Restaurants near me open late in Fayetteville, NC

The Fayetteville area may not have as many places to grab a late night bite as residents would like, but that doesn’t mean night owls have to go hungry.

Although many area restaurants close before the clock strikes 10 p.m., there is still hope to satisfy midnight cravings.

Here is a list of restaurants in the Fayetteville area that are open on weekends or 24 hours a day until 4am.

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Big Apple restaurant and sports bar

Big Apple Restaurant & Sports Pub offers a range of Thai-inspired dishes such as chicken satay, various curries and fried rice. Chinese sesame chicken and lo mein are served alongside Korean bulgogi and American dishes such as fries, sandwiches and burgers. Diners recommend the Thai fried rice and wings.

Place: 5900 Yadkin Rd

O’clock: 11am to 1am Monday-Wednesday; 11am to 2am Thursday-Friday; Saturday from 12 noon to 2 a.m. and Sunday from 12 noon to 1 a.m.

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Cru, an Atlanta-based restaurant and lounge franchise, opened its first location in downtown Fayetteville last summer. It serves signature cocktails and a late-night dinner menu. You can order entrees like lobster macaroni and cheese and rasta pasta for takeout or delivery.

Earlier: FSU alum and Fayetteville native opening a late-night restaurant downtown

Place: Gillespiestraat 114.

O’clock: Monday to Thursday from 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM, Friday and Saturday from 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM and Sunday from 12:00 PM to midnight

On the Web: Search “Cru Fayetteville” on Facebook

Dog garlands

Dogslingers serves Chicago-style hot dogs and sandwiches from a food stand on Raeford Road for lunch and dinner, and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. Check the business Facebook page for an updated schedule.

Related: Fayetteville’s most popular hot dog stand is planning a restaurant and food truck stop

Place: 2801 Raefordweg

O’clock: Hours vary

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Cook out

North Carolina-born fast food chain Cook Out offers its famous tray meals until the wee hours of the morning. Order burgers, corn dogs and milkshakes until 3am on weekdays and 4am on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: 10:30 AM to 3:00 AM from Sunday to Thursday and from 10:30 AM to 4:00 AM on Friday and Saturday

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Crown fried chicken

Crown Fried Chicken offers New York-style fried chicken with halal poultry, prepared as prescribed by Muslim law. The chicken joint offers wings, nuggets, tenders and sides. In addition to the chicken, the menu includes sandwiches, burgers, seafood and desserts. People praise the affordable family specialties, gizzards and mumbo wings, which are whole wings that are battered, fried and tossed with a spicy sauce.

Place: 2013 Murchison Road and 2404 Ramsey Street.

O’clock: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 2am and Sunday from 10am to 10pm (Murchison Road); Monday to Saturday from 10am to midnight and Sunday from 10am to 10pm (Ramsey St.).

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Domino’s Pizza

Delivery and takeaway pizza chain Domino’s prides itself on cutting-edge technology such as pinpoint delivery, which allows customers to receive delivery almost anywhere, such as beaches or parks. It also offers pizza and sides until midnight on weekdays and until 1am on weekends.

Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: 10:30 AM to midnight Sunday to Thursday, 10:30 AM to 1:00 AM on Friday and Saturday

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This restaurant and bar is as known for its trivia, darts, pool, karaoke, and drinks as it is for its Cajun-inspired menu. Diners recommend boudin balls, jambalaya and Cajun chicken Alfredo.

Place: 2926 Fort Bragg Road, Suite C

O’clock: Daily from 12:00 to 2:00 am

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McDonald’s, one of the largest food chains in the world, has several locations in Fayetteville that are always open. However, whether the ice cream maker works or not is a different story.

Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: Open 24/7

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Manhattan Deli and Grill

Manhattan Deli and Grill on Village Drive is an always-open, New York-inspired deli that has called Fayetteville home for more than a decade. There are two other freestanding locations and one in the Cross Creek Mall food court that will close early, but the original location will remain open 24/7. The menu offers the usual deli fare: nearly 50 different sandwiches, ranging from eggs and cheese to Cajun chicken; deli meats and cheese sold by the pound; and bagels. Gyros, burgers, fries, salads and shakes are also served.

Place: 3360 Village Drive, Unit C

O’clock: Open 24/7

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On After Pub & Grub

On-After Pub & Grub is an energetic place to eat, drink, play pool or take part in a karaoke evening. The owner and regulars describe themselves as “hashers,” “drinkers with a running problem,” according to the Facebook page. The menu states that their ‘day begins when yours ends’. Customers rave about the wings and the homemade ranch.

Place: 3004 Bragg Blvd.

O’clock: Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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Taco Bell

Despite its latest ad campaign touting foods you can enjoy in daylight, Taco Bell is one of the chains most associated with late-night cravings. Most locations in Cumberland County are typically open until 2 a.m. on weekdays and until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: Vary by location

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Wingyro’s Mediterranean and American grill

The late-night crowd lost a champion when Niko closed its Fayetteville locations last summer. Luckily, Wingyro’s Mediterranean & American Grill has taken over the former restaurant’s Ramsey Street spot and remains open late on weekend evenings. Customers online recommend the gyros and burgers.

Place: 3612 Ramsey St.

O’clock: 11am to 10pm Monday-Thursday; Friday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and closed on Sunday

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Waffle House

No late-night snack list would be complete without Waffle House, a cultural icon known for its cost-effective breakfast dishes in a no-nonsense atmosphere. The restaurant chain’s reputation for disaster preparedness prompted the Waffle House Index, an informal measure of the size of a storm and the extent of assistance likely to be needed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, based on demand whether the restaurant works with a full menu or a limited menu. menu or is closed.

Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: Open 24/7

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Wendy’s is open until 1 a.m. daily in Cumberland County. Chances are you already have a go-to order for this Ohio-born chain known for its square hamburger patties.

Place: Multiple locations around Fayetteville

O’clock: daily from 6:30 am to 1:00 am

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