastry accommodates dietary restrictions and offers treats that are enjoyable even for those with gluten allergies. The location provides ample parking, making it a convenient stop for any traveler.”

4.8 Superb78 Reviews
Sisters II Ice Cream 108 S Market St, Benson Ice Cream Shop • $

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Homemade Ice Cream
Shortcake Sundae
Pie Sampler
Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae
Hot Fudge Sundae

“Sisters II Ice Cream is the best place to get homemade ice cream in the area, offering a wide variety of delicious flavors and specialty desserts. The staff is friendly, the seating is comfortable, and the atmosphere is kid-friendly with fun themed decorations. Customers highly recommend trying the Pie Sampler or the coffee/cinnamon two-scoop cup.”

4.9 Superb46 Reviews
Ms. B's Bake Shop LLC 11760 NC-210, Benson Bakery • $$

“Ms. B's Bake Shop LLC offers a delightful selection of baked goods, including a delicious chocolate cake and strawberry cheesecake. The shop provides great customer service, with prompt responses to inquiries. Customers have praised the quality of the products and the overall enjoyable experience.”

4.9 Superb29 Reviews
Cornerstone Cafe & Coffee 101 W Main St, Benson Coffee Shops • $

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Cheese and Broccoli Soup
Philly Cheese Steak Sub
Apple Cobbler Dessert
Elvis Pancakes

“Cornerstone Cafe & Coffee is a great place to grab food, with a welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff. The cafe offers a variety of dishes, including side Mac & Cheese, bread bowl/potato soup, and grilled cheese sandwiches on a crescent. Customers can enjoy the best salads in town and a nostalgic setting with old photos on the walls. The menu offers plenty of options for brunch, making it a perfect spot for a quick bite or a leisurely meal.”

4.3 Superb55 Reviews

“Best home made candy anywhere! I won a candy gift basket and was surprised at all the beautiful items in Jenny's. The candy was amazing and I will definitely be a regular customer. Thank you ?”

5 Superb5 Reviews
Burger King 700 E Church St, Benson Fast Food • $

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Double Whopper
French Toast Sticks
Impossible Whopper
Onion Rings
Honey Mustard BK Royal Crispy Wrap
Whopper Fried Chicken Nuggets
Spicy BK Royal Crispy Wrap
Whopper with French Fries

“Burger King offers a satisfying dining experience with fresh, hot food and friendly service. The restaurant's Fish and burgers are praised for their quality, and the staff is known for their welcoming attitude, even singing the iconic Burger King jingle. While the air conditioning and cleanliness can be inconsistent, the overall experience is considered a positive one, especially for those seeking a reliable fast-food option.”

3.9 Good89 Reviews
Waffle House 11925 NC-210, Benson Breakfast • $

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Scrambled Eggs
Steak and Eggs
Fiesta Omelette Con Extra Cebolla Frita
Sausage Egg & Cheese Hashbrown Bowl
Egg Breakfast with Side Meat
Bacon Egg and Cheese Sandwich
Breakfast Hashbrown Bowl
Chocolate Chip Waffle
Scattered Hashbrowns
Chicken Fried Steak

“Waffle House is a cozy spot with great food and service. The All Star Special is highly recommended for its value. Situated conveniently close to the interstate, it offers quick and tasty meals. Despite being a bit small, the welcoming staff, like Miss Mary and Dana, make diners feel at home. Customers appreciate the friendly atmosphere and kindness of the staff, making it a memorable dining experience worth stopping for.”

3.8 Good72 Reviews
Char-Grill Benson 105 S Walton Dr, Benson Hamburger • $

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Hot Dog
Chicken Tenders
Cheeseburger and Fries
Chicken Sandwich
Bacon and Cheese Hamburger Steak Sandwich
Hamburger Steak and Fries
Burger and Onion Rings
Chili Cheese Fries
French Fries Large
Hotdog and Fries

“Char-Grill Benson is a welcoming restaurant with a rustic charm. The menu features a variety of options, including a popular 3 meat plate with burnt ends, green beans, and collards. The homemade sausage is also a highlight. For those craving something more classic, the double burger is a standout option, served with fries and soda. While some diners noted that the food could benefit from a bit of salt, the overall atmosphere and service are warm and inviting. With a focus on quality ingredients and attentive staff, Char-Grill Benson is a reliable choice for a satisfying meal.”

