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“Great Home Cooking” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Sunset

The Sunset
498 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734
828-524-4842
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Ranked #22 of 70 Restaurants in Franklin
Price range: $2 - $12
Cuisines: Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great Home Cooking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

It is a very pleasant experience to eat here. This is where all the locals go to eat and you can see why, good home cooked food at a very reasonable price. The desserts are some of the best pies I have ever tasted and if you are in a rush they have car service. If you are in Franklin you really need to stop and eat here to experience yourself. Stay away from the highway places and enjoy real southern cooking (not greasy either).

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Choctaw,OK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Always a joy to eat here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Many (over 40) years of eating here, always a good portion of home cooking, daily specials, pies to die for, may have to wait but worth it!

Visited August 2012
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Lakeland, FL
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Local Favorite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Eating at The Sunset is like eating in Mayberry. Friendly service, lots of locals, good southern food, and low prices. We have eaten both lunch and supper there and every time it has been full. There are daily specials such as meatloaf, mountain trout, soup and salad, etc. My husband always gets the cheeseburger and claims they are the best! I have tried the peach icebox pie which is delicious served with whipped cream. My husband loves their coconut cream pie. They are also open for breakfast, but we have not tried that meal. My favorite special is their turkey and cornbread dressing which tastes just like the dressing my grandma used to make. Be sure to visit on Tuesday or Friday if you would like that special. Also, be sure to bring cash since credit or debit cards are not accepted. If you visit The Sunset once, you will surely return!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Pensacola, Florida
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Home cooked goodness!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed eating the lunch special so much that we came back for more. The fresh veggies were yummy, the meat loaf was excellent , and the turkey was good. We shared desserts and voted the strawberry pie the best, although the coconut cream wasn't too bad! Take your kids and enjoy a home cooked meal :)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bartow, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“went there to eat when we got there, they were very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Food was very good we had the fish and it was really good and the service was great

Visited July 2012
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