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Pop's Diner

104 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
+1 910-458-7377
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (20 reviews)
“burgers” (49 reviews)
“fried oreos” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
104 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After touring UNCW, we were driving to see the sites and drove past the diner. We were on the waiting list for a restaurant on the same road. Called and cancelled and went to Pop's instead. Totally worth it! Excellent food, excellent service, terrific desserts!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pop's Diner is conveniently located on the main drag through Carolina Beach and not far from the beach either. They are decorated like a 50's diner and and gives a fun flair to the diner. This is a burger and sandwich place with the "greenest...More

Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this cute little diner! It was a short walk from our hotel. We LOVED the onion rings.They were so crunchy and delicious!! Hot dogs we had were also delicious. We will return next time we visit Carolina Beach.

Thank Cyndi W
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

An old time diner with a juke box and friendly service. My French Dip looked small when it arrived, but it was filling and the sweet onions adds to the flavor. They make the roast beef in house and Pop’s lay on the slices. It...More

Thank travelforfun2009
Reviewed 6 December 2017

While vacationing we ate here twice. Both times we had excellent, friendly and helpful service. I loved the fact that they serve veggie dogs and interesting toppings to boot. My husband loved the Cuban sandwich and a huge hamburger, forget the name of it. The...More

Thank clover624
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I️ came here with some friends for lunch and ordered a double cheeseburger! I️t was hands down one of the best burgers ever

Thank Hunter C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Retro themed diner. Food just OK. Staff appeared disinterested. Despite the theming, it lacks atmosphere.

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Made two visits to Pop's mostly because it was very convenient to the Hampton Inn. Perhaps I made poor choices. The turkey burger had an unpleasant aftertaste and the philly beef cheesesteak on a subsequent visit made both my partner and I sick. But still...More

Thank electriciandad
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We were traveling though and stopped for lunch! It was amazing we got the matts chicken sandwich and the Reuben and shared a 1/2 basket of fries! Incredible!

Thank ashleyanance
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I don't know why we have never stopped in here before but were very happy we finally did. Burgers were huge and tasty and fries delish! Too big a portion for us for lunch, will come back in for dinner.

Thank Sandra C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7377
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