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Mountain View Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary
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5253 NC Hwy 226, Spruce Pine, NC 28749
+1 828-766-9670
11:00 - 20:00
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Clarkston, Michigan
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i stopped here for an impromptu Mother's Day lunch. Since we didn't have reservations we were given whatever table was available. This was not problem for us and the staff were all very friendly on a very busy day. My wife had a turkey salad of some sort and I had a Grilled Chicken sandwich. Both of... More 

Thank christopher c
Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have always had a great experience until last night. They actually ran out of Cabernet before 7pm, as well as several entrees and over half the desserts!!!! Our server was terrible and called us "baby" even though she is likely a third our age. The shortages were obviously not her fault but it took over 10 minutes to get plates... More 

Thank lorinc769
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time I had been to this place. We had gotten there early around 4pm so it wasn't busy. Our waitress was very nice and our food was pretty good. The biggest problem was that the menu was lacking in the variety of food. Awesome views of the mountains.

Thank Karmachameleon1981
Arlington, VA
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662 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted with dinner at Mountain View. Our friends took us up the mountain and we were of course impressed with the view, 360 degrees of mountains. We sat outside on a lovely evening and enjoyed wine and beer. Usually great views mean sub-par food, but not here. We had stellar service and excellent food. My blackened mahi mahi... More 

Thank X-NYr
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would go again for the million dollar view! The food was cold, not made according to description in the menus, and they were out of two entrée items early in the evening.

Thank LulieATL
Todd S, Owner at Mountain View Restaurant, responded to this review

I am very sorry about your food, I have a new staff and they are not up to speed yet.Did you let my manager know of your issue before you left? Thank for your post though I know what I need to take steps to assure this dosnt happen again. More 

High Point, North Carolina
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is great! Not your average roadside menu. Our service was also excellent, and the view is to die for!! Not much parking so get there early.

Thank THoughNC
Todd S, Owner at Mountain View Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your patronage we enjoyed your club very much!! More 

Mebane, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meals were awesome. We ate friday dinner and Sunday lunch there. The view was stunning, the food was excellent, and the service was outstanding. The "show" was also one-of-a-kind (we sat at the bar).

Thank Keith C
Todd S, Owner at Mountain View Restaurant, responded to this review

We do not charge for shows, I am glad you enjoyed it all. More 

Olive Branch, Mississippi
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plan on waiting an hour for food. Also even if it's cold as ice outside and storm about to come in, you can't change your sheets from outside to inside. Horrible service. Pricey food figure $18 and up per person. Not many sides to choose from but it is like gourmet meal cooking. I wouldn't go back though.

Thank aprilsmith0096
Todd S, Owner at Mountain View Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your wait, I do the best I can with the available work force I have to pull from in this area.As for our seating policy it is posted at several locations in my restaurant, we had to adopt this policy due to issues it has caused in the past. As you seen we are... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Have had lunch here twice and enjoyed dining here both times. Food and service was very good. The second time the weather was nice enough to sit out on the open deck and fully enjoy the beautiful view. Look forward to dining here in the fall when the leaves are changing color.

Thank Hugh45
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Beautiful if you sit outside. Food okay. Dining room okay. If you sit outside, you can't change your mind and come inside. The food is tourist-priced and not awesome.

Thank only1cca
Todd S, Owner at Mountain View Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review,my restaurant was built during the mid 1950s and was originally a house all of those years of updating has given it a unique challenge lol.As for the food a meal at Burger King is 7.58 I believe.my burgers with 1 side is 9.00, my burgers are 100% beef and 8oz, not chemicals and saw dust.Also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5253 NC Hwy 226, Spruce Pine, NC 28749
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Spruce Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 828-766-9670
Casual to Semi-formal inside and outside seating. serving a wide variety of mouth watering entrees, with a friendly and family atmosphere.

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