What’s for Dinner?
There are plenty of options for dining in, take out, or delivery in Johnston County. From traditional Southern BBQ to Italian, Japanese to Mexican, and local foodie eats to Chinese cuisine, JoCo is a foodie destination. For a unique dining experience, try one of the many local restaurants that feature locally sourced ingredients and farm-to-table dishes. If you're looking for something on the go, there are plenty of fast food and casual eateries to choose from too.
Dining out can be fast and convenient. For a local favorite, enjoy the tasty home-cooked Southern style buffet at Meadow Village Restaurant located near Benson. Also, you will find chef-owned eateries in Smithfield at SoDoSoPa or in Clayton at Crawford Cookshop, a casual concept restaurant by award-winning chef Scott Crawford! And, if you consider yourself a "foodie" and love to explore, check out the multiple food trails we've compiled to help lovers of certain foods and drinks (coffee anyone?!) find places they'll love.
Our website has a variety of categories to help you decide what's for dinner... BBQ eastern-style, Red Hot Dogs (what are those??), Something Sweet, and of course, a list of all dining options in the county!