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Caro-Mi Dining Room

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3231 Us 176 Hwy, Tryon, NC 28782
828-859-5200
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Rustic setting by the river!

My parents took me to dinner for my birthday to Caro-Mi, it is in a beautiful setting on Tryon's Pacolet River. It is fun to wait for your table on the rocking chairs outside over looking the river. It has a great rustic setting. They serve good southern food, with lots of choices. Service is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
beachesgalore
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cherryville nc
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Tryon, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Locals love dining at Caro-Mi Restaurant. If you are traveling through the area, this restaurant will be an experience you will never forget. Quiet, tranquil setting. The food is wonderful, we have tried everything on the menu and never been disappointed. I think my favorite is the Blackened Mahi Mahi. Staff is friendly and attentive. We ate there last week,... More 

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White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A must visit when in Tryon/Saluda area. Great country/family style food and very good service. Like the option to 'brown bag' as they do NOT serve libations. Small corkage fee. Excellent atmosphere and MOST enjoyable setting.

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Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We all had the fried chicken which was delicious! The pasta salad was also good and the slaw was fine. The other sides would have been better had we all gotten more than a few bites as our waitress never came back to our table. She did repeatly come into the other side of the room. I ended up having... More 

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cherryville nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My parents took me to dinner for my birthday to Caro-Mi, it is in a beautiful setting on Tryon's Pacolet River. It is fun to wait for your table on the rocking chairs outside over looking the river. It has a great rustic setting. They serve good southern food, with lots of choices. Service is good also. But I thought... More 

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Lake Lure, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a great experience, with awesome food! Family style with your choice of meat. Nothing fancy, laid back, casual and relaxing. Staff is excellent. The macaroni salad and slaw is outstanding, I could make a meal just from that. You might have to wait, but sitting on the porch watching the river is gorgeous!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've dined at the Caro-Mi for years and it continues to never disappoint. I had the ham, my wife had the fried chicken, and my son had the rainbow trout. All were outstanding. We ate macaroni salad and biscuits with apple butter until we popped. The key lime pie is homemade and amazing. Be sure to spend time rocking on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We love to support locally owned businesses, and this is Our favorite restaurant to eat each time we visit from Nashville, TN. The food and service has always been top notch, and the location and atmosphere is simply breath taking.. Tryon, NC is the friendliest town in the South, and the staff has proven that to be a true statement... More 

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Mount Dora, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Liked the choices of home made type selections and sides brought to the table. The bisquits were a disappointment, as in the south, you expect them to be soft ,steamy, and mouthwatering, not plain and overcooked. The wait outside on porch rockers, overlooking the river, is a nice treat if you have to wait for a table.Loved the fish items... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were not impressed by the food. The famous apples that were served, were mostly skin of the apple. The famous vegetable "green beans" are from the can. The biscuits, a disappointment. The food is not as good as some reviews say. The food leaves a lot to be desired. Will not return. A 15 percent tip is required on... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were shopping in the area and the local shopkeeper recommended we eat here. The river setting was great but our dinner was nothing to rave about. The food was ok but not for a price that didn't even include many sides or dessert. The staff was not very friendly either. A young couple next to us ordered their drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3231 Us 176 Hwy, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Tryon
  • Phone Number: 828-859-5200

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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