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New Clayton Restaurants You Don’t Want to Miss!

The little town of Clayton, NC is filled with amazing local businesses, delicious eateries, and plenty of fun and entertainment. Whether you feel like shopping, dining, or exploring, this charming Southern town has plenty to offer. Searching out some new flavors? Check out these new Clayton restaurants.

Ingredient of Clayton (Coming Soon!)

fresh local food

This brand-new eatery will be located right in Downtown Clayton, and will feature fresh local foods in a farm-to-table experience unlike anything you’ve ever had before.

Nina’s Restaurant and Bar

jumbalaya at new clayton restaurants

Another Downtown Clayton find, Nina’s serves up fresh takes on old American favorites. The relaxed atmosphere and welcoming staff complete the friendly Southern dining experience.

Old North State Food Hall (Coming Soon)

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Currently under construction at the old J.R Cigar building just off I-95 in Selma, Old North State Food Hall will be the nation’s first roadside food hall! What, exactly, is a roadside food hall? Think upscale-and-friendly food court or rest stop, complete with 10 different local vendors (including a Carolina barbecue), as well as the full-service bar and bottle shop, North Carolina Craft House.

Boulevard East (Coming Soon)

new coffee shop in clayton

Downtown Clayton coffee shop Boulevard West is getting a sister shop in a whole new location! Boulevard East just became the second confirmed vendor in the Old North State Food Hall project.

Vinson’s Pub & Eatery

delicious hamburger

This new Downtown Clayton restaurant and tavern specializes in high-quality pub favorites (especially burgers) and favorite brews. Its relaxed dining experience includes an outdoor patio.


shopping at publix in clayton

Okay, so this one’s not a restaurant, but its arrival is still exciting news! Florida-based grocer Publix is a Southern favorite, and this year, it’s finally going to be expanding outside the Raleigh area and into Clayton.

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