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Mills River Restaurant

4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
+1 828-891-4039
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandmother wanted to go here for dinner for our first stop on our trip. Our server was very friendly and stayed on top of everything! I wish I could remember his name to give him a shout out but I don’t. He did work...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jodit888
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Mills River Restaurant is an "always go to place" when we visit the area. The menu huge! They offer lots of choices and I always find something to suit me. Last time I ate the cowboy burger and really enjoyed it! I also love the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Safari66096
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I have ate at Mills River Restaurant for many years. There salad bar is always excellent and is the main reason I go. They have the best house dressing. Food is good but I have had better. Wait staff is usually very good and friendly....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 331tommy
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Last 2 visits disappointing, but decided to give it another try today. Menu is overwhelming, so unsure what their specialty is. Waited 15 minutes before anyone came to get our drink order. Ordered the bourbon chicken & when it arrived, I could see that it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

My family and I had lunch there last week, It was the worse service that we had gotten. Need less to say we will not be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Troy C
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good local restaurant.. friendly staff..great salad bar..good astomsphere..will be back again

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alleda H
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Meatloaf was bad never going back first time and the last time there.Wait time 30mins and the place was nasty . Not a great place at all.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to have a nice meal - what a disappointment. Our waitress was scattered, spilling trays of drinks and then forgetting to turn in our order. After waiting for over an hour, watching others who arrived after us being served and leaving, the waitress came...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rose S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

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.

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jomehu
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July 4, 2015|
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 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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