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$6 - $9
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American, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch fries reuben pecan chicken salad sandwiches fried green tomatoes wings order at the counter the river park entrance sit outside place to eat indoor and outdoor seating great burgers day trip deck hike
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in to order, slow day, they did not greet us at all! We walked up just ordered plain burgers and fries and onion rings, asked for pickles none said relish on table! Did not smile or act like wanted to be there at...all! We got our food it was okay, fries too salty and greasy! I went back to see if any desserts since none were on the board, oh yeah got cookies! What about the apple dessert??? Oh yeah we have that! Really not interested in serving you! Sept 21More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chimney Rock chicken sandwich and Cheerwine burger were delicious. They offer gluten-free rolls. The staff has attention to detail and are incredibly approachable and down-to-earth. Cute outdoor seating facing the river. We will definately return soon.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a hike at Chimney Rock. Had great burgers and friendly service! Will go back next time we are in town!!! Homemade potato chips were great too!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 15, 2021

Came to eat lunch after visiting Chimney Rock. The burgers were real hamburger patties freshly made, which is rare to find. Good fries, great spot for burgers and fries after walking all morning at the park. Good food!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 1, 2021

Went to eat after the day in the park , excellent burgers and fries . There was crowds but these people moved through them in minutes . Great place to stop in after the park .

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed January 11, 2021

Read everyone's reviews said it was a great place. Drove up from Charlotte with my wife for a lunch date. Was closed for inside dinning but one of the staff realized we where new and came out to help us. So lunch date in the...car due to rain and cold. OMG it was so worth the ride and will definitely return food was so good and plentiful. Highly recommend for the next person.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 30, 2020 via mobile

They were slammed and still managed to have order fulfilled within 10 minutes as promised. These two guys were rocking it!!!! Best Reuben I have ever had and the outdoor picnic table view was spectacular.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 26, 2020

Very tasty burgers and crispy fries. You can sit outside by the river. Very nice atmosphere and employees.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 29, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in to eat lunch based upon other reviews on Trip Advisor. It is a quaint place with indoor and outdoor seating. Order at the counter and your food is brought out to you when ready. Burgers were good. Plentiful in size. Prices were...fair.. Friendly group of workers who were fast and efficient.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2020 via mobile

After hiking at chimney rock we were starving and decided on this restaurant. It was very good. Both my kids got the wings, which they loved. My wife got a huge burger and I had the club. Total was about $50, which is normal. Parking...right across from restaurant and it is $5 a day. They have a huge menu so would be something for everyone. Kids loved that cheerwine is a fountain drink there.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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873joanneg
October 18, 2018|
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Response from ChimneyRockPark | Property representative |
Old Rock Cafe's deck area is pet friendly. Thanks for asking!
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Beverlyrobinson2015
December 10, 2015|
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Response from ChimneyRockPark | Property representative |
Hi, Beverly, The Old Rock Cafe is open Christmas Eve, 11am-4pm. We will be closed on Christmas Day. The Park is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but will open daily December 26-January 5, 10am-4:30pm; you can stay in... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Rock Café

Yes, Old Rock Café offers takeout services.

Old Rock Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5