Hometown Eats: Pine Top Restaurant in New Castle

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NEW CASTLE, Va. (WDBJ7) It's known as a community hang-out spot and a great place to get food in New Castle. For decades, Pine Top Restaurant has been serving the folks of Craig County.

The mountain high meal at Pine Top Restaurant.

Known for country cookin' and killer desserts, Pine Top has something for everyone.

"This is a constant. It’s something that has been here a long time,” said Stephanie Looney, a regular customer.

They've got some of the best, and biggest, breakfasts around. A must-try is the mountain man - featuring three eggs, hash browns, gravy and a homemade biscuit.

If you're coming for lunch or dinner and really hungry, check out the mountain high. It's a massive hamburger steak topped with onions, mushrooms and brown gravy, all over a bed of homemade mashed potatoes.

"It makes me proud because all these people in the community who come here to eat that love to eat here,” said Carol Owen, the owner of the place.

Don't forget to save room for dessert. Their homemade hummingbird cake is famous in Craig County.

"You get all the flavors of the fruits they’re putting in. Nice cream cheese icing and buttery cake mix,” said WDBJ7's Josh Birch.

Pine Top Restaurant is located at 24429 Craigs Creek Road in New Castle. Their phone number is (540) 864-5864.

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