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All reviews ribs smoked chicken sampler platter onion rings mozzarella sticks baked sweet potato hush puppies reuben flounder potatoes salad the river outside seating green beans the food is great prices are very reasonable hot bar
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

First and last time at Judges unless substantial changes are made, in the top most greasy meals we have ever eaten. Salad size plates for bar...maybe to save money? We had decent expectations, but never thought it could possibly be that bad for a once...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

We have had lunch and dinner at Judges several times in the past couple of years. Our visit this week will probably be our last. Lunch was very disappointing, the barbecue plate was terrible. I’ve never had pulled pork that was more like minced meat...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

This is a great place to go no matter whether it is to be with family or friends. The food is great, with a good selection, and the atmosphere and view would be hard to beat. For anyone especially looking for bbq, you definitely can't...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed February 2, 2020

My husband and I have been dining at Judges for almost 10 years. In that time, we rarely had a poor meal until recently when we stopped for lunch. On first glance, the menu appeared to be new. No lunch section as in prior visits....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 31, 2020

We look for great quality in our food, but we didn't find it here. The first clue was that "whipped spread" was served instead of butter with my baked potato--I asked for the real thing, but they did not have it. Once I know that...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Love their barbecue and chicken tenders. They are the best!! Good place to celebrate special occasions!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 1, 2019

Dining inside or outside by the river. Large choice of items on menu. Food was great. Staff is friendly. This was a meeting place between Cullowhee and Winston Salem. I found it randomly online. It was a perfect choice.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019

Went on Sunday. The salad bar was good. The Brunswick stew and mozzarella sticks had no flavor. My hubs wasn’t impressed with the BBQ plate. Service was good. Food not impressive.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 24, 2019 via mobile

Eddie Z here again.this place is the real deal in good food.I had a lunch club with turkey bacon and cheese on toasted rye which was great.my wife had the judge which was smoked turkey,spare ribs,pulled pork,baked potatoe,fresh string beans almond one,and hush puppies.she loved...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

We had great service every time we’ve been there and wonderful views and food! Would definitely recommend it to everyone The mozzarella sticks are the best awesome salad bar!

Date of visit: October 2019
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I a not sure. I suggest you call them and ask.
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Response from russbcater | Property representative |
Hi Suzie, If you contact Judge's Riverside and ask for David Troutman (General Manager), I'm sure that he can help you. Restaurant number (828) 433-5798. If you have any trouble getting through my cell # (828) 403-3616 Thank... More
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