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

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  • 31
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  • 5
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  • 6
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I heard about Caro-Mi several years ago, but we were in the area for the first time this week and had to try it. We were not disappointed! The rocking chairs on the porch with the creek flowing by are just an added plus to an excellent restaurant and evening. I loved the slaw, which does taste a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
BeachGrandmax4
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Seneca, South Carolina
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  • Large groups
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Seneca, South Carolina
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146 reviews 146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I heard about Caro-Mi several years ago, but we were in the area for the first time this week and had to try it. We were not disappointed! The rocking chairs on the porch with the creek flowing by are just an added plus to an excellent restaurant and evening. I loved the slaw, which does taste a lot like... More 

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LaGrange, Kentucky
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The building is accessed by crossing the creek via a covered bridge. The food was simple, but delicious. The biscuits with apple butter - YUM!! We ate every bite. Our dog even got to take a dip in the creek! The service and staff were more than pleasant. We would definitely return.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The setting is amazing...sits on the bank of a swift moving creek - big front porch full of rockers to enjoy the wonderful sound of the water...inside is like a large log cabin. The food is good. Family style macaroni/slaw/green beans/biscuits brought to the table to share and then your choice of entrees...from Rainbow trout boned at the tableside to... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We absolutely love dining at the Caro-Mi. We have been going there for years for special occasions, usually our wedding anniversary. It is "old-world" family-style dining at it's finest. Cross the creek through the covered bridge and enjoy the babble of the brook from your porch rocking chair while they get your table ready. The sides are served family-style, food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Amazing, I go whenever possible. My family has been going for four generations and hope to continue the trend. The pickled slaw is unlike anything I have ever had, red eye gravy over grits is to die for, the country ham is the best I've had. You can't go wrong here! The only thing I can think of that I... More 

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Forest City
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34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We are at the Caro Mi last weekend and found it to be pretty good. We had country ham, flounder and mahi mahi. All was prepared well and delivered fairly quickly. It had been quite some time since we had eaten there but it was as good as we remembered it. The slaw is a little funky, but that is... More 

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Tryon, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I discovered Caro-Mi over 2 decades ago. Went back a few months ago so my husband could experience it. LOVED the food...totally loved that it is served family style, not indiviual plates like a typical restaurant.

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tryon nc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been going to caro-mi for over fifty years. They have always been a great place for family style eating. I love there ham, although my son and daughter insist on the trout when they are in town visiting. The owners have changed over the years, but all have been very friendly. The Staffords have continued this tradition. Highly... More 

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Lyman, SC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They have the best rainbow trout! The slaw is like none other (if you like the Germany taste) Love the atmosphere...so relaxing.

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22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My daughter and I stopped here for dinner after a day of hiking, because there were so many cars there, it had to be good...located on a site with a covered bridge over a mountain stream, and a porch furnished with rocking chairs for those waiting, I wanted to wait longer, it was so charming. The owners were pleasant and... 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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