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knife & fork

61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
+1 828-765-1511
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“rabbit” (21 reviews)
“trout” (37 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about their food and service is great. It's no wonder that they have so many awards. The wine selection is superior as are the inventive dishes. Pricey but worth the money. We will plan to return in October.

1  Thank Rickrdu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spruce Pine is a small, quaint mountain town, and we had made a point of coming here to Knife and Fork a number of times as a destination. The food was really excellent, and much of it was locally raised and fresh. We had not...More

1  Thank Teresa453
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the chef's choice recently, sitting there with a wine paired with each course, and conversing not only with each other but also with the extremely friendly staff as well as Nate, the chef, enjoying the leisurely meal over 2 hours. This place has...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten at restaurants all over the world. The brunch I just had at K and F was superb. I have read some negative reviews of this place and I think it is important to understand what a restaurant has to offer to avoid...More

1  Thank concors
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is one of my ten best meals EVER! We had the prix fixe with the wine pairings. Every course was a home run, and the amount of food was perfect. Not too little that you were still hungry, but not too much that you...More

1  Thank NCactuary
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Spruce Pine is so lucky to have such a good establishment. I remember when Hardees came to town and we felt so lucky. This restaurant is as good as any in the State and we are so lucky that such a hard working and talented...More

1  Thank colsatoris
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I wrote a bad review for the Knife and Fork a few years ago. I have since visited several times and every meal has been perfect. I realize that every restaurant can have an off night, and I did not give the chef a chance...More

1  Thank HossHall
Nathan A, Owner at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you so much for this review. It is hard to be on point all the time and I am so glad that you have enjoyed what we do. It means so very much to me.

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Fantastic food at reasonable prices. Yes, you can save $ 6-8 /person and eat at a chain restaurant, but the food you receive here is worth every penny. If you sit at the bar you can watch the owner/chef(Nate)cook your meal right in front of...More

1  Thank TheScanian
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Incredible and well-deserved pride. We intended to go to the Spoon Bar, but it is closed. Not good. We were fortunate enough to be there on a Friday when we could be seated right away. We were able to watch our food and drinks being...More

1  Thank Namgah
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our dinner was very good. We got the mountain trout for 2. It was delicious and reasonably priced at $50.

1  Thank Ben N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Spruce Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-1511
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Seasonal, farm-driven, local food prepared in creative and loving ways.

Reservations are not required but highly recommended.
For parties of 6 or more, we require a credit card on file. In the event of a cancellation within 24 hours of the reservation, a $100 cancellation fee is charged.

if you have an allergy or dietary restriction, please call ahead. this is the only way to ensure that we will be able to accommodate your specific needs.
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