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Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn

204 Lawson St, See our sign at Post Office, Hot Springs, NC 28743-4504
+1 800-914-9306
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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204 Lawson St, See our sign at Post Office, Hot Springs, NC 28743-4504
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

The best dinner of our visit. Salmon with beet risoto was excellent. Our seat on the porch was perfect. Beautiful building. I will return.

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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Food excellent, although we found it was overpriced. This is Hot Springs and not Asheville or Charleston. You pay for the ambiance we guessed. We had two people waiting on us, a very friendly young man, who did his best, but needs to be better...More

2  Thank NCguest2015
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Thanks for you nice review and valuable feedback. Raven is an enthusiastic you man still in training and we may have turned him loos too soon. On the question of price, high quality foods (mostly organic) and an experienced chef cost us the same as...More

Reviewed June 13, 2016

You sit on porch with view of mountains while you eat. They have indoor seating as well also with same view. Service is friendly and excellent! Food is outstanding! Worth eating here especailly if you are staying at the Inn as well. This is a...More

1  Thank vcgroomwilson
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Thanks for your great review. Pete

Reviewed June 8, 2016

While on a hiking trip of the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina and Tennessee, my hiking buddy and I stayed at the upper chalet of the Mountain Magnolia Inn in Hot Springs. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the breakfasts were wonderful and we didn't mind...More

Thank Susan C
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2016

Thanks for the great review. We enjoy pampering AT hikers by providing good food, rest in a nice accommodation and hearing about your adventures on the trail. Pete

Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food and service are great. They have a good wine selection too. Every course is prepared specially for you with all the details. You dine in lovely order home that is decorated to fit the era of the home. It is fine dining with...More

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Thanks for your nice review and for celebrating your special occasion with us. Pete

Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stayed with the Inn for 4 nights during which time the restaurant was closed for dinner all 4 nights. Two were normal weekly closures and two were related to a wedding. They seem to have weddings frequently as another wedding party was incoming as...More

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Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2016

Our restaurant is open to the public Thursday - Monday for dinner and daily for breakfast for guests of the Inn. As a small inn, when we have a medium or large wedding we do close for the reception and rehearsal dinner if there is...More

Reviewed April 3, 2016

Sitting by the fireplace, we received fantastic service and the most amazing meal that was prepared to-order, made with organic, local & fresh/in-season ingredients. I am a decent cook and grow much of what I eat so I am very picky about what I eat....More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Thanks for your glowing review. Your note about locally grown and organic is particularly apropos as we spent much of the winter identifying new local farmers as well as expanding what5 we grow at the Inn. Our efforts are now making their way to some...More

Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

We went there on Valentines Day Were greeted with champagne and live piano music and song Thomas played and sang romantic songs while we sipped champagne and waited for our dinner reservation We had choices for our 3 course and all 4 of us had...More

1  Thank Sadie B
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2016

Valentines is very special for us and we go to great lengths to make it romantic and memorable. Glad we achieved this for you. Chef Zeb of course created the menu, Sarah did the decorating and Dr Thomas Moore (a 30 year friend from Charlotte}provided...More

Reviewed February 21, 2016

We had a lovely meal at the Mountain Magnolia. The Inn is stately and a must visit anytime of the day, though I find it particularly charming by night. Dining by one of the glowing fireplaces is a treat for the senses. We sampled the...More

1  Thank JAW77
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2016

Thanks for the nice review. I'm glad to hear we have accomplished our goal of a small yet varied wine list to compliment Chef Zeb's cuisine.. Pete

Reviewed February 15, 2016

5 star dining with relaxing atmosphere to go with it. service was top notch. jazz music in the back ground for a elegant touch to the dining experience .

2  Thank doug c
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2016

WE work hard to make Valentines at the Mountain Magnolia special and I'm glad we succeeded. I've sent your feedback to Thomas Moore the pianist and singer who added the finishing touch. Pete

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lovebugg1180
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Sadie B | Reviewed this property |
I always call They have certain days of operation depending on season They also can tell you the specials You can see the hours and specials I'd you gi to their website Even after that it is good to call they do a lot of... More
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Larry D
July 30, 2015|
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Response from Petenagle | Property representative |
Casual is fine. Many diners have been hiking or rafting. It is rare that we see a sports coat or tie. Ladies shorts, slacks, tights ..........whatever. Pete
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $60
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Lawson St, See our sign at Post Office, Hot Springs, NC 28743-4504
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 800-914-9306
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Description
(VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR MENU)Unforgettable Dining is just that- unforgettable in both it's taste and presentation, and service. The setting, whether it be by fireside or on the front porch with mountain views is equally memorable. Dress is casual. Organic and locally grown foods.
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