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Bruce's Fabulous Foods

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American, Bistro
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63 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752-3941
828-659-8023
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 49
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 4
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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
Best Rueben Sandwich anywhere!

Bruce & Barbara have mastered a restaurant worth of repeat visits for Guy Fieri' s Triple D show. Bruce takes diner fare, tweet the recipes to take them beyond the next level. Our group sampled from all over the menu to include; Bruce's Burger with caramelized onion & & homemade pimento cheese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
BrooksCavender
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Bruce & Barbara have mastered a restaurant worth of repeat visits for Guy Fieri' s Triple D show. Bruce takes diner fare, tweet the recipes to take them beyond the next level. Our group sampled from all over the menu to include; Bruce's Burger with caramelized onion & & homemade pimento cheese spread, Rueben piled high with corned beef, thick... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great comfort food! My wife really have enjoyed this local restaurant and its inviting small town atmosphere...We highly recommend Bruce's if you are in McDowell County or just passing through.

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Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of my favorite local restaurants. Bruce and Barb are the best, friendly, accommodating and they know how to cook. Bruce as a cooking show on WLOS TV. The menu is nothing like you'll see anywhere, variety, with nothing fried (except a bag of chips) I usually have "today's special", always outstanding. I asked my three year old grandson where... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It gets very smokey in the restaurant from the grill. The food is the quality of bar food. He is known for his cheesecake but even the cheesecake is lacking in flavor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Just ate at Bruce's. The food is fantastic and the atmosphere s great. I hate the chicken salad melt and my wife had the Reuben. Both delicious and highly recommended. Bruce also treated us to a slice of his roasted veggie lasagna. As Guy Fieri would describe it - a trip to flavor town. Don't miss this little gem if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Decor is not fancy but oh my goodness the food is awesome. Everyone is really friendly and Bruce and his wife actually wait on you. Lots of choices – my friend had the turkey Hawaiian Melt in s pita- she loved it! I had the Italian chicken wrap which was wonderful as well. Their side dishes were plentiful and very... More 

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Elkin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We eat here everytime we come to Marion. Bruce is a "character" as well as being a great chef. I have always loved every cheesecake I have eaten here. But he also had wonderful free cookies or brownies with each meal. The brownie was awesome. Our party of six all got different foods and we were all full and happy... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We chose this restaurant based on the reviews on TripAdvisor's #1 rating for Marion. The food was very good! I enjoyed the Triple T -my husband the Bruster burger. Loved that the locals were there helping out - guessing they may have been short wait staff today. Our servers - very nice - I think Bruce even took our order.... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I eat at Bruce's at least once a month - more often when I can because it never fails to delight my taste buds. Fresh, fun, delicious - I've sampled a lot of the menus but I often watch for the specials I love most. The prices are very fair for the serving sizes and I appeciate that the service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Bruce's Is awesome. Wonderful food. Friendly atmosphere. Amazing cheesecake. The only problem with the cheesecake is, it's impossible to pick only one flavor. I recommend the brownie chocolate chunk:)

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Additional Information about Bruce's Fabulous Foods

Address: 63 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752-3941
Phone Number: 828-659-8023
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $6 to $15
Cuisine: American, Bistro

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752-3941
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-659-8023

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $6 to $15
  • Cuisine: American, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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