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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: Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
See where Dirty Dancing was filmed, lots of fancy lake houses, good food and great service

We did not actually eat at the restaurant but went on the dinner cruise that is ran through this restaurant It was expensive at 55 dollars per person plus an extra 10 if you wanted alcohol (unlimited beer and wine). It was a scenic and beautiful cruise with a great captain, Nancy, educating us on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Veronica H
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Sunday brunch (with a reservation) was poor. A large group had been in earlier and left the place dirty, overwhelmed and poorly staffed. Food average. Décor was terrible dated.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We did not actually eat at the restaurant but went on the dinner cruise that is ran through this restaurant It was expensive at 55 dollars per person plus an extra 10 if you wanted alcohol (unlimited beer and wine). It was a scenic and beautiful cruise with a great captain, Nancy, educating us on fun facts about Lake Lure.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The Wednesday prime rib buffet offered a soup/salad bar, rice, potato, vegetable, chicken pasta, salmon, roll, cheesecake, pecan pie, mouse cake (and prime rib of course) for $25 plus beverage$

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We really liked this place and ate there twice...great view of the lake if you eat outdoors, which we did one of the nights. They offered vegetarian options, which I needed and both meals were very good. Staff was friendly and service was good!

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Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Food was okay....not bad but just ok. Would suggest the outside terrace have the option to completely block weather elements as rain does happen and can spoil the night.

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Painesville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant has a great view of the lake, and a very comfortable atmosphere. The food is very good, although they were extremely slow in getting the food to you. Also, the service in general is a little slow on drink refills, etc... Not sure why things were slow, because it wasn't that busy in the restaurant.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We went for Mother's Day's brunch, expecting a wonderful buffet. The meal was just OK and they ran out of food and did not refill. The hostess was supposed to give out roses and when asked, it was obvious that she forgot or couldn't care less.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Well, 1/2 wine on Tuesdays is one way to enjoy your vacation! Have some of the most unique choices of appetizers to go with it. You'll love the view of Lake Lure from this vantage point too.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our table for 12 was waiting when we arrived. The waitress was very pleasant and efficient. The food was excellent. Our party had a wonderful time and will eat at Lakeview when we are in Lake Lure again.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were staying at Fox Run in Rumbling Bald resort and this was the restaurant on their beach. We went to their Wednesday Night Prime Rib Buffet and it was very good - perfectly cooked meat and lots of different desserts (the bean soup was not good enough to be part of this meal though). During the busy season make... More 

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

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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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