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498 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC 28734-2580
+1 828-524-4842
Today
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Atlanta
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate lunch here and it was good. Would definitely go back. Very Pleasant. Locally owned and good servic.

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Thank bonnie M
North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I can say is I kept looking for my mother or grandmother to walk out of the kitchen....Perfect biscuits and gravy, hand patted sausage patties.....

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Thank lonnieb22
Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Franklin, NC for 3 weeks of a great vacation; we ate at the Sunset Restaurant at least 7 occasions. Mainly lunch and dinner. The food was excellent (home cooked); food was reasonably priced and the service was great. They also do takeout orders. We plan on going back there the next time we visit Franklin. I had the... More 

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Thank Charles S
Cashiers, North Carolina
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Favorite for my wife and I. Consistently good food, fast service. Turkey and dressing every Tuesday and Friday. Home town atmosphere. Where the locals go. Nothing fancy, just good.

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1 Thank RickCreel
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Staff is great always greeted with a smile good food thank you mike an staff for keeping the place open would like to see open on Sundays

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Thank Deago A
Franklin, North Carolina
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

It doesn't matter if you go for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you won't be disappointed. My favorite for breakfast is biscuits and gravy!

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Thank Deanna L
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is a CASH ONLY restaurant like several others in Franklin. We stopped in here for dinner one day and lunch another during the last couple of weeks of 'the season'. Good food every time, well prepared, well priced. It is well supported by the locals in the off season.

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Thank sailmaker51
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to eat a nice family dinner. Needless to say it was a all around horrible experience!! The bill was almost $35 & they DO NOT ACCEPT any cards. Cash only which was not indicated until we went to pay. We ordered chicken tenders one of us mashed potatoes & the other french fries. The chicken tenders looked &... More 

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1 Thank Mandy B
Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This place was nice. I came in once on a recommendation for dinner. I was told to get their Hot Dogs or a Burger. I wasn't smart and opted for the veal. Which was just a patty with no sauce or toppings. I looked around to see the other guests all eating burgers or hot dogs. I chose poorly.. I... More 

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Thank Mo S
Jupiter
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

My wife and I were on a road trip through Franklin, NC from Cherokee and Bryson City. It was early morning, and we were looking for a local breakfast place. One of the merchants on Main Street recommended The Sunset Restaurant. It is a short drive off Main Street on Harrison Avenue. The parking lot was reasonably full, which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $12
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC 28734-2580
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-4842

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