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Tartan Restaurant

1 Hemingway Dr, Linville, NC 28646
+1 828-733-0779
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
18 Apr 2017
“Very popular restaurant been around a long time”
6 Feb 2017
“Enjoyable Experience ”
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
1 Hemingway Dr, Linville, NC 28646
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Check hours, not open all evenings. Upcharge for credit card use. Very popular local restaurant. Good service. Food average.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The person at the entrance to Grandfather Mountain recommended this place. I would not. I ordered the tomato basil pie. Maybe they were thinking of the Scottish highland games and want you to eat big chunks with bare hands. Veggies needed to be chopped more...More

1  Thank Belletrist21
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here for lunch while exploring the area and was happy I did. Being of Scottish heritage I felt compelled. Very cozy and love the decor. I had that day's lunch special, which was meatloaf and 2 sides, and all were satisfactory. Would...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for the last 20 years. They have all-day breakfast. Best item is the homemade soup and fresh salad bar. They recently added potatoes and sweet potatoes to the bar. Friendly service. Very busy on Sunday's after church. Daily...More

Thank Rosemary R
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We took our family of 7 for breakfast and the service and food was spot on! I ordered soft scrambled eggs and they were cooked perfectly. This restaurant is one of our favorites in the area.

Thank 76Nancy1253
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We can't say much about the food here. We stopped for a very light snack close to lunch time (a little past). It is a very popular restaurant (the only restaurant near Grandfather Mountain that we know of). Many tables going the length of the...More

Thank ncnativeazalea
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch and I saw that the special that day was chicken and dumplings. That is one of my favorites . We finally were seated and asked to order . I immediately order the chicken and dumplings . I was told they...More

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Serves breakfast all day. Fresh salad, potato and soup bar. Homemade desserts and chili with beans. I think it closes the doors at 2:00, but we were still there well past then and didn't feel rushed.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a family group of 10 and decided to go here for hey Sunday morning breakfast. We got there and told the waitress/ host that we had a party of 10 and only half of us were there the other half should be there...More

Thank eltjrnc
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Recently my wife and her family had lunch at the Tartan. We have been here many times over the years. It basically serves comfort food. Prices are reasonable and service is average to a bit on the slow side. Handicap parking is an issue with...More

Thank Edward C
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Nearby Attractions
Grandfather Mountain
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4.40 km away
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7.34 km away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Toni B
Hey, do they serve breakfast all day?
6 April 2016|
Response from Tony_Kenney | Reviewed this property |
Do not know. Check for hair in it if you eat there. Yikes!!!
Lee B
What are the pool hours?
30 August 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Duke S | Reviewed this property |
No pool, just a restaurant. One that locals and local vacationers visit frequently.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hemingway Dr, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-0779
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