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“Average breakfast buffet”

Newfound Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 47 Restaurants in Cherokee
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located just before the entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we have been serving locals and tourist since 1946. We offer a family atmosphere, affortable pricing and exceptional service. Special pricing is available for large groups and tour buses. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week during the months of March thru November. Come see us, we look forward to serving you.
PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Average breakfast buffet”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Wait staff was very friendly coffee was hot and fairly tasty for a buffet place. Lots of fruit choices which was nice but the rest was average.

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Have lunch with the Cherokees”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you travel Hwy 441 through Cherokee on the Cherokee to Gatlinburg route, you can safely pull into Newfound Lodge Restaurant. This restaurant has a previousl life as a Big Boy restaurant and essentially serves the same type buffet. It serves southern comfort food and some Cherokee favorites as well thrown in. If you were raised on traditional southern food, you should have no problem picking out fried chicken, pork chops or bbq. Vegetables tend to be carrots and peas, mashed potatoes, fried okra and more. The salad bar contained enough choices for a vegatarian lunch companion to be satisfied. Total price for the buffet and a tea is about $12, not cheap, but at least it is good. Salad bar alone is much less. A lot of local people eat here which is a good sign of quality. If you need a meal near the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Qualla Arts and Crafts or the night time drama "Unto these Hills," this is probably your best bet.

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columbia sc
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good Food”
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Good selection on buffet of home-style cooking AND lean protein, fresh fruits and veggies for those that don't care for all the heavy carbs, Wait staff was great in clearing used plates and keeping buffet area clean.. which is always a pet peeve with me.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Gail R
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Brownsville, Kentucky
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“Great food, service, and friendliness”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had gone to Cherokee for the day, and was looking for somewhere to eat. Stopped here. The hostess was very friendly, and found us a lovely table in the sun. The waitress was friendly and attentive. Our glasses never got empty. The sweet tea was good and refreshing. The food was very delicious, tasteful, and worth the price. The price is very affordable and you get enough to fill you. My parents loved the sweet potato fries and I really enjoyed the cole slaw. The restaurant was super clean and very light and airy. All in all, a most delightful experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Delana B
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Bradenton,fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“nice buffet for the money”
Reviewed July 7, 2014

we dined here for a quick evening dinner, the buffet was not great but not bad. The selections were limited. The fresh strawberries and melon were good, the pinto beans were really good and seasoned. The salad bar was average. The baked potato soup was good. Nice place for the money. The waitress/server was very friendly, you glass never got empty.

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