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The Esmeralda Restaurant

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910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
(828) 625-2999
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast!

Breakfast was included in our 2 night stay at the Inn. Both mornings our breakfast was delicious. The breakfast pizza was awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
mbish8
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Breakfast was included in our 2 night stay at the Inn. Both mornings our breakfast was delicious. The breakfast pizza was awesome.

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Norcross, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Breakfast was one of the nicest we have experience in a hotel or inn. The deck where the breakfast could be enjoyed was lovely with a waterfall and stream next to the deck.

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DeLand, Florida
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The restaurant is located in a lovely inn of the same name. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Presentation was lovely. Patio was spectacular! Food was not bad, not not stellar either.

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New Jersey
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stopped by for breakfast but it was too late so had lunch. Lunch was pretty good but the menu was very limited, I'm guessing because of little traffic in the area. I would recommend it and eat there again if I were in the area.

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Marion, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a party of 6. All food was excellent. Presentation perfect. Atmosphere grand. Wait staff very accommodating. Can't wait to go there again.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My family and I were looking forward to eating at this beautiful restaurant. However, things went sour quickly. A lady came over immediately after we sat down to fill our water glasses, followed by a young man handing us our menus. Then we waited a long time to ever be greeted by our server, whom knew none of the answers... More 

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McCormick, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Food excellent, though speed of getting dinner was little slow. Our stay included free breakfast and both days the food was very good and an excellent presentation.

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KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us and others. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us at The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. We look forward to your return visit with us again soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

ft lauderdale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I loved the food and the presentation. The staff is amazingly attentive. The trout was quite delicious indeed.

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KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We appreciate your kind words and so glad to hear you enjoyed your lovely dinner with us. We look forward to your return visit with us soon. Thanks again, Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The food was delicious, the Inn was beautiful, the service was impeccable. Truly a wonderful all around experience.

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KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words in your review about your experience at The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. We were truly blessed to serve you. We look forward to your return visit with us. Take care. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Sat outside and had a wonderful view, food was excellent and service was outstanding! We had steaks, trout and salmon between the 5 of us, and all cooked to perfection. Good local craft brews and large wine selection.

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KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your dinning experience with us at The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. Sitting outside is my favorite as well. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

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Address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Phone Number: (828) 625-2999
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chimney Rock
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chimney Rock
  • Phone Number: (828) 625-2999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

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