Wilson's Best Eateries: Amy Jo's Country Restaurant

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4600 Nash St N
(252) 237-8723
Mon through Fri 6:30 am-2 pm 
Fri dinner 4:30-8 pm
Sat 6:30 am- noon
Sun 7 am-2pm
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Amy Davis has worked in the food business since she was a teenager. In 2003, her mother, Josephine Finch, bought Ray’s Drive-In and shortly after that, Amy decided to join her mom at the restaurant.  In 2009, they opened a restaurant across town. Since opening Amy Jo’s Country Restaurant, a combination of their first names, they have maintained the grand tradition of offering tasty Southern staples. 

At Amy Jo’s Country Restaurant, you will find some of the same favorites that you can get at Ray’s Drive-In. You can start your day with a good ol’ country breakfast, including your choice of eggs, bacon, sausage, country ham, tenderloin, omelets, pancakes, french toast, waffles or, of course, their wonderful cheese biscuits. 

For lunch, they offer a wide variety of burgers, hot dogs and sandwiches, with daily specials and six different meat choices each day. On the side, you can’t go wrong with any of their freshly-cooked vegetables.  Mashed potatoes, green beans, macaroni and cheese and more are available most days. 

On Fridays, Amy Jo’s offers dinner until 8 p.m., and Friday night is seafood night, with a variety of fresh seafood including flounder, shrimp, oysters, plus four other meat choices and endless sides. 

But don’t forget about the great selection of homemade desserts. Try Amy’s “Almost Famous Chew Bread,” a 9-layer chocolate cake, pineapple cake, coconut cake, chocolate pie or homemade banana pudding, just to name a few. You can get any of it by the slice or order a whole cake to take home. For good, Southern cooking, stop by Amy Jo’s Country Restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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