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“A little dry”

The Esmeralda Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Known as one of the best Chimney Rock restaurants, The Esmeralda Restaurant is the perfect place to dine during your stay with us at the Inn. Our menus reflect our exceptional attention to detail through carefully crafted dishes and combinations. We take pride in providing our guests with the very best service, ingredients, and overall atmosphere as they dine in our Chimney Rock restaurant.
Reviewed July 28, 2012

I just had a late lunch. The service was excellent, but the food was a bit overdone and dry, and not a lot of flavor. Judging from the other reviews, we may have just arrived at a bad time. The server did offer a discount. Also, would have been nice to have a podium to greet guests. If there was one, we missed it. Possibly it was at the front desk for the hotel.
Very nice hotel facility!

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Reviewed July 24, 2012

We only ate breakfast there, but found out that Dirty Dancing was made in the area, and their floor in the lobby, was actually used in the finale scene.

Thank Carol S
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

Food and service were excellent! Had 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners here. My husband didn't like the homemade yogurt, but everything else we had was outstanding. We had pork shoulder, vegetarian Mac n cheese and the chicken and waffles.

Thank Alice H
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Simply amazing! We had dinner at The Esmeralida twice during our visit and it was wonderful from start to finish both times.

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Thank David P
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

We've eaten here twice and both times had the same waiter. The food is amazingly tasty, filling, and quite reasonably priced. Also our serve (Walt) was warm and friendly as well as very helpful when we asked questions about the area, etc. The hotel is rich in history and a fun place to be. We will visit again every time we travel to the area!

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Thank MR28607
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