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Friday Friends

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
+1 828-430-3024
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
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LOCATION
315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great location on the Catawba River. I'd love to say the food was great, but it was very bland. The Salmon Delight was definitely not grilled, and had no flavor. The vegetable mix also didn't have seasoning. I normally do not...More

Thank Ronni S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Often when a restaurant claims to have lots of options they mean "lots of options, but they all involve red meat." I had lunch with a vegetarian friend here yesterday and were delighted to find some really good vegetarian options on the menu (other than...More

Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday night that was not very busy. The service was good with no problems. The Asian Chicken Salad one had was good. The Hoppin Juan the other had was good too but my hamburger was very bland. I had the Patio...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is an excellent place to eat when in Morganton, NC. The food is delicious, with alot of choices, and service is great.

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Been here over a dozen times. Food is always good, sometimes great. Is a very family atmosphere. The worst part is the service which is uneven. The last two times wait staff seemed preoccupied, once because they were teenagers, the other I can't explain. Desserts...More

Thank REintheworld
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Really solid, more than what you might expect, good atmosphere, right on the Catawba River, deck outside...Staff is friendly, warm, and spot on!

Thank TheMikamis
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Chicken tenders and burgers worth a try. This place is by the river and a local favorite. It could use some updating . It is extremely busy on Sunday and Thursday and Friday night's. Service is friendly and efficient

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I was very impressed in all aspects of this eatery on my Sunday lunch visit today. Spotlessly clean and in a picturesque setting beside a lovely stream are always pluses. My lunch was Chicken Santa Fe, a breast topped with bar-b-que sauce, bacon, cheddar and...More

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had friendly service and a nice view of the flowing river. The food my friend and I had was good. Had plenty; enough to have some to take home with us. I had a triple club and my friend had the Reuben. We loved both.

Thank sharonwI6439XB
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Stoped here for lunch on our vacation. I had sweet potato fries and chicken tenders. The food was excellent and the portions were great. The sweet potato fries came with a dipping sauce that had cinnamon in it which was awesome. The wait staff was...More

Thank Nancy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-430-3024
Description
Pleasant atmosphere, scenic setting with windows and terrace overlooking Catawba river
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