For the county in North Carolina that grows more produce than any other and leads the nation in providing poultry and pork products…locally grown and southern-style are words that define Sampson County's food scene. From the country grill in a rural setting to national chains…sample homemade and fine dining in Sampson County!
Scroll down for a list of all of our great eating establishments, or click on each town name below to see the restaurants in that town.
Alfredo’s Ristorante Italiano
101 Wall Street, Clinton, NC 28328
A popular restaurant in Downtown Clinton, Alfredo’s serves everyone’s favorite Italian dishes. Large upstairs venue available. Coffee Bar: M-F 7 AM-10:30 AM Lunch & Dinner: T- Sat 11 AM-9 PM Bar
Burney’s Sweets & More
107 Vance Street, Clinton, NC 28328
Burney’s Sweets & More is a family owned sweet shop offering everyone’s favorite glazed croissants and made from scratch deli sandwiches using family deli recipes. M-F 7AM-4:30PM Lunch: 10:30AM – 2:30PM
Dairy Queen of Clinton
1837 Southeast Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328
Home of the landmark machine “Bessie”, the Dairy Queen of Sampson County is a locally owned and international award winning location. Soft serve ice cream and signature shakes top the menu. M-Sat 11AM – 10:30 pm Sun 1PM – 10:30PM
Eastern Chinese Restaurant
310 Northeast Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328
Eastern Chinese offers delicious food with quick service, with sit-down and take-out available. M-Sun 11AM-10PM
708 Southeast Boulevard, Clinton, NC 28328
El Jacalito is “Auntentica Taqueria” offering the best authentic Mexican dishes. M-F 11AM-8PM Sat-Sun 8AM-7PM
1351-D Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
El Mazatlán is a popular family owned and operated Tex-Mex restaurant with fresh food prepared daily. M-Sun 11AM-9PM
123 Vance St., Clinton, NC 28328
Famous for their hotdogs, Gracie’s Grill is the place to got for great food, great service and a great atmosphere. M-Sat 6:30AM-5PM
Hong Kong City Restaurant
1236 Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
Hong Kong City is home to one of the largest buffet’s with an all you can eat Chinese and American cuisine M-Sun 11AM-10PM
Hot Bowl Hibachi Express
310 Northeast Bvld, Clinton, NC 28328
Hot Bowl Hibachi Express is a Mongolian style buffet with a wide variety of meat, veggies, and sauces for you make your hibachi bowl exactly how you want it! Hours: Sun 11-9:30 Mon CLOSED Tue-Thur 11-9:30 Fri & SAT 11-10
Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries
201-A West Railroad St., Clinton, NC 28328
Features 50’s Family Style Dining, featuring American classics you know and love, from cheeseburgers and crispy onion rings to old-time rock n’ roll. M-Th 11AM-9PM F-Sat 11Am-10PM Sun 12PM-9PM
JB’s Grand Slamwiches
421 Elizabeth Street, Clinton, NC 28328
426 E. Morisey Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328
Jennifer’s Grill is a local favorite and is a must for breakfast and lunch, they also serve dinner on Monday nd Tuesday nights. M-F 7AM-2Pm
La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
1012 Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
La Hacienda is dedicated to serving fresh authentic Mexican cuisine everyday. They offer a wide variety of dinner, combos, lunches, desserts, beverages and more. M-Th 11AM-10PM F-Sat 11AM-11PM Sun 11AM-9PM
1101 Lisbon St., Clinton, NC 28328
Some of the best Mexican food around, Mi Finca is sure to please everyone’s taste bud and is a popular place among the locals, because of their friendly staff and atmosphere. Mon-Sun 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Oasis Oyster Bar & Grill
1370 Hobbton Hwy., Clinton, NC 28328
Oasis Oyster is an enthusiastic Bar & Grill in Clinton, NC. They use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere. Choose to dine in the bar area or in a more formal sit down setting, and you must try the house specialty, the “Funky Monkey”. CLOSED MON-TUES WED – THUR – 5:00 PM – […]
1103 Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
Pizza Inn is everyone’s go-to for an all you can eat pizza buffet, and the perfect place to host group parties and outings. MON-THURS 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, FRI-SAT 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, SUN 11:00 AM-9:00 PM.
