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Hemlock Inn

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911 Galbraith Creek Road, 1 mi north of U.S. 19, Bryson City, NC 28713
828 488 2885
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unique experience, great food, family values, personal service

We always love the Hemlock Inn. Family style dining at breakfast and dinner around round tables with lazy Susan's.. You meet your fellow guests and their families and share not only experiences, but your life stories and political vies and all kinds of neat stuff. You don`t want to leave the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Joe111111
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Clearwater, Florida
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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We always love the Hemlock Inn. Family style dining at breakfast and dinner around round tables with lazy Susan's.. You meet your fellow guests and their families and share not only experiences, but your life stories and political vies and all kinds of neat stuff. You don`t want to leave the table.. Children immediately begin playing outdoors after the meal... More 

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Damascus, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Maybe we hit a bad spell. We stayed here because my wife read a blog glorifying this place. We were extremely let down. The food was average at best. The bacon was regularly burned, the remainder didn't agree with us. And the family style was difficult since we were the only guest not affiliated with a wedding, which limited conversation.... More 

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Fontana Dam, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place is one of those gems that you would never find on your own. It is tucked away of the main road and you need more that a GPS to find it. The food is the best of home cooked meals that you will find anywhere and served a bit differently. You cannot just walk in and get a... More 

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Knoxville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We enjoyed another meal at the Hemlock Inn on a lovely October evening this week as we passed through the Bryson City area while traveling in the mountains We appreciate the inn offering a meal even though we were not overnight guest. They require reservations at least 24 hours in advance in order to insure there is adequate food for... More 

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Lake Zurich
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Dinners were particularly memorable with homemade pies, muffins, sauces, etc. Foods were very fresh and enticing Recipes so great, we're committed to trying them out from their cookbook on a regular basis.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

They serve breakfasts and evening dinners family style around large round tables with lazy Susan's on each table where the food is placed. One could be solo and feel comfortable eating with other residents. A cookbook is on sale with their great recipes. It is the highlight of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Dinner here is both great food and great experience. Family style is a great opportunity for conversation with a different group. Arrive early if you are not staying at Inn and enjoy the view. Check on menu when making reservations as menu changes nightly. Do not miss this food and experience

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Washington Nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This place is like going to visit your favorite aunt or uncle. They know how to make feel welcome and once you spend the night here you are planning your next stay here. I love their family style suppers at their big round tables. Excellent food and views.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Served family style, made fresh with ingredients sourced as local as possible. Though home-cooked and country, it never felt overly "heavy".

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Sanford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

very enjoyable family style each... laid back and relaxed.. thought the prayer before each meal was a wonderful touch... old school mountain inn

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Additional Information about Hemlock Inn

Address: 911 Galbraith Creek Road, 1 mi north of U.S. 19, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: 828 488 2885
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: Contemporary

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  • Address: 911 Galbraith Creek Road, 1 mi north of U.S. 19, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: 828 488 2885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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