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People dining in a Salisbury-Rowan County, North Carolina restaurant.

Looking for the Best Place to Eat in the Salisbury, NC Area?

From home-style country cooking to mouth-watering North Carolina barbeque, Salisbury-Rowan County offers a generous variety of cuisine. Salisbury is home to that wonderful cherry beverage Cheerwine, which incidentally goes great with central Carolina BBQ. There are numerous North Carolina barbeque restaurant establishments with names such as Gary’s and Richard’s, each with its own personality and dedicated fan base. With so many options, finding the best place to eat in Salisbury, NC can be difficult.

Sure, you'll also find all your favorite chain restaurants...and one-of-a-kind cafés and bistros, pizzerias, pubs and wine bars as well as several fine dining options. There is upscale dining with chefs from around the world, featuring a variety of culinary techniques, such as Chef Jose Santos’ Café with a unique Brazilian flair. Looking for a place where the atmosphere is casual yet classy and the service is first-rate, check out Ivan’s, featuring fine dining and high-quality steaks or Stelia’s Café’s unique Mediterranean dishes and delectable drinks in an elegant intimate atmosphere.

For a special enchanted evening of fine dining with that special "someone,” try La Cava Northern Italian restaurant, located in a magnificent church built in 1897. Reserve the wine alcove when dining for two and experience a romantic one-of-a-kind old world atmosphere. There's something to fit every taste, budget and palate here in Salisbury-Rowan County. So if you ask the locals, "What’s the best place to eat in Salisbury, NC?" you may get a variety of answers.

Start planning your trip today with some of the best attractions of North Carolina!


American

Applebee's

Address: Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-1988
Description: Applebee's Bar & Grill
Web Address: applebees.com

Carolina Lily at the Farm

Address: 1375 Kern Carlton Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-639-0033
Description: Come and spend the day strolling through century old boxwoods and magnolias at the antique country farmplace of Carolina Lily. Enjoy a unique gathering of new and vintage treasures in our two cottage shops. Treat yourself to a picnic-in-a-pot (gourmet lunch in a flowerpot) or Tea Party in-a-hat (teaparty foods served in a garden hat) Luncheons and teas by advance reservation only.

Chef Santos

Address: 123 E Fisher St Salisbury, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-7144
Description:

Great variety of melt in your mouth seasoned dishes, bread that is made daily (just dip a piece into his house dressing to awaken your taste buds) , the freshest seafood prepared to perfection, excellent wine list, and the wait staff is helpful and friendly.  Chef Santos' is a very clean restaurant with crisp white table clothes and napkins.The atmosphere is relaxed, fun and unhurried. 

Chef Santos is not only exceptionally talented, he is a kind and very generous man toward many of the unfortunate in Salisbury.  You will find this culinary delight on East Fisher Street in Salisbury and to be on the safe side call for reservations

 


Country Club of Salisbury

Address: 747 Club Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-3200
Fax: 704-637-3584
Description:

Welcome to the Country Club of Salisbury!

…a special place where for over 80 years we have met the social and recreational needs of our members and guests.  Founded in 1919, the Country Club of Salisbury is one of the oldest Country Clubs in the south, with a focus on maintaining tradition, while embracing the future.

 

Include us in your plans...

Our courteous, skilled planning professionals, innovative menus, and full service amenities ensure a pleasant and positive experience with us at the Country Club of Salisbury.

 

Contact us…for more information on how we can assist you, or to schedule a consultation, contact Freddine Crabtree, Banquet Sales Manager at fcrabtree@ccofsalisbury.com

 

The Country Club of Salisbury is a premier, private country club delivering superior service, quality facilities and turnkey solutions for your corporate banquet and meeting needs.

 


Cracker Barrel

Address: 1070 Freeland Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-636-1873
Description:

Our goal is:

To serve the finest quality, reasonably priced authentic, home-style food and gift items in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
 
Stop in for some great food anytime.

East Rowan Cafe

Address: 203 W Main St, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-279-7429
Description: Casual atmosphere, good home cooking.

Emma's of Salisbury

Address: 209 S. Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-310-5511
Description:
EMMA’S, Salisbury’s newest culinary offering, serves up lunch, dinner, . . . and an all~day Saturday and Sunday Brunch, in a renovated century-old Victorian cottage on South Lee Street. Our cuisine is casual American cafe, and our chef's create menu specials regularly.

EMMA'S creates handmade natural food. We avoid chemicals, additives, and preservatives when possible. We use local farmers whenever we can! Our mission is to serve fresh, nutritious, and flavorful food in a clean and friendly environment.
 
Tuesday-Friday for lunch  11-2:30
Thursday-Saturday for dinner 5-9
Saturday & Sunday for brunch 10-3

Faith Soda Shop

Address: 115 N Main St, Faith, NC 28041
Phone: 704-279-4723
Description: Great deserts and sandwiches.

Farmhouse Restaurant

Address: 1602 Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-3276
Description: Food flavored with country.

Hap's Grill

Address: 116 1/2 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5872
Description: A Salisbury tradition, hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade chili, chips, and bottled cheerwine. Counter service.
Web Address: www.hapsgrill.com

Hendrix BBQ

Address: 1624 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-645-8040
Description: Hendrix BBQ has two locations in the Salisbury area; 1624 West Innes Street and Statesville Blvd, and one location in Spencer NC at 615 N Salisbury Avenue. Good breakfasts, great BBQ.

