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Larkin's On The Lake

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place for burgers and bucket of drinks after zip lining at Canopy Ridge! The scenery is wonderful!

Thank Bev C
Oak Ridge, TN
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here twice. Once with the grands and then one night just the two of us. We had lunch outside and it was great. The food was good and the service was very good. We ate inside for dinner. Again the food was excellent and the service very good. I would recommend it for a nice place to eat.

Thank fl55mkg
Greenville, South Carolina
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

About average food. Dessert looked amazing but opted out. Beautiful View of the lake. It had just rained when we went. We ate inside, it was muggy

Thank Claire W
Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch and dinner at Larkin's and enjoyed both meals while sitting outside taking in the beautiful views

Thank Irene K
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at 5:30 and they didn't have any available tables unless you had a reservation. We went downstairs to eat at the bar, the wait staff was very friendly and efficient.

Thank Sandy H
Starkville, Mississippi
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176 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a awesome view of the lake. I would go just for that alone. The food was average. It has a large outdoor dinning area that is a good place to relax.

Thank MStravel2008
Greenville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So glad we found this place today! Absolutely beautiful view of the lake and great food! Enjoyed sitting outside, fabulous atmosphere! I enjoyed my southern chicken sandwich, but really want to try the crab nachos, pulled pork nachos and basically everything else on the menu! My bf got the epic burger and wow it was huge and delicious! We shared... More 

Thank Allison L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After our visit to Chimney Rock it was suggested by locals to dine at Larkin's. We were not disappointed as we sat and watched boaters enjoying the lake. Before our meal was over we were joined by two ducks who swam ashore and had pleasant conversation and looking for a possible handout. Made our dining experience that much better.

Thank Russeltx
Festus, MO
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate outside, it was a beautiful day, and the weather was perfect. Lunch was good.....not spectacular, but good. Service was OK. View was lovely.

Thank GendronsFestus_MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I came across this place on our scenic drive down HWY 9 and decided to stop in for lunch. We ate outside downstairs and it was just beautiful. The food was great and staff was friendly. They may be a little under staffed but this place will definitely be on our list to dine at every time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $28
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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: 18286254075

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