Whether it’s the fancier side of date night, grabbing cocktails and appetizers after work, or a patio, burger, and beer situation—you can’t go wrong with any of these Cumberland County options!
Antonella’s...settle in on the patio, select a lovely glass of wine, and get ready to transport yourself to Southern Italy by way of your taste buds. The only challenge you’ll face is deciding what to order! Great news, you can’t go wrong! From sweet-spicy basil calamari to blue crab ravioli, these delectable dishes don’t disappoint. Cap……puccino your night off with some tiramisu; it’s a dining experience you won’t soon forget.
Blue Moon Cafe...staring out your office window and need a lunch hour filled with a little sunshine and happiness? Grab a table on Blue Moon’s patio, order the T.A.B., and soak up all the rays! This sunshine-filled patio is also the perfect spot for an after-work drink and appetizer. Their chicken nachos are out of this world; the topping to chip ratio is unmatched, and they understood the assignment! Their brunch game is strong as well, so whatever your mood or need, they have you covered … like their nachos.
Some days you just need a burger and a beer; if you head out to Napkin’s in Hope Mills, you can feast on one of THE BEST burgers around and wash it down with a Dirtbag Ale. If you’re into brussel sprouts, we STRONGLY recommend ordering theirs—they’re life-changing! Napkins is the little engine that could, the quality of food that comes out of this tiny kitchen is legendary. Bonus points if you have a dog, they are welcome too!
Circa, Circa, Circa...Circa 1800, that is! They had me at Southern eggrolls, and they haven’t let go since. Y’ALL collard greens and pimento cheese in an eggroll?! It’s the eggroll you never knew you needed in your life. Life feels pretty darn good when you are relaxing on their patio, sipping a handcrafted, made with love cocktail, and noshing on one of these delicious creations. Creativity is Circa’s thing; they take ALL the things you love and add their own exceptional twist on it. Elevated Southern cuisine perfection! They change up their menu quite often, which is always fun, whether a new inspired dish or one the crowds keep begging to come back around; one thing is for sure, you’ll leave full, happy, and discussing when you’re coming back!
Do you remember when your grandparents would take you to the fancy steakhouse? Chris’s Steak & Seafood House gives ALL the nostalgic vibes in the very best way! You can count on crisp linens, the most knowledgeable waitstaff, an impeccable wine list, and the best cuts of meat in town. This is THE place to go when you want a steak cooked to perfection with a perfect wine pairing. Of course, they have many other amazing options beyond steak, but if a nice steak dinner is what you want, look no further.
If you aren’t quite ready yet to catch a flight, head on over to Pharoah’s Legacy and catch a seat on their beautiful patio, an abundance of Mediterranean cuisine delights await you! We LOVE the platter options; the family feast is always a good time! From the Dolmades to the Shish Tauok, your taste buds are going to be in overdrive. Everyone from an adventurous foodie to the pickiest of eaters can find something to enjoy with their extensive menu.