The 10 Best Restaurants In Burlington, North Carolina

Burlington train station | © ldar Sagdejev / Wikimedia
Burlington train station | © ldar Sagdejev / Wikimedia
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.
Oak Grove Plantation, Burlington, NC © Doug Kerr/Flickr

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Prego’s Trattoria, 2740 S Church St, Burlington, NC, USA, +1 336 586 0292

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.

Stokely’s BBQ & More, 3519 S Church St, Burlington, NC, USA, +1 336 270 4416

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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