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Melanie's Food Fantasy

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664 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lumberton, North Carolina
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's limited seating indoors so you may want to plan b/c at times there can be a bit of a wait. The staff is excellent and friendly.... the kitchen was singing and having a ball while we waited for our food. I ate the equivalent of a lumberjack's breakfast and felt absolutely great after eating it. that's a sign of... More 

Thank TheBogotano
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome. Went with three other family members and tried all their food (of course) and everything tasted amazing. I got the eggs da vinci (made with locally sourced bread) was a delicious twist to eggs Benedict. Dad got the special crab cake eggs Benedict (by far the best dish as our table), the crab cake was a... More 

Thank Madeline V
Columbia, South Carolina
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of the gems of Boone! We went to breakfast on a Monday morning and it was not at all crowded. The atmosphere of the restaurant is great. Waitstaff was very nice and helpful. The food was amazing! Great value - you get lots of food for what you pay! Would definitely recommend this to anyone!

Thank Mardot213
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress was terrible, probably because we were seated outside and her other tables were inside. It took her forever to do anything. One person in our party had cold food and sent it back. It came back still cold. They warmed it up instead of fixing him a new plate. He sent it back again and got a fresh... More 

Thank Christie S
Boiling Springs, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early or you'll be waiting in line, especially on a Saturday. The portions are large. My wife and I shared a meal and a short stack of pancakes- we had leftovers. Highly recommend!

Thank photojdoc
Southport, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast at Melanie's on a recent visit to Boone to visit my daughter. This is one of my most favorite restaurants to eat breakfast in Boone and on this day I had the Quiche special which was Tomato, Basil, Swiss, Feta & Provolone. It came with fresh fruit and toast with apple butter. As usual the food was... More 

Thank Rusty R
Cary, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meals (brunch and dinner). Both occasions we choose to eat outdoors and enjoyed the food, drink and ambience. The staff were all friendly and knowledgeable. I learned they do not have quick staff turnover which is a tribute to the leadership, food quality and a good place to work. The restaurant is well located downtown Boone on... More 

Thank JourneyinlifewithGod
Harrisburg, NC
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174 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our sandwiches, eating outside and the general vibe of this local institution. It seems like the food is sourced locally and everything is fresh. We tried the turkey Reuben with a side of home fries and the Caribbean Sammie with chicken and a pasta salad. All very yummy.

Thank metrochik
Boone, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son & I went for breakfast. Was a decent crowd. Nice seating outside but a bit crowded inside. Food was all local which was nice. Food was decent.

Thank cynthiaa815
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at Melanie's is a favorite, with a wonderful selection of items. The athosphere is down home, but with a splash of Melanie's good tastes it feels more like a great dining experience.

Thank B. Dawn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 664 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 18282630300
Melanie's is a tradition in downtown Boone serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. We source all of our bread, eggs and burgers locally as well as other items when we can. We have an eclectic and creative menu serving food made from scratch. We are sensitive to vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diners. Now open evening hours with a new small plate menu, Booneshine beer on draft and wine by the glass. Come see us Thur-Sat evenings and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat on our beautiful deck while you watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Boone.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?