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The Sunset

498 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC 28734-2580
+1 828-524-4842
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (12 reviews)
“biscuits” (12 reviews)
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498 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC 28734-2580
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We instantly felt like regulars! Pick up your silverware and menus on the counter as you enter. Excellent food in an unassuming atmosphere with very reasonable prices. It gets crowded for a good reason!

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Love this spot mainly for breakfast. Restaurant has a small room to serve special groups or family meetings. Always friendly service and prices are reasonable.

Thank Jennifer Hawkin... H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Canned vegs, bland meat, over priced. A local hang out but much better options. Soup and desserts are good.

Thank AlisaRehberg
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Turkey and dressing is my favorite but sometimes you need a chuck wagon and fries. Food and service is always excellent regardless of what you order.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Not what id hoped for in a southern diner. Fake potatoes, super dry corn bread. Husband had a rueben, it wa a ok.

Thank gracevolt
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I dine here probably twice a week. Lovely setting inside. Their turkey and dressing is my favorite. It's a must try if u go. Hamburgers are old fashioned with great taste. Hand patted and thick. I would definitely recommend anyone coming here for wonderful food...More

Thank renatruex
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

They have daily specials plus their regular menu. They are locally owned. Friendly staff quick service. Good for families. Call in orders and curb service available.

Thank Nanachris60
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Sunset has been a local favorite in Franklin for many years. Known for breakfast more than anything. Great homemade biscuits and gravy! Their homemade pies are made daily and are delicious! Make sure you save room for the pie!!! They have daily specials and a...More

Thank Peacefulwarrior1011
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The food sucked the prices that you paid for the size if drinks a Nd how many refills you could get for that price is ridiculous,won't go back a Nd wouldn't recommend to family or friends

1  Thank Trina D
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place as far as the environment and seating. It's cool and very cozy. The service, though, for this visit was sadly somewhat sloppy and rude. She didn't seem to like answering questions about different things on the menu. But she might...More

1  Thank kseam6259
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC 28734-2580
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-4842
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