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Smoky Mountain Diner

70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
+1 828-622-7571
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (28 reviews)
“meatloaf” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad my group of seven chose this place. Pretty good experience. The various dishes were tasty. The burgers were excellent. The chicken and dressing was good. The cobblers and pies were excellent. Loved the peanut butter pie. Restaurant was clean. Service was pretty good. Will...More

Thank Samuel H
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your meals. We work very hard to provide fast and friendly service along with the best food. The burgers are always a big seller with many different to pick from. The chicken and dressing is our newest item on the menu with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early morning breakfast. Perfect, we were d.... hungry. Super fast service, good solid menucard with some Smokey specials. Good well prepared fast served food. Try the applebutter sandwich with bacon. What a treat!!!!More

Thank Jens U
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and checking us out. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and your food. Our applebutter and bacon sandwich is our newest item to the menu and glad to hear your feedback that it’s such a treat. We try our best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in while passing through on a motorcycle ride. The place is small with small town charm. The staff was friendly. We were greeted shortly after sitting down. Drinks were quickly supplied. The delivery after ordering was very slow. Once the food arrived, our...More

Thank joeknows263
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping in we appreciate your business. We strive very hard to greet every one as soon as they are seated and treat everyone like family. We are very sorry for your wait time on food we are a small town...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here on my first visit to hot springs ... delicious home cooked food .. everyone is so friendly and helpful !!!

Thank Jooleyh20
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

We are very thankful you stopped in and glad you enjoyed your food. We work very hard but also try to help our customers any way we can. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

While I was visiting Hot Springs I left my wallet at this restaurant, later that day returning to Georgia. A employee of this restaurant, Vonnie, contacted me through facebook, then insisted to ship it to me. I offered to at least pay for shipping but...More

Thank Mitchell P
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thank you Mitchell for your kind words. We are very pleased we was able to get your wallet back to you. We would love to have you join us again when your back in the area.

Reviewed March 12, 2018

It was snowing and we really wanted some soup for lunch. Smoky Mountain Diner fixed us right up with a bowl of homemade cream of vegetable soup, although it wasn't on the menu. Served with warm cornbread, it really hit the spot. My husband added...More

Thank Thea2
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thank you for stopping in for lunch and glad you enjoyed yourself. We have daily homemade soups and our cornbread is made fresh daily. Our cobbler is also homemade daily. We try very hard to keep our prices very reasonable. We are glad you liked...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Ate lunch here and breakfast the next day. Both were delicious and served quickly for what is apparently a popular place for locals to congregate. If I am ever in Hot Springs again, I will definitely stop in for another meal. The walls in the...More

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Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Very glad you enjoyed both of your meals with us. We all work very hard as a team to provide fast and friendly service. We are pleased you felt right at home. We appreciate you took time to enjoy the paintings and photos on the...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch homemade vegetable soup and corn bread and the best breakfast I have had in a long time. The service is great and we will go back again.More

Thank Rachel C
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thank you Rachel for your review. We work very hard to provide great service to all of our customers and make them feel welcomed. We are also very pleased you enjoyed both of your meals. We looked forward to having you back at Smoky mountain...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018

Average "diner" fare. The usual egg and pancake offerings. My eggs were cooked as I ordered and the biscuit was freshly baked.

Thank Veggout
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We will be vacationing in Damascus Va this year but have decided leave a day early to spend the night in Hot Springs and have breakfast and lunch at the Smokie Mountain Diner. We vacationed in HS last year and fell in love with the...More

Thank Ed H
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carolinajane61
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Beckyg234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the front porch they allow dogs.
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1Shorty100
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Not unless they run it as a special. They have cod and grouper on the menu.
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mountainmaggi
April 20, 2016|
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Response from Genia P | Property representative |
We would love to have y'all! Sure, please call 828-206-1574. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 828-622-7571
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