The Best Restaurants In Burlington, North Carolina

Burlington train station
Burlington train station | © ldar Sagdejev / Wikimedia
Marcelina Morfin

Steeped in history, Burlington, North Carolina is a charming small city with everything from historical sites to art to outdoor recreation to enjoy. We list some of the best places to stop for a bite to eat while you’re exploring here.

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da Vinci’s Table

Restaurant, Italian, American, Vegetarian, Vegan, $
da Vinci’s Table is a family owned venue that opened for business in 2010. Featuring a sophisticated and intimate environment, this restaurant is a great place to celebrate a special occasion or have a romantic outing. The menu also offers steaks, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and more, plus there are nightly specials and a good selection of wine.

Grill 584

Restaurant, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, $

Grill 584 is named after the area’s former exchange number. A wonderful place to gather with friends and family, Grill 584 has an elegant yet casual atmosphere and a restaurant of grill specialties. The culinary team will prepare everything in order to meet guests’ dietary needs.

La Fiesta

Restaurant, Mexican, Spanish, $

For those diners looking for some authentic Mexican cuisine, the vibrant La Fiesta is a must-try locale. Established in 1993, this family owned and operated restaurant has expanded to a handful of outlets in North Carolina, with two in Burlington (one is known as La Fiesta Express). Consistently voted the best Mexican food in Burlington, La Fiesta offers a menu full of zesty items and bright, authentic tastes.

Little Italy Burlington

Pizzeria, Restaurant, Italian, Vegetarian, Fast Food, $$

Little Italy Burlington serves up tasty Italian cuisine. This family owned and operated restaurant features a laid-back atmosphere, and it’s a great place for a family meal. The large menu has a range of wonderful options from appetizers to soups to entrées such as well-made pastas with tomato and cream sauces.

Mixed Rice

Restaurant, Korean, Asian, Vegetarian

For tasty dishes packed full of flavor, then Mixed Rice should be on your list. Specializing in Korean cuisine, this restaurant features bibimbap bowls, glass noodles, and, of course, Korean BBQ.

Mykonos Grill

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian

Mykonos Grill is a small North Carolina chain restaurant with four locations. The menu is full of flavorful, healthy delights that will appeal to a wide range of tastes. The Greek vegetarian platter with spanakopita, dolmades, falafel, hummus, tzatziki, Greek salad, and pita bread is a great choice.

NC Jelly Donuts

Bakery, Dessert Shop, American, Dessert, Pastries
NC Jelly Donuts is a family-owned and operated bakery, perfect for those looking to satisfy a sweet craving. The menu has some amazing items for those with a sweet tooth, such as maple cake donuts, devil food donuts with peanuts and caramel-glazed cruller donuts.
NC Jelly Donuts is a family-owned and operated bakery, perfect for those looking to satisfy a sweet craving. The menu has some amazing items for those with a sweet tooth, such as maple cake donuts, devil food donuts with peanuts and caramel-glazed cruller donuts.

Prego’s Trattoria

Prego’s Trattoria prides itself on making delicious dishes using Italian recipes passed down from generation to generation. The atmosphere is warm, inviting and sophisticated and guests can feast upon a host of traditional Italian specialties, from pasta to pizza.

Stokely’s BBQ & More

Stokely’s BBQ & More is a friendly place offering guests ‘a taste of the Carolinas.’ Being a BBQ joint, Stokely’s specializes in mouth-watering meat cooked over wood-pit cookers; however, as the name suggests, this place also offers a lot of other tasty goodness.

Taaza Bistro

Bistro, Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, $
Offering some of the best Indian food around, Taaza Bistro is a favorite in Burlington. The bistro features a vibrant environment, complete with a colorful interior. Specializing in Indian cuisine from both the northern and southern areas of the country, Taaza’s menu is full of incredible flavors.

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