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Murphy's Chophouse

130 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906-2919
+1 828-835-3287
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“surf and turf” (24 reviews)
“prime rib” (57 reviews)
“steak” (79 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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130 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906-2919
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51 - 60 of 609 reviews

Reviewed October 16, 2017

I've eaten here a few times and have never been impressed. We went in most recently, only because we had a gift certificate, and were unsurprisingly disappointed. They are never happy to see kids, every time I've taken my son here we get the stink...More

Thank basicbusyb
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Chophouse is a small place with good food. My favorite is the fish. The service is good and atmosphere is just right. Whenever I visit Murphy, this is where I eat lunch.

Thank 8864Yvonne
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner there after reading all the good reviews. Our prime rib was tough and not cooked to our specifications. The salad was good as were the baked potato and sweet potato, but that is all we can say. I heard one other customer...More

Thank mspops
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Dear mspops, Thank you for taking the time to post a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I'm sorry you felt our prime rib was tough. We use a top grade USDA Choice product and slow roast it for 5 hours everyday with our signature...More

Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the seared ahi appetizer—expecting it to be standard issue ahi. This was the best I’ve ever eaten! Ever! Anywhere! Portions were generous and prices very reasonable. Nice comfortable atmosphere, too!More

Thank Donna S
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Dear Donna S, Thank you for taking the time to post a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I'm very glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Our tuna is very popular and has been on the menu since we opened the restaurant 10 years...More

Reviewed October 8, 2017

Between 4 people, we ordered fried chicken, salmon, bacon-wrapped scallop, a salad, and some of the best calamari we've had. Our server, Mark, was attentive and friendly despite being quite busy at the time (consistent with his other tables as far as we can tell)....More

Thank indeevidual
Reviewed October 7, 2017

pork chops were paper thin and tough. seemed to be pricey for the quality of food. the bread was the best part.More

Thank twowheelers831
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Dear twowheelers831, Thank you for taking the time to post a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the pork dish. I'll look into the thickness of our cutlets to make sure they are nice and thick. We normally get rave...More

Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Cooked to perfection and full of flavor! Great atmosphere inside or out. Always good service, they have a great crew!More

Thank Debbie G
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Dear Debbie G, Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I appreciate you rating us "5 STARS"! Our steaks are cut at the restaurant and we use only top quality beef. I'll be sure to pass your comments on to the...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017

My wife and I have eaten in the Chop House several times in past years. A week ago we ate lunch there and selected a special of fish and chips. It was a large filet, well breaded, with french fries. Later that afternoon both my...More

Thank Jerry B
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Dear Jerry B, Thank you for taking the time to post a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your meal with us. The special you ordered was our $5.99 Friday catfish special. We do in fact use the basa fish...More

Reviewed September 29, 2017

Food is always excellent and service 5 star. Nice intimate atmosphere. If you want to eat quick or slow just let your server know.

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Thank 356maryann
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear 365maryann, I want to thank you for posting a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant, Murphy's Chophouse! It means a lot to receive a "5 Star" rating! I'll be sure to pass your comments on to the staff. Thanks again!

Reviewed September 29, 2017

Great food, great service and value. Great location. Everyone was so friendly. We will definitely be back.

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Thank jackiebU5883PD
James R, Owner at Murphy's Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear jackiebU5883PD, Thank you for posting a Trip Advisor review for my restaurant. I appreciate you rating us "5 Stars". We work hard on the quality of our food and services. I look forward to having you back very soon!

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Dennis19552014
February 8, 2018|
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Response from wwilkinson2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need reservations and I do not think they have a dress code.
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MaryLynne C
August 23, 2016|
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Response from B105RWjimm | Reviewed this property |
Typically don't need reservations, and shorts and tee shirts are fine!
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MaryLynne C
August 23, 2016|
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Response from cvcocktails | Reviewed this property |
shorts and tee is just fine, If weekend I would call to make a reservation just because it does get busy. wonderful food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906-2919
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: +1 828-835-3287
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