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The 12 Best American Restaurants Near Selma

Updated: June 14, 2022

Looking for Selma’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Selma has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Fry Daddys

American, $$, SelmaAmerican, $$Selma
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

If you travel further

Heidi's Two Wheel Cafe

American, $, SmithfieldAmerican, $Smithfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Papa Jack's

American, $, KenlyAmerican, $Kenly
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Four Oaks Restaurant

American, $, Four OaksAmerican, $Four Oaks
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

White Swan Bar-B-Q & Fried Chicken

American, $, SmithfieldAmerican, $Smithfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries

American, $, KenlyAmerican, $Kenly
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Barefoot's Country Store

American, $, Four OaksAmerican, $Four Oaks
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Simple Twist

American, $$, SmithfieldAmerican, $$Smithfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Lowell Mill Restaurant

American, $, KenlyAmerican, $Kenly
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0

Bob Evans

American, $$, SmithfieldAmerican, $$Smithfield
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Iron Skillet

American, $$, KenlyAmerican, $$Kenly
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Live Crawfish & Seafood NC

Creole, $$, SmithfieldCreole, $$Smithfield
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Selma. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 3295 restaurants in Selma, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 212 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Robbins Nest Restaurant and Denny's are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Selma.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Selma are Fry Daddys, Bojangles, and Hardee's.

Fry Daddys, Bojangles, and Robbins Nest Restaurant are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Selma.

Fry Daddys, Bojangles, and Robbins Nest Restaurant are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Selma.

Fry Daddys, Bojangles, and Robbins Nest Restaurant are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Selma.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for heavy meat dish

    Experts suggest pairing a heavy meat dish with a glass of Vieux Carre, a popular cocktail.


  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • A great drink pairing for shellfish

    Knowing what to pair with shellfish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, strong and acidic, white wine balances the creamy shellfish.

Did you know?

  • For the love of hot dog

    National Hot Dog Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on July 23.

  • The original hashbrown

    hashbrown was first made in 1890s in the country of The United States.

  • A classic dish

    A trip to The United States is incomplete without having tried the local pecan pie, a national classic!

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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