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Larkin's Carolina Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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155 W Mills St, Hwy. 108, Columbus, NC 28722-9412
+1 828-894-8800
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Manteca, California
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Larkins is just ok and over priced. If you need a "nicer" place to eat in town for an occasion or something it will do but It's y least favorite place in town, well except the takeout Chinese place...

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Thank Angela M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Usually come here for a burger fix so we can find a gluten free bun. Food is always good and a little pricey but that is bearable. Just the food is usually slow in coming and the gal seating you must not enjoy her job and is slow as a snail.

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Thank redfox09
columbus, nc
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

From sugar added to their French onion soup, to sandwiches that don't stay together, the food is poor, similar to Larkins on Lake Lure. It is the only restaurant in town, other than the 'greasy spoon' Calverts and the below average Brick (Italian).

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Thank Dana S
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that our standards were not met with your visit. I would like to invite you back, so we can provide the excellent service and food that we expect to deliver. Sincerely, Jason Cole More 

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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This middle of the road restaurant is a good family choice. It offers a varied menu and serves groups. I found the service to be good, and the food average. My sandwich was fresh but not particularly tasty.

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Thank Michael G
Laurens, SC
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Whenever you are in Columbus area make sure to have dinner at Larkin's. The food is excellent - Great service from the bar and a big food menu. Comfortable interior. Excellent parking. Wait staff was very nice...friendly and the right amount of talkative.

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Thank denisep861
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. See you again soon!!! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Whenever we are in Tryon (1-2 times per year) we make sure to have dinner at Larkin's. The food is excellent - try the shrimp and grits or the battered fish - and the service is friendly in just the right way. We've been there for lunch and dinner and evenings they have live music and one time (a Sunday... More 

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Thank steveokeefeMA
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. Glad you enjoyed the shrimp and grits and fish!!! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A pretty typical bar/grill menu but they do have a couple of nice additions. I had the shrimp and grits as I can't pass those up on any menu. Good flavor and decent amount of shrimp in the bowl. Not the greatest side salad but I'm not a "weed" fan and prefer iceberg...Wait staff was very nice...friendly and the right... More 

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Thank Adam M
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you had a good experience with us. Thank you for you review and feedback. If you do not like the spring mix salad, we also offer our house salad on Romaine lettuce. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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165 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were looking for some Friday night entertainment and stumbled across karaoke night here. The bad: Was supposed to begin at 7:30 and didn't get underway until after 8PM. Not at all well-run. The DJ seemed to want to hang out with her friends more than anything else. Only three performers in an hour. It was a full house, so... More 

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Thank Channel70Productions
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Sorry you did not enjoy the Karaoke. Hope you will give us another chance to improve your experience. More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had lunch here. THe FGT were great as were mine and my husbands burgers. I was expecting a different feel based on the Larkins in Greenville, SC but very much enjoyed it.

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Thank Claire W
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Our Fried Green Tomatoes are great!!! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

On our way home from Lake Lure for the weekend...stopped in Columbus and tried brunch at Larkins. Nice, traditional menu...food was very good. We went at 10:30 (before church let out) and practically had the place to ourselves! Overall good experience.

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Thank we4steeds
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you stopped in for brunch. Hope you will join again so we can make your experience great! Thank you for your review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W Mills St, Hwy. 108, Columbus, NC 28722-9412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 828-894-8800

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