Where To eat in Sampson County » clinton

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.

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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. Lunch & Dinner: T- Sat  11 AM-9 PM Bar  

Brick Oven Pizzeria

341 Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328

Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday  11:00 am to 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday  –  11:00 am to 10:00 pm

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 – […]

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 […]

Don Agustin Restaurant

125 Southeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328

WELCOME TO DON AGUSTIN RESTAURANT Don Agustin Restaurant is the best place to get authentic Mexican food in Clinton, NC. Our professional staff provides friendly and prompt service for a pleasant dining experience. We […]

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

El Jacalito

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  

El Mazatlan

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

Gracie’s Grill

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: […]

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

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

Los Amigos

349 Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328

Billards and Restaurant

Lydia’s Grill

426 E. Morisey Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328

Lydia’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  

Mary’s Restaurant

352 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328

Mary’s Restaurant is a hidden gem in Clinton, with great southern home cooked meals, unbeatable service and a family friendly atmosphere.

Mi Finca

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 […]

Panaderia y Pasteleria San Juan

311 Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328

Great selection of traditional Mexican pastries, desserts and bread!!

Pizza Inn

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 […]

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 […]

Ruby Tuesday

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.  

Sandpiper Seafood

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 […]

Taqueria Romero’s Mexican Restaurant

207 Vance St, Clinton, NC 28328

Hours Open now Monday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Friday 10:00 AM […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tokyo Express

1407 Sunset Ave G, Clinton, NC 28328

Informal shopping-center venue for Japanese hibachi meals, egg rolls, noodles & sushi.


341 Northeast Blvd, 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

Tortillas Carolina Tacos

411 Southeast Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328

Tortillas Carolina, home of the Authentic Mexican Food Tortillas, both corn and flour, and are made daily.  Two locations to serve you. 411 Southeast Blvd., Clinton, NC    

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.

Woody’s Place

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.