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Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbling Bald Resort

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112 Mountains Blvd., Lake Lure, NC 28746
828-694-3000
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Since 1962, Lakeview Restaurant has delighted guests with fine dining and...
Since 1962, Lakeview Restaurant has delighted guests with fine dining and stunning views of Lake Lure and the surrounding mountains. The menu offers selections from soup and salads to a sumptuous variety of entrees, emphasizing seafood and grilled favorites. Led by Executive Chef Mike Jones, Lakeview offers a variety of nightly specials, as well as, a house favorite Prime Rib Buffet served on Wednesday night in season.
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Good for:
Scenic view

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice

Food was pretty good, not stellar, but okay. Wait staff not particularly friendly or attentive. Very pretty view during the daylight hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
ML_ATL2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Colorado Springs
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5 reviews 5 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We really enjoyed our dinner at the Lakeview. The staff went out of their way to make it a pleasant experience and the food was spot on.

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New Baltimore, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is our second year of coming to Rumbling Bald, lt was one month for last year and two months for this year.....We love Lakeview and the staff....The food is awesome, and you will never not find something you will like.....Mike is friendly and a great chef, from Kathy,Stephanie, Julius and Winston to a few, the are friendly, great workers... More 

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Was a Good Party, Music, Food in an Excellent place and People. We enjoyed all night until the party finished.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Food is average, wait staff very friendly, Best views around at a window seat or on the patio. Love it in the summer for outside dining

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Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Food was pretty good, not stellar, but okay. Wait staff not particularly friendly or attentive. Very pretty view during the daylight hours.

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Pottsboro, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The view from the window seating is beautiful, especially in the fall. We both had a steak and they were both cooked to perfection. The mashed potatoes were very tasty but very small portion. The green beans were average at best. The service was outstanding.

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Scottsville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Can't say that I was blown away by the food, but it wasn't bad. We only had time to go there once while we were at the resort. Too much to do! I would have gone back and given it another go.

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nicely appointed restaurant with a stunning view! Food was good but expected something a little more upscale for the price. Service was slow but friendly.

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RBRLL, Manager at Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbling Bald Resort, responded to this review

Foremost thank you for coming in to dine with us. I am pleased to hear that service was friendly. We strive to show southern hospitality at Lakeview. We do hope that you come back in to dine with us in the future. Thank you, Kathy Goode Lakeview Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Was looking for a romantic place to have dinner one night and decided to just try the Lakeview since we did not know the area. Great Choice. We were seated at a table inside with a view of the lake so we got to watch the boats going by and the paddle boarders. We were greeted by a very friendly... More 

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RBRLL, Manager at Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbling Bald Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming into dine with us. We sincerely appreciate your patron with us. I am extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and we are glad that your romantic evening went awesome for you. We do hope to see you again in the future. Thank you, Kathy Goode Lakeview Manager More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I reviewed this restaurant exactly 1 year ago and raved about it. The service manager then, Ronnie Gooch, was a fabulous host and ran a tight ship: fresh ingredients, creative recipes, excellent preparation. Presently under new leadership, my second visit was a disaster. I ordered the Lobster Bisque. A 8 last year. This year, the pot must have boiled down... More 

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RBRLL, Manager at Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbling Bald Resort, responded to this review

Foremost thank you for coming in to dine with us, I do apologize that your dining experience with us was not as we'd hope it to be. I would like to first say that I have never taught or trained our staff in anyway to not give change back, in fact they are trained to never ask if the customer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 Mountains Blvd., Lake Lure, NC 28746
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: 828-694-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Since 1962, Lakeview Restaurant has delighted guests with fine dining and stunning views of Lake Lure and the surrounding mountains. The menu offers selections from soup and salads to a sumptuous variety of entrees, emphasizing seafood and grilled favorites. Led by Executive Chef Mike Jones, Lakeview offers a variety of nightly specials, as well as, a house favorite Prime Rib Buffet served on Wednesday night in season.

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