Hill's Chicken House

Address: 16270 Glenmore Rd, Gold Hill, NC 28071
Phone: 704-279-6420
Description:

American Food selections


Honey-Baked Ham Company & Cafe

Address: 413 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-1110
Description:

Each HoneyBaked Ham is hand-selected for leanness, smoked up to 24 hours, then spiral-sliced to the bone so each tender, juicy slice is easy to serve. Sandwiches, Soups and desserts served daily. Lunch & Dinner.


IHOP

Address: 275 Bendix Dr., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-2550
Description: International House of Pancakes.

IL Colosseo

Address: 716 Jake Alexander Blvd. W, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-1888
Description: Italian Cuisine, family friendly atmosphere.

Ivan's

Address: 2024 Old Mocksville Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-2000
Description: Fine dining in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Specializing in steaks, seafood, ribs and chicken. AAA Diamond rated and approved. One of the best kept secrets of Historic Salisbury.

Jasmine's

Address: 530 Jake Alexander Blvd. S.- Holiday Inn, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-603-3313
Description: Black Angus beef is featured at dinner along with chicken, seafood, pastas, sandwiches and salads. Serving breakfast and dinner Monday - Saturday.

Johnny's BBQ, Seafood and Steaks

Address: 8640 Highway 52, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-0400
Description: Great menu selections, service and food!

K & W Cafeteria

Address: 1925 Jake Alexander Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5230
Description: Cafeteria style casual family dining.

L A Murph's

Address: 1532 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-2505
Description: "Gourmet to Go" Eat in for lunch from our great lunch menu or order gourmet meals and desserts to go to serve later. See our website for menu selections.

Mario's

Address: 635 Jake Alexander Blvd, West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-6711
Description: Menu offers a wide variety with steaks, burgers, BBQ, & Deli.

Marlowe's

Address: 2048 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-642-0466
Description:
Looking for a great down home breakfast, Marlowe's is the place! Country cooking all day long.
 

O'Charley's

Address: 123 North Arlington St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-9445
Description: O'Charley's, Inc. operates 217 casual-dining restaurants in 16 states in the Southeast and Midwest. The menu, with an emphasis on fresh preparation, features several specialty items such as hand-cut and aged steaks, seafood, fresh chicken, homemade yeast rolls, a variety of fresh-cut salads with special-recipe salad dressings and our signature caramel pie.
Web Address: www.ocharleys.com

Our Place Cafe

Address: 111 Fifth Street, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-636-0036
Description:

We are located within walking distance of the N C Transportation Museum in Downtown Spencer, NC. Sample our varied men including fresh salads, sandwiches, hotdogs and the best beef steak burgers in town. 

Old fashion hand-dipped Hershey’s ice cream by the bowl, cone or in a delicious homemade milkshake.

Hours: Tues – Thurs  11 am – 6 pm and Fri & Sat 11 am – 7 pm


Outback Steakhouse

Address: 1020 East Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-1980
Description: Steakhouse
Web Address: outbacksteakhouse.com

Ryan's Steakhouse

Address: 730 Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-1811
Description: Steakhouse with large country buffet.

Salty Caper Pizzeria

Address: 115 South Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-1101
Description:

Located in the heart of Historic Salisbury’s newly emerging entertainment district; “Salty Caper” blends traditional gourmet with a breath of fresh urban flair. The custom built wood burning oven is the foundation of their classic Italian, gourmet, and New York style pizzas. Salad ala carte and pizza by the slice make the “Salty Caper” perfect for a quick bite. A unique selection of specialty beers including twelve ever changing beers on tap and even a beer club provide downtown Salisbury with a cool new spot for late night food and drinks.


Web Address: www.SALTYCAPER.com

Sidewalk Deli

Address: 120 S Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-3354
Fax: 704-637-3134
Description: A park-like setting with fountains and extensive mural work. Fresh Thumann's deli meats and cheeses. Large selection of made to order salads, homemade Quiches, desserts and McCombs Pimento cheese and chicken salad.

Spanky's

Address: 101 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-0780
Description: Open since 1986, this quaint cafe is situated on the square in Salisbury, in a historic 1859 building that was the tallest building in NC at the time it was built. Serving deli-type sandwiches, soups & salads, as well as our own homemade ice cream Spanky's is ranked as one of the top ten "Local Secrets-Big Finds" in NC on http://dest.travelocity.com/.

Sweet Meadow Cafe

Address: 118 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-8715
Description: Quaint cafe with daily specials, beer and wine. Catering for all occasions.

Tamarac Marina & Campground

Address: 9125 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-636-1918
Description:
Access area to High Rock Lake. Marina for boating supplies, fishing supplies and gasoline. High Rock Lake is a 15,000-acre reservoir on the Yadkin River featuring excellent boating and fishing opportunities.
 
26 sites with full hook-ups, Open year around, pets welcome.
 
It also has everything from $7.99 Filet Mignon on Thursday's to Prime Rib and slow cooked BBQ St. Louis Ribs on Friday and Saturday!

