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The 50's

Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
+1 336-838-5050
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is that it's one of the best breakfast and lunch places in town. Not a fast food Resturant but a good food Resturant.

Thank Hotdog49
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have always said they have the best hotdogs around with chili that has a great kick to it. Last week I tried their Stuffed Cheeseburger. It was fabulous. I got the Pepper Jack Cheese that was in the middle of the burger and wonderful...More

Thank Samaca
Reviewed 7 August 2017

You'll find the 50s is the locals ' place to see and be seen in Wilkesboro as everyone seems to know everyone. Don't miss the excellent chicken salad on fridays which I understand the ladies begin making in the wee hours and which can run...More

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Step back in time as you enjoy some of the best homemade food Wilkes County has to offer. Come in for breakfast, or lunch. Don't miss the Chicken Casserole. You will come back for more if you try it one time. Come in and feel...More

Thank Billie S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The sounds of friendly conversation and laughter drift over the four top tables. The smell of the grill makes your mouth begin to salivate. A friendly wave from Madge or Jeanie guides you to a just opened table. Plenty of coffee and juice to get...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Always been a fan of the 50s restaurant. Good food at a reasonable price. You get your money's worth here. Recommend this place to anyone

Thank Jake R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Sent back my bacon because I asked for crispy and it came limp and heard the waitress tell the cook I was complaining because I don't know how bacon is cooked. The food was bland and even after I returned bacon it still wasn't crispy....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We eat at The 50's several times a month, usually for lunch but occasionally for breakfast. The menu, faithful to that era, has not changed in years, although there are rotating daily lunch specials which are advertised on an A-frame sign out front. We especially...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

"Cheers" without the alcohol! Yummy home cooking. Everyone is treated like family. Great for breakfast or lunch.

Thank pscagg
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Neat atmosphere, clean and hometown feel. Food is hot and good. Pleasant servers/waitress and the homemade chicken salad specials on Friday are awesome!!

Thank sscb615
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-838-5050
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