3.8 Good83 Reviews
La Piazza Express 12330 NC-210 #109, Benson Pizza • $

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White Pizza
Mozzarella Sticks
Garlic Knots
Slice of Pizza
Small Calzone

“La Piazza Express is a conveniently located restaurant near the highway, offering a variety of dishes. Miss Jennifer, the manager, provides exceptional service and recommends popular items like the Chicken Parm Sandwich and vodka sauce dish. While some orders may not always be accurate, the restaurant generally serves good food, including pizza, and is worth a visit.”

3.7 Good67 Reviews

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Cheese Dip
Grilled Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled Steak Quesadilla
Fajita Taco Salad Texas
Tacos De Street Tacos
Chicken Fajitas

“El Charro Mexican Restaurant is a popular spot for delicious Mexican cuisine. The restaurant offers a wide range of appetizers, including cheese dip, guacamole, and salsa with chips, all of which are made fresh and flavorful. The fajita and burrito are popular entrées, served hot and tasty. The dessert options, such as flan, are also a hit. The service is quick and friendly, and the atmosphere is authentic and clean. The restaurant is known for its large margaritas and has a variety of options to suit different tastes, including taco bowls, soft shell tacos, and street tacos.”

3.7 Good73 Reviews
Hardee’s 11959 NC-210, Benson Fast Food • $

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Super Bacon Biscuit
Breakfast Sandwich
Chicken Fingers
Small Hamburger
Onion Rings

“Hardee's, a local restaurant, has received mixed reviews from customers. While the food and atmosphere were praised, the customer service was a major disappointment. Customers reported issues with unresponsive staff, long wait times, and a lack of acknowledgment at the counter. Despite the excellent quality of the meals, the overall experience was marred by the poor service, leaving some customers feeling frustrated and unappreciated.”

3.6 Good43 Reviews
Subway 701 E Church St, Benson Sandwich Shop • $

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Meatball Marinara
Black Forest Ham
Buffalo Chicken
Spicy Italian
Veggie Delite
Subway Club

“Subway offers a consistently well-made sandwich experience, with clean facilities and friendly customer service. The "Boss" meatball sub is a popular choice, best enjoyed after cooling down. While online ordering can be hit-or-miss, in-person visits ensure the customer's specific order is accurately fulfilled. Overall, Subway provides a reliable and satisfying dining option.”

3.6 Good44 Reviews
China Star 12330 NC-210, Benson Chinese • $

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Egg Roll
Sesame Chicken
Egg Drop Soup
Wonton Soup
Shrimp Fried Rice
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Chicken Lo Mein

“China Star offers amazing food, with delicious orange chicken and wontons being particular standouts. Portion sizes are generous, and the service is friendly and welcoming. The dine-in area is clean and inviting, with plenty of seating options. While the soup and wonton dishes are good but not exceptional, the crab rangoon is a highlight with its cheesy and fluffy filling. Overall, China Star is a great choice for a meal out.”

3.6 Good52 Reviews

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Onion Rings
Chicken Tenders
Double Cheeseburger
Chili Cheese Fries
Shrimp Platter
French Fries
Cobb Salad
Philly Cheese Steak
Shrimp Burger

“Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries offers thick, well-seasoned burgers and delicious custard concretes. The menu is extensive, with options like the American (no. 1) burger and cherry concrete. While the sides like tots and fries could use some improvement, the fantastic service makes up for it. The staff is attentive and friendly, creating a pleasant dining experience. The cleanliness and attention to detail at this location stand out, making it a desirable spot for fast food lovers. The jalapeno Philly cheesesteak and the amazing fries are highly recommended.”

3.6 Good114 Reviews