NIGHT LIFE AND DINING
Here are some places to try in the Greenville area. Let us know if there are great places that we all should visit!
The Tipsy Teapot is here to bring a little more sunshine to everybody’s day. Come downtown and nibble on a muffin, drink a cup of tea, or savor a nice Belgian beer. We are a community oriented establishment and we strive to provide the best healthy vegetarian food and independent live entertainment.
409 S Evans St Greenville, NC 27858
Why? Great veggie friendly food, live local and regional bands every weekend)
Winslow’s Deli, Tavern, & Market-
We provide a timeless patio, great service and
staff along with a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy alongside our fantastic beer and wine offerings. Winslow’s is Eastern North Carolina’s premiere spot for craft beer selections! We offer a tap line of 46 American Craft Beers, Micro- Brews and Seasonal selections for the Beer lover!
120 W 5th St Greenville, NC 27858
(Why? Huge selection of beers, good food, lots of nooks for private parties or open spaces for mingling)
Wasabi 88 is an intoxicating blend of stunning decor, exotic flavors, and enticing selections to nourish the soul and energize the spirit. We have a newly remodeled bar and lounge with televisions, as well as private dining rooms. You can even order your food to go!
1605 E Fire Tower Rd Greenville, NC 27858
(Why? Great specials- Sun-Thurs: buy 1 get one free sushi, Wed: $1 domestic, $2 premium drafts)
Carolina Ale House-
Carolina Ale House is a family-friendly sports-themed restaurant best known for food, sports and fun. Its extensive menu goes beyond the typical sports bar fare to satisfy all cravings and its wide selection of ales is recognized as one of the best in the market.
(Why? Better than average bar food, wide variety on tap + Wed: Pint Night, $2.5 pints)
704 SE Greenville Blvd Greenville, NC 27858
Christy’s Euro Pub-
Looking for a nice relaxing place to grab a bite, a drink, or just come relax and listen to some local bands? Well come hit us up at Christy’s Euro Pub. Invite your friends, and meet at our place for lunch, dinner, or late-night!
(Why? Big outdoor patio, good food, very popular local hangout. BEWARE-area can be sketchy)
301 S Jarvis St Greenville, NC 27858
Big Daddy’s Pizzeria-
The picture says it all.
(Why? Awesome pizza on a very graduate friendly budget. BEWARE-frequently cash only)
2601 E 10th St, Greenville, NC 27858
The only place for authentic Greek food, sandwiches, salads, specialty pizza, and the best subs in this part of the world.
(Why? Get the steak and cheese. Your mouth will thank you)
706 Evans St Greenville, NC 27834
Mi Cabaña does not disappoint because it brings the complete Mexican experience. It begins with the amazing set up of our restaurant where we bring the environment from Mexican cabañas. We bring you paintings that depict the clothing styles, musical talents, and dancing styles of Mexico.
(Why? Very good Mexican food, fun atmosphere, good for groups)
333 E Arlington Blvd Grenville, NC 27858
2231 W Arlington Blvd Greenville, NC 27834
Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant takes pride in serving our guests the most authentic Mexican food along with a wonderful dining experience!
(Why? Guacamole made fresh table side to your liking)
400 Greenville Blvd SW Greenville, NC 27834
The Bread Lady-
Everything I sell is homemade. My days start at 4am so I can have everything made fresh to serve my customer by 8:00am. We are open Monday – Friday closing at 5:00PM. Be sure to ask the girls to get me out of the kitchen when you stop by.
(Why? Homemade southern favorites, delicious soft chewy breads and desserts)
803-A Moye Blvd Greenville, NC 27834
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant-
(Why? Best sushi in Greenville)
3525 S Memorial Dr Greenville, NC 27834
A fun and family friendly Restaurant. Come and enjoy a traditional Tatami booth, or hang out at the bar and relax. We have a Sushi Bar & a banquet room for those special occasions. Our menu has a variety of Teriyaki, Tempura, Sushi and Asian Dishes.
(Why? All you can eat sushi special and great atmosphere)
739 Red Banks Rd Greenville, NC 27858
The real local’s favorite, southern style slow cooked Carolina barbecue. Hole in the wall as you can get. Come early, be ready to eat outside. Ranked in the top 10 for Barbecue in the Carolinas.
(Why? So good they named a road after it. BEWARE-Not open Sunday or Monday, cash only, and get there early (around 10:30 am), they run out of food by 1 pm)
751 B’s Barbecue Rd Greenville, NC 27858
Eastern North Carolina Barbecue is legendary and so are the men behind Parker’s Barbecue Restaurant who shaped an industry. Long known for its tangy vinegar sauce and lauded as the nation’s most authentic pork barbecue, Parker’s Barbecue has been feeding the families of eastern North Carolina and beyond for over 40 years.
(Why? A worthy substitute if B’s isn’t an option, definitely a local favorite chain)
3109 S Memorial Dr Greenville, NC
2020 Greenville Blvd SE Greenville, NC
Skylight Inn (Ayden)-
(Why? If you feel like venturing down to Ayden or you’re on a Carolina BBQ pilgrimage, you have to stop by for their amazing wood-cooked BBQ)
4618 S Lee St Ayden, NC 28513
Bum’s Restaurant (Ayden)-
(Why? Ayden’s lesser known BBQ shack serves up just as good as Skylight)
566 3rd St Ayden, NC 28513
It’s a bright and cheerful place filled with friends, great seating, big windows for good people-watching, and—best of all—offers four flavors of natural frozen yogurt along with a delectable selection of fruit, cereal, candy, and other toppings.
(Why? College specials and a great product)
2205 W Arlington Blvd Greenville, NC 27834
The very first self serve Frozen Yogurt in Greenville, N.C. Swirling 10 flavors daily, with over 50 toppings, we hope to see you soon!
(Why? Pay by weight, not by size, and you get to serve yourself with whatever flavor combinations and toppings you can imagine!)
3701 Charles Blvd #104 Greenville, NC 27858
Coffee Shack (Winterville)-
(Why? Less pretentious than Starbucks, very mellow atmosphere, good coffee and other drinks on tap)
168 Beacon Dr Winterville, NC 28590
Chef & the Farmer (Kinston)
Since 2006 Ben and Vivian (he in the dining room and she in the kitchen) have continued to surprise and delight their customers. Working with a network of small farmers, Vivian creates a menu that changes some every week and highlights the region’s culinary traditions as well as its agricultural bounty. Everything from the bread to the ice cream is made in house and all summer long Chef & the Farmer’s kitchen staff puts up preserves, pickles and jellies to be enjoyed all year long. – See more at: http://chefandthefarmer.com/about/#sthash.oDruWgZn.dpuf
(Why? Locally grown and raised food, amazingly prepared! Truly a foodie delight! BEWARE- on the expensive side for a grad student)
120 W. Gordon St. Kinston, NC 28501
R.A. Fountain General Store (Fountain)-
Pretty much nothing but local bluegrass, gospel, and country music, check the calendar for shows
(Why? Local legend Steve Creech plays guitar out there frequently, free-wheeling revival style jamborees always happening. BEWARE- it’s out there!)
Corner of NC 222 & US 258