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Jeff N Lisa Brick House Grill 1401 Colon Rd, Sanford
Jeff N Lisa Brick House Grill
American • $$

Jeff N Lisa Brick House Grill

1401 Colon Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

Got two Prime Rib plates to-go!!! Very delicious Prime Rib, the best I’ve had in a long time!!! The only problem I had was the salad dressings where not...

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Copper Cricket Restaurant & Irish Pub 98 Amarillo Ln, Sanford
Copper Cricket Restaurant & Irish Pub
Irish Pub • $$$

Copper Cricket Restaurant & Irish Pub

98 Amarillo Ln, Sanford, NC 27332

We enjoyed listening to Jacob Eubanks, nice mix of different genres! The fish n chips were very good! The buffalo chicken flatbread was too heavy on the blue...

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  • Good226 Reviews4.2
Aye! Toro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina 3064 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Aye! Toro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Mexican • $$

Aye! Toro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

3064 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332

Trust a local- Aye! Toro is one of the very best places to dine. Delicious flavors with unique dishes delight for both lunch and dinner. My favorites include...

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  • Superb185 Reviews4.3
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant 1706 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

San Felipe Mexican Restaurant

1706 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Went here for lunch with a cousin. We both got the ACP. It was good. My drink was too sweet to finish so that's why I gave it 4 stars. The place was...

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  • Superb156 Reviews4.4
Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House 405 Carthage St, Sanford
Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House
Southern • $$

Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House

405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

I saw this place on WRAL TV's Tarheel Traveler. My wife said she was going to take me there for my birthday today. The ambiance was the typical southern...

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  • Superb130 Reviews4.5
Yarborough's Homemade Ice Cream & Grill 132 McIver St #4341, Sanford
Yarborough's Homemade Ice Cream & Grill
American • $

Yarborough's Homemade Ice Cream & Grill

132 McIver St #4341, Sanford, NC 27330

Sweet place In Sanford! Awesome Mural on side of building so you cannot miss the location! Such great tasting ice cream some of the best we have ever had very...

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  • Superb177 Reviews4.5
Stubbs and Sons BBQ 2440 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford
Stubbs and Sons BBQ
Barbecue • $

Stubbs and Sons BBQ

2440 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27332

Oh My God!!!! Best BBQ and Hot dogs in NC!!!! I'm the most pickest person I know. If you like vinager base BBQ and Red Hot dogs come here. There coleslaw...

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  • Superb154 Reviews4.6
Tramway Diner 2278 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford
Tramway Diner
Diner • $

Tramway Diner

2278 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27330

This is a hidden gem. The service is wonderful, the employees are extremely friendly and the food was wonderful. Plus you get more than enough for what you...

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Tacos El Primo, Inc 916 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Tacos El Primo, Inc
Mexican • $

Tacos El Primo, Inc

916 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

I love love love their food! This has been a long over due rating but they do an amazing job at giving authentic food every single time! I recommend this place...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.6
La Dolce Vita Pizzeria 226 Carthage St, Sanford
La Dolce Vita Pizzeria
Pizza • $$

La Dolce Vita Pizzeria

226 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

What to say, everything from the food to the service was phenomenal. The restaurant facilities were clean, tidy, and orderly. The staff was very friendly and...

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  • Good175 Reviews4.2
Cafe 121 121 Chatham St, Sanford
Cafe 121
American • $$

Cafe 121

121 Chatham St, Sanford, NC 27330

I absolutely loved visiting and supporting Cafe 121. Not only did they have an incredible menu to choose from, they also had huge coolers in their restaurant...

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  • Superb155 Reviews4.3
Taste of India 143 Rand St, Sanford
Taste of India
Indian • $$

Taste of India

143 Rand St, Sanford, NC 27332

I ordered the chicken Tikka Masala - spicy - and the garlic naan bread and it was delicious! I loved its spices and it had a great kick to it! Of course expect...

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  • Superb89 Reviews4.7
Bay Breeze Seafood 1385 N Horner Blvd, Sanford
Bay Breeze Seafood
Seafood • $$

Bay Breeze Seafood

1385 N Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Great location for local Carolina style fried seafood as well as baked or braised dishes. Salads are American style with iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, onions and...

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  • Good163 Reviews4.2
The Flame Steakhouse 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford
The Flame Steakhouse
Steak House • $$

The Flame Steakhouse

109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

Steaks cooked to perfection, Great place for family dinner. The chefs worked in a very timely manner. Severs are exceptional and very friendly. Our server...

