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Bruce's Fabulous Foods

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63 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752-3941
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When a search for restaurants in Marion yielded Bruce's Fabulous Foods, my sister scoffed: "If they have to tell you it's fabulous, then it isn't." We drove into Marion without a lunch destination in mind. We walked up and down Main Street reading the menus of the restaurants. Most of the sandwich shops seemed empty despite it being shortly after... More 

Thank Beth F
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I happened to find Bruce's Fabulous Foods by accident, as I was making my way back to Asheville after driving the Blue Ridge Parkway. What a gem! It is the quintessential small town diner where everyone gathers for lunch. The owner is friendly and his positive attitude is shared by all of the staff- they like being exactly where they... More 

Thank Bruce H
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This guy has the best lunch in all of Marion. They serve sandwiches and awesome sides. They also have homemade cheesecake with some very special variations of cheesecake. I highly recommend eating here for lunch. They are only open for lunch M-F. they do catering on the weekend and at nights. Also the broccoli salad is a great side.

Thank MattB2
Marion, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem for Marion. Lunch is always great---plus choices of cheesecake are the best. Owners are super people---which adds to the fun of eating here. Highly recommend

Thank DebbieW1042
south carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in for lunch passing thru to Blowing Rock....the food was amazing!! Chicken salad, soups, sandwiches, cucumber salad, shoe peg corn salad and many other homemade choices on menu. Everything is homemade including to die for homemade cheesecakes! I had the homemade banana cake with homemade cream cheese frosting and it melted in your mouth. The owners and... More 

Thank familytravelwith4
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had the quiche and soup, it was awesome! Just about any flavor of cheesecake you can imagine, but keep in mind that Bruce will cycle through all of his 100+ flavors every so often, but he will make any of them for pick up with just a phone call. Also try the pimento cheese!

Thank mikerector
Point Pleasant, NJ
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

My husband and I were hiking areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and when we were ready for lunch, we looked to Tripadvisor for a local town off the Parkway for lunch. We found Bruce's Fabulous Foods and we were not disappointed! In fact, we were blown away by the great quality food, the kindness of the staff, and the... More 

Thank krissalee
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Tried the Pimento Cheese, it was delicious! We also had the quiche and the special. We just finished the yummy cheesecake at home. We will definitely return. Prices are very reasonable and everything is homemade.

Thank fairytoes
Marion, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We ate there for lunch and ordered the chicken salad, which was homemade. It was so-so and needed some seasoning. They offered Doritos or chips with and skimpy on them. The people are super nice but the food, eh. This was my first and last trip there. They are also a little pricey.

Thank Mary A
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Bruce's is only open 11:00 until 3:00, and if you want the daily special, go early, and get in line. No fried foods there, as he does not even have a deep fryer. All foods are made in-house daily. The food is not only delicious, but healthy. My chicken salad was the best that I had ever had. The salad... More 

Thank Martha G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752-3941
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-659-8023

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