117 Main St, Canton, NC 28716



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Sid’s on Main is located in the historic Imperial Hotel on Main Street in Canton, NC.

Advertised in 1916 as “one of the state’s best two dollar hotels,” this downtown inn offered quality rooms for tourist, drummers (salesman), and mill executives.

E.M. Geir and his wife – both from New York City – founded the hotel after coming to Canton in 1911.

The inn included about 40 rooms, spacious verandahs and hallways, and bountiful meals.


Today, the historic building is host to apartments, Sid's on Main featuring Canton's finest dining experience and bar, And banquet/event space for reunions, receptions and large meetings. Future expansion includes the reopening of hotel rooms.



Page TruesdaleMeet Sid

Sid Truesdale and his wife Page are both Canton natives.  Sid is a 1980 graduate of Pisgah High and many remember him for his accomplishments on the basketball court. Sid has two daughters, Sidney and Sheridan, who are graduates of Pisgah and two sons, Peyton and Parker, who are now enjoying being part of the local athletic programs. 

Sid brings many years of restaurant experience to Sid's on Main and is now looking forward to providing Canton with a very different dining and bar experience.

Stop by and say hi.  Sid will be waiting to show you around. And he promises, you will like what you see!




Restaurant & Bar Hours  |  Tue - SAT: 11Am - 9pm

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