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Smokey's on the Gorge

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219 Chestnutburg Road, Lansing, WV
+1 888-650-1931
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were there Friday night for their Taste of the Bridge Day. It is an absolutely beautiful place. The food, staff and music were all great.

Thank AmyandRog
Charleston, West Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

While not one thing particularly stood out, together the food, the outdoor dining, the general atmosphere, the friendly and attentive personnel, and people watching and a couple of nice beverages were a winning combination. Cannot be too food picky, as you may be disappointed, it is not a hundred foot buffet, rather small with nice touches.

Thank wishfulpig
Spring Hill, WV
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125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We loved the food it is a buffet and I normally do not like buffets but this was very nice and the food was awesome 3 or 4 different meats and seafood salads, appetizers desserts it was really great -a wedding was taking place and we got to see the beautiful bride her groom and bridesmaid and best men the... More 

Thank Judith R
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ate here twice and buffet was average. Service was slow but improved on our second visit. Its very convenient after a day on the river.

Thank mlw1959
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cold Eggs and Cold French Toast!! Breakfast buffet was terrible. Cost me about $30 for two. Buffet was like you get at a cheep hotel. Food was ice cold. What a disappointment...

Thank BrianL7042
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I think the food at Smokey's deserves its title of "gourmet!" Where can you get perfectly cooked prime rib and perfectly prepared baked salmon at the same time? It takes a lot of coordination to offer excellent food in a buffet setting that's fresh and hot the entire time dinner is served. (They also serve breakfast.) Smokey's nails it!

Thank Cheryl W
Leander, Texas
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167 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lots to do here, headquarters for river rafting which we didn't do, also did not do the ziplining cause we didn't make reservations ahead of time but no worries, views are spectacular, really nice swimming pool, lots of outdoor seating, sunset viewing area is really cool, Cabins, bar, restaurant, bean back toss area, scenic viewing platforms. Food and service were... More 

Thank OldMeetingPlanner
Brownsburg, IN
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took a group of 8 to Smokey's on 5SEP16. The breakfast bar wasn't the biggest I've ever seen, but the quality was OUTSTANDING!! Everything was hot, an some of the best food ever!! Highly recommend it!

Thank davesellshouses
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Food, service and atmosphere were all good but the price of the buffet of $30 per is expensive. Otherwise the New River Gorge Bridge area has wonderful scenic views and rafting to enjoy.

Thank Michael M
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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235 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We try to go at least once a year. Lovely setting, fresh veggies and salads and good buffet entrees. There is always fish and beef and then other entree choices. A cheese board and several delightful desserts. A full bar if you like and flavored iced teas. Everyone is pleasant and it is always an awesome wonderful experience and setting.

Thank wvjake

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 26
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Chestnutburg Road, Lansing, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 888-650-1931
Smokey's on the Gorge is Adventures on the Gorge's premier dining option. Housed in a showcase timber frame pavilion perched on the rim of the New River Gorge, Smokey's offers amazing full-service buffets, friendly service and breathtaking views.

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