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Famous Louise's Rock House Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Linville Falls ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
+1 828-765-2702
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“pie” (31 reviews)
“pot roast” (10 reviews)
“turkey club” (3 reviews)
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23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant in listed in the National Historic Register and has been going since the 1800's. We ate breakfast here which was very good and the menu is extensive with very quick service. Everything we ordered was tasty (mainly comfort food). The location is unusual...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! It's a local favorite spot. They serve mainly comfort food, and you can sit in one of three counties in the cozy dining room. We always bring out of town guests here.

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made an impromptu trip to Linville to do a little hiking and the whole drive up I was hoping to lunch here. But I didn't remember (or think) it'd be open on Sun. Thank goodness I was wrong. The hubs had pot roast with 3...More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is average. Not much seasoning. I have been about 3 or 4 times and have not been impressed nor has the people I have eaten with...Their claim to fame is the location...you are in at least 2 counties.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Man this place is awesome. My wife and I stopped by on our way to the Falls. I got beef tips and she got the French dip sandwich. Both are amazing!

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My wife and I had stopped at Linville Falls Winery and she overheard one of the visitors talking with a pourer about a pimento cheese & bacon sandwich and when we asked where it could be had, she said Louise's Rock House so we decided...More

1  Thank the1drjazz
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Wonderful homemade food. Fried green tomatoes were delicious for an appetizer. Next time I will try the pie!

Thank Bethany V
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We came out of a full day of waterfall and mountain gorge hiking in the dark and were ready to keel over....The road to Linville Falls Community was right there and we were praying for somewhere to eat, and were super lucky to happen into...More

Thank travenop
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Rolling through the mountains and after the hike at Linville Falls a meal was in order. Shazam! Louise was right there. Friendly staff and a truly homemade chicken salad and soup. Enjoy!

Thank TheRoad803
Reviewed 6 February 2017

En route to visit Linville Caverns, my husband and I were looking for a place to have lunch. Restaurants were few and far between on the rural road through this small town. Around a bend, we suddenly came upon the interestingly named "Famous Louise's," so...More

1  Thank SECh694
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-2702