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“Awesome food and selection”

The Esmeralda Restaurant
Ranked #4 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.
Myakka City, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Awesome food and selection”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Very quiet seating area, intimate and inviting. Very knowledgable Chef on staff and polite waitress. Prices are a little higher than expected, but the convenience is worth it. Menu has a lot of variety and we always left feeling satisfied as far as portions go.

Visited February 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great dining experience”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

It was a pleasure to stay at the Esmeralda Inn and dine in their restaurant. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming. The menu is varied, the food was well presented and delicious. Breakfast was as delicious as dinner, especially the raspberry french toast. The service was so friendly and accommodating. Just remember to bring your own wine or beer, as Chimney Rock is a "dry town".

  • Visited May 2013
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Durham, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Food, Limited Reservations, Expensive”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Food was excellent, however there are limited reservations since Restaurant is very small. Menu is a la carte while items each item is reasonably priced, total can add up.

Visited December 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“YUMMY!!!”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

The food was very fresh. The prices are a little too pricey. Ambiance was very relaxing and romantic.

Visited December 2012
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Monroe, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful Place”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

The inn itself is gorgeous. The restaurant provides a cozy, elegant atmosphere. The service was great and the food was wonderful. Great place to celebrate our anniversary. Would love to stay at the inn next time. Beautiful place, so glad we found it!

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Rebecca W
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