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Ward's Grill

24 Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7700
+1 828-749-2321
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sausage” (27 reviews)
“hamburger” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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24 Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7700
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awww we loved Ward’s! The servers are absolutely precious and the food was very good. It’s just a little old restaurant with very friendly people and good food. We would definitely go back.More

1  Thank Debbi V
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Debbi - Thank you very much for making our day with your nice review.. Our small business depends on pleasing customers so it is always great to hear that we have accomplished that goal with you. We hope you will visit us again.....and again....and again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took 3 grandchildren for lunch and everyone was very pleased with there meal. Best hamburgers and fries around.More

Thank anngilhome
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your comments were very kind and we hope the visit will be the beginning of a tradition for your grandkids at Ward's Grill Thank you and we appreciate your support. Btw, it won't hurt our feeling on bit if you tell your friends about us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. I’m sure we could have been more quiet, but good time for all. Had lunch with our grand daughter after panning for treasure close by at the gem mine. We loved it and certainly will visit again.

Thank Christopher B
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Christopher - Your review is greatly appreciated and we thank you for your support. Looking forward to a return visit from you and your grand daughter. 73's, Clark Thompson, Owner Historic Thompson's Store/Ward's Grill 24 West Main Street Saluda, NC 28773 (pop 713)

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great place for breakfast and lunch. Great hamburger and great salad. Everyone goes there for breakfast of grits and eggs. Great omelette.More

1  Thank dick u
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dick - Thank you for your nice comments. We very much appreciate you sharing them with others which helps us keep our doors open. It also makes our employees happy when they see such reviews. Makes me even happier!!!. R. Clark Thompson, Owner Historic Ward's...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Here you find the authentic thing, an old fashioned grill with a short order cook who knows how to cook. God food, reasonable prices and topped off with attentive wait staff and you have a gem hidden in the mountains. Get eh burger & onion...More

1  Thank Tim5055
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Ahhh Tim!! You said all the right things our staff loves to hear. We try very hard to maintain our 50's look, feel and selections that more and more folks seem to appreciate these days. Old fashioned remains in vogue at our Grill and we...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

CJ Steak with fries was very good! The coleslaw was great! My wife enjoyed her homemade chicken salad. Excellent service.More

1  Thank cidblue
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review. We make our chicken salad and coleslaw in house and the CJ Steak is also one of our special products. It's nice to hear that the service was excellent. You just made our day!! R. Clark Thompson,...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

The play takes you back in time with the short order cook to the floors you walk on...history is all around you...while you wait on your food be sure to take a peak in the grocery store... Food was really good...onion rings are GREAT...recommend the...More

1  Thank kktsebastian
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Now there you go.....making us feel great with your nice comments.We very much appreciate your visiting us and hope it won't be the last time. If you decide to tell your friends about us it also won't hurt our feelings one bit!!! Thank you so...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Quick breakfast before heading home on final leg of vacation journey. Authentic, oldest grocery in NC. Food was excellent. Grocery area provided a lot of local treats to take home like jams, vanilla peaches, and old time candy. Staff was very friendly. Southern charm indeed!More

1  Thank CindyFromIndy13
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Cindy - Bless you for your very kind remarks. We love it when our visitors say nice things about our businesses and you made our day by your posting. Btw it won't hurt our feelings one bit if you tell your friends about us. R....More

Reviewed July 6, 2018

We went today and I can say - it is a blast to the past, if you remember the old style onion rings, these are them. And they are to die for. Not to forget about the cheeseburger and the Ward's burger was so..... good...More

1  Thank dcscake
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Ooops!!! Don't know what happened but I just received your review of Ward's Grill this morning. Thank you for your nice comments and we hope you will be able to visit us again. Please accept my apology for this delay in responding and know that...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

I went to lunch with my family a few weeks ago while visiting in the area. We all had hamburgers. We loved them! Made just right and good and hot! My grandsons had milkshakes and really enjoyed them! We also picked up a few things...More

1  Thank NanaNita
r clark t, Owner at Ward's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

You are so kind to give us such a nice review and we appreciate you very much for your posting. Btw It won't hurt our feelings one bit if you tell your friends about us. R. Clark Thompson, Owner Historic Thompson's Store/Ward's Grill 24 Main...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7700 (Formerly Ward's Dairy Bar & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Saluda
  • Phone Number: +1 828-749-2321
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