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Motor co. grill

86 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3006
+1 828-524-0099
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (102 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
“patty melt” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3006
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us ate here while we were in town with work. The food was good, the service was very nice. The shakes were a big hit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling, we always try to find interesting new places, and this little diner offered just that! We loved the decorations and our waitress, Jessica introduced herself and the house special before offering drinks. (Working in the service industry for years, I always appreciate when someone...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a "go to" when you want consistently good food. Burgers and sandwiches are mostly good but don't get the Reuben.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day of traveling we were looking forward to a relaxing, quick meal. Unfortunately our meal took 45 min to prepare (two of us ordered salads, one a cup of soup, the other pasta and one special). They belatedly apologized for the delay and...More

Thank loves2travel6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened to drive by about lunch time and made a U turn to stop here. Having our dog Maggie with us, we knew we would sit outside, but we were pleasantly surprised to find that it was a pet friendly patio. We were...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place with a "50 ish" style and fantastic burgers. This place has a large variety of hamburgers. I chose the classic hamburger with lettuce and tomatoes and it was delicious and filling. I had coleslaw as a side, and it was also very good....More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG. This was such a surprise!! The neatest diner vibe and everything was so freshly decorated and clean. Super friendly and attentive wait staff; Kassie was awesome. We all ate burgers, both the Sinatra and the Bacon Nutter. I was curious but the peanut butter...More

Thank doodleladybug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good and reasonably priced. The the service was good. There is a wonderful patio to enjoy your meal

Thank Jd S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sisters ,daughter, niece and I stopped by after mining most of the day. We all had a variety of burgers that were delicious! What a cute 50's style of restaurant.

Thank melody m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't pay by credit card at any other location during my trip. I paid cash everywhere else that I went but I thought that this looked like a respectable establishment so I opted to pay with my debit/credit card. Someone in my party noticed...More

1  Thank chausies
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16 July 2017|
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Response from MotorCoManager | Property representative |
We welcome pets on our outdoor patio. We also have a "doggie menu".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3006
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-0099
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50'S & 60's Diner serving gourmet hamburgers, hot dogs, soups, salads and other great American dishes. Our restaurant also includes an old-fashioned soda fountain featuring hand dipped ice cream sundaes and hand-made milkshakes. Our building served as a car dealership in the 40's, 50's and 60's. Thus its name "Motor Co. Grill".
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