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“Great river view, service and food”

Judge's Riverside Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 117 Restaurants in Morganton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Beyond great food, Judge's Riverside has a great atmosphere. From the wood and stone materials inside to the decks and serene river view outside, you'll enjoy more than just the taste. Click the images below to learn more...
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visited Judge's with a group. We had reservations and were seated promptly on the porch when we arrived with an excellent view of the river. The onion rings are made on the premises and are excellent and recommended as is the smoked half chicken which was tender and flavorful. Large salad bar. Service at one table in our group was a little slow.

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Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Late lunch on labor day. Had to wait a few min. but not bad. Food was great, but could have used more staff. We had fish-n-chips, brisket sandwich, and pulled pork sandwich. Everyone happy and full.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

It was pretty good for lunch. Tea was good. Beautiful area and lots of shade on deck outside. Deck overlooks river.

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I had The Judge (which the waitress recommended) pulled pork, 2 ribs and 1/4 of a chicken with two sides: white Cole slaw and fries. It was delicious. I went during the week so it was not crowded and we sat on the deck overlooking the river. I really enjoyed the pork it was tender and seasoned just right. The ribs were fall off the bones yummy. Cole slaw and fries were good. I did take home half the pork and chicken. Enjoyed walking around the grounds and over to the park area to investigate the river. Great location with yummy food. I will come back again!!

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Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The location along the river is beautiful and relaxing. Very enjoyable sitting on deck to eat. Service was pretty good especially since we had a group of 18. Did have to ask for a couple of items several times. Drinks were served in styrofoam cups because they "ran out of cups". Food was ok. Most of the appetizers are fried. I ordered the brisket and it was dry and tough. My husband ordered the Judge Plate. Best item was the smoked chicken quarter. BBQ was average and ribs were fatty and tough. Sweet potato casserole was good, mixed vegetables were undercooked and lukewarm. Hushpippies were very good. Large baked potatoes. I would go back for the atmosphere but not the food.

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Thank Debbie M
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