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Ms Lois' Restaurant

145 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2709
+1 828-369-8628
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
145 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2709
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to go any time of the day. The food is great and the service is great. Not to mention the price is very affordable!

Thank N1942UIjohnk
Reviewed yesterday

Offers specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good selection of sandwiches, meats and veggies for lunch and dinner, as well as home-made desserts. Small diner, popular with locals (like us) for great food and service! DOESN'T ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT. But, ATM available nearby.

Thank Norton28734
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were passing through Franklin from a Smokey Mtn trip and staying overnight. I had read good reviews on Ms Lois from Trip Advisor and elsewhere. The restaurant is small and had 8-10 tables that can seat 4 or so. Definitely a...More

Thank RCC-Georgia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very good breakfast!! This is a small diner and seems to be popular with the locals so you might have to wait a minute for a table. Great service and prices. Would recommend the blueberry pancakes. Generous portions!

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We stopped for lunch on a cold Tuesday. We got there a bit early, and by the time we left, the place was packed (the dining area is pretty small - maybe 10-12 tables). Food was good and the service was great.

Thank P-S W
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I go here on a pretty regular basis. The food is basic home style inexpensive and tasty. I wouldn’t go here for a date but when I have the niece and nephew or by myself it’s my go to place. The staff is always friendly...More

Thank Rusty w
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a place for an early dinner and found Ms. Lois' Restaurant on Trip Advisor. We have owned property outside of Franklin for several years but due to work obligations, seldom visited and have been looking for a "go...More

1  Thank Brett R
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast since it was rated so highly. It's a small diner. Fortunately, we got the last table available. I ordered one of the specials, which was an omelette with swiss cheese, mushrooms and I think onions. Normally, when I've gotten omelettes,...More

Thank Narepa
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were seated right away and 3 different servers offered to get drinks or take our order within two minutes. Unfortunately the service went downhill from there. We and two other tables waited way to long for our meals. When our meals did arrive, fried...More

Thank Jack-n-Jill-1
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We ate at Ms Lois' for supper our first night in Franklin. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was clean, our server was delightful, the food was good and came to the table hot (a plus for me). You could tell it's very popular with...More

Thank BeachGrandmax4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-8628
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