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Lakes End Cafe & Grill

17836 Wayah Rd, Topton, NC 28781-6541
+1 828-321-3001
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (4 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
17836 Wayah Rd, Topton, NC 28781-6541
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing view of the lake. They have a fire pit out back with a dock to walk on. Water is super clear. Good food.

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed September 13, 2017

After some time out on the lake soaking in an early September afternoon, we parked our borrowed pontoon boat and walked up to the Cafe & Grill. We could smell the catfish in the air, there was no need for a menu. Wonderfully prepared, with...More

Thank ehaggart
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We arrived and were seated promptly. There was a large group, but the restaurant wasn't packed. After we were seated, we waited about 10-15 minutes, but despite the server and the owner walking past our table several times, no one even spoke to us -...More

1  Thank Elise L
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We found Lakes End last year by accident. Now we go there on purpose. This is one of the best restaurants we have ever eaten at. The Food, Staff and over all experience is WONDERFUL. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mawmaw21
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This was a busy Saturday for lunch and the restaurant was unfortunately under staffed, but the food was good and the service was good for the circumstances.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Family vacation we rented a boat for them from today and they were very helpful but was very clean we did this online from my home in Florida when we visited they welcomed us have the boat ready it was a great experience in the...More

Thank janicemccann
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

I popped in for breakfast the morning I had to leave Topton and I sat outside to enjoy the beautiful view. I wish I'd had some bug spray because I got a few bites. I ordered the cinnamon oatmeal pancakes, which were good but I...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Food is good on a beautiful lake wait staff is fantastic there's a variety of food Good place for family beautiful views

Thank Grace M
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We came in 5 minutes before closing after a long day of hiking. It was no problem. Everyone was very nice. It's lovely to sit on the patio. We had pizza and corn nuggets. Both were very tasty!

Thank Kate W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We were looking for a place on the water to eat lunch while traveling around the lake. Stopped and went in. Outside on the porch, 2 or 3 tables were unusable due to a leak in the tin roof overhead. C'mon owners, at least buy...More

1  Thank fsufanTally
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Alice N
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No. It's a dry county.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $19
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17836 Wayah Rd, Topton, NC 28781-6541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Topton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-321-3001
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Lakes End Café & Grill, proudly serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are dedicated to providing an outstanding dining experience; using the best ingredients available, with the freshest foods to compliment your meal. Enjoy Lake Front Dining on Beautiful Lake Nantahala. The areas only restaurant, featuring a variety of menu items including favorite breakfast items, fresh salads, sandwiches and burgers, pizza, seafood and dinner meals. Our entire team is committed to providing a friendly atmosphere, making our guest’s overall experience even that much better. Guest satisfaction is our goal; we want you to have an exceptional experience from the moment you walk in our doors until the moment you leave. Our Commitment to Excellence – Creating a memorable dining experience has been our goal from day one. We are committed to creating an experience that provides an alternative to what meal periods have become and reminds us of what they should be. Meal times where quality and good taste are surrounded by friends and family! Delivering this level of quality consistently on a day-to-day basis is our promise to our customers.
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