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  • Superb141 Reviews4.3
Davison's Steaks 1724 Westover Dr, Sanford
Davison's Steaks
Steak House • $$

Davison's Steaks

1724 Westover Dr, Sanford, NC 27330

I had heard about Davison's Steaks for sometime from friends and colleagues. We went for our anniversary. Something different since we had never been...

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  • Good153 Reviews4.2
Brick City Grill 120 Bank St, Sanford
Brick City Grill
American • $

Brick City Grill

120 Bank St, Sanford, NC 27332

I have only been twice, and only to the drivethroug. The food was delicious and the people were very friendly and helpful. This is a great place for a quick...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.6
Smoke and Barrel 120 S Steele St, Sanford
Smoke and Barrel
Bar & Grill • $

Smoke and Barrel

120 S Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330

Awesome experience every time! The beer selection is always on point and the food never disappoints! The staff is very personable and the restrooms are the...

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  • Superb185 Reviews4.3
Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken 813 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken
Fast Food • $

Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken

813 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

The roast chicken was amazing but the tacos were dry. The sides of coleslaw and fries were a mix. Coleslaw was very good but the fries tasted more like the...

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  • Superb180 Reviews4.3
Bubba's Subs and Pizza 1932 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Bubba's Subs and Pizza
Fast Food • $

Bubba's Subs and Pizza

1932 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

We were planning a family birthday party and decided Bubba's would be the best choice. We took individual orders for all 9 subs, and the staff worked to...

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  • Superb157 Reviews4.4
Brass Kettle Family Restaurant 2401 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Brass Kettle Family Restaurant
Family • $

Brass Kettle Family Restaurant

2401 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Food is fresh and delicious. The wait staff is usually friendly and attentive. The only drawback is they are nearly always full and there could be a wait....

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  • Superb137 Reviews4.5
Quick Bites 1907 Bragg St, Sanford
Quick Bites
Salad • $

Quick Bites

1907 Bragg St, Sanford, NC 27330

One of my favorite places in Sanford! The staff is sweet and Southern. The food is absolutely delicious, you can't go wrong with any of it. Best ranch...

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  • Superb118 Reviews4.6
Cafe Vesuvio Italian restaurant & Pizzeria 1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Cafe Vesuvio Italian restaurant & Pizzeria
Italian • $$

Cafe Vesuvio Italian restaurant & Pizzeria

1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Wonderful food. This place has the best chicken noodle soup in all of Sanford. Eating in and ordering out is great because they always get your order correct...

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  • Good157 Reviews4.1
El Burrito Mexican Restaurant 1625 Buffalo Lake Rd, Sanford
El Burrito Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Burrito Mexican Restaurant

1625 Buffalo Lake Rd, Sanford, NC 27332

I love their fish tacos! My family was over and I wanted to show them El Burrito and a live band came to our table and played “La Bumba” per my request, so...

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  • Good191 Reviews3.9
Fairview Dairy Bar 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford
Fairview Dairy Bar
Diner • $

Fairview Dairy Bar

109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

This place is a must visit if you are in Sanford. I like that they do daily specials for different entrees and sides. I visited on a Sunday so I was able to...

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  • Good182 Reviews4.2
Hawkins Grill & Pizzeria 809 Hawkins Ave, Sanford
Hawkins Grill & Pizzeria
Pizza • $

Hawkins Grill & Pizzeria

809 Hawkins Ave, Sanford, NC 27330

Good food, great people. Just know what you’re getting. Don’t order something that isn’t on the menu. They’re good at the menu they designed. Also...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5
Beli's Sazón Colombian Restaurant 812 N Horner Blvd, Sanford
Beli's Sazón Colombian Restaurant
Food Trucks

Beli's Sazón Colombian Restaurant

812 N Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

First off my wife is from colombia (25 yrs living there) and i have visited a half dozen times so collectively we know a thing or two about colombian food. Id...

  • Superb69 Reviews4.9
Fresh Choice Cafe 805 Wicker St, Sanford
Fresh Choice Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

Fresh Choice Cafe

805 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330

Excellent food and they have WiFi. Allowed me to get some work done while having a wonderful lunch. The stuffed bell pepper soup was awesome. Definitely will...

