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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“Looking for the best coffee in town? This is it. They also serve Sunday brunch, just make sure and go early!”
  • 61 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Another Fayetteville institution. Burgers (and everything else) are delicious. Get there early! Between Dickson and the Square.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Best grilled cheese (and sweet potato fries!) this side of the Mississippi ”
  • 31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Locally sourced ingredients. Fresh and healthy breakfast and lunch options.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“A Fayetteville institution. Check it out for live music several nights a week. Off Dickson.”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale food & drink, happy hour and lounge menu available. Perfect spot to meet for cocktails before catching a show at the Walton Arts Center. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“Wood Stone offers specialty pizza (including vegan) and has another locale (Uptown). ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great spot located downtown Fayetteville to eat brunch. My favorites are shrimp and grits or pancakes meal with Mimosas of course. Other dishes that I've enjoyed include their calamari, pasta, etc.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This restaurant is always a treat. IOmce I find a menu item that I love, its hard to order anything else. Jungle Prince is my favorite, but they have excellent appetizer items as well am entrees.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Opened in 2001, it is a Fayetteville hangout. They offer delicious quiches, croissants, cinnamon rolls and a large sandwich lunch menu. The outdoor patio is shaded and very popular.”
  • 21 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“I dare you to find a better brisket in the country. Also grab some bacon burnt ends. Highly recommend. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“The greatest Gastro Pub in America right in the heart of Fayetteville on Dickson St. Go and enjoy an IPA and the Munster Fries! Free Pool and Shuffle Board is available.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“A great outdoor deck and just a great place to eat anything from BBQ to loaded baked potatoes to chicken fried steak.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Catfish, shrimp, and the fixins (hush puppies and pickles) are my go to; however, their most popular menu item is their chicken tenders. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“we love everything about Rick’s Bakery. If you’re in town celebrating anything at all, go to Rick’s and get something special. Don’t miss their petit fors, cake with buttercream icing, blueberry cake donuts, apple fritters, or sausage rolls! This is certainly a Saturday morning favorite in town(note: not open on Sunday). You can also watch them decorate cakes here; free entertainment! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local Italian food with a a great patio! Call ahead for reservations on weekends. ”
  • 8 locals recommend