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Larkin's On The Lake

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
+1 828-625-4075
11:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great location and all decked out for Christmas too. Waitress was prompt and knowledgeable about the menu. Food was very good . The only drawback was the wait staff standing around and discussing their activities in the front of restaurant.. not professional.

Thank mch682015
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Server spoke highly of both dishes we ordered...prime rib and fired chicken. Not very good...lacked seasoning...poorly prepared...severely overpriced. Great view, but wanted a decent meal for the money spent. I'll not go back and don't think they would be interested.

Thank j000275
Grafton, North Dakota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has wonderful food and a picturesque setting for a beautiful day at the lake. The lunch was delicious ,the staff was extra friendly. Hope to make this a regular stop with a move to Lake Lure!

Thank mukluk7477
Salem, Virginia
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267 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Brights Creek and had dinner on Sunday night. Three has the local trout dishes and all three were very happy with there choice. I had the pork combo and it was excellent as well.

Thank George S
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable menu but more geared toward easy to fix categories so not much flare to the menu. Food was good and service very pleasant. A comfortable atmosphere as this is one of a handful of restaurants in the Lake Lure, NC area. Prices OK but a little high for the menu but still reasonable.

Thank djtras3000
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

looking for a great she crab soup?? those is it!! beautiful view of the lake, great prices & great staff..

Thank 423debrad
Lake Lure, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and i go out to lunch everyday. We can always depend on Larkins for good food and friendly service everytime. Most of the waiters and waitresses know us by name and we feel quite at home.We also notice that everybody is treated like family. Some times we order out and pick up the food by boat and eat... More 

Thank Connie P
Pensacola, Florida
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service great! Husband had pecan encrusted trout with snap peas. He said it was delicious! I had chicken sicilia which was fantastic! Salad very fresh! Dessert was great - apple pie with ice cream! Awesome view!!!

Thank Cathy G
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Birthday dinner on the Lake. Dinner was nice, view was great, and service was very good. We both had rib-eye steaks and they were prepared well and tasty. There were dinner specials, but we ordered on the menu. I got a free desert for my birthday, chocolate brownie with ice cream, it was very good.

Thank Kim D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch. The food was amazing. I had the She Crab Soup. The view of the lake was breathtaking. We ate at the downstairs location.

Thank Mary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9196
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-4075

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?