Wake Forest is a great place to live, work and play – and EAT! Check out this list of our Top 5 picks for places to have lunch in Wake Forest! Enjoy!!

Over the Falls 
Over the Falls is a popular bar and restaurant known for its burgers, wings and award-winning specialty salads. The menu offers a wide selection of gluten-free options, featuring all of the eateries delicious burgers and sandwiches as well as most of the other entrees.
At Over the Falls, there’s a different exciting special every day of the week. This includes the famous and always popular Taco Tuesday.

Shuckers Oyster Bar & Grill 
If you’re in the mood for seafood for lunch (or dinner), Shuckers Oyster Bar & Grill is the place for you. This iconic Wake Forest restaurant has been around for over 30 years. Better yet, it’s as popular as ever thanks to its delicious seafood dishes and the staff’s commitment to providing the best dining experience possible.

Shorty’s Famous Hot Dogs 
Shorty is an iconic hot dog joint serving the Wake Forest area for over a hundred years. Yes, the world-famous hot dogs at Shorty’s are an inexpensive lunch option. But, that doesn’t stop them from being among the best in the area. They also serve burgers and sandwiches for those not in the mood for a hot dog.
The atmosphere and decor at Shorty’s is a delightful throwback to the style of the popular lunch spots of the 50’s.

Leli’s Diner 
Leli’s Diner prides itself on serving farm-to-fork Italian cuisine. All ingredients used in the restaurant dishes are sourced from local farmer’s markets near Wake Forest. Yay!
The menu features a mix of classic diner foods like barbecue brisket sandwiches and delicious burgers. You’ll also enjoy pasta dishes like lasagna, Bolognese and clam linguine.
Several dishes are inspired by the owner/chef’s background. This includes traditional Czech-style schnitzel and meatloaf.

Stewarts Bistro 
Stewarts Bistro is a friendly, neighborhood cafe and coffee shop serving breakfast and lunch daily. Delicious and affordable, it will keep you coming back. The staff at Stewarts takes great pride in their customer service and run their business on the belief that “coffee and friends make the perfect blend!”
The menu features coffee beverages using locally sourced Carborro Coffee Roasters coffee, along with various breakfast items including Southern classics, sandwiches and omelettes. Stay (or come back) for lunch and enjoy a delicious panini or salad. There’s something for everyone!

These are just five of the best places to eat lunch in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Which one do you want to visit first?