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Clarence's Friendly Lunch

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1871 Norwood St SW, Lenoir, NC 28645-6430
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I eat there several times a week. Food is great. Service is outstanding. Country ham and eggs fit for a king!

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Thank Ricky H
Lenoir, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Good local spot for plate lunches, burgers and such. Also great for breakfast. I personally love the country ham and eggs.

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Thank Ricky H
Lenoir, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's been awhile since I've eaten at Clarence's and all of the meals I had there were breakfast. GREAT country breakfasts!

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Thank Glenda B
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the friendly lunch with family and friends. This is a typical diner. A little dated, but oftentimes these are the best restaurants. The food was good and the service was above average. The people were friendly to us. The prices are reasonable. Cash only...well, no cards.. I don't remember if they take checks. Cash always works though.

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Thank Tanawha208
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Food is good. Service is ok usually. They have a nice variety on their daily specials. However my coworkers and I joke that they should change their name to Clarence's UNfriendly Lunch. They also don't accept debit cards.

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Thank mda41582
Newton, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

Had a burger combo. Not the best, but was okay. Not something to write home about. Stingy with the fries.

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2 Thank Southerngirl1165
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

So me and my friends took our children to go eat. They were busy so service wasn't very great but I can def understand that. As we got finished eating we all sat around talking and I noticed a lot of dirt in the bottom of my drink ( I was drinking water) I was trying to figure a nice... More 

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2 Thank Trw10
Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

I have had breakfast to go many times over the years and have never had a complaint. Had lunch with my granddaughter and great grandson yesterday and ate in. I had a pattie melt. It was great, fries were piping hot and fresh as well. We will definitely be going back for lunch. It is a meet and greet for... More 

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Thank Patty K
Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

My Husband and I stopped in one morning for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. This little, out of the way restaurant was a winner! We had fast, friendly service and the food was very good. I read the other reviews and do agree, the place is dated, but I think that's part of the small town charm of this place.... More 

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Thank JAmmann
Lenoir, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Clarence is a good fella. This is one of the local gathering spots, so you need to go and chat with folks. Food's good, too.

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Thank laurelhill62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1871 Norwood St SW, Lenoir, NC 28645-6430
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lenoir

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?