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Wildwood Grill

300 Woods Road, Fontana Dam, NC
828-498-2141
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Scenic view
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GRAND RAPIDS
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was with a group of about 10 motorcyclists and we stayed at the Fontana Village Resort for a couple days and this is where we ate. It offered average food at average prices, and what can you do as there really isn't much else available in the area. My first night's meal was a burger and it arrived over... More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. We appreciate your feedback about your experience. We apologize if your meal wasn’t what you had hoped for. Our expectations for ourselves are much higher than cold food and long waits. We share feedback such as this with our staff so they know what they need to improve on. Thank you again for visiting... More

Palm Bay, Florida
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Compared to the restaurant in the lodge I am rating this high at "average". I stayed at fontana while my husband rode his motorcycle through the local area and I wanted a relaxing sun soaked pool day. I wanted a sandwich or something I could take to the room and have a small bite to eat before I laid in... More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. The menu is always being updated to fit our guest’s needs and requests. We will be sure to use your suggestions when we are making these changes. We hope your husband enjoyed his time on his motorcycle. We hope to see you back in the future. More

Colorado Springs
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439 reviews 439 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The service here is so warm, welcoming and friendly. The setting is relaxing - I love the broad porch, ceiling fans and sweeping views. The food here, frankly, stinks. We tried the salad bar, ordering fried chicken on the side. Our waitress brings out two plates of chicken fingers that look like they were microwaved from a box and told... More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We try to make sure everyone that visits has a great experience and we apologize if your experience was not what you had hoped for. Please know that your feedback is very useful and we will use it as we make changes. We are pleased that you enjoyed the area... More

Greenville, NC
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187 reviews 187 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Beautiful setting and great servers but the food is only average. My grilled cheese was obviously made with cheese from a squeeze bottle or Cheese Whiz. All sandwiches are made on buns as they do not have any sliced bread.

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere and our servers! We have a great staff and are happy that you noticed! We always appreciate feedback that we can use in our menu planning. We strive to ensure everyone has a positive experience while dining with us and... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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322 reviews 322 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were going to drive the 'Dragon" and then loop to the Cherahola skyway, and back to Loudon Tn. It would be lunchtime in Fontana, so based on limited options and a nice looking porch at the Wildwood Grill, we decided eat here. The porch is, in fact, nice, but it overlooks a parking lot. The pictures don't show the... More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We appreciate you stopping in to visit us while out riding the roads! The Grill menu has and is a work in progress, so we always appreciate feedback that we can use as we make changes. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the menu as well as... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

When I first bought my time share at Fontana, they had a buffet restaurant, a grill, and the upscale restaurant and an ice cream parlor, now, in the winter, there is the grill and sometimes only the upscale restaurant. Now, I understand that in the winter, they can sometimes be half empty, which is why I go there for cell... More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you again for your feedback from your visit. We appreciate the constructive comments that you have shared with us. These will be taken into consideration as we plan. The winter can be difficult for us when planning and we have to adjust our operations accordingly. Some winters are brutal and make standard operating more difficult. Then there are winter’s... More

Robbinsville, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located in Fontana village. Close to the pool and lazy river. Great food. Great service. Love eating outside on the covered porch. Can't go wrong here.

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. The covered porch is the perfect place to sit and relax. It's central location gives you easy access to many of our amenities. We often have live music during the summer months for your enjoyment as well! We can't... More

Robbinsville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Sandwiches and Salads with an excellent fixin's bar for doctoring up your hamburger, sandwich or hotdog. Large patio with an excellent view - seating for couples or large families.

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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! The Salad Bar was a new addition in 2013 and it sure was a hit! The Grill Porch is the perfect spot to be..... During the warmer months we have live music out there for guests to enjoy while having dinner! We have a wide range of musicians that come and play... More

Taylors, SC, USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed at the Fontana Village Resort for about 4 or so days, and ended up eating here twice. The burgers are excellent, and remind me of the burgers you can get at Fuddruckers. The "salad bar" prices are sort of ridiculous, but if you get a burger, you can get anything off of the salad bar to top your... More

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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It's nice to hear that everyone enjoyed their meals while dining here. There is something on our menu for everyone! You are correct about our pizza, it is delicious! You will have to try JP's Hawaiian next time you visit! More

Apex, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were in the area during lunch, and there are not many places to eat, so we decided to give this a try. We liked the huge porch and chose to sit outside and enjoy the nice day. The service was good. Our food was average. My husband had the salad bar, and I had a grilled chicken sandwich. The... More

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breezy2104, Guest Relations Manager at Wildwood Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you gave us a try and got to enjoy the nice atmosphere outside. We hope to see you back again! More

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