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Newfound Lodge Restaurant

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1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
+1 828-497-4590
07:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was friendly. Buffet food was meager and and just not good. Only went once. Price was reasonable.

Thank Angela M
Round Rock, Texas
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135 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice surprise. The breakfast buffet at Newfound Lodge Restaurant was awesome! The variety and selection was way above par and the food quality was wonderful. The price was more than reasonable. I thoroughly enjoyed the meal here!

Thank Ken M
Atmore, Alabama
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast and dinner one day. The breakfast buffet was quite nice, but they do start taking up the food promptly at 10:45 am to prepare for lunch. We were there for dinner on Saturday and were disappointed that we missed the seafood buffet. There was a buffet of typical homestyle foods on Saturday, but we ordered... More 

Thank Debbie M
Warsaw, Indiana
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through the town, my husband and I stopped for lunch. There was not much variety on the buffet (couple of veggie options, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, fried meat options, nothing healthy) but it was hot and flavorful. The staff was prompt and pleasant, so the atmosphere was nice. Ok stop as a traveler but unsure if it is... More 

Thank Krista H
Blythewood, South Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is where we had our dinner and breakfast. We wanted to try lunch too, but we ate too much in the breakfast . They have a buffet for all three meals and you can order from the menu too.

Thank devesh p
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93 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I loved this place. It kind of looked like a hotel restaurant from the outside but inside was a great buffett with all sorts of home cookin'. The price was an unbelievable $10. It included a really nice salad bar, fried chicken, chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, the best carrots and green beans I have had in a... More 

Thank karbop1
West Monroe, Louisiana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

All I can comment was three couples on a trip looking for a place to eat near the hotel. We were not pleased and the food was only filling and not tasty.We ordered off the menu rather than buffet. I would not eat there again if in that area. The Dairy Queen is nearby....LOL

Thank Bill S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner buffet. Friday night was a special seafood buffet but everything was deep fried except the trout which my husband liked. Okra came out of a freezer bag. Dessert was one option: chocolate pudding. Waitress was friendly. Uninspired cooking.

Thank Ann W
Rockwood, Tennessee
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The buffet offered was average, not overflowing with meat entrees. Fish and Chicken were the only selections. The salad bar portion was the best part, but the dessert offered was only one item: banana pudding. It was high priced for this average buffet selection.

Thank Jil S
Indian Trail, North Carolina
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped there on the way to casino for breakfast, since we are seniors, we don't eat @ many buffets,because the price is too high & we can't eat like we used to, so we were pleased to order off the menu which had a nice variety of items to choose, my wife got the omelet & it was big... More 

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-4590
Located just before the entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we have been serving locals and tourist since 1946. We offer a family atmosphere, affortable pricing and exceptional service. Special pricing is available for large groups and tour buses. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week during the months of March thru November. Come see us, we look forward to serving you.

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