Ribeyes Steakhouse of Clinton
100 Westover Rd., Clinton, NC 28328
Ribeyes specializes in fresh grill items featuring choice steaks brand quality Ribeyes. A healthy concept without any fried food and boasting a 40 item salad bar packed with healthy fresh options. Bar available. Open 7 days a week, serving lunch and dinner.
1118 Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
Ruby Tuesdays is a casual chain restaurant offering a wide variety of food, large salad bar, cocktails and a convivial vibe sue to please everyone.
1370 Hobbton Hwy., Clinton, NC 28328
Sandpiper Seafood is a local favorite for Seafood and American food. They have a great atmosphere and have generous servings so that you won’t leave hungry.
Sharon’s Country Diner
103 W. Main St., Clinton, NC 28328
Sharon’s is a very popular diner serving everyone’s favorite breakfast including pancakes, country ham, grits and more. MON-FRI 5:00 AM-11:00 AM, closed SUNDAY.
Southern Style Barbecue & Fried Chicken
338 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328
Southern Style has the best fried chicken, chicken tenders and BBQ around served with sides and fixings like your grandma would make. MON-FRI 10:30 AM-8:00 PM, and SAT 10:30 AM-6:00 PM
935 Sunset Avenue, Clinton, NC 28328
sweetFrog is a premium self-serve frozen yogurt shop. They offer over 100 flavors and a topping bar with all types of sweet treats, no matter the combo, you can’t go wrong. SUN-THURS 11:30 AM-10:00 PM, FRI-SAT 11:30 AM-11:00 PM
Ted’s Charcoal Steakhouse
337 Northeast Boulevard, Clinton, NC 28328
Ted’s signature rub and open-flame charcoal grill brings out the unique flavors in every piece of meat they cook. Starting with Grade A Prime beef, they apply their signature rub and allow the flavors to permeate the meat before grilling. They offer steaks, seafood and have a great salad bar. SUN-THURS 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, FRI-SAT […]
The Gristmill Restaurant
215 Faison Hwy., Clinton, NC 28328
The Gristmill is the perfect place to get a quick and delicious meal. Southern home style cooking. Open for Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week, 5:00 AM-1:30 PM, and dinner is served THURSDAY and FRIDAY nights, 5:00 PM – 8:00PM.
The Hungry Farmer Restaurant
2474 Issac Weeks Rd., Clinton, NC 28328
Where “GREAT” People go for “GREAT” food, the Hungry Farmers offers traditional American style food and seafood. Th-F 5PM-9PM Sat 4PM-9PM Sun 11:30 AM-2:30PM
1407-G Sunset Ave., Clinton, NC 28328
Tokyo’s Express serves Japanese Hibachi meals, egg rolls, noodles, sushi and the best rice bowls. Fine Asian Cuisine. SUN-THURS 1:00 AM-9:00 PM, FRI-SAT 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
104 Northeast Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328
Tortillas Carolina, home of the Authentic Mexican Food Tortillas, both corn and flour, and are made daily. MON-TUES 9:00 AM-7:00 PM, THURS-SAT 9:00 AM-7:00 PM, SUN 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Wa Chang Chinese
206 Southeast Blvd. Clinton NC 28328
Wa Chang Chinese is a great American-Chinese restaurant that offers a wide selection of food.
341 Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328
Our pork is slowly cooked in a covered cooker which holds in the smoked flavor. The meat is then chopped and ready to eat. Great on sandwiches in a hamburger bun with cold slaw or by itself, there is no other Bar-B-Q like it. Hours Mon-Sat 11-8:30 Sun 11-5
1301 Beaman Street, Clinton NC 28328
Woody’s is a great soul food restaurant as well as an American restaurant. Many meat, vegetable and dessert choices daily.