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Hwy 64 West, Lake Toxaway, NC
8288856004
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 828-885-6004 - Pam Guest is owner a new restaurant

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint with Great Food

Dinner at Amore was a great surprise. Unassuming from the outside, and a log cabin atmosphere inside, we had reservations, fortunately--seating is very milted. But dinner was amazing. The chef is fantastic. We had flounder and trout. Vegetables were perfect- the brussel sprouts roasted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Alberta S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Every time I eat here I enjoy the food! I saw the review from August 2 and, yes, it was busy, but this is not Burger King. This is not fast food – not good food made fast – just good food! To me it is worth the wait anytime I'm here! Tonight there was a lamb special with peach... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This wasn't our first time there, so we were surprised to have such a poor experience. We were there on a Thursday evening, there were open tables, both inside and out. We were asked if we had reservations, said no. Girl behind counter said, just pick a table. Ten minutes later she brings us a menu. We ordered, each of... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We ordered fish and chips and a salad. The salad was good. The fish and chips was a very small portion, but tasty. The waitress told us she didn't give us very many chips (fries) because they ran out. We stopped here for lunch. Not much else in the area.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Dinner at Amore was a great surprise. Unassuming from the outside, and a log cabin atmosphere inside, we had reservations, fortunately--seating is very milted. But dinner was amazing. The chef is fantastic. We had flounder and trout. Vegetables were perfect- the brussel sprouts roasted perfectly. No wine here, but you bring your own bottle(s) and there's no corkage fee. Great... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was the worst dining experience we have ever had!! We went here because of the positive reviews on Trip Advisor. Something went terribly wrong. We were told that since we didn't have a reservation to sit outside. Our waiter took our drink order right away. There were three other groups of two outside with us. It started off w/... More 

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Gahanna, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife were on vacation in June we were looking for a place to eat and we found this little family run restaurant and I have to say that the service and food was great we even went back the next morning for breakfast. I would highly recommend this place to everyone visiting the area.

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had four Harley couples coming home from the Smokies, and we are lucky to have spotted AMORE! The couple that run this gem were very pleasant, and the food was far better than expected. Portions are huge and high quality. All eight of us were pleasantly plump when we left. I wish we lived closer so we could return... More 

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Sapphire, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The best food on the mountain without belonging to a private club. This is a hard working couple creating an excellent experience. Jose's talents are amazing.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Run by a lovely and caring couple, Amore serves good everyday food with a few fancier options on the daily specials. Every dish we've had (after multiple visits) have been good. Plus they willingly offer options to the menued items. Very popular with the locals, you're as likely as to run into a local contractor as you are a titans... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is one of those places that you would never expect to find it where it is. In fact, if you don't know the area you may miss it altogether. But once you eat here, you will feel you discovered one of the most authentic places to eat in the South. You get incredibly good food at a fair price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hwy 64 West, Lake Toxaway, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Lake Toxaway
  • Phone Number: 8288856004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Description

828-885-6004 - Pam Guest is owner a new restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?