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Ward's Grill

American, Diner
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24 Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7700 (Formerly Ward's Dairy Bar & Grill)
+1 828-749-2321
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07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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Tennessee
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very good Charlie's Famous Sage Sausage Biscuits and Gravy. Nice general store. Water is the best tasting. We bought some jelly will have to let you know how it is. Very friendly town. Store front windows had awesome old tins in them.

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Thank BrendaBerryEagle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place will take you down memory lane. The diner atmosphere and caring staff are great. They have a great store attached with a little something for everyone. We come here often and will keep coming back.

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1 Thank will p
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

Your very kind review is like warm sunshine on a winter day and is such a morale booster for our staff and for me. We always appreciate hearing that we have pleased our customers and thank you for your expression of support. More 

Titusville, Florida
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114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stopped in because of the reviews and we were passing thru the area. We arrived shortly after 11am and got a table right away. The restaurant soon filled up. Our server was friendly and prompt taking our order. It took quite a while to get our food, our kids were a bit impatient. Everything is freshly made. Our food... More 

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1 Thank ammomof3
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to serve you and your family and thank you for posting the nice comments about our Historic Ward's Grill. We intentionally try to maintain the old timey atmosphere in hopes that folks will take time to relax and enjoy a nostalgic feel of "days gone by." A couple of reasons for the slow food service... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed a great breakfast time with our family when we visited Cabin Fever. The nostalgia of this restaurant is quaint and the food IS delicious!

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2 Thank Susan C
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

Susan - Your very kind comments about our Ward's Grill surely helped to start our New Year off right. The staff tries hard to make our customers feel welcome and reviews such as yours about the quality of the food confirms that they are doing a pretty darn good job. With continued support from folks like you we hope to... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Not many places can take on eleven extra mouths to feed plus the usual crowd and on top of that first thing Christmas Eve morning. We had a great breakfast in a wonderful setting that probably hasn't changed much in the last fifty plus years. The menu is 1940's simple and the food is great. Saluda has a long railroad... More 

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2 Thank D G
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

What a wonderful review of Ward's Grill!!! Thank you very much for those kind comments and we are happy that you and crew stopped in for Christmas Eve breakfast. Little ole Saluda is a special place for lots of locals and visitors. Please visit as often as you can. Happy New Year. R. Clark Thompson, Co-Owner Historic Thompson's Store/Ward's Grill... More 

Rainsville, Alabama
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both had hamburgers and fries. Outstanding! Loved the diner theme. Staff was friendly and efficient.

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1 Thank pollyp65
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

Bless you for those nice comments. Our staff tries very hard to please each customer and it's so helpful and nice when folks like you provide feedback. Thank you for allowing us to serve you and we hope you can visit us again in the future. R. Clark Thompson, Co-Owner Historic Thompson's Store/Ward's Grill Saluda, NC 28773 More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Ate Breakfast here and Loved the food prices and staff. Just a wonderful cozy eatery with a store to visit.

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Thank BAG06
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

Your very nice comments are much appreciated and we hope you will visit us again. Please share us with your friends so we can stay around for another few decades. Thank you so much. R. Clark Thompson, Co-Owner Historic Thompson's Store/Ward's Grill Saluda, NC 28773 (pop. 713) More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We love this place... a must do on Saturday morning... great food... great service! Good small-town cooking...

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1 Thank PastorJG
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this review

What nice things to say about our Grill!!!!! On behalf of our dedicated staff I want to express our appreciation for your support. Folks like you are helping to keep our doors open.....hopefully for another 65 +years. Thank you very much. R. Clark Thompson, Co-Owner Historic Ward's Grill 24 Main Street Saluda, NC 28773 More 

Wellington, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Excellent food at old time prices. You will love it as well as the locals. Great people, family from the beginning have owned this historic restaurant. Great and friendly service. A must go to.

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1 Thank samskar
Pooler, Georgia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped for lunch at this quaint cafe after passing other restaurants on the street. So glad we stopped at Ward's Grill. The food was very good, generous portions, very fairly priced.The staff were pleasant and efficient.Many locals came in to eat while we were there... always a good sign. Shopped at the adjacent grocery/butcher shop source of Ward's meats.

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1 Thank Joyce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7700 (Formerly Ward's Dairy Bar & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Saluda
  • Phone Number: +1 828-749-2321

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