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Judge's Riverside Restaurant

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128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655-4249
+1 828-433-5798
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hickory, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and service. Decent pricing and choice of eating outside right next to a river is also a very nice option for those that enjoy scenery.

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Thank CindyRodriguez16
Mooresville, North Carolina
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While working in town a co worker recommended Judge's for lunch. We decided to go and give it a try. The location of the restaurant was pretty awesome being on the river and I bet it would be fun in the summer. There was a group of us and all got different meals. I had the pulled pork plate with... More 

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Thank CaribbeanSidewinder
Valdese
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

really good appetizers, good food, awesome view of the river great foe couples and family. beautiful outside terrace to eat. great employees. from fish, wraps, chicken burgers and ribs all excellent. good prices.

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Thank Elisa V
Morganton, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is really good. Big Chicken fingers and Sweet Tea is delicious. Sitting on the deck is awesome. Everyone is very nice.

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Thank ericontheweb
Florida
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

On a lazy holiday week in the mountains, we came across this beautiful restaurant. It's on the river, the calm waters, even in winter, invite you in. We had an order of " take out" ribs. They were so good! The only reason I did not give the restaurant five is s because we did not eat in. It is... More 

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Thank BSBFlorida
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate outside and it was wonderful. Waiter was great, food was wonderful. Very relaxing sitting beside the river. I only wish that the buffet was still offered.

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Thank dnelson135
Lincolnton, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Really good food. Menu is excellent. We love it. Very peaceful since it's on the river. It always has good food.

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Thank lori3jones5
Greensboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I have not had too good of luck on picking out places to eat while on the road but we struck it rich on this one. When we arrived on a Thursday a little before 5 there were several cars in the parking lot so we gave it a try. It was a gorgeous fall day so we sat on... More 

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Thank bobos24
Morganton, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

On the river, good food, reasonable prices. Found it to be comfortable, clean with good service and food.

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Thank dannywarlick
Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have seen this place up and down over the years but have generally been positive lately (my 2013 review was five bubbles). The best kitchen manager (Phillip) left and the best server (Christoba) left. Of course everyone TRIES but it has dropped slightly. Last night was the absolute bottom though. The first two entrees my wife ordered they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655-4249
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5798
Description
Beyond great food, Judge's Riverside has a great atmosphere. From the wood and stone materials inside to the decks and serene river view outside, you'll enjoy more than just the taste. Click the images below to learn more...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?