Start your day in Edenton with a fresh cup of coffee at one of our non-chain coffee shops or enjoy a tasty lunch served by friendly folks.
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This lively place on Broad Street in the heart of downtown Edenton, specializes in familiar lunch-counter favorites, such as chicken salad, tuna salad, pimento cheese, BLTs, burgers and hot dogs. A chalkboard lists daily specials. Whatever you order, save room for a hand-spun milkshake, float or hot fudge sundae.
The Edenton Coffee House is a friendly family-run business with a faithful local clientele.
Pair a cup of fresh-brewed coffee, iced coffee or espresso drink with gingerbread, cookies, a slice of cake or other pastries for a sweet start to the day or an afternoon pick-me-up. The shop also features a wonderful selection of teas and fruit smoothies. The lunch counter serves a variety of hot and cold sandwiches.
Emilio’s General Store is a specialty-food shop with locally produced, international and organic food items. The shop is particularly known for specialty sandwiches available at lunchtime, served in-house or to go. Outdoor dining now available!
206 S. Broad Street
Twice a week – on Thursdays and Sundays (11 AM to 2 PM) – this catering company opens to the public for a hearty homestyle buffet lunch. It’s quite popular with locals and is a hidden gem for tourists looking for a good lunch with lots of options for everyone in the group.
This quick-service restaurant is a local go-to for hand-pattied burgers, and soft-serve and hand-dipped ice cream. The menu also includes sandwiches, salads and fried chicken. Now with a new drive-thru option!
For a fast lunch or an afternoon ice cream treat, The Freeze has you covered.
320 West Queen Street
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Westover serves hot and cold fresh subs, sandwiches, deli meats, cheeses and sides by the pound. Other sandwich options include wraps and paninis. All Westover customers have a favorite soup; flavors rotate daily. Some specialties include lobster bisque, clam chowder, red chili, cream of potato, and shrimp and corn chowder. Deli trays are available with advance notice!