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Looking for a nice dinner spot for a Saturday night - please no BBQ or chains....

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    1. re: gbandu

      HA!!!!

      It isn't a "nice dinner spot" but they serve up the best dipped chicken ever - Keaton's. That's where I'd go if I were in Statesville. But if you want "nice", head down the road and out of town.

      1. I agree with the others.... From my limited experience I don't know of a nice dinner spot in Statesville, though do recall having a very pleasant (though not terribly innovative) meal at a place called "The Library & Lounge" in Statesville a few years ago. Mooresville is just 25ish minutes down I-77 south and if you are coming from Winston Salem, I'd probably schedule your trip so you have options to dine there. Alternatively, you might go north on I-77 and tour/eat at the Shelton Vineyards if you are thinking of doing something special. Good luck, and if you find a nice spot, do let us know!

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        1. re: Tehama

          Huntersville- Moma Mia II (That's 2) Italian top shelve and very affordable.

        2. I haven't been, but tonight on "North Carolina Weekend" Bob Garner reviewed a place called Risto's in downtown Statesville that looked pretty good. Certainly would be worth a shot.

          1. I once had to go to Statesville for work every week for a two months. There wasn't much there. However, I repeatedly (basically every week) had good meals at Chopstix Thai restaurant. It was decent inside and the food was good.