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Lantern Restaurant

601 N Main St, Dobson, NC 27017-8820
+1 336-386-8461
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
1 Apr 2017
“New Owners / Management”
14 Nov 2016
“Basic homestyle ”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
601 N Main St, Dobson, NC 27017-8820
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I ordered gravy and biscuits there yesterday. The gravy was cold. The biscuits which use to be served cut in half were torn into pieces. My plate looked like someone else leftovers that had not even been reheated. I want go there again.

Thank bowmannicole
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I am more than a regular, as it is near my office and very easy to go for lunch, I find the food to be very good, seems the quality is better now, the service is always excellent, however I am a regular so hard...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The seafood was obviously from frozen and I have never seen oyster stew that "broken." The salad bar was the only saving grace. Wouldn't really recommend but if you go just have salad and skip the seafood altogether.

Thank Be C
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty much a basic, small town restaurant with decent food. Nothing worth a special trip, but it's food you can count on. Staff has been there for a long time

Thank smithie17
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Ordered Baked Ham lunch. It was fried. The brussel sprouts were almost room temperature and the cheese sauce had not been heated. It looked like the goo that is put on nachoes at the ball park. The dinner roll was old and had been heated...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I visited for breakfast. The service and food was good at a reasonable price. His pancakes were the size of the plate and the sausage was tasty. If you are in the area, give it a try. I wouldn't drive out of...More

Thank Jennifer and Ke... W
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We visited the Lantern on advice of Hampton Inn staff. I noticed that our server addressed many of the patrons by name(obviously locals)I met the owner and there is a sign that says that gift cards are no longer accepted and the restaurant is up...More

Thank bettyc670
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

The food was wonderful, as always. The service was great as well. This is our "place to go"! You can find something on the menu for everyone!

Thank NanaShay
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Lantern is a favorite among locals and features daily specials which vary from day to day. The restaurant has the only serve-yourself salad bar in the general area. No alcohol is served but the food is very good, though not fancy. The restaurant could...More

Thank RJR1112
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

I waited for 15 mins. Never acknowledged by staff. Persons who arrived after us were waited on right away Would have liked to try lunch but was not given the opportunity. Left without anyone speaking to us

1  Thank Jeanna H
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 601 N Main St, Dobson, NC 27017-8820
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Dobson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-386-8461
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