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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


American, Diner
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went with another couple today . Very disappointed compared to last year. Mediocre food with a very limited menu, served in styrofoam containers, no drink refills offered.Had to eat outside which we didn't mind. No bathrooms available. Extremily bad service, ordertaker,...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

This is a nice place in Hot Springs. We got the pizza, which was very good and very filling. Our waitress was very sweet. Very affordable, and the menu is varied.

Date of visit: March 2020
geniap2015, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Thank you for your review! The pizza is one of our best seller’s.... my grandma makes the dough, which makes it extra special for us😊

Reviewed February 24, 2020

I had to write another review on my next visit to the Diner. Not many places make brown breakfast gravy and you have the option here. So delicious. Could not do it more than a few times per year due to the unhealthy nature of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020

We decided to walk through town, since the Hot Springs Resort and Spa and was close to the restaurants. We passed rowdy, which is good if you want rowdy. We just kept walking and at the very end of town, we walked into the very...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

This diner is spotless and features delicious food, lots of it, and great service at a very reasonable price. I look forward to going back!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 27, 2019

Hiked Laurel River Trail in the rain and ended starving. Stopped at this delightful diner . The staff are welcoming, the lunch was unbelievable in deliciousness, price and atmosphere!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Just about anything under the sun to eat,quality and serving, great service fast fresh and hot a very low price.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

I had breakfast three times at Smoky Mountain Diner. It is just about the only place in town for breakfast but it is quite good and opens reliably at 6:00am...very important for me as I was meeting the rest of my group early. Good typical...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

Had breakfast and returned for lunch and my only regret is not having gone there the evening before. Eggs were so fresh at breakfast and the skillet dish is big enough for two! Coffee was good! We had the fried chicken at lunch that was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 26, 2019

We visited the Smoky Mountain Diner after going to the Hot Springs Spa and Resort. We went right in and seated. My wife had the BBQ Burger and Chicken Noodle Soup and I had the Hamburger Steak. Both highly recommended. The wait staff were very...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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September 25, 2016|
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Response from Beckyg234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the front porch they allow dogs.
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Kats1986 | Reviewed this property |
October 2019. Right now they have mountain trout on the. Menu.
April 20, 2016|
Response from geniap2015 | Property representative |
We would love to have y'all! Sure, please call 828-206-1574. Thanks
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