The Downtowner Restaurant

Address: Lincolnton Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5665
Fax: 704-633-5665
Description: The Downtowner is located on the ground floor of the Harold B Jarrett VFW site and offers on and off site catering and rental facilities. Open to the public for lunch on Wed, Thur, and Friday from 11 am - 2 pm and Friday night dinner from 5:30 - 9 pm.

Uncle Buck's

Address: 127 S. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-4339
Description: All American Pub in downtown Salisbury. Perfect for a quick wholesome lunch or dinner. A local favorite.

Zaxby's

Address: 301 Faith Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-639-9929
Description: Zaxby's Chicken

Barbeque

Checkered Flag Barbecue

Address: 1530 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-2628
Description: Burgers - Specialty Sandwiches - BBQ - Salads - Full Breakfast

College Barbecue

Address: 117 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-9953
Description: Specializing in real hickory smoked barbecue.

Gary's Bar-b-que

Address: 620 N. Highway 29, China Grove, NC 28023
Phone: 704-857-8314
Description: We are here to give you the best, top quality food, with fast friendly service, all in a warm nostalgic setting. Decorated with antique advertising memorabilia.

Keaton's BBQ

Address: 17365 Cool Springs Road, Cleveland, NC 27013
Phone: 704-278-1619
Description: BBQ and chicken joint. Listed in June/July 2010, Garden & Gun magazine as, "The real McCoy: conveniently on the way to absolutely nowhere, a nearly half-century-long track record of goading customers into making the pilgrimage anyway, and a unique twist on the standard recipe that makes a convincing bid for poultry immortality."

M & K BBQ

Address: 215 North Salisbury Ave, Ganite Quarry, NC 28146
Description: BBQ

Mario's

Address: 635 Jake Alexander Blvd, West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-6711
Description: Menu offers a wide variety with steaks, burgers, BBQ, & Deli.

Porky's Barbecue

Address: 1309 N Main St., China Grove, NC 28023
Phone: 704-857-0400
Description: Great barbecue and southern down home cooking. Three locations to serve you, China Grove, Rockwell, and Salisbury.

Richard's Pit Cooked Barbecue

Address: 522 North Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-9561
Description: Pit Cooked Barbecue since 1979.

Rick's BBQ

Address: 929 S Main St , Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-642-0050
Description: Great American food and BBQ.

Steve's Barbecue

Address: 1205 N Salisbury Avenue, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-642-1011
Fax: 704-642-1011
Description: Barbecue

Wink's Barbeque & Seafood Restaurant

Address: 509 Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-637-2411
Description: Great menu, lots of variety, moderate prices and family atmosphere.

Breakfast

Biscuitville

Address: 515 Jake Alexander Blvd. W, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-1911
Description: Every morning the sun creeps out from behind the night before bringing light to another new day. But light by itself is not near enough to create the beginning of the perfect day. The folks of Biscuitville start mixing, baking and setting up before the break of the sun’s first rays. As the sun rises we are getting ready to hand over a smile along with our fresh, made-from-scratch biscuits… making each of our guests' day that much better. You can always count on fresh ingredients, friendly faces and fast service coming together to create an experience guaranteed to put a smile on your face. That’s our promise to you and the purpose behind everything we do! (www.biscuitville.com)
Web Address: www.biscuitville.com/

Cracker Barrel

Address: 1070 Freeland Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-636-1873
Description:

Our goal is:

To serve the finest quality, reasonably priced authentic, home-style food and gift items in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
 
Stop in for some great food anytime.

IHOP

Address: 275 Bendix Dr., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-2550
Description: International House of Pancakes.

Jasmine's

Address: 530 Jake Alexander Blvd. S.- Holiday Inn, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-603-3313
Description: Black Angus beef is featured at dinner along with chicken, seafood, pastas, sandwiches and salads. Serving breakfast and dinner Monday - Saturday.

Marlowe's

Address: 2048 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-642-0466
Description:
Looking for a great down home breakfast, Marlowe's is the place! Country cooking all day long.
 

Coffee House/Tea Room/Bakery

Bakery, Baskets & Gifts

Address: St. Stephens Church Rd, Gold Hill, NC 28071
Description: Delicious home-made baked goods!!  Come get delicious cakes, cookies, candies and breads. You’ll also find Lindsay’s hand-make baskets and gifts!



Cool Beans Ice Cream & Coffee

Address: 610 W Main St, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-279-8903
Description: Ice Cream and coffee

Dixie's Roasting Company

Address: 102 S Main St, China Grove, NC 28023
Phone: 704-857-9169
Description:

Inside of Dixie’s Roasting Co. is our coffee shop. Along with our incredibly fresh organic, fair trade, rainforest alliance, bird friendly, high altitude, and shade grown coffee selections, our Dixie’s products are all natural and have omitted ingredients that contain trans-fats and/or hydrogenated coconut oils. We used organic evaporated cane juice, cane sugar, fructose, or granulated sugar instead of the overly processed High Fructose Corn Syrup. (No HFCS!). Our standard offerings are…

