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“Awesome Food!!”
Review of Old Rock Cafe

Old Rock Cafe
Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$9
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Start the day off right with one of our signature biscuits, which are named after the places folks love to visit in the region. Whether you want a Bearwallow Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit or a savory Florence Preserve Biscuits, we have something for you every Saturday and Sunday. During lunch, enjoy a local grassfed burger, grilled sandwiches, salads and fresh baked fruit cobblers at this down-to-earth diner located at the entrance to Chimney Rock State Park. Relax outdoors on the riverside deck with a great view of Chimney Rock and the Rocky Broad River rushing by. Try one of the local craft brews or sip on a glass of wine. Check out the memorabilia of the "Rock" covering the walls for a glimpse of what life was like here over the past 100 years.
Naples, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Awesome Food!!”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Great environment, great food. We went twice for lunch during our 4 day visit to Lake Lure. The burgers are awesome! I recommend the Western. The jalapeno ranch dressing on the burger was great and i actually asked for more to dip my sweet potato fries in!! Great family place. I will defiantly eat there again when i am back in Lake Lure.

  • Visited June 2014
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4 Thank Brooks G
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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Don't miss this one!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Great little place to have lunch - and right on the river so you can't beat the views! We had the chicken salad wrap (awesome and not dried out) with homemade chips (not the greatest), a bacon burger (good) with sweet potato fries (excellent!) Good prices and good food - I recommend eating here. Everything seemed fresh and homemade, and I love that they're trying to be green/environmentally conscious.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Courtney O
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Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good Food, Great Prices”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We ordered two burger specials for lunch and got good food with a pretty amazing view (we ate on the back patio, along the Rocky Broad River) for less than $15. Great deal and the staff was friendly.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Jennifer M
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Mooresville, United States
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Exactly what we wanted.”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We visited Chimney Rock Park. We came down for a quick and simple meal and got exactly what we wanted.....and more! The staff was very courteous and the food was reasonably priced, very tasty and sufficient to give us the energy to keep hiking the trails up on the mountain. Being a vegetarian, I have eaten veggie burgers at many places over the years. I can honestly say this was the best one I have ever tried, bar none. With a season pass to the Park, we will be back in this area? Will we eat here again? We already did. The next day, my wife wanted to have dessert and chose to get back here for the salted caramel brownie, which did not disappoint. We will be back for a full meal next time.

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Brian K
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canfield
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good Sandwiches, Friendly People”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Old Rock Cafe was recommended to us by the folks working on Chimney Rock Mountain. A real nice selection of food. I ordered a Reuben, potato salad (that was EXCELLENT) and Fried green tomatoes. My son had wings, husband had a burger, daughter had a chicken ceasar salad. The staff was very nice and made recommendations of other things to do in the area. The seatin outside is great, right on the river walk. The restaurants on the on side of the road, back up to a river and you can walk the length of the town along the river and sit. Kinda rustic, lots of fun!

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank mimi68Canfield
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