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Riverwatch Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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379 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720-9700
+1 828-625-1030
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 20:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Asheville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Omg I would have taken McDonald's chicken sandwich over this.... I took this lunch to go so there was not much I could do about it. The chicken is pre patty frozen and probably the cheapest they could get... but I paid $8 for it!! I think being fried in old oil is what really made it the worst chicken... More 

Thank alex h
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Riverwatch Bar and Grill last night (4-28-2017). The food and service were both spot on. Our server, Jacob, was in spite of being busy, on top of everything from keeping our drinks filled to making sure we didn't need anything. The food was great, cooked to perfection and in spite of them being busy came... More 

Thank joelblane
Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch after hiking Chimney Rock. Hamburgers extra size and tasty but the highlight was the onion rings - best ever.

Thank Jack K
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got a great little outdoor booth overlooking the river, enjoyed marguerita's, buffalo shrimp, homemade onion rings - what impressed us food-wise was that the fried items were not greasy at all, fresh and delicious! The staff was friendly and attentive, but what makes going here an occasion other than "just a meal" is the awesome atmosphere, we sat out... More 

Thank Crawford999
Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying in nearby Asheville and took a day trip to Chimney Rock. Decided upon Riverwatch Bar & Grill for lunch. Our waitress Brittany was awesome. She helped me pick out a local beer based on my likes and she was spot on - it was perfect! We sat outside and the views were beautiful. Food is typical bar... More 

Thank DawnRF
Danbury, North Carolina
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated on the back deck (at a picnic table). Food was good. View of the river and chimney rock. Service was adequate.

Thank rlwhite2003
Greenville, South Carolina
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please note this is one of the FEW 5-star reviews I've ever written. I stopped here with a friend during a photo outing. I read all the previous reviews first and based on that had to give this place a try. We sat outside under the umbrellas and the view of Chimney Rock was great. I had the bacon dog... More 

Thank Lee B
Delaware, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great - the food and service was good. Good selection of beers. Right off the river and beautiful scenery

Thank Paula E
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved sitting on the deck looking over the stream while eating a great supper! Service was wonderful! Highly recommend

Thank Melville5
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best burger. The smell of the burger cooking on the grill brought us in. It was the 1st time it tasted as good as it smelled!! My daughter and I had just cheese on our burger. We also had the cheese fries. Yummy. Our server was Tori and the manager was Jacob. Both have excellent customer service.

Thank Tammy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720-9700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Chimney Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-1030

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