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J. Arthur's Restaurant

2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
+1 828-926-1817
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (160 reviews)
“steak” (123 reviews)
“salad” (115 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and the food superb, prime rib was cooked perfectly, husbands steak perfect, plenty of food awesome atmosphere, very great experience

Thank Gretchen P
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My sister's and I ate here while in Maggie Valley. One of them had the Prime Rib and after all of us tasting it we all agreed that this was the juiciest, best tasting, and most tender Prime Rib we had ever put in our...More

Thank Kathy H
donnatm, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

What a super review. Thanks so much!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the ribeye and chicken marsala... It was terrible. The Ribeye was over cooked and tough as rubber... Neither the chicken or steak had any seasoning. We spoke to the owner and she acted as if it were our fault and was so rude-...More

1  Thank Christie D
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have an excellent repoire with our guests and believe that our guests are almost always right except for when they are rude and disrespectful. Even thought you were rude, we immediately removed the entree you complained about when hearing if it. When you complained...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been dining here for twenty years and taking family and friends very often. Not one bad meal in all that time. The service has always been excellent, the food superb. My favorite is the prime rib dinner, my wife the fried shrimp, mom...More

Thank Deborah B
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Debirah- we are very grateful for your kind review we hope to see you again at J Arthurs soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live inear Waynesville, about 20 miles from this restaurant, and my experience last night was that this restaurant is not as customer friendly. I visited there with friends from Atlanta just last evening (Saturday) and had wait staff that were new to the restaurant....More

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Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry as I visited almost every table on Saturday night and was not made aware of this. We certainly would have offered to compensate you had we known about it. We consider ourselves extremely customer friendly and go overboard to make our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good fish, steaks, and ribs. Would love to go back again. Very nice atmosphere. Kind and cutious staff.

Thank William T
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cespite the chilly rain, I made the trip to J. Arthurs today. My choice was between prime rib and chicken marsala. I opted for the prime rib with salad and baked potato. I was fortunate to get Pam, who is very professional and friendly. The...More

Thank housermagic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surpassed our expectations. Very good food and atmosphere. Meatloaf sounds boring, but theirs is amazing! My wife had the chicken marsala and said that it was the best she’d ever had.

Thank joelyons62
Reviewed 12 March 2018

J. Arthur's never fails to satisfy. It's busy for good reasons. Excellent service and drinks at the bar accompanied by very personable and engaging bartenders. Always stop here while traveling in Maggie Valley. Only open Thursday thru Sunday in the off season (Jan-May).

Thank CappyMac55
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Our experience was great in every way. The location is beautiful, the atmosphere is warm and friendly, the food was delicious and the staff was helpful.

Thank LovesToGo_1
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Mary E
26 March 2018|
Response from housermagic | Reviewed this property |
They are currently open Thursday thru Sunday, as this is the off-season.
7 August 2016|
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Response from donnatm | Property representative |
Everyone in the mountains dresses very casually!
12 October 2015|
Response from donnatm | Property representative |
Absolutely- both!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Maggie Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 828-926-1817
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Serving Maggie Valley for 32 years, our family has been in the restaurant business since 1935 with over 20 restaurants (Manero's) both on the East coast and in south Florida. We are know for our succulent prime rib, steaks, Gorgonzola cheese salad as well as our French onion soup and homemade cheese sticks. We are a casual upscale steakhouse which also serves a variety of seafood, chicken, pork, pasta, salads and well as burgers and a variety of incredible appetizers. We have a full bar and serve dinner both in our lounge as well as our dining room. We also have a loft which seats 55 and a private banquet room which seats 25. In the summer and fall, we serve on our patio on weekends. We cater to groups of all sizes both at our establishment and in local parks, homes and a variety of settings and have done groups up to 1300. We love to serve families and have a kids section for children as well as two functioning trains which delight the young at heart in our dining room.
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