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.7
Goodfellas Grill and Sports Bar 2709 Lee Ave, Sanford
Goodfellas Grill and Sports Bar
Bar & Grill • $$

Goodfellas Grill and Sports Bar

2709 Lee Ave, Sanford, NC 27332

Had a few mixed drinks for my birthday...they could work on presentation a little more for a $10 drink.The wings were good they offer breaded or naked with 20...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.3
Kathy's Java Express 120 S Moore St, Sanford
Kathy's Java Express
Breakfast • $$

Kathy's Java Express

120 S Moore St, Sanford, NC 27330

Lovely coffee, amazing breakfast wrap and wholesome hot homemade oatmeal - with big walnuts and raisins! yummo! You must try in store hershey cake! Deanna is...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.4
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant 2234 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

San Felipe Mexican Restaurant

2234 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27330

My family normally loves San Felipe’s food, but the last two times we’ve ordered takeout, when we go to pick up our food there is no record of our order....

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  • Good110 Reviews4.2

American Restaurants

American in Sanford
Jims Restaurant 1600 Tramway Rd, Sanford
Jims Restaurant
American • $

Jims Restaurant

1600 Tramway Rd, Sanford, NC 27332

Very reasonable priced, excellent service. Older place but every time we drive by there are many cars and that’s always a sign to me that it’s probably...

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  • Superb79 Reviews4.7
Landmark Restaurant 1949 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Landmark Restaurant
American • $

Landmark Restaurant

1949 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Love the breakfast omlets and the flat biscuits. They are sooo delicious, buttery and salty.Walk in and get in line. Order at the counter and pay. Then find a...

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  • Superb93 Reviews4.4
Mrs Wenger's Restaurant 105 Charlotte Ave, Sanford
Mrs Wenger's Restaurant
American • $

Mrs Wenger's Restaurant

105 Charlotte Ave, Sanford, NC 27330

I love Mrs. Wenger’s. A great local spot to eat. The food is simple southern fare and doesn’t leave you hungry with large portions and great flavor....

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.3

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Sanford
Marco's Pizza 3058 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Marco's Pizza
Pizza

Marco's Pizza

3058 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332

It took a little bit for them to cook our pizza but it was divine. The pizza was Incredible probably the best pizza I've ever had. All good thing come to...

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  • Good90 Reviews4.2
Marco's Pizza- Buffalo Lake 80 Amarillo Ln, Sanford
Marco's Pizza- Buffalo Lake
Pizza • $

Marco's Pizza- Buffalo Lake

80 Amarillo Ln, Sanford, NC 27332

David Thompson if you ever get the chance to see this review just kno you're one of the hardest working employees I've seen in that restaurant and...

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  • Good76 Reviews4
Little Caesars Pizza 1834 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Little Caesars Pizza
Pizza • $

Little Caesars Pizza

1834 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Okay I feel like my issue was a personal one because I got stuck in line and I didn't think I could go around to the front and just go in to get my order...

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  • Average119 Reviews3.2

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Sanford
El Molcajete Authentic Mexican Cuisine 2741 Lee Ave, Sanford
El Molcajete Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Mexican • $

El Molcajete Authentic Mexican Cuisine

2741 Lee Ave, Sanford, NC 27332

Food was so fresh and HOT we actually had to wait a little before eating. Everything we ordered was well seasoned. Customer service was great even in their...

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  • Good123 Reviews4.1
Tortilleria Rosita 2972 Industrial Dr, Sanford
Tortilleria Rosita
Mexican • $$

Tortilleria Rosita

2972 Industrial Dr, Sanford, NC 27332

Wonderful food and bakery. They have a fresh meat counter, but I wasn't in a position to buy fresh cut meat that day. Service was good but very little...

  • Superb48 Reviews4.5
Fonda Lupita 129 W Main St, Sanford
Fonda Lupita
Mexican

Fonda Lupita

129 W Main St, Sanford, NC 27332

I almost gave a lower star but then thought it is not fair to do that to you. Im just used to taco birria a much stronger flavor than yours, but it...

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  • Superb60 Reviews4.6

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Sanford
Hunan Chinese Restaurant 1216 N Horner Blvd, Sanford
Hunan Chinese Restaurant
Chinese • $$

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

1216 N Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

This is hands down the best Chinese food in the area. If you like super sugary Chinese food, you might not like it. But this place reminds me of how fantastic...

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King Chinese Buffet 87 S 3218, NC-87, Sanford
King Chinese Buffet
Chinese • $$

King Chinese Buffet

87 S 3218, NC-87, Sanford, NC 27332

My first time out at a buffet ? it well very organized and clean.. you have to wear gloves when touch utensils to plate your food each time..everything was...

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  • Average121 Reviews3.2
Golden China Restaurant 2266 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford
Golden China Restaurant
Chinese • $

Golden China Restaurant

2266 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27330

I went to Golden China for the first time based on reviews, I was not disappointed. The food food was good for take out, portions were good, and price was...