  • All natural, organic, fair trade, and single origin teas
  • Organic and Fair Trade Single Origin Chocolates
  • The most decadent hot cocoa – more of a sipping chocolate – yum!
  • A single-origin espresso bar that offers 4 different options with the espresso drink of your choice
  • We do not use hydrogenated anything
  • We also do not offer any high-fructose corn syrup products in our Dixie signature products – although there are some super-sweet candies available if you need a quick fix!
  • Our syrups are also 100% natural flavorings and sweetened with only with fructose
  • Our fruit smoothies are 100% real fruit, and sweetened with regular granulated sugar. They also have an antioxidant boost.
  • Our Dixie Freeze and Dixie Cap frozen drinks are 100% natural and sweetened only with evaporated cane sugar and they also pack a powerful protein boost!
  • And we always keep a high end selection of coffee and tea accessories

We keep our products, just as we do our coffees, to the highest standards! We offer only what we like, and we know you will too! When given options, people always prefer the healthy and natural alternative!

Dixie’s Roasting Co. is open Monday-Friday from 7am until 7pm. On Saturdays, we are open from 8am until Noon. Please stop by and give us a try!


E. H. Montgomery General Store

Address: 770 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill, NC 28071
Phone: 704-267-9439
Description: Come to the Montgomery for original and commissioned art , souvenirs, ice cream, sodas, & sweets. Educational tour and rental info for Gold Hill Mines Historic Park available. Bluegrass music every Fridays at 7:00pm

Firehouse Sweets

Address: 207 N. Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-796-5862
Description: Offering all types of sweet baked goods including speciality cakes, cookies, cheesecake, bagels and pastries. Call to order specialty cakes and pies for holidays and special events.

October House Bakery

Address: 108 S Depot Street, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-279-0437
Description:

Our specialty is old fashioned cream filled oatmeal cookies that are deliciously decadent! Made from scratch just like your grandma used to make, they are a nostalgic treat and will take you right back to your grandma's kitchen. Baked golden brown and filled with a wonderful fluffy cream, they'll melt in your mouth. So go ahead......indulge......you won't regret it!


Port City Java

Address: 1804 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-0008
Description: Serving great coffee, pastries, breakfast, lunch and dinner sandwiches and salads.

Salisbury Square Antiques & Collectibles

Address: 111 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-0773
Fax: 704-630-9929
Description: Antique "Mall" now open in Historic Downtown Salisbury. Open seven days a week, 43,000 square feet of antiques, glassware, and collectibles. Over 100 dealers! Today Downtown Salisbury is the center for whatever you're seeking. It's all accessible, walkable, special, and welcoming. 4,000 bottle climate controlled wine cellar. Coffee and dessert bar.

Starbuck's

Address: 916 East Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-1402
Description: Coffee, Tea & Desserts. Located in Town Creek Commons, Exit 76 off I-85
Web Address: www.starbucks.com

Deli/Eatery

Christo's

Address: 431 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-9050
Description: Buffalo wing king - Pizza - subs - salads - ribs & wings

Jeter's Deli and Breakfast Cafe

Address: 702 Jake Alexander Blvd., West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-633-1153
Description: Deli sandwiches and soups.

Our Place Cafe

Address: 111 Fifth Street, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-636-0036
Description:

We are located within walking distance of the N C Transportation Museum in Downtown Spencer, NC. Sample our varied men including fresh salads, sandwiches, hotdogs and the best beef steak burgers in town. 

Old fashion hand-dipped Hershey’s ice cream by the bowl, cone or in a delicious homemade milkshake.

Hours: Tues – Thurs  11 am – 6 pm and Fri & Sat 11 am – 7 pm


Sidewalk Deli

Address: 120 S Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-3354
Fax: 704-637-3134
Description: A park-like setting with fountains and extensive mural work. Fresh Thumann's deli meats and cheeses. Large selection of made to order salads, homemade Quiches, desserts and McCombs Pimento cheese and chicken salad.

Spanky's

Address: 101 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-0780
Description: Open since 1986, this quaint cafe is situated on the square in Salisbury, in a historic 1859 building that was the tallest building in NC at the time it was built. Serving deli-type sandwiches, soups & salads, as well as our own homemade ice cream Spanky's is ranked as one of the top ten "Local Secrets-Big Finds" in NC on http://dest.travelocity.com/.

Downtown

Bangkok Downtown

Address: 113 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone:
Description:

The restaurant’s sushi bar that seats 10, plus a half-dozen tall tables. The dining room, rich in color and texture, opens from Innes Street and can seat 100.

The familiar faces of owners Teng One Phomsaly and Kong Phomsaly, well known for their Thai cuisine greet diners. Their original Bangkok Garden on South Main Street is still open, under new ownership.


Cartucci's

Address: 105 E Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5757
Description: Great Italian food. Serving Lunch & Dinner.

Chef Santos

Address: 123 E Fisher St Salisbury, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-7144
Description:

Great variety of melt in your mouth seasoned dishes, bread that is made daily (just dip a piece into his house dressing to awaken your taste buds) , the freshest seafood prepared to perfection, excellent wine list, and the wait staff is helpful and friendly.  Chef Santos' is a very clean restaurant with crisp white table clothes and napkins.The atmosphere is relaxed, fun and unhurried. 

