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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan 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 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 .

Date of visit: January 2016
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

Reviewed February 3, 2016

We had dinner two nights in a row at this restaurant as a result of impeccable cuisine and service! Chef Zeb McDermott and the ladies that attended to us, Sara and Becca on Jan 30th and 31st, were so impressive. We live in Nashville, TN...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank seasonedtraveler2016
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2016

I have shared you review with Zeb, Sarah and Becca and they are most appreciative as they work hard to create a great dining experience. Thanks for the positive feedback. Pete

Reviewed January 25, 2016

We stayed the night at this B&B and the breakfast was fantastic. Room was nice with a gas fireplace, the Inn was lovely with some great restoration photos. The man playing the parlor piano in the evening was just amazing. I'd like to visit the...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed December 16, 2015

This was our second visit to Mountain Magnolia. We were celebrating our anniversary and had a terrific dinner. I had the lamb, and it was cooked perfectly and accompanied by a variety of delicious vegetables. I especially appreciate that everything was properly seasoned. We also...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank 698bobs
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2015

Thanks for the great review and please do come back more often. Sorry the coffee wasn't as bold as you like. This may be a training issue as we use a locally roasted, all organic, fresh ground each day - but, as you know if...More

Reviewed November 28, 2015

We treated ourselves to a special romantic Thanksgiving stay and dinner at this magnificent hotel. The menu options were to choose from either 5 courses ($100pp I think) or 3 courses ($60pp), and we went with 3 courses. We started with salads that were excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank Vicar100
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2015

I'm sorry your dinner wasn't absolutely perfect. Both Sara ,our Head Server, and Tami. our Innkeeper.shared this with me that evening and in the morning. Your server should have been back earlier so we could correct the problem - we'll do some coaching on that....More

Reviewed November 9, 2015

Amazing tender lamb chops and crispy salmon.... The food is so unexpected at Hot Springs...really FINE dining!

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Shari B
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2015

What a great review. I sent a copy to Zeb this morning. Pete

Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Needed some quiet time and loved our little place by the creek. Opened the window and slept like a baby to the sound of the stream. Played my guitar, sat on the balcony porch. Just a nice overall experience.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank TES1957
Reviewed September 12, 2015

This was a delightful find. The meal was wonderful. Creative and unusual (and delicious) presentations. Menu changes often. My husband and I had an appetizer and a "small plate: and it was sufficient. I had shrimp (about 5 large) with okra in a light tempura...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank BikingBaker
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2015

LOVED YOUR HEADLINE. Glad you had a great experience. Pete

Reviewed September 9, 2015

Our dinner here was Outstanding. Zen the Chef is a Culinary Artist. We had a delicious Salmon and also an excellent Filet Mingon. Also this is an Inn and it is quite charming. A secluded getaway spot in Hot Springs. Well worth the trip here....More

Date of visit: September 2015
2  Thank KTD_5960
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2015

Feedback like yours is rewarding to our entire team. Thank you. Pete Nagle

Reviewed September 3, 2015

My partner and I had an amazing dinner at Mountain Magnolia. The setting is perfect, beautiful period house, wonderful gardens and stunning views. The food was fantastic, very fresh ingredients and a few things that were novel to us. We ate on the porch with...More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank Mike H
Petenagle, Owner at Unforgettable Dining at Mountain Magnolia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2015

Thanks for your nice review. I will pass your compliments to our gardener, Dana, who works hard to keep the grounds lovely as well as growing herbs and vegetables for Chef Zeb. It takes quite a team effort to create an exceptional dining experience and...More

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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
Breakfast, Dinner
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view
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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