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The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe

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3616 Mitchell Ave, Ste. 1, Linville, NC 28646
+1 828-733-9333
08:00 - 15:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

They open at 8am, we arrived just before 9am and the place looked closed. Inside it was dimly lit, there was nothing in any of the display cases, and the employees personal items were all over the only two decent tables. They were kind when greeting but talked loudly about personal stuff the entire time they made our coffee. I'm... More 

Thank kathrynb776
Newland, North Carolina
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has changed owners and the quality has gone down. If you just want coffee, it is good. If you want a sandwich be prepared to pay a high price for a small sandwich! The chicken salad was good !

Thank anncolemandvance
Cornelius, North Carolina
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116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way down from skiing. We searched on trip advisor for a good place to have breakfast and this was recommended. We were very pleased with the recommendation. Fresh tasty breakfast. They stop serving waffles at 11 AM and since we got there at 11:10 the girl was gracious to heat up the waffle iron to... More 

Thank Angela K
Boone, North Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped quick to use the restroom and thought it was only appropriate to order something. I ordered a smoothie- it took 2 staff, about 10 minutes to fix it. It was posted at $4.30, so I had a $5 bill out. When she rang up my order it was $5.28??? I asked for a receipt and showed her that... More 

Thank Jenn P
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend the sausage, egg and cheese casserole! Wish they would've had more coffee out but in their defense we arrived early afternoon. Very kind and helpful staff as well.

Thank Kenneth S
New Bern, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Service was excellent and friendly from Rob. Rob was an enjoyable young man with a colorful, helpful and wonderful personality. Definitely return to this establishment again Thank you, VERY MUCH, Rob. Bless you!.

Thank Samabbey
Linville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place was terrible. I waited like 30 minutes for what. A PANINI. Service was terrible. Not highly recommended.

Thank LindaF1212
Palm Desert, California
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133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Recently my wife and I enjoyed and afternoon Latte at the River Dog in Linville, NC. This is under new ownership as of July, 2016. They are open from 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM daily serving an assortment of food and drinks including specialty coffee's. This restaurant is located in a small strip mall at the intersection of routes #181... More 

Thank Edward C
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped in for a quick coffee and muffin and was SO PLEASED!!! The Glorious Morning muffin was warm, tasty, and JUST OUT OF THE OVEN FRESH!!! Very nice cappuccino too!

Thank Rob B
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in on our way back home! We wanted something quick, to go, and delicious. We were not disappointed. The mocha latte is awesome! The breakfast panini and fruit were very delicious. We got in and out very quickly! We will definitely be back!

Thank Brenda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Mitchell Ave, Ste. 1, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-9333

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