Chef Santos is not only exceptionally talented, he is a kind and very generous man toward many of the unfortunate in Salisbury.  You will find this culinary delight on East Fisher Street in Salisbury and to be on the safe side call for reservations

 


Emma's of Salisbury

Address: 209 S. Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-310-5511
Description:
EMMA’S, Salisbury’s newest culinary offering, serves up lunch, dinner, . . . and an all~day Saturday and Sunday Brunch, in a renovated century-old Victorian cottage on South Lee Street. Our cuisine is casual American cafe, and our chef's create menu specials regularly.

EMMA'S creates handmade natural food. We avoid chemicals, additives, and preservatives when possible. We use local farmers whenever we can! Our mission is to serve fresh, nutritious, and flavorful food in a clean and friendly environment.
 
Tuesday-Friday for lunch  11-2:30
Thursday-Saturday for dinner 5-9
Saturday & Sunday for brunch 10-3

Go Burrito

Address: 115 W. Fisher St, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-754-4755
Description: BIG burritos, EVERY day, from 11a-11p.
Across from the Wall Mural at 115 W Fisher St.
Get here early to guarantee a spot on the roof!

Hap's Grill

Address: 116 1/2 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5872
Description: A Salisbury tradition, hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade chili, chips, and bottled cheerwine. Counter service.
Web Address: www.hapsgrill.com

La Cava

Address: 329 South Church Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-7174
Description:
La Cava is a truly unique dining experience of Italian and Continental cuisine. Nestled in the West Square Historic district of Salisbury and founded in 1994 by Gianni and Mona Moscardini,
La Cava offers dining in a magnificent church which was built in 1897. Most of the original structure still survives and gives La Cava a wonderful atmosphere.

Salisbury Square Antiques & Collectibles

Address: 111 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-0773
Fax: 704-630-9929
Description: Antique "Mall" now open in Historic Downtown Salisbury. Open seven days a week, 43,000 square feet of antiques, glassware, and collectibles. Over 100 dealers! Today Downtown Salisbury is the center for whatever you're seeking. It's all accessible, walkable, special, and welcoming. 4,000 bottle climate controlled wine cellar. Coffee and dessert bar.

Salty Caper Pizzeria

Address: 115 South Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-1101
Description:

Located in the heart of Historic Salisbury’s newly emerging entertainment district; “Salty Caper” blends traditional gourmet with a breath of fresh urban flair. The custom built wood burning oven is the foundation of their classic Italian, gourmet, and New York style pizzas. Salad ala carte and pizza by the slice make the “Salty Caper” perfect for a quick bite. A unique selection of specialty beers including twelve ever changing beers on tap and even a beer club provide downtown Salisbury with a cool new spot for late night food and drinks.


Web Address: www.SALTYCAPER.com

Sidewalk Deli

Address: 120 S Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-3354
Fax: 704-637-3134
Description: A park-like setting with fountains and extensive mural work. Fresh Thumann's deli meats and cheeses. Large selection of made to order salads, homemade Quiches, desserts and McCombs Pimento cheese and chicken salad.

Spanky's

Address: 101 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-0780
Description: Open since 1986, this quaint cafe is situated on the square in Salisbury, in a historic 1859 building that was the tallest building in NC at the time it was built. Serving deli-type sandwiches, soups & salads, as well as our own homemade ice cream Spanky's is ranked as one of the top ten "Local Secrets-Big Finds" in NC on http://dest.travelocity.com/.

Sweet Meadow Cafe

Address: 118 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-8715
Description: Quaint cafe with daily specials, beer and wine. Catering for all occasions.

Uncle Buck's

Address: 127 S. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-4339
Description: All American Pub in downtown Salisbury. Perfect for a quick wholesome lunch or dinner. A local favorite.

Wong's Chinese Restaurant

Address: 108 E Council Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-9353
Description: Great meals made fresh daily. Enjoy your dining in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Family Friendly

Biscuitville

Address: 515 Jake Alexander Blvd. W, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-1911
Description: Every morning the sun creeps out from behind the night before bringing light to another new day. But light by itself is not near enough to create the beginning of the perfect day. The folks of Biscuitville start mixing, baking and setting up before the break of the sun’s first rays. As the sun rises we are getting ready to hand over a smile along with our fresh, made-from-scratch biscuits… making each of our guests' day that much better. You can always count on fresh ingredients, friendly faces and fast service coming together to create an experience guaranteed to put a smile on your face. That’s our promise to you and the purpose behind everything we do! (www.biscuitville.com)
Web Address: www.biscuitville.com/

Casa Grande

Address: 905 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-630-6666
Description: Mexican

Christo's

Address: 431 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-9050
Description: Buffalo wing king - Pizza - subs - salads - ribs & wings

Cracker Barrel

Address: 1070 Freeland Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-636-1873
Description:

Our goal is:

To serve the finest quality, reasonably priced authentic, home-style food and gift items in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
 
Stop in for some great food anytime.

D.J.'s

Address: 1502 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-9647
Description: Salisbury's favorite restaurant. Italian, Greek, American, Best pizza in the world, four star pastries, great steak & seafood. Good prices and great atmosphere.

Dairy Queen

Address: 1004 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-8653
Description: Old fashion Dairy Queen with all your favorite ice cream treats.

