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Mills River Restaurant

4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
+1 828-891-4039
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has a large menu so you can certainly find something to your liking. Not upscale by any stretch of the imagination, but they give you plenty at a more than reasonable price.

Thank richardbK3796AM
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We come here often since it's right down the road from us. Wer often run into friends or neighbors which is nice. This place is clean and had a diverse menu. It's a typical southern diner. Food is good. Large portions. They do not serve...More

Thank jomehu
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

As a local , I have had many experiences here over the years. It is a nice, family friendly restaurant with a wide selection of menu items. Anything from their fully stocked salad bar, salads, sandwiches and soup to their lamb shank to steaks and...More

Thank Libby28729
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for breakfast and we were both pleasantly surprised by the quality and value of the food here. I had the Mexican omelet which was cooked perfectly. It was huge and very filling with the sides of grits and toast....More

Thank William O
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

One of the best things about Mills River restaurant is that they have such a variety in their menu. That being said, my favorite go-to is the fried flounder. They always serve it hot and fresh and I really enjoy eating it there. They have...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

This place has never been great. Well maybe for breakfast. But who can screw up breakfast. But my last visit will be my last visit. I meet with some friends for supper and the food was inedible. I wasn't expecting anything great, but I thought...More

2  Thank Eddie S
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We happened upon this quaint restaurant on our way back to our hotel after visiting "Looking Glass" Falls. We could not believe the vast selection, quality, and reasonably priced meals that were offered. Everything was fresh! How can they offer so much? I suspect they...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Mills River restaurant is a family owned business that has stood the test of time, a testament that they are doing something very right. This is a family restaurant, very casual, with great food and great prices. We have been patrons for nearly 10 years...More

1  Thank Misty2ontario
Reviewed December 3, 2017

There is nothing fancy about this place but the food is good, portions large and reasonably priced, the staff is friendly and efficient and the salad bar is fresh with a good variety of things to choose from. Our summer place is a little over...More

2  Thank floridatravellady
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Stopped in for brunch after church. As usual, the parking lot was full and the place was busy. But we didn't have to wait for a booth and got seated right away. the service was great. Eric is a good waiter and friendly. Our meal...More

Thank jlw0lf
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Please see my review. The salad bar is great, at a bargain price. I have always found the owner to be a jolly fellow, and I have joked with him several times and a good time was had by all. I will say this: I believe that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Mills River
  • Phone Number: +1 828-891-4039
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