Where to Eat

There are many local eateries convenient for Cooleemee visitors and all of them have fine sweet tea and a favorite local beverage called “Cheerwine.” These are listed in order of distance from Cooleemee but none are very far away. Those on Hwy 601 are all on the way to historic downtown Mocksville.

Hot Diggity Dogs & Ice Cream – Located at the Cooleemee Shopping Center: hot dogs, ice cream, and more.  Don’t forget to get your repeat buyers card punched for free hot dogs and other special offers, 336- 692-3544

El Sol Market – Located right outside the city limits at 7647 NC Highway 801 South, El Sol Market has authentic Mexican desserts and tacos that are fan favorites. Open from 9 a.m.- 8:30 p.m, Monday –  Saturday; 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Maw Maw’s Kitchen – authentic country home cooking. Located at the Ellis Center, 2076 U.S. Highway 601 South, 336-284-2005. Open at 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday- Saturday.

Monte de Rey Restaurant authentic Mexican food with a large and varied menu. Located in the shopping center near Food Lion at 1374 US Hwy 601, 336- 751-5639. Open 11 am-9:30 pm, every day of the week

Kent’s Home Cooking Daily specials with home-cooked vegetables. Sandwiches and breakfast until 10:30 am. Open 5 am-9 pm. Closed Sundays. Located in the shopping center near Food Lion at 1370 US Hwy 601, 336-751-5368.

Hardees Located just north of Food Lion shopping center, 1350 Highway 601 South, 336-751-7896. Burgers, curly fries and real ice cream milkshakes. Open 5 am – 11 pm, every day of the week.

CJ’s BBQ is located at 885 South Salisbury Street, near Hwy 601, 336-751-2495 . Breakfast is great and you will relish Davie County’s unique “pimento cheeseburger.” Open 6 am-3 pm Mondays-Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Where to Stay Nearby

Spending the night? Mocksville has two well-recommended hotels not far away – The Days Inn and The Comfort Inn & Suites, both located right near Hwy 601 & Interstate 40 exit #170, and just up Hwy 801 is, the Hampton Inn in Bermuda Run, North Carolina.


Thousand Trails/ Forest Lake– This beautiful family campground on the banks of the Yadkin River is only a few miles away.

Lake Myers RV & Camping Resort – family camping at its best with all the amenities. Check for discount rates and specials throughout the year.