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Famous Louise's Rock House Restaurant

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23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
+1 828-765-2702
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pot roast” (11 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (14 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is sweet, the desert was very sweet but the rest of the meal was rather sad. There is one other option at this cross road but that has even less ratings than Louise's. It's also just a matter of taste I guess. And...More

Thank travelblom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was nice. Seemed like most people knew each other and were friendly. Glad for the experience, but will likely check out other places when back in the area.

Thank VolunteerNC
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was wonderful & had a great family atmosphere. Will definitely go back! Homemade desserts are a must!

Thank V4974XVjenniferh
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here for years and the food and service is always great. The atmosphere is very unique. I noticed a lot of locals eat there also. The last time we ate there, I spotted Famous Louise at one of the far left...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We enjoyed Famous Louise's Rock House on our stop to Linville caverns. The restaurant is small and quaint with an extensive menu of southern favorites. They could use a bit more staff, but overall the food came out quick and hot. They have a nice...More

Thank brianminshew
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Went twice for breakfast with two small children, my wife, and mother. Our waitress took it upon herself to clean/sanitize the high chair. A nice touch! Sippy cups were offered for my kids, which was also a nice gesture. Owner, waitresses, and hostess were lovely,...More

1  Thank Michel2011
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We can not say enough about how good this little place was. Breakfast and dinner were fantastic, quick service, and even better food! Look forward to getting back here on our next trip to the area!

Thank buffalodeluxe
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The visitor center at Linville Falls recommended the restaurant when we asked about food. It was excellent; clean, friendly service, and delicious food.The service was quick, and the waitress was attentive to our needs. Loved that we could be in three different counties while in...More

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of looking for some place to eat breakfast after a trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A ranger at Linn Cove Falls park office told us about this place. Great place to fill your belly! Atmosphere is great,...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Meat loaf was just ok. The person (blonde woman) was the same person that served us. It really seemed like she didn't want to be there. Being in the south and a tourist area, you expect warmth from you server.

Thank Scott T
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September 13, 2017|
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Response from SWright-Barron | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Give Louise a call and ask her.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-2702
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