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J. Arthur's Restaurant

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2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
+1 828 926 1817
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Wed - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was really good food they were just really busy. The owner was very accomdating since we were such a large party, 17 of us, wasn't easy to seat gave us one of the event rooms.

Thank josey1748
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wanting more than southern cooking, we tried J. Arthur's. Service was great, staff was super friendly. We did have to send back one steak, well done is not bright pink. We have this problem often everywhere we eat. Waitress was wonderful about it, brought it back and it was perfect. All the food was good, the menu covers quite a... More 

Thank Rob H
Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a higher end restaurant than most in Maggie Valley and priced accordingly. The menu had a wide variety and the service was very good. The food was excellent.

Thank Jim1133
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal here! I'm not a turkey fan (I go for the side dishes!) but J. Arthur's will make a believer out of me. The turkey was the best! It was surprising that no cranberry sauce was served. The apple pie was very flavorable and we'll be back for sure.

Thank MRH200
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations since the summer for the Thanksgiving meal. Had asked in advance if there were going to entree options since within my party folks don't eat turkey, seafood or nuts. Was assured there would be multiple meats for entree choices (gentleman even mentioned steak and pork chops) and multiple desserts (not just pecan pie). Were seated about 30... More 

Thank Sutwil
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think J Arthur's gets great reviews because it is one of a few restaurants in Maggie Valley with very nice decor. Our food was OK but the service was awful; I think we had a new waiter. It is a very popular place, even though it is fairly pricey, so perhaps we just hit it on a night when... More 

Thank Barbara S
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry that your meal was only ok. If you had let us know we would have quickly taken care of any problems. Yes, we have two new servers, and its probably that you got one who was on his/her first night. We are intent in keeping up our thirty year reputation of quality food and service, so next time,... More 

Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal in Maggie Valley! Service was excellent and the ambiance was wonderful! We enjoyed sitting by the fire in the fireplace after our meal :)

Thank cablekd
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-prepared food, excellent service, and charming atmosphere all contribute to this being a favorite with locals for that "special" night. Prices are high for us locals, but visitors don't flinch when their check comes!

Thank Wunder3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had their Prime rib and my husband had their meatloaf. All we did was rave about this place while we were eating. They were down on staff so service was a little slow but the staff were totally awesome and food was amazing.

Thank Lisa N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prime rib was excellent. Trout was excellent. Service was a little slow. Salad with gorgonzola cheese was delicious. if you come in the winter try and sit in the bar area by the fireplace.

Thank GT1955A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Maggie Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 828 926 1817
We are a fourth generation restaurant business (Manero's on the east Coast and in south Florida) who has owned and J. Arthur's in Maggie Valley for thirty years. We specialize in steaks, our succulent prime rib, seafood and a variety of other American dishes. Known for our world famous Gorgonzola cheese salad and delicious French onion soup, often times customers makes a meal of just these two. We have an upstairs private room which seats 25 and open seating upstairs where we can accommodate up to 75 for special events. Our dress is casual and our motto is 'always bring the children.' We also cater parties from 40 to 1500. Reservations are suggested but not necessary1 We hope to see you soon!
We are open thanksgiving Day from noon to 6pm -reservations strongly suggested . We are closed Christmas day

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?