Fayetteville (NC) Restaurants and Pubs Among the Best in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumberland County restaurants and pubs are receiving recognition for the quality and diversity of their food and the experience at their establishment.

Scoutology, a community-specific news, information and engagement platform active on the east coast, named several county establishments the top in North Carolina.

Circa 1800 nabbed the #6 spot on 15 Best Restaurants in North Carolina ranking. Circa 1800 is a locally sourced restaurant with creative Southern food like Southern egg rolls with ham and collards or cedar plank salmon. (Full list: http://scoutology.com/top-15-north-carolina-southern-restaurants/)

108 Person Street Fayetteville, NC 28301

(910)568-4725 www.thecirca1800.com

316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill ranked #16 on the Top Seafood Spots in North Carolina list. The seafood for 316 is delivered fresh daily. Reviews reflect that the restaurant is known for not only the freshness of their food, but the quality of their service. (Full list: http://scoutology.com/top-16-north-carolina-seafood-spots/_

316 Owen Drive Fayetteville, NC 28304

(910) 481-0530 http://316oysterbar.com

Paddy's Irish Pub took the #13 spot in the "Best Pubs in North Carolina" category. Paddy's is an authentic Irish pub where locals and personalities gather for beer and whiskey served in the American-Irish tradition. (Full list: (Ful list: http://scoutology.com/top-16-north-carolina-pubs/)

2606 Raeford Road, Suite 2 Fayetteville NC 28306

(910)677-0555 www.facebook.com/PaddyGibneysIrishPub

Movato, a real estate blog that researches the "best of" in the states they work selected The Mash House as #8 on their list of 15 North Carolina Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds out of Your Mouth.

The blogger commented on The Mash House: "It's usually pretty hard to find a brewery that has anything more than typical pub food options, but this isn't the case at Mash House. Brewery meets steakhouse, Mash House is a great place to go if you want some good food and a good local craft beer." (Full List: http://www.movoto.com/blog/opinions/north-carolina-restaurants/)

4150 Sycamore Dairy Rd Fayetteville, NC 28303

(910) 867-9223 www.theMashHouse.com

Charleston Food Bloggers, a well-known food blogging site, released a list of the top restaurants in each North Carolina County. Their selection for top establishment in Cumberland County? A Taste of West Africa. A Taste of West Africa is run by a mother/daughter duo who serves authentic West African cuisine. The establishment's vision is: "To be a vibrant community business that consistently provides some of the best authentic ethnic cuisines and services; and to positively affect all in the community with a strong sense of culture diversity." Full list of Top North Carolina Restaurants: http://bit.ly/1JlI885

107 Person Street Fayetteville, NC 28301

(910) 779-2375 www.tasteofwestafrica.com

To showcase the dining diversity in Cumberland County, the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors bureau developed the International Cuisine Trail. "In addition to sampling any of the establishments listed above, visitors can also refer to our International Cuisine Trail for a recommendation on a unique cuisine to try," says John Meroski, FACVB President and CEO. "Access the trail at VisitFayettevilleNC.com"

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About Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB):

Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, tournaments and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-800-255-8217.

CONTACT: Melody Foote Director of Communications mfoote@visitfayettevillenc.com

Source:Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau