Often what makes a town a joy to visit is the local food, unique restaurants only found in that particular area can draw quite a crowd. Here in Alamance county we have our own treasure chest when it comes to local dining. From Italy to Mexico there is something for everyone's taste buds. 


The Root

Popular with the college crowd and locals alike The Root has been a staple to the town of Elon, located on the corner of the Elon University Campus the atmosphere is a buzz with excitement and the food is to die for. The Root offers a variety of sandwiches, burgers, salads, and sides. Customer favorites include the Basil Bleu Cheese Burger, a side of Mac and cheese, and deep fried brussel sprouts. The prices are very fair which makes The Root a destination to visit if you are in Elon.



The Original Prego's Trattiora

If your craving some high quality Italian Food then The Original Prego's Trattiora has got you covered. Located in Burlington this restaurant serves the classic Italian favorites such as Pasta with a variety of sauces, Parmigiana sandwiches, Rissotto, and Salads. The prices are a little higher making this a suitable destination for a special evening meal or celebration with the decor and atmosphere adding a special touch to the dining experience.




Brixx: Wood Fired Pizza


Brixx is a fun pizza place located in Alamance Crossing. They offer more than just your ordinary pizza, with choices like Bronx Bomber, Hawaiian, Buffalo Chicken, and Pear & Gorgonzola. If you are not in the mood for pizza, Brixx offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, wraps, and pasta. The fun, lively atmosphere provides a comfortable space to watch sporting events on one of their many flat screen televisions or catch up with friends.


The Cutting Board

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If you are in the mood for a family restaurant with plenty of options to fit the taste buds of all your family members then head on over to The Cutting Board. This restaurant is an Alamance County tradition and known for good food and friendly service. Whether you are in the mood for a steak dinner or a soup and salad combo come hungry because the food here will fill you up! You can also reserve banquet rooms in advance for large group gatherings.

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Simply Thai

If you are looking for something to spice up your usual dining experience, try Simply Thai. This restaurant, located in the town of Elon, is walking distance from Elon University and a good way to deviate from those meal plans for just one meal. The menu includes tradition Thai food, such as pad thai, pad pet, and different Thai salads, as well as lettuce wraps, chicken satay, and sushi. SImply Thai has a wonderful atmosphere that is perfect for any occasion. 


Red Bowl

Looking to spice up your meal with some flavor? Give Red Bowl a try! This restaurant offers a variety of Asian cuisine such as pasta, rice, sushi rolls, and various seafood choices. The menu includes vegetarian and gluten free options as well. While the atmosphere is a little loud and busy reasonable prices and delicious food keeps customers coming back.