East Rowan Cafe

Address: 203 W Main St, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-279-7429
Description: Casual atmosphere, good home cooking.

El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 1030 Freeland Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5300
Description: The Family of El Patron Mexican Grill and Cantina has held on by delicious cookingusing  only but the freshest ingredients, the finest herbs and
spices. Where all the ingredients have been brough together and cooked
with perfection, starting from our chips and salsa to our handcraft,
delicious bar drinks..

And behind our kitchen doors, every dish that we create comes with authentic
mexican taste. Our menu offers from steak, chicken, seafood, pork, vegetarian and many more. We have it all!! Let's not forget about our table side guacamole made right in front of you. Call ahead for a pick up express or for delivery. So why wait more? You don't need a passport to come to El
Patron, all you need is to be hungry and our friendly staff will treat you
like family. We make you feel like home with a friendly atmosphere,
so when you think of MEXICO, think of EL PATRON!
 
KIDS EAT FREE EVERY SUNDAY ONE PER ADULT ENTREE, NO
OTHER OFFERS COMBINED. 
COME EAT RIGHT AFTER ANY ROWAN COUNTY SCHOOL GAMES AND GET 15% OFF ONLY THE PLAYER'S
ENTREE. DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR UNIFORM!! 

Emma's of Salisbury

Address: 209 S. Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-310-5511
Description:
EMMA’S, Salisbury’s newest culinary offering, serves up lunch, dinner, . . . and an all~day Saturday and Sunday Brunch, in a renovated century-old Victorian cottage on South Lee Street. Our cuisine is casual American cafe, and our chef's create menu specials regularly.

EMMA'S creates handmade natural food. We avoid chemicals, additives, and preservatives when possible. We use local farmers whenever we can! Our mission is to serve fresh, nutritious, and flavorful food in a clean and friendly environment.
 
Tuesday-Friday for lunch  11-2:30
Thursday-Saturday for dinner 5-9
Saturday & Sunday for brunch 10-3

Faith Soda Shop

Address: 115 N Main St, Faith, NC 28041
Phone: 704-279-4723
Description: Great deserts and sandwiches.

Farmhouse Restaurant

Address: 1602 Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-3276
Description: Food flavored with country.

Hap's Grill

Address: 116 1/2 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5872
Description: A Salisbury tradition, hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade chili, chips, and bottled cheerwine. Counter service.
Web Address: www.hapsgrill.com

Hendrix BBQ

Address: 1624 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-645-8040
Description: Hendrix BBQ has two locations in the Salisbury area; 1624 West Innes Street and Statesville Blvd, and one location in Spencer NC at 615 N Salisbury Avenue. Good breakfasts, great BBQ.

IHOP

Address: 275 Bendix Dr., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-2550
Description: International House of Pancakes.

Italy Cafe

Address: Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-3333
Description: New York style pizza and Italian cuisine.

Jeter's Deli and Breakfast Cafe

Address: 702 Jake Alexander Blvd., West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-633-1153
Description: Deli sandwiches and soups.

Johnny's BBQ, Seafood and Steaks

Address: 8640 Highway 52, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-0400
Description: Great menu selections, service and food!

K & W Cafeteria

Address: 1925 Jake Alexander Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5230
Description: Cafeteria style casual family dining.

Mambo Grill

Address: 1024 South Fulton Street, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-637-0191
Description:
Just like Mambo music, Cuban food is full of tradition and bold flavors originating from the fusion of African , and Spanish cultures. It is rich and aromatic with hints of garlic,onion,sour orange and lime not at all spicy or hot. Black beans,white rice and plaintains are an every day staple.  The meat and fish is very tender and deep in flavor because of the extra care taken during the cooking process.  We invite you to take your taste buds on vacation to a tropical island, and come visit is at Mambo Grill!!!

  

Full Menu and Tapas

Tuesday – Thursday : 11am - 9pm

Friday : 11am - 9pm

Saturday : 12noon - 9pm

Sunday : 12noon - 4pm

Tapas, Appetizers, and Drinks Only

Friday and Saturday : 9pm - 10pm


Mario's

Address: 635 Jake Alexander Blvd, West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-6711
Description: Menu offers a wide variety with steaks, burgers, BBQ, & Deli.

Marlowe's

Address: 2048 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-642-0466
Description:
Looking for a great down home breakfast, Marlowe's is the place! Country cooking all day long.
 

O'Charley's

Address: 123 North Arlington St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-9445
Description: O'Charley's, Inc. operates 217 casual-dining restaurants in 16 states in the Southeast and Midwest. The menu, with an emphasis on fresh preparation, features several specialty items such as hand-cut and aged steaks, seafood, fresh chicken, homemade yeast rolls, a variety of fresh-cut salads with special-recipe salad dressings and our signature caramel pie.
Web Address: www.ocharleys.com

Olive Garden

Address: 1425 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147
Description:

Olive Garden is a family of local restaurants focused on delighting every guest with a genuine Italian dining experience. We are proud to serve fresh, simple, delicious Italian food, complemented by a great glass of wine, served in a comfortable, home-like Italian setting where everyone is welcomed as family and friends. Our purpose is Hospitaliano!, our passion for 100% guest delight.


