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“Great Meal in a Beautiful Location”
Review of Wildwood Grill

Wildwood Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Johnson City, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Meal in a Beautiful Location”
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We stopped by Fontana Village Resort after touring the dam. We came around dinner time (7 p.m.) We found this restaurant in the middle of the village. I can't say enough about the service and the location. Beautiful atmosphere, clean restaurant, wonderful service. The food was a bonus. I had a BLT and my boyfriend had a grilled chicken sandwich. The prices were reasonable, and the food was awesome. We would go back again, if it weren't so far away!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank NanceR329
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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review, 22 July 2013
Thank you for the nice review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your dining experience, and that you were able to see the Dam! It is truly an amazing sight!

We hope you can come back and visit again soon!
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“If food is supposed to be good for you, this isn't it!”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We always have one restaurant that falls through the cracks, and this one plummeted. My wife had a pork barbecue sandwich that was supposed to be pulled pork. She had chunks, and it wasn't very tasty. I had a BLT, and it was OK, but both of us ordered fries because the other sides were an added expense. Those fries were really fried. I think my stomach still has a coating of grease. The prices were high, and I had to find my server in order to get the check. If you care about your health, avoid this place.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ron K
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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review, 19 July 2013
Thank you for your feedback. Please know that it has been passed to the appropriate department.
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Mts of western NC
Level 6 Contributor
801 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 507 helpful votes
“Still a nice spot for lunch”
Reviewed 12 July 2013

It's been two years since our last visit. We still enjoy the atmosphere here in Fontana Village and the outdoor seating on the deck at the Wildwood Grill provides a relaxing setting. Not crowded at all on a Friday in July just after noon. Very pleasant servers were on hand. The menu has changed a bit and our choices of chicken wings and an order of onion rings seemed a safe bet. The garlic wings were quite different with their heavy smoked flavor, and we enjoyed them for the most part. Not special enough to rate them more than average however. The same with the onion rings which seemed like the frozen type, not made on the premises. Certainly an OK lunch after visiting the area. $20 with tip certainly isn't expensive. Would we come back a 3rd time? Perhaps, with the atmosphere and location being so nice. Maybe a different choice from the menu would help. There is plenty of parking in this very safe area.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Hooked_on_travel77
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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review, 19 July 2013
Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and we hope to see you back again!
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North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great Southern Charm”
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Took a church group of 18 here to eat before we took the boat ride around the lake. The staff allowed us to sit on the porch or inside so I did have people in both places. The service was excellent. The food was even better (if you can get better). Several of my group ordered hamburgers and made large comments about being the best they had eaten. The salad bar was wonderful and had a great selection of ingredients. The atmosphere was something else. On the porch, breeze blowing, flowers blooming, birds singing. Ready to go back.
Thanks for the great Southern Hospitality.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank tripletsaunt
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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review, 11 July 2013
Thanks so much for the wonderful review! We are so happy that you had such a nice, charming experience with your group.

We hope to see you back real soon!
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Madison, Alabama
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great "close to fast" food....great location...”
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Great food....great location....musical entertainment several times a week. watched as a music video was made for a favorite local group then was entertained by a musician who was with the Oak Ridge Boys for a number of years, was with Hank Williams Jr & lots of others. He was great. Ate on the porch & enjoyed it all. We had pizza & burgers. Enjoyed it all.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Nancy w
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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Thank you for such a nice review! We are so happy that you had such a great time while you were here. We have some really talented musicians that we are have come out and play for us. It is nice to hear that our guests enjoy them as much as we do!

We hope to see you back real soon!
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