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Larkin's On The Lake

1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
+1 828-625-4075
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

The atmosphere was very nice and the food was everything that we expected. We had a younger waitress that could have been a little more attentive but we all have to learn, she was very pleasant however. We would definitely come back if we go...More

Thank Bill6269
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Great tasty food did not disappoint however the ambience was not as nice as I was expecting but it is in the lake I understand but compared to Larkin on the river in Greenville, very different but we had a good experience anyway and the...More

Thank Amisaday T
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar . Awesome food and atmosphere. The wait staff was wonderful. Enjoyed the view of the water .

Thank bsteffke2012
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

When we arrived there were only two other tables occupied and it took forever to get our food. Now, there was an influx of people about 30 minutes after we got there, but some of those people began receiving their food before we did. The...More

Thank ChristusG
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Went there late one evening recently and even though it was off-season the place was hopping. My first time there and I had heard good and not-so-good but our food and wait-staff were excellent. Would not hesitate to go back but during season I imagine...More

Thank 244terrik
Reviewed January 3, 2018

It was dark when we were there for dinner but I'm sure the view is beautiful when you can see the lake. It is right on the water.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Being from Greenville, SC, we know Larkins very well and have always been impressed. However, we were very disappointed when we ate at Larkins on the Lake for our anniversary. The service was decent, but the food is VERY overpriced for what you get. I...More

1  Thank William O
Reviewed December 31, 2017

I went to eat with my family during the Christmas holiday and we were not impressed. The food is way overpriced for what you actually receive. The wait time for the food seemed to long when the place was not packed at all. Thankfully our...More

1  Thank fypm1
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Great local joint with plenty of options and room for a big family. Great view and our service was very good.

Thank Kyle N
Reviewed December 24, 2017

If you are going to Lake Lure, you have to visit Larkin's. Very relaxing atmosphere after you have been on the lake. You can sit inside or outside and they have a great variety of food and drinks. Plenty of parking for your boat.

Thank Tammy C
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Annis O
September 4, 2016|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't have a pet and did not notice any on the patio.
Michael P
July 31, 2015|
Response from Lewis B | Property representative |
The dress code is casual upstairs (all enclosed dinning room with views over looking the lake) and really casual downstairs (inside bar & grill area with outside patio seating dock side). We often have guest join us in our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-4075
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