Web Address: www.olivegarden.com

Rick's BBQ

Address: 929 S Main St , Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-642-0050
Description: Great American food and BBQ.

Romano's Italian Cuisine

Address: 511 West Main Street, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-2281
Description:
Wonderful family atmosphere, good food at reasonable prices and friendly wait staff.  A wide range of choices from great salads to Calzones, Pizzas, Subs, Gyros, and classic Italian dishes. New York Style Pizzaria

Ryan's Steakhouse

Address: 730 Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-1811
Description: Steakhouse with large country buffet.

Salty Caper Pizzeria

Address: 115 South Lee Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-1101
Description:

Located in the heart of Historic Salisbury’s newly emerging entertainment district; “Salty Caper” blends traditional gourmet with a breath of fresh urban flair. The custom built wood burning oven is the foundation of their classic Italian, gourmet, and New York style pizzas. Salad ala carte and pizza by the slice make the “Salty Caper” perfect for a quick bite. A unique selection of specialty beers including twelve ever changing beers on tap and even a beer club provide downtown Salisbury with a cool new spot for late night food and drinks.


Web Address: www.SALTYCAPER.com

Sidewalk Deli

Address: 120 S Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-3354
Fax: 704-637-3134
Description: A park-like setting with fountains and extensive mural work. Fresh Thumann's deli meats and cheeses. Large selection of made to order salads, homemade Quiches, desserts and McCombs Pimento cheese and chicken salad.

Spanky's

Address: 101 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-0780
Description: Open since 1986, this quaint cafe is situated on the square in Salisbury, in a historic 1859 building that was the tallest building in NC at the time it was built. Serving deli-type sandwiches, soups & salads, as well as our own homemade ice cream Spanky's is ranked as one of the top ten "Local Secrets-Big Finds" in NC on http://dest.travelocity.com/.

Steve's Barbecue

Address: 1205 N Salisbury Avenue, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-642-1011
Fax: 704-642-1011
Description: Barbecue

Sweet Meadow Cafe

Address: 118 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-8715
Description: Quaint cafe with daily specials, beer and wine. Catering for all occasions.

The China Buffet

Address: 205 N Arlington Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-6808
Description: Chinese buffet

The Downtowner Restaurant

Address: Lincolnton Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5665
Fax: 704-633-5665
Description: The Downtowner is located on the ground floor of the Harold B Jarrett VFW site and offers on and off site catering and rental facilities. Open to the public for lunch on Wed, Thur, and Friday from 11 am - 2 pm and Friday night dinner from 5:30 - 9 pm.

Ting Hao

Address: 519 Jake Alexander Blvd. W Ste G, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-633-3942
Description: Chinese

Tops Buffet

Address: 2098 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-9698
Description: Chinese

Uncle Buck's

Address: 127 S. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-4339
Description: All American Pub in downtown Salisbury. Perfect for a quick wholesome lunch or dinner. A local favorite.

Wink's Barbeque & Seafood Restaurant

Address: 509 Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-637-2411
Description: Great menu, lots of variety, moderate prices and family atmosphere.

Gold Hill

E. H. Montgomery General Store

Address: 770 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill, NC 28071
Phone: 704-267-9439
Description: Come to the Montgomery for original and commissioned art , souvenirs, ice cream, sodas, & sweets. Educational tour and rental info for Gold Hill Mines Historic Park available. Bluegrass music every Fridays at 7:00pm

Multi-Cultural Cuisine

Bangkok Downtown

Address: 113 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone:
Description:

The restaurant’s sushi bar that seats 10, plus a half-dozen tall tables. The dining room, rich in color and texture, opens from Innes Street and can seat 100.

The familiar faces of owners Teng One Phomsaly and Kong Phomsaly, well known for their Thai cuisine greet diners. Their original Bangkok Garden on South Main Street is still open, under new ownership.


Cartucci's

Address: 105 E Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5757
Description: Great Italian food. Serving Lunch & Dinner.

Casa Grande

Address: 905 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-630-6666
Description: Mexican

China Garden

Address: 121 N Main Street, China Grove, NC 28023
Phone: 704-857-3888
Description: Chinese

China Rainbow

Address: 1510 Stokes Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-0088
Description: Authentic Chinese Restaurant

D.J.'s

Address: 1502 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-9647
Description: Salisbury's favorite restaurant. Italian, Greek, American, Best pizza in the world, four star pastries, great steak & seafood. Good prices and great atmosphere.

El Acapalco

Address: 215B North Salisbury Avenue, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
Phone: 704-209-0540
Description: Open Saturdays & Sundays 11 am to 10 pm

El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 1030 Freeland Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-5300
Description: The Family of El Patron Mexican Grill and Cantina has held on by delicious cookingusing  only but the freshest ingredients, the finest herbs and
spices. Where all the ingredients have been brough together and cooked
with perfection, starting from our chips and salsa to our handcraft,
delicious bar drinks..

And behind our kitchen doors, every dish that we create comes with authentic
mexican taste. Our menu offers from steak, chicken, seafood, pork, vegetarian and many more. We have it all!! Let's not forget about our table side guacamole made right in front of you. Call ahead for a pick up express or for delivery. So why wait more? You don't need a passport to come to El
Patron, all you need is to be hungry and our friendly staff will treat you
like family. We make you feel like home with a friendly atmosphere,
so when you think of MEXICO, think of EL PATRON!
 
