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25 of the Best Camp Lejeune Restaurants (2022 Edition)
If you are new to Camp Lejeune, you are probably looking for hassle free places to get food as you settle in, whether it’s in the BEQs, base housing, or off-base housing. We’ve all been there: PCSing, either alone or with family, and not wanting to have to hit up fast food for each meal. Explore these affordable suggestions, and ask your new neighbors for top restaurant recommendations as you get to know the area better.
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(1-6) Fast Eats on Mainside
(7-9) American on Camp Lejeune
(10-13) American / Italian on Camp Lejeune
(14-16) Barbeque restaurants near Camp Lejeune
(17-19) Mediterranean restaurants near Camp Lejeune
(20-22) Italian restaurants near Camp Lejeune
(23-25) Asian restaurants near Camp Lejeune
Suggested Read: Camp Lejeune North Carolina: In-Depth Welcome Center
Camp Lejeune Restaurants on Base
On base, you’ll find the usual fast food options. They’re listed here, of course. Below there are even more choices for dining. Make sure to also check out the MCCS page to get the full inventory of dining options!
Fast Eats on Mainside
Address: Bldg. 1515, Holcomb Blvd
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-3888
Address: 1238 Birch Street
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-2599
3. Papa Johns
Address: Bldg. 62, Lucy Brewer Rd, Central Area Recreation Center
Phone Number: 1 (910) 450-7272
Address: Bldg. HP-99, Wallace Creek Marine Mart
Phone Number: 1 (910) 450-9295
5. Taco bell
Address: Bldg. 1232, Birch Street
Phone Number: 1 (910) 450-6918
Address: Bldg. 1237, Birch Street
Phone Number: 1 (910) 450-5479
Affordable and guaranteed to fill you up, you’ll find no frills breakfast and lunch fare at these restaurants.
Address: Bldg. 1057, Louis Rd
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-8680
Address: Bldg. 2015, Paradise Point Golf Course
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-0148
Address: Bldg. H1, Hospital Point
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-8822
American / Italian
If you work at Courthouse Bay, or want to get away from mainside, there are two options below. Also, the officers and SNCO clubs on mainside have lunch available for all ranks.
10. Sandbar Grill
Address: Bldg BB27, Courthouse Bay
Phone Number: 1 (910) 440-7024
11. Courthouse Bay Pizza
Address: Pizza Stand (near Courthouse Bay Mess Hall, MH BB-125)
Address: Bldg. 2615, Seth Williams Blvd.
Phone Number: 1 (910) 451-2465
13. SNCO Club
Address: Bldg. 825, Stone St.
Phone Number: 1 (910) 450-9556
Restaurants Near Camp Lejeune North Carolina
14. Mission BBQ Menu
Address: 1638 Western Boulevard Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: 1 (910) 378-2662
Known for: Briskets, Ribs, Mac-N-Cheese
A solid choice for a family affair or a get together with friends. They are known for their smokey BBQ, which comes in good sized portions, and sides. Consider them for catering for a unit event. They have a location in Wilmington as well!
15. 3 Daughters BBQ
Address: 2004 Hwy 172 Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
Phone Number: (910) 741-0848
Known for: BBQ sandwiches, sides
Looking for some straightforward and tasty Carolina barbecue? You’ll be surprised at how much flavor is packed into their menu here. They are known for their side items so you will definitely want to try a different one each time you come to discover your favorite.
Address: 1722 Catherine Lake Rd Jacksonville, NC 28540
Phone Number: (910) 324-1161
Known for: Pulled pork, fried chicken, country fried steak
A southern BBQ joint with all the variety of tasty, tender meats you’d expect. They even offer big, country style breakfasts so you can enjoy their tasty cooking for any meal.
Address: 3494 Western Blvd Ste 100 Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: 1 (910) 333-0756
Known for: Gyro bowls, sauces
You can’t go wrong with a cheap, quick, and easy meal of gyros (savory meat) whether alone or with a group. These are tasty with plenty of vegetables for a healthy balance. They have plenty of homemade sauces to try out too!
Address: 409 Western Blvd Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: (910) 219-0229
Known for: Kabobs, shawarma, baba ganoush
Enjoy a scrumptious taste of the Middle East right in Jacksonville at this authentic Turkish eatery. A great spot for big meals packed with savory flavors from your hummus appetizer to your baklava dessert.
Address: 674 W Corbett Ave Swansboro, NC 28584
Phone Number: (910) 325-8332
Known for: Lamb gyro, chicken shawarma, Greek salad
Located in Swansboro, northeast of base, this Greek-Mediterranean offers all sorts of regional classics. You can come, sit down, and enjoy a casual meal or get some quick to-go food. And they deliver, too.
Address: 75 Balsam Rd Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: 1 (910) 939-5566
Known for: Pepperoni, and slices
Pizza can be a tricky one to nail down, but here you can get good local pizza, calzones, subs, and more for a good price. Whether dining-in or taking out, you’ll have plenty of meaty and cheesy goodness for you and your family and friends. They also have another location at Carolina Forest just minutes away in case one has a long wait time!
Address: 2013 Nc Hwy 172 Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
Phone Number: (910) 741-0701
Known for: Brick oven pizza and calzones
Sneads Ferry’s top pizza joint has plenty of options, from all the classic pies to big, tasty salads. Not to mention a whole host of specialty slices, including the local favorite, the zesty buffalo chicken.
Address: 2200 Gum Branch Rd Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: (910) 938-7070
Known for: Pepperoni pizza, stuffed pizza
When a place describes its pizzas and calzones as “hand-tossed NY style,” chances are the food is going to be cheesy, saucy, and delicious. And that’s certainly the case here.
Address: 1215 N Marine Blvd Jacksonville, NC 28540
Phone Number: 1 (910) 937-0099
Known for: Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles
It’s often hard to find good Asian cuisine at an affordable price, but this Thai food can meet that craving. Flavors are rich, but be sure to specify your spice level! Try the Thai iced tea or Thai iced coffee for a refreshing caffeinated drink.
24. Golden China
Address: 965 Old Folkstone Rd Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
Phone Number: (910) 327-2222
Known for: Orange chicken, ribs, fried rice
Located in the Topsail Shopping Center, this place has all the great Chinese dishes people know and love. A great place to to pick up some takeout for lunch or Friday family nights.
25. Josie’s Filipino Cuisine & Pho
Address: 331 Western Blvd, Ste C Jacksonville, NC 28546
Phone Number: (910) 333-9294
Known for: Curry chicken, beef stew, pork adobo
The cuisine of the Philippines developed over hundreds of years into a blend of foods from all across East Asia. Which is a complicated way to say it’s really tasty stuff. Take out a lunch or dinner special or come in for a big, family meal.
Rest assured, in no time, you will find your go-to spots! Explore a bit, ask around, and take this as an opportunity to get to know your neighborhood a little better. Good luck and bon appetit!
Last Updated: 9/27/2021