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Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn

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204 Lawson Street, See our sign at Post Office, Hot Springs, NC 28743
+1 800-914-9306
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Description: (VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR MENU)Unforgettable Dining is just that...
(VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR MENU)Unforgettable Dining is just that- unforgettable in both it's taste and presentation, and service. The setting, whether it be by fireside or on the front porch with mountain views is equally memorable. Dress is casual. Organic and locally grown foods.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Simply Fantastic

Fantastic food. Great friendly service. View from our table on the veranda amazing. Pricey, but well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Tavares, Florida
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Tavares, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Fantastic food. Great friendly service. View from our table on the veranda amazing. Pricey, but well worth it.

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Pensacola, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had a special menu but the food was absolutely amazing. There was nothing about the meal that was bad other than it started raining on us & we were eating on the porch. It appears to be a very popular place to eat and we had reservations months in advance so you might need reservations ahead of time I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Made a reservation for dinner, after a bit of research about the mountain magnolia inn. 10 minutes after I made the reservation, Chef Zeb called my cell to talk about what direction I had in mind for dinner. I thought that was amazing. Once we arrived to the MM inn grounds (which by the way are perfect) we were able... More 

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

A great chef and personable as well. Thanks for the feedback. Pete More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Very good dining in a beautiful old historic home. The Chef was young and innovative, and the wait staff were lovely. We did the Chef's Table with the wine pairings - very good, but not outstanding (we're really picky foodies, so don't let this stop you!). Go with the wine pairings. Generous pours, and well-done pairings.

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Augusta, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The perfect pairing of food and wine makes for an unforgettable culinary experience. The waitress recommended a 2013 Austrailian Shiraz. We told her to have the chef pair courses with the wine. He did so perfectly, complimenting the wine with the courses as the wine opened up. The service was wonderfully orchestrated by Sarah and we never felt rushed. The... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I took my wife here for her birthday. We decided to splurge for dinner. She ordered Lobster Tail and Angus Filet @$40. The filet was cooked perfectly; it was tender and tasty. The lobster tasted fishy and chewy, so she decided not to eat it. I ordered Braised Lamb Shank @$28, which was very fatty and the largest disappointment I've... More 

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I have reviewed your comments with our Chef. Sounds like the lobster and the lamb shank were the disappointments. We've been serving lobster from the current provider for over 2 years and have been quite happy, so maybe this was just a subpar tail - sorry your wife was not satisfied with it - would have... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I would like to start by saying that I had one of the best meals of my life at Mountain Magnolia Inn September 2013. Everything that night was excellent, particularly the she-crab soup, butternut squash lasagna with tomato jam and sage, and the exquisite caramelized pear dessert. My girlfriend and I were definitely in the Chris Brown fan club. With... More 

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

In all fairness, our old Chef Chris and new Chef Zeb had been together 5 days in a transition. 2 of those days were cleaning and painting the kitchen. We have made no menu changes as Zeb is getting familiar with our operation. We did have a 7 course tasting menu last night with my wife and several friends who... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Get a late reservation if you can. We ended up as the last guests for dinner and it was like having a personal chef. The food was fantastic and service was prompt. Filet was done to perfection and my wife's chicken was excellent. Can't say enough great things about the dinner here, loved it!!

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. I had the Hickory Nut Gap Farm grass fed filet last night and is wonderful. Again, thanks for the review and hope to see you soon. Pete More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

After driving through 5 states in one day we were ready for a good meal. This was excellent; one lamb special and one tomato pie (with a layer of kale baked in) - sweet tomatoes were excellent - followed by blueberry pie for dessert. Everything was superb including the seating on the porch with the cicadas in the background. Highly... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The chef did a wonderful job. I had the veal for dinner with brussel sprouts. I never at brussel sprouts before, but thoroughly enjoyed them. The breakfast buffet was perfect. I would have ate everything if I could.

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We make a big effort to have dining be a major part of what we offer - both breakfast and dinner. We use locally grown foods as much as possible, organic or natural and grow a lot of our own herbs. I have shared your feedback with Chef Chris Brown and Breakfast Chef Marion Cook.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 Lawson Street, See our sign at Post Office, Hot Springs, NC 28743
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 800-914-9306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 60
  • Cuisine: American

Description

(VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR MENU)Unforgettable Dining is just that- unforgettable in both it's taste and presentation, and service. The setting, whether it be by fireside or on the front porch with mountain views is equally memorable. Dress is casual. Organic and locally grown foods.

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