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Mills River Restaurant

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4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
+1 828-891-4039
07:00 - 20:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 20:30
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Hendersonville, NC
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going by this restaurant for year and have always wanted to try it. I wish I have tried it sooner. My mom and I wanted a nice place to eat after stopping at the stores in Mills River. I had the Buffalo Hamburger and my mom had the Lamb Shank. We both got to salad bar which... More 

1 Thank shoe1978
Washington, DC
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85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't have high expectations, judging from the exterior. But to our delight, everything was delicious. And so many desserts! Make sure you leave room!

1 Thank SGTrvlr
Taylors, South Carolina
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194 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service, clean place, lots of choices. I had baked lasagna -- it was good. I had the salad bar and it was okay -- especially since few places (diner types) offer a salad bar.

Thank sljtba
Asheville, North Carolina
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92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our group had a business meeting at the Mills River Restaurant and they provided us with a quiet table away from the crowds. The menu is quite nice...kind of like a Denny's, but with a bit of a Greek flavor. For example, you can get delicious Baklava for dessert. It's obviously very popular with the locals, and the staff was... More 

1 Thank Cindi-Bill D
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Average food at best. Service was friendly, but nothing spectacular about any of the food. Past its hay day.

Thank awblaw
Madison, Alabama
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with friends a few ago, early evening, (old folks dinner time) and it was very good. However, yesterday we went back again with other friends mid-afternoon and the food was not quite as good. The waitress was fabulous though. Huge menu and good family atmosphere. We will be back.

Thank Stanley W
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

my mother had a Rueben, dad and county fried steak and I had moussaka (greek food) and it was all amazingly good and it came out quick, and the prices are extremely moderate foor the quality you get...I will definitely be returning here again and again...only con is the atmosphere is not that engaging, but it is clean and the... More 

Thank Hayes T
Venice, Florida
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Tastey! eggs benny super and they did it veggie for us too. Took a pc of cake carrot super as well nice clean organized place

Thank Just_ur_avg_diner
Johnson City, Tennessee
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Family restaurant where we talked with Junior, his wife and saw pictures of their child. Scambled eggs and hash browns are good.

Thank selmanw
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Sweet thing and I have eaten here for years as have most of the local folks around Mills River. They bring kith & kin here for a celebtation, they have group meetings here and every once in a while their wives just need a break and they come here. The saying goes, "if the locals like it then it must... More 

1 Thank Sarah W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4467 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-5735
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mills River
  • Phone Number: +1 828-891-4039

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?