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Motor co. grill

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86 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3006
+1 828-524-0099
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best place in town! Great food, great atmosphere, great servers! You have to try this place it won't disappoint!!

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Thank Bekah R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is delicious. They are very kind and friendly. We've never had a bad meal from there. Their fried pickles are super!!

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Thank Sharon T
franklin, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun enviroment for reminiscing. The waiter was fun and curtious. The brat- burger was good, was dissapointed in the fries though. Husbands burger was just as good. The shakes were well worth the wait. We like the fun atmosphere at the grill, however the wait time for food might be a problem especially since it was not that busy.

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Thank darlene m
Franklin, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

60's feel for the dinner with an upscale menu. Classic food made better. The service was fantastic. I hope they keep up the great work and we will be back.

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Thank gweikel2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

breakfast lunch or dinner are all very good, nice folks, be sure to get there either before church lets out on Sunday or later in the afternoon as it gets crowded

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Thank Susan S
Roswell, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Franklin on a Saturday at lunch time. Two places to eat had been recommended to us, but one was closed for vacation and the other one did not look appealing from the outside. We stopped at a new bistro, went inside and it looked like a very cluttered hippie grandma's house. There was no one about, so... More 

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Thank DebbieS50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great one plate would feed 2,its across the street from the courthouse in between 2 banks the staff is great very friendly

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Thank Trina D
Franklin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like the atmosphere of the 60s and enjoy their hamburgers & fries. However, our most favorite part is the ice cream selecton from hot fudge sundaes to old fashioned malts. Definitely our favorite stop for our ice cream selections ❣️

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1 Thank SisterJane
Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

You wanna experience the 60s you have to go here. Great food, friendly staff. Entrees to main dishes a burger and anything from the menu will satisfy even the picky eater I think

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Thank Geoff56t
Franklin, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

If a restaurant is busy it is no excuse to seat a a party of 6 at a table that's been wiped down with a greasy wet rag. Other than that the burgers and sandwhichs were okay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3006
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-0099
Description
50'S & 60's Diner serving gourmet hamburgers, hot dogs, soups, salads and other great American dishes. Our restaurant also includes an old-fashioned soda fountain featuring hand dipped ice cream sundaes and hand-made milkshakes.

Our building served as a car dealership in the 40's, 50's and 60's. Thus its name "Motor Co. Grill".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?