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J. Arthur's Restaurant

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2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
+1 828 926 1817
Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Wed - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a delicious dinner at this fine dining establishment. The service was excellent. And the food was superb. My boyfriend's ribs were very tender and fell off of the bones. I had the blackened chicken with pasta and gorgonzola and it was delish. Their blue cheese dressing on their salad was delectable. Will look forward to... More 

Thank Deana S
Louisville, Kentucky
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138 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

OK, this place has been a staple of ours since ~1989 whenever passing through this way. Our large family gathered here to have dinner and I just wanted to say that service is still great, the blue cheese salad dressing is still unparalleled,as is the french onion soup is the best ever. Most entrees are still worth raving about. An... More 

Thank Jerry N
Cleveland, Tennessee
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food quality was good. Service was above average. A bit pricey but no complaints. It's a little tacky, like a museum of Christmas, otherwise very nicely appointed. We'd go back.

Thank goodtroop
Matthews, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I were on a New Years fishing trip and there were not many places in Maggie Valley open to eat. We went here concerned about our casual attire being appropriate for the restaurant. We were greeted at the door by the owner who make us feel like part of the family. The food and decor were exceptional and... More 

Thank Beverly H
donnatm, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review and we hope to see you back next year! More 

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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I stopped here after spending the day at Harrah's. It was after Christmas and the place was beautifully decorated. They had the largest tree I have ever seen. They weren't very busy when we arrived so I could not figure out why the service was so slow. I didn't think it was our waitress fault and she... More 

Thank spurrier
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a home 1 mile from the restaurant and would love to eat there frequently, but we have eaten there 3 times and been disappointed every time The last time there, we ordered burgers - thought that would be simple enough After a long wait they arrived over cooked The waitress was very nice and offered to get others... More 

Thank Beverley R
donnatm, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this review

Beverly We served several thousand locals and tourists over the past few weeks and have had rave reviews so I was very sorry to hear of your disappointment and send my apologies. You should know that we like every other restaurant who wants to stay in business will go to all extremes to make our guests happy, so if you... More 

Dahlonega, Georgia
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were very busy on new years early evening. They were out of some main items like prime rib. However everyone working was making sure your experience was good.

Thank Gwen G
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with a great meal and restaurant that was beautifully decorated for the Christmas Holidays. Will definitely return and recommend it as my favorite in Maggie!

Thank Tom V
Venice, Florida
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and reasonable prices. I had baby back ribs and a breaded deep fried corn on the cob, delicious, I've never even heard of this before. Our server was very good at taking care of our needs. To top it all off they had a 27' Christmas tree in the corner, beautiful.

Thank Michael O
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on recommendation of friends that frequent J.Arthurs many times a year. Prime rib is fantastic. Service is excellent. We sat on the second floor overlooking the fireplace. It's a beautiful restaurant with an obvious emphasis on service. Our waiter, Frank, was extremely nice and professional. This guy knew his business and had a knack for making us... More 

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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, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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