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“Ok for what we needed”
Review of Genny's Restaurant

Genny's Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 15 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great hushpuppies, everything else was ok for what we needed. We had just hiked at Chimney Rock and we exhausted and very hungry. The pulled pork special tasted like it was from something store bought. The fried chicken was good.

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1  Thank TimP5
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a great place to get a good home cooked meal while on the road. The corn bread is wonderful. The season everything like you would at your own kitchen. It is worth giving it a try if you are in Chimney Rock

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Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was, unfortunately, the worst meal we had in our 8 day trip to the area. The restaurant was not clean, including the restroom facilities--which were also quite "odd". The décor and atmosphere were very casual with a gospel theme, but nothing particularly appealing. The deck overlooking the river would probably be nice on a cooler day. Our service was adequate, but the food was bland and tasteless. It is the only restaurant opened past 6P.M., and we were hungry, but ALL five of us were quite disappointed and would not go back.

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4  Thank HappyandDoc
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Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife and I ate a couple of times at this restaurant during a trip to the area and was well pleased. We went back to the area a couple of weeks later for another weekend trip and stopped in again to eat. Breakfast was very good. My initial review after our first visit was very good but I am writing this second review as only average. There seems to be only one waitress that is working and they had a help wanted sign posted on our first visits and it was still there a couple of weeks later. The same waitress has waited on us every time we were there and she is very friendly and reasonably quick but hire her some help. Also the exact same dinner specials were posted just like they were weeks earlier. Come on. You have to change the specials from time to time and offer something differerent. Still a nice place to eat with the balcony option to sit annd watch the river that runs behind it while eating. Need to do some adjusting to improve quality and repeat business. This review drops down to only average.

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2  Thank Eddie W
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

Genny's is a long standing family owned restaurant at the beginning of Chimney Rock's Tourist Strip Stores. The specials and much of the menu is fresh, and all is prepared daily. Our party of 5 (7 to 62) had fresh trout (1 fried & 1 broiled) that were excellent. My daughter had a homemade Pot Roast that came with real mashed Potatoes and homemade gravy. The kids had Mac & Cheese, Corn Dogs and Fries. The highlight of the lunch was the Blackberry Cobbler made that morning. Prices are reasonable, Seating is available on a deck overlooking the river and service was friendly. There is a note at the greeting stand that once you place your order it may take up to 45 Minutes to get served (Ours was about 30) and worth it.

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1  Thank John K
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