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About us

Founded by Ricky Carver in October 1993, Carver's On Elm was located in the heart of historic Graham, NC until January 15, 2014 when a horrible fire occurred causing the restaurant to be a complete loss. With the help of our friends, family and amazing customers we were able to look past this tragic event and look towards the future! On April 15, 2014 Ricky had the opportunity to purchase the recently closed Dottie's Diner on S. Church St. in Burlington. It took about a month to get the restaurant and kitchen the way Ricky Carver wanted it to be and then we opened our new doors May 12, 2014. We hope to keep pleasing all our original customers and some new. We had a great 20 years in Graham, NC and we miss it, but we are happy to have had the opportunity to reopen and hope to keep on pleasing for 20+ more years.

Now Serving Breakfast.

​We had never served breakfast in Graham, but are giving it a shot here in Burlington. We have lots to choose from on the menu and we serve it everyday 7:00am-2:00pm. Please come give us a try and let us know how we're doing. Take out available.

About Lunch and Dinner.

We have a wide variety on our menu. Daily Specials, soups and salads, steaks, seafood, sandwiches, pitas, hot dogs and hamburgers, kids menu, appetizers and lots more. Lots to choose from to hopefully please everyone in the family. We have amazing homemade pies and cobblers for dessert, cant forget to order those. Lunch and Dinner is served from 11:00am-2:00pm everyday. However, Friday we serve it 11:00am-9:00pm. Check out our Menu tab to learn more. Take out available.

Carver's Caters.
*Due to staff shortages, catering is drop off or pick up only.*

With over 40 years in the restaurant industry, Ricky Carver has the knowledge and the talent to cater your event, whatever it may be.  Whether you are interested in catering a casual wedding, birthday party or business event, Carver's Restaurant Catering can provide your guests with delicious meals and scrumptious snacks. Carver's Restaurant provides buffet-style catering that makes for fast, efficient serving of your guests.  Whether you are serving 20 or 200, contact us today to see how we can help you make your event one to remember.  For catering menu and pricing information, please call  336.584.9885.

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