We've been to Clayton Cafe a few times over the years from 2006 to just recently. I'm less impressed each time. The place is a diner so you don't expect fancy decor, they have tables and chairs that resemble stuff from the dive Sam the Lion ran in Last Picture Show. The place is always packed, lotsa locals plus passers through keep it that way. The food is good Southern fare but nothing spectacular, once the novelty wears off. I do like their sweet potato fries and pancakes. The waitresses are very nice, as is the owner. I noticed they're rated 11th in Clayton so I plan to try out the other places next trip through Clayton. BTW, if you're a mtn. biker and wanna ride the Talulah Gorge, you can't stay in Talula Falls, there are no hotels. Clayton's 9 miles away and closest to Talula.
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