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Friday Friends

315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
+1 828-430-3024
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“reuben” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
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315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to eat when in Morganton, NC. The food is delicious, with alot of choices, and service is great.

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here over a dozen times. Food is always good, sometimes great. Is a very family atmosphere. The worst part is the service which is uneven. The last two times wait staff seemed preoccupied, once because they were teenagers, the other I can't explain. Desserts...More

Thank REintheworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really solid, more than what you might expect, good atmosphere, right on the Catawba River, deck outside...Staff is friendly, warm, and spot on!

Thank TheMikamis
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Chicken tenders and burgers worth a try. This place is by the river and a local favorite. It could use some updating . It is extremely busy on Sunday and Thursday and Friday night's. Service is friendly and efficient

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I was very impressed in all aspects of this eatery on my Sunday lunch visit today. Spotlessly clean and in a picturesque setting beside a lovely stream are always pluses. My lunch was Chicken Santa Fe, a breast topped with bar-b-que sauce, bacon, cheddar and...More

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had friendly service and a nice view of the flowing river. The food my friend and I had was good. Had plenty; enough to have some to take home with us. I had a triple club and my friend had the Reuben. We loved both.

Thank sharonwI6439XB
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Stoped here for lunch on our vacation. I had sweet potato fries and chicken tenders. The food was excellent and the portions were great. The sweet potato fries came with a dipping sauce that had cinnamon in it which was awesome. The wait staff was...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This restaurant has always had everything it needed to be a very popular restaurant in Morganton, NC. It sits right above the (almost cliff like) Catawba River with a lovely two level outside patio dining area with huge beautiful trees to cool the breezes. Much...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Our family visited this restaurant by the Catawba River in early June. With two small children we chose the plentiful outdoor tables so the kids could be a bit more free to roam and not bother other patrons. It was a Sunday evening and the...More

Thank MillerHolman
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My husband and I stopped and dined here after a day trip to Asheville. I had dined one time previously and thought it was good then. This trip, not so impressed. It wasn't at the lunch hour, the wait staff was pleasant and ensured we...More

Thank vhash77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-430-3024
Pleasant atmosphere, scenic setting with windows and terrace overlooking Catawba river
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