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Gazebo Creekside Cafe

44 Heritage Hollow Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-2761
+1 828-524-8783
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (57 reviews)
“muffaletta” (13 reviews)
“veggie sandwich” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
44 Heritage Hollow Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-2761
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Franklin and stopped by this restaurant around 10:45 on a Sunday and the place was not crowded at all. We got a creek side seat (recommended) and very quick service. The Roast Beef was very good. A very small and informal place. I would...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking is limited so come early. We had to circle around a bit before getting a spot to park. The entire restaurant is basically open air. Portions have a cover and the remaining tables are out in the open. Sandwiches and salads are so reasonably...More

Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have recently moved to NC and really impressed how eco friendly and conscious this state is, specially in the Asheville and surrounding areas. And then I come here and the waitress serves water in Styrofoam glasses and the food in plastic baskets. Yuck! And...More

1  Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to have lunch. Great sandwiches and a nice atmosphere. The Reuben and turkey club were good although the chips were a might stale. Give it a try!

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a continuation of a draft from June 2017 that never got posted. Started out in Sapphire Valley with complimentary breakfast at the Hampton Inn and by the time we got to Franklin, we were hungry. Picked the Gazebo based on online reviews and...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Outside dining, weather protected setting; great soup, good muffelatta sandwich. Warm, genuine server.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great food I highly recommend the muffalata! Lovely waitress, look forward to visiting franklin again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is an outdoor restaurant that has almost all the tables under an umbrella or some type of cover. It is located next to a small creek, hence the name. The sandwiches and salads are fresh and come with your choice of bread. They also...More

Thank marathonman33
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Everyone in my group was beyond satisfied. Been coming to Franklin for over 30 years and ever since I discovered this place, I never miss a chance to go! Great food friendly staff and nice atmosphere! Go see for yourself!

Thank Triptaker120
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Restaurant: Tables awkwardly placed. Menu: poor quality food. A good thing is the breadth of customer ages and walks of life.

1  Thank Gracelyn F
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Questions & Answers
18 July 2017|
Response from CaptiveGuru | Reviewed this property |
I did not use the wifi, but I am pretty sure they have it.
16 January 2017|
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Response from kseam6259 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol
17 December 2016|
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Response from kseam6259 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen that as an option but you could call them to find out or go eat there and ask during then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Heritage Hollow Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-2761
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-8783
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