The 9 Best Places for French Fries in North Carolina!

French fries are perfect to pair with burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches. They’re even delicious all on their own. Maybe topped with cheese and chili? Whatever your preference, you’ll find it at the delicious restaurants of North Carolina. Here are the 9 best places for French fries in the state! 

Buns, Chapel Hill, NC

Home to the best burger of Chapel Hill, veggie burgers and fries, Buns has incredible fries. Hand-cut daily, French, and sweet potato fries, cheese fries, chili fries or chili cheese fries are all options where you cannot go wrong. And don’t forget the dipping sauces! Ranch, chipotle mayo, wasabi mayo, dragon sauce, honey mustard, barbecue sauce, Thai sesame, or curry mustard—the dipping options to enjoy your fries with are endless. 

Cloos’ Coney Island, Raleigh, NC

No hot dog is complete without the perfect fries. Choose your favorite between classic French fries, chili fries, cheese fries, or chili cheese fries. Commonly known as the best fries in Raleigh, the shoestring fries of Cloos’ Coney Island come out so hot and crispy. More commonly known for the famous hot dogs, the fries are amazing and well worth a try, regardless of how you decide to order them.

Carolina Ale House, Multiple locations

Catch the game on the big screen, grab a drink with friends, and don’t skip out on the fries! Carolina Ale House offers warm, delicious fries, French, or sweet potato, to eat with a burger, wrap, sandwich, or wings. 

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Bouchon, Asheville, NC

An intimate Asheville bistro serving French comfort food, the Famous French Fries are a specialty of Bouchon and are often considered the best in town. The pommes frites are also sides to both the steak au poivre and quiche du jour. The famous French fries come sprinkled with herbes de provence and served with red pepper aioli. Every French fry lover needs to stop in and have a taste, even if it is just for the fries! 

Viva Chicken, Charlotte, NC

Be careful, or you may find yourself devouring the entire basket! Viva Chicken is a Peruvian restaurant serving customers chicken, salads, sandwiches and wraps and delightful desserts. The menu is full of fresh, flavorful options that make dining healthy and quick. And their French fries? Simply perfect.

Kill Devils Frozen Custard and Beach Fries, Kill Devil Hills, NC

Burgers, hot dogs, custard and of course, the fries! The hand-cut Beach Fries of Kill Devils are fresh, never frozen and are hand-cut Idaho russet potatoes. Every fry is deep-fried and lightly salted as you order to ensure freshness and you have the choice to add cheese or chili. The fries are the best, or very close to it.

NOFO @ the Pig, Raleigh, NC

Opened in Raleigh’s Historic Five Points shopping district in 2001, the NOFO @ the Pig serves customers lunches and dinners with delicious soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees, as well as daily specials. Served on the side of several menu options, the French fries, home fries and the sweet potato fries are all wonderful options. The sweet potato fries, also an appetizer, are served with a citrus Cajun remoulade. The home and French fries are offered as sides and are equally delicious. 

Dixie Drive-In, Lumberton, NC

Cooking up old-fashioned hamburgers and fries, Dixie Drive-In can take you back with no disappointment. The Dixie Drive-In serves hand-cut, lightly breaded fries that will have you coming back for more. A cash-only establishment, eat in or dine in your car with full curb-side serve. Everything is made to order, and the friendly service and delicious food make up for the possible wait. 

Moo & Brew, Charlotte, NC

Known as a burger and beer joint in Charlotte, the French fry game is strong at Moo & Brew. No burger is complete without fries, and Moo & Brew has plenty of options. Parmesan, garlic and olive oil fries, chili loves cheese fries, or the rosemary, truffle & sea salt fries, you cannot go wrong. Or, if you are feeling a bit more adventurous, try the Why Nacho Fries, best described as loaded nachos, but fries. And if you thought that wasn’t a handful of options already, hand-cut and sweet potato fries are both side options to your meal!

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