North Hills is the ultimate destination for kicking back, enjoying a delicious meal, and having a good time after a long work-day or a busy week. North Hills is home to a multitude of restaurants, a bowling alley, a movie theater and the popular small urban park called “Midtown Park” in the park district which hosts various events throughout the year.

Looking for a good time? Check out these North Hills restaurants for a dinner and a great time!

Kings Dining & Entertainment

It’s all in the name! Kings Dining & Entertainment has everything you need for a good time. There’s a restaurant, several bars, a game room and a bowling alley. Grab your friends, order some beers and a plate of buffalo wontons and see who can rack up the highest bowling score!

Insider’s Tip: Be sure to reserve a lane in advance. Kings Dining & Entertainment is a very popular North Hills destination, especially on the weekends.

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

Can’t decide if you want sushi or burgers? At The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, you don’t have to choose.  In fact, you can even get sushi ON a burger! If you are looking for a good time and a creative menu, look no further. The unique decor also adds to the fun of going to The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar! Lots of people love this place, so be sure make a reservation or be prepared to wait. We promise it will be well worth it!

World of Beer

As you can guess from the name, World of Beer features many fantastic beers on tap. Try a local brew or a beer from another part of the world! World of Beer also offers plenty of pub fares such as loaded nachos and chicken wings. It occasionally hosts local musicians and trivia nights as well.


Dine and drink on top of the world! Level7 is a rooftop lounge located on the 7th floor of the AC Hotel. Its open space is ideal for relaxing and socializing, especially on a beautiful summer evening. The menu features tapas-style small bites in addition to unique cocktails and a carefully curated wine list.

Fox & Hound Sports Tavern

Looking to catch the NC State basketball game on the big screen? Grab your wolfpack and head to Fox & Hound Sports Tavern. It has plenty of beer, plenty of TVs and excellent pub fare to share!

If the Fox & Hound Sports Tavern is too crowded or if they are rooting for another team and you just can’t take it, Yard House is another option for sports and beer lovers. Yes, you can actually order a yard of beer!

Looking to dine and socialize al fresco? You are sure to have a great time on the patio at Vivace or Mia Francesca!

So what are some of your favorite restaurants for a good time in North Hills? Please be sure to hit us up on Twitter @919BlogNC or visit our Facebook page at and let us know! We would love to hear from ya.

This post was created in collaboration with the North Hills Blog editorial team and 919 Blog contributor Amy Howard for exclusive digital publication via TBN