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“Best food in Chimney Rock/Lake Lure”

Medina's Village Bistro
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $33
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A full service casual gourmet dining experience for everyone. We cater to individual needs on a daily basis. Call ahead takeout
Reviewed May 19, 2014

Excellent cuisine. Friendly staff. THE place where locals eat. I eat here as often as possible. They have never disappointed.

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

We spent 3 days in the Chimney Rock/Lake Lure area and Medina's was the best meal we had by far. We visited during the week so unfortunately we were only able to have lunch, but the Prime Rib sandwich was large and delicious. Our waitress was attentive and helpful. Being able to enjoy our lunch on the front patio made it all the more lovely. The area has limited dining options, so if you are in the area, absolutely have a meal at Medina's.

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife, myself and a close friend had just finished a grueling four mile hike from Worlds Edge down to Lake Lure. We were exhausted, hungry and very thirsty! Stopped by Medinas for a recovery lunch and we really enjoyed it. We sat outside, and as we had a small dog along that also was thirsty, the owner saw to it to promptly provide a water bowl for him! The setting is great since you can see the dramatic rock wall of Chimney Rock State Park literally across the street and also people watch. Fortunately the spot is just far enough off the main drag to not be disturbed by cars. I had the steak sand which with au jus on a toasted bun. Overall very good. The only thing to improve it would be to make the meat slices smaller and to use less salt in the au jus. My wife had a salad with roasted chicken. The salad was great, though the chicken was overcooked. Our hiking buddy had the whitefish sandwhich and we heard no complaints. Our server, Yuliana, was great. Good sense of humor, very attentive to our need for iced tea carafe refills. Definitely a place to consider when in Chimney Rock.

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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Small, family owned and operated. Excellent cuisine. Excellent beef and superb fish. Soup is unique and delicious.

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Reviewed May 7, 2014

We were in Lake Lure NC for the weekend and this was the only pet friendly restaurant we found. Which also turned out to be the meal we had the entire weekend! Service was great and the food was excellent. We will definitely be headed back to Medinas on our next trip to Lake Lure!!!

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