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“Good place to eat if you're visiting Nantahala Outdoor Center”

Rivers End Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 54 Restaurants in Bryson City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Located at the intersection of the Appalachian Trail and the Nantahala River, River's End Restaurant has been serving hikers, paddlers and everyone in between since 1972. From delicious trout cakes and New York style pizza to hand-pattied veggie burgers and the infamous sherpas, River's End Restaurant has a dish for everyone. The Nantahala River provides beautiful views and plenty of entertainment while dining from riverside seats at River's End Restaurant.Serving breakfast (March-October), lunch, and dinner. Open year round.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good place to eat if you're visiting Nantahala Outdoor Center”
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This place was pretty good - nice views, variety of menu choices, convenient location if you're already visitng the NOC. We weren't floored, but we also weren't disappointed at all. Food also tastes great after a day of rafting and ziplining :) We enjoyed burgers, chili, and watching kayakers on the river. I recommend this place if you're in the area!

  • Visited August 2013
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“A great place to relax; good food, serview & views”
Reviewed 13 September 2013

We, a # of friends & I, head west, to the NC mountains every 3rd weekend of October. We don't all do the same things so we agreed to meet @ The River's End Restaurant each day (lunch or dinner) to compare notes. This is a neat restaurant that is cantilevered over the river. Food & service are good & prices are fair. It was a great meeting (& resting) place after a busy day.

Visited October 2012
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Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food, great view!”
Reviewed 11 September 2013

This place is great, with an absolutely fantastic view of the Nantahala River and the rafters below. The pizza is a must!!! I can't say enough about how good the pizza is! We've been here three years in a row!

  • Visited July 2013
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Saluda, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great meals with river view!”
Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

I visited recently during ICF Worlds and despite the crowds got fast service and good food. I really like the chicken sherpa.

  • Visited September 2013
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Temple, Georgia
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lunch on the river”
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This place is great! Best service and great food. The onion rings are awesome! Be sure to sit outside by the river. Great scenery while you enjoy your meal!

  • Visited September 2013
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