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Judge's Riverside Restaurant

128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655-4249
+1 828-433-5798
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (40 reviews)
“smoked chicken” (23 reviews)
“onion rings” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655-4249
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and myself had dined and Judges Riverside more than once and the service is usually pretty good but lately we have noticed a decline in service and the food has been less then desirable. We ordered the chicken tenders plate my tenders were...More

Thank 590gloriar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on way back from Linville Gorge for dinner. It was too cold to sit outside, but the river is right there. Menu provided plenty of choices. The specialty was BBQ. They were out of the brisket, so I got ribs. They were not baby...More

Thank DGStravels
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had a taste for BBQ so I ordered the small pulled pork plate with potato salad and red slaw. It was all delicious. The BBQ was moist and tasty. Potato salad and slaw complimented the BBQ.

Thank John E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had lunch on the deck on a lovely afternoon, overlooking the river. Nice view of river. We split The Judge between 2 of us. The pork was pretty good, the ribs were very hard to get the meat off the bone and the chicken...More

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visited Judge's with a group. We had reservations and were seated promptly on the porch when we arrived with an excellent view of the river. The onion rings are made on the premises and are excellent and recommended as is the smoked half chicken...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Late lunch on labor day. Had to wait a few min. but not bad. Food was great, but could have used more staff. We had fish-n-chips, brisket sandwich, and pulled pork sandwich. Everyone happy and full.

Thank Kenny P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

It was pretty good for lunch. Tea was good. Beautiful area and lots of shade on deck outside. Deck overlooks river.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I had The Judge (which the waitress recommended) pulled pork, 2 ribs and 1/4 of a chicken with two sides: white Cole slaw and fries. It was delicious. I went during the week so it was not crowded and we sat on the deck overlooking...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The location along the river is beautiful and relaxing. Very enjoyable sitting on deck to eat. Service was pretty good especially since we had a group of 18. Did have to ask for a couple of items several times. Drinks were served in styrofoam cups...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I had the Judge Plate meal, 1/4 smoke chicken, two pork ribs, BBQ and two sides. My friends about the same thing. The food was really good. The tangy sauces was not to hot. It was a good meal. We ate at the upper deck...More

Thank HenryNC7
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
I a not sure. I suggest you call them and ask.
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Response from russbcater | Property representative |
Hi Suzie, If you contact Judge's Riverside and ask for David Troutman (General Manager), I'm sure that he can help you. Restaurant number (828) 433-5798. If you have any trouble getting through my cell # (828) 403-3616 Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655-4249
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5798
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Description
Beyond great food, Judge's Riverside has a great atmosphere. From the wood and stone materials inside to the decks and serene river view outside, you'll enjoy more than just the taste. Click the images below to learn more...
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