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The Sunset

American, Diner
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498 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Bay Area, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice basic place where locals go. Basic southern breakfast menu. I had eggs, bacon, grits and biscuits and all were good. Nothing super special, but just a solid spot.

Thank Notnef
Cashiers, North Carolina
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I come here often. Nothing fancy so don't go expecting it. However, they do have country style meals in a diner like atmosphere. As a real estate broker, my clients like to know where the locals like to eat. This is where the locals go. Good food and great prices. And, if the banana pudding is out,... More 

Thank RickCreel
Franklin, North Carolina
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice menu, great country cooking, friendly staff, and there are always multiple daily specials. Be sure to get a slice of their hand made pies!

Thank Aron C
Jasper, Georgia
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visit the Franklin area frequently and had gone to The Sunset a few times several years ago. At that time, it honestly didn't leave a great impression. I have to say that my experience has been vastly different recently. The positives: This time we both ordered the "Flavor Crisp Chicken" and were told when ordering that... More 

Thank Babetha297
St. Petersburg, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hmmm...should I go with fresh peach, fresh strawberry or custard pie...couldn't decide, so I had all three and they were equally delicious.

1 Thank FloridaGals
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average diner/home style food. A little over priced. Very friendly staff. I would go back to have a burger and shake as I hear those are amazing there.

Thank Mike H
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Instant mashed potatoes. Seriously, this place should not be serving instant mashed potatoes. they were terrible. I got the fried chicken platter, very disappointed. the waitress did offer me something else so I got the onion rings which were fine. as far as chicken, not sure, just a small wing and thigh. very small servings. the chicken was good but... More 

Thank mdlrjacobs
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had ate here got a chicken pot pie didnt have much chicken in it.wanted a curtain cake and waitress said that it is a seasonal thing. wasnt awere cake was a seasonal thing or maybe the person that made the cakes wasnt there.I dont know if i would come to this place again.thats just me.

Thank michelle g
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Want home made food at a great price? This is one of 3 in Franklin. Burgers are really good and always fresh home made pies.

1 Thank JuneNCrealtor
Franklin, North Carolina
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Yummmmy! One of my favorite places to get breakfast. Friendly staff, clean restaurant, fresh food, nice variety of menu choices

Thank 31stephsmith

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $12
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 828-524-4842

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