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Old Rock Cafe

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431 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
+1 828-625-2329
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The hamburgers are indeed awesome. I had the jalapeño pimento burger and it was delicious. Huge. I also had the homemade Parmesan chips that were very crispy and tasted great. My husband had the club sandwich...he should have had a burger!!

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Thank KenBarbie432
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We just got burgers and they were very good and served fast. My youngest got chicken fingers but he didn't like them. There was a lot of food, too because we ate our burgers and couldn't finish our fries. You order at the counter and they bring you your food.

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Thank Jill F
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here after visiting Chimney Rock. The food was good even if not exciting. It is your typical southern cafe fare. We both had salads which were good.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had just completed the Chimney Rock State Park adventure and it was time for lunch. This place is right at the entrance to the park...a very convenient location! Greeted as we entered, we were advised to pick up a menu on the way to our seats. Orders are placed at the counter and delivered to your table when ready.... More 

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Thank Dan556
Greensboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

After climbing Chimney Rock, we came here for lunch anticipating the Hickory Nut Gap grass fed beef burger. My husband ordered it and was kind of underwhelmed. I ordered the BLT, which had a good amount of bacon.

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1 Thank Tacybell
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food and lovely view. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. I live locally but I do visit quite often.

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1 Thank Sheila D
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to hang out and have a good lunch. Excellent sweet potato fries and really good Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Loved eating outdoors on the patio.

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1 Thank Jeffro_baller
Kernersville
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Very friendly staff with one of the best BLT sandwiches you'll ever eat. Right on the river with some outside dining.

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Thank Gary C
Columbia, South Carolina
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Old Rock Cafe,is a wonderful place to sit,relax and enjoy a wonderful meal. The food is fantastic and they give you large portions.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We popped in following a quick hike and some window shopping. Had 2 kids and 2 adults. Able to order quickly, food came out quickly, and food hit the spot. No thrills, but did the trick and I'd go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Chimney Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-2329
Description
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. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings in July and October!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?