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  • Good65 Reviews3.9

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Sanford
PD Quix 2100 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
PD Quix
Fast Food • $

PD Quix

2100 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

My stomach only allows me to eat at certain places and this is one of them.Meat taste real, it's always fresh,fries are real good.Ive had a couple...

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  • Superb122 Reviews4.3
Arby's 2501 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

2501 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Love the fact that I have coupons for the sandwiches I wanted to get. We love the gyros and I love the orange cream frozen drinks that are 1$ during happy...

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  • Good139 Reviews3.6
Cook Out 1906 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Cook Out
Fast Food • $

Cook Out

1906 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Kinda light on the fries for double fries and no cookie dough in my cookie dough and Reese's milkshake. Other than that this was the same awesome quality...

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  • Good136 Reviews3.6

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Sanford
Ruby Tuesday 3210 NC-87, Sanford
Ruby Tuesday
Burgers • $$

Ruby Tuesday

3210 NC-87, Sanford, NC 27330

I had the pleasure of eating at Ruby Tuesday in Sanford while I was visiting my family. My experience was amazing! I don’t know about any of you, but it’s...

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  • Good157 Reviews3.8
Big "T's" Restaurant 508 Wicker St, Sanford
Big "T's" Restaurant
Burgers • $

Big "T's" Restaurant

508 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330

! Food there is so good !! Only thing I have to cry about is ,, Drum roll please !!They need to be a little faster . Standing in line for 20. 30 minutes...

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Crossroads Grill of Sanford 715 E Main St, Sanford
Crossroads Grill of Sanford
Burgers

Crossroads Grill of Sanford

715 E Main St, Sanford, NC 27332

I seem to always miss the simple and fish fry. I needed a stick to your ribs kind of meal today. My son, Sam, LOVES THEIR MILKSHAKES. Today's special was...

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Scoops Hot Dogs 815 Wicker St, Sanford
Scoops Hot Dogs
Sandwich Shop • $

Scoops Hot Dogs

815 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330

These are the best hotdogs. It's crazy just how good they are. You compare other hotdogs to these here but it's never close. Didn't even know I...

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  • Superb76 Reviews4.6
Jersey Mike's Subs 3110 S Horner Blvd space d, Sanford
Jersey Mike's Subs
Sandwich Shop

Jersey Mike's Subs

3110 S Horner Blvd space d, Sanford, NC 27332

Our first time stopping in to this location. Very nice and clean, easy to understand menu. All associates were on the ball completing our order and ready to...

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  • Good48 Reviews4.2
Subway 3310 NC-87 S, Sanford
Subway
Sandwich Shop

Subway

3310 NC-87 S, Sanford, NC 27332

Typical sandwich shop. You pick you bread, meat, cheese, and toppings. You can do soup or salad. These have drinks and fruit. They stay busy, but they are...

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  • Poor15 Reviews2.1
Chick-fil-A 3224 NC-87 S, Sanford
Chick-fil-A
Chicken • $

Chick-fil-A

3224 NC-87 S, Sanford, NC 27332

With the lines being long, this team delivered! Orders were taken swiftly; the line was moving; food was hot and correct. Very impressive service for the...

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  • Good161 Reviews3.8
Bojangles 773 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Bojangles
Chicken • $

Bojangles

773 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

To be absolutely honest with you, I have no idea how good the cooks are after 4pm. But I do know that from 10am to 4pm, anything that you eat there is mouth...

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  • Good114 Reviews4
Bojangles 149 Market St, Sanford
Bojangles
Chicken • $

Bojangles

149 Market St, Sanford, NC 27332

This has to be one of the best CHICKEN places I have ever eaten at. The food is always hot and delicious, the service is very friendly and accommodating in...

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  • Good119 Reviews3.5

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in Sanford
Luli Sushi 1204 N Horner Blvd, Sanford
Luli Sushi
Japanese • $$

Luli Sushi

1204 N Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330

Small family restaurant. The Boat for 1 was perfect size. Fish was super fresh and firm. Rice for roll was perfectly stick and moist. I highly recommend...

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  • Good162 Reviews3.3
Tokyo Express 2902 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
Tokyo Express
Japanese • $

Tokyo Express

2902 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332

I just had Singapore noodles from there and they are the best in town! I tried from many places and they make them perfect. The prices are good and for the...

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  • Good86 Reviews4.2
teriyaki express 2610 S Horner Blvd, Sanford
teriyaki express
Japanese

teriyaki express

2610 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332

You order your food at the counter then pay. You get your drink and seat yourself. They bring your food out to you. I ordered hibachi chicken with mushrooms,...

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  • Superb39 Reviews4.8