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Larkin's On The Lake

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1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746
18286254075
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 215
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  • 154
    Very good
  • 69
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  • 33
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Can skip

Not great. Limited menu & they messed up our take out order when picked up via boat. They fixed it when we called, but we had to return. Prob OK for drinks on their deck, but I'd skip the food.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
auggie_tech1
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Minnesota
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Not great. Limited menu & they messed up our take out order when picked up via boat. They fixed it when we called, but we had to return. Prob OK for drinks on their deck, but I'd skip the food.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I had the crab salad with tomatoes, lettuce, and nachos with a great sauce. I wanted something light and refreshing. We ate on the patio overlooking the lake. It was a great dish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What happens when 50 hungry people (and around 30 cars) converge for lunch at Larkin's On The Lake? MAGIC. We planned the luncheon in advance and had accommodations in the upstairs dining area, which was perfect for our group. We were greeted at the door by the staff and things were flawless from there. 50 people were served their choice... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Second year we have been to Larkinsonthelake. Brooke was our server and was super attentive and well informed about the menu.Call for a reservation if you want a window seat inside. The outdoor area is relaxed and fun. We will be back.

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Deerfield Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Food and view fantastic. Our waiter was from Florida and we had a good visit. Seemed to be gathering place for locals.

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Wytheville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We ate there on the Dinner cruise, we got off the boat and went right in and was seated. The waitress was bar none the best! All the food was great and reasonably priced. The Key Lime pie is to die for!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We had such a great experience at Larkins! Our family and friends recommended it us while visiting Lake Lure and I'm so happy we ate here. Even though there was an hour wait, it was well worth it! The waitress was friendly, attentive, and so sweet-- actually all the staff we interacted with were great. Their food was delicious, the... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Atmosphere and view are hard to beat. A perfect place to go by boat or car to soak up the views and relax. Went one day for lunch while boating, and came back a second time for dinner. Food is great from the signature Margaritas to the famous Hubba Bubba desert and everything in between. We were a little late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lauren. Did a great job!!! The View, home cooked ribs were awesome, fish, wine and strawberry dessert were great! Keep up the great work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Ate lunch first day and returned on our last evening for dinner. Especially loved the sweet potato fries. View over the lake is so beautiful! Great food and service!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: 18286254075

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?