Econo Lodge & Suites
408 W. Morganton Rd.
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Phone: (910) 692-2063
Fax: (910) 692-5390
Head chef Michie Gentry and sushi chef, Emi Gentry bring you an authentic Japanese experience at Makoto Japanese Cuisine. Nibble on their free edamame as you wait for your order wherein you can choose from teriyaki chicken , udon items, tempura and so on. Sip on some sake to complete the authentic dining experience.
Beefeater's is a local steakhouse which was opened more than two decades ago. The restaurant with its award-winning beef steaks, also serves seafood, lamb and chicken dishes as well as a salad bar which has as many as 50 options.
The Sly Fox is an attempt by Briton Mark Elliott to recreate the traditional gastropub of his native country in the American town of Southern Pines. The menu at this gastropub takes inspiration from French and Mediterranean cuisines, and also features extensive beer and wine selections. Open for lunch, dinner as well as Sunday brunch, the pub makes every attempt to source fresh produce. You can just as easily order traditional pub-grub like fish and chips with mushy peas (USD12.95) and shepherd's pie (USD12) as yellow fish curry (USD11.95) and chicken quesadilla (USD9.95).
Located at 195 Bell Avenue, 195 is an American fusion restaurant which has been around for more than 2 decades. From classic burgers to Cajun and American Indian food, the restaurant has it all. It is also recommended for its great cocktail selection which is mixed using house-made syrups and concoctions.
Vito's, owned by the Gironda bothers, is an authentic Italian restaurant which focuses on both food and ambiance to transport you to Italy the minute you step in through the doors. The restaurant, which is known for its New York pizzas, is quite the favorite with the locals of the county.
For some of the juiciest, most tender steaks to be found in Southern Pines, Southern Prime Steakhouse should definitely make it to the top of your list. Cooked just the way you like it, the meat is of the best possible quality, and comes with some delicious sides. The menu also features pork, chicken and seafood. This steakhouse specializes in aged rib-eye and New York strip steaks that are packed full of flavor. There is also a complete selection of wines from the world over, from which you can pick the one that is perfectly complements your meal. You should definitely drop by for brunch on a Sunday between 11.30a and 3p.
El Vaquero is a chain of traditional Mexican restaurants which specializes on preparing turn-of-the-century meals using unique sauces and spices. Try out delicious items from their menu which includes shredded pork tacos, avocado rollitos, pozole soup, huevos rancheros, quesadillas and more. They also serve pitchers of delicious margaritas.
Wolcott's, located on West Pennsylvania Avenue is a restaurant which combines several cuisines including American, Italian, Basque, British, Greek French Irish and more. They have quite a wide range of vegetarian items along with delicious seafood and meat items. Their full bar consists of a range of high end liquors, craft beers and a variety of fine wines.
Betsy's Crepes, located on Southwest Broad Street, is an iconic breakfast and brunch restaurant in Southern Pines. The menu items include sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups and more. The gluten-free batter used to make the crepes ensures a healthy meal.
Using local produce as far as possible, Ashten's aims to provide its patrons with global food, but with a dash of Southern flavor. Located in the Downtown area of Southern Pines, this restaurant and pub is a huge hit with the locals who love to drop by regularly, if not for a full meal then at least for a quick drink. The establishment takes a lot of care to meet every patron's dietary requirements; vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free requests are prepared and presented perfectly. Whether you choose to sit in the pub or dining section, you have a great selection of wines and cocktails from which to pick.
Located just across from the train station and in close proximity to other dining establishments like Ashten's, Chef Warren's is a bistro people frequent for its fresh produce and fabulous flavors. Closed on Sundays and Mondays, this is a restaurant that will serve you freshly caught fish and hand-cut meats. The tapas menu comprises items like crisp lobster rangoons with chipotle mayo, the least of which will cost you USD9. The fish and shellfish menu has treats like Scottish salmon braised with Vermont maple and roasted walnuts, at a price of USD23, in store for you. The pecan pie is possibly the best you will ever taste, and is worth traveling miles for.
Fratello’s is an Italian restaurant located on the U.S. State Highway 15. It offers Italian dishes with a hint of American flavors. The ambiance is warm and friendly with a menu that features pasta dishes, soups & salads, ravioli and cacciatore- a type of seafood.