KIDS EAT FREE EVERY SUNDAY ONE PER ADULT ENTREE, NO
OTHER OFFERS COMBINED. 
COME EAT RIGHT AFTER ANY ROWAN COUNTY SCHOOL GAMES AND GET 15% OFF ONLY THE PLAYER'S
ENTREE. DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR UNIFORM!! 

Go Burrito

Address: 115 W. Fisher St, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-754-4755
Description: BIG burritos, EVERY day, from 11a-11p.
Across from the Wall Mural at 115 W Fisher St.
Get here early to guarantee a spot on the roof!

Ichiban

Address: 1005 Klumac Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-638-9928
Description: Japanese Seafood & Steak House

Italy Cafe

Address: Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-3333
Description: New York style pizza and Italian cuisine.

La Cava

Address: 329 South Church Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-7174
Description:
La Cava is a truly unique dining experience of Italian and Continental cuisine. Nestled in the West Square Historic district of Salisbury and founded in 1994 by Gianni and Mona Moscardini,
La Cava offers dining in a magnificent church which was built in 1897. Most of the original structure still survives and gives La Cava a wonderful atmosphere.

Mambo Grill

Address: 1024 South Fulton Street, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-637-0191
Description:
Just like Mambo music, Cuban food is full of tradition and bold flavors originating from the fusion of African , and Spanish cultures. It is rich and aromatic with hints of garlic,onion,sour orange and lime not at all spicy or hot. Black beans,white rice and plaintains are an every day staple.  The meat and fish is very tender and deep in flavor because of the extra care taken during the cooking process.  We invite you to take your taste buds on vacation to a tropical island, and come visit is at Mambo Grill!!!

  

Full Menu and Tapas

Tuesday – Thursday : 11am - 9pm

Friday : 11am - 9pm

Saturday : 12noon - 9pm

Sunday : 12noon - 4pm

Tapas, Appetizers, and Drinks Only

Friday and Saturday : 9pm - 10pm


Monterrey

Address: 2094 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-630-0045
Description: Mexican

Niyoshi Japanese

Address: 817 S Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-797-0306
Description: Japanese

Olive Garden

Address: 1425 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147
Description:

Olive Garden is a family of local restaurants focused on delighting every guest with a genuine Italian dining experience. We are proud to serve fresh, simple, delicious Italian food, complemented by a great glass of wine, served in a comfortable, home-like Italian setting where everyone is welcomed as family and friends. Our purpose is Hospitaliano!, our passion for 100% guest delight.


Web Address: www.olivegarden.com

Osaka Japanese Cuisine

Address: 129 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-2265
Description: Japanese

Palermo's

Address: 128 S Salisbury Ave, Granite Quarry, NC 28146
Phone: 704-209-0515
Description: Italian

Pho Siagon Bistro

Address: 910 N Main St, Granite Quarry, NC 28146
Phone: 704-279-0980
Description: Vietnamese cuisine

Pinocchio's

Address: 518 S Salisbury Avenue, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-636-8891
Description: Fine Italian dining, all made by scratch onsite. Meet our Bari-born chef, Giuseppe, and ask for your favorite dish.

Romano's Italian Cuisine

Address: 511 West Main Street, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-2281
Description:
Wonderful family atmosphere, good food at reasonable prices and friendly wait staff.  A wide range of choices from great salads to Calzones, Pizzas, Subs, Gyros, and classic Italian dishes. New York Style Pizzaria

Sabaidee Thai & Sushi restaurant

Address: 2204 S main st, , Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-637-0111
Description: Mon - Thu: 11am- 9:00pm
​​Fri - Sat: 11am - 9:30pm
​Sunday: 12pm - 8:00pm

The China Buffet

Address: 205 N Arlington Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-6808
Description: Chinese buffet

Ting Hao

Address: 519 Jake Alexander Blvd. W Ste G, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-633-3942
Description: Chinese

Tops Buffet

Address: 2098 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-9698
Description: Chinese

Wong's Chinese Restaurant

Address: 108 E Council Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-636-9353
Description: Great meals made fresh daily. Enjoy your dining in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Seafood

Blue Bay Restaurant

Address: 2050 Statesville Blvd. 8850 Statesville, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-9500
Description: Family Style Seafood at it's best.

Johnny's BBQ, Seafood and Steaks

Address: 8640 Highway 52, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-0400
Description: Great menu selections, service and food!

Steak House

Johnny's BBQ, Seafood and Steaks

Address: 8640 Highway 52, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone: 704-209-0400
Description: Great menu selections, service and food!

Mario's

Address: 635 Jake Alexander Blvd, West, Salisbury, NC 28147
Phone: 704-636-6711
Description: Menu offers a wide variety with steaks, burgers, BBQ, & Deli.

Outback Steakhouse

Address: 1020 East Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-637-1980
Description: Steakhouse
Web Address: outbacksteakhouse.com

Ryan's Steakhouse

Address: 730 Jake Alexander Blvd. S, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-639-1811
Description: Steakhouse with large country buffet.
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