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Bantam Chef

357 US 19, Burnsville, NC 28714
+1 828-682-6911
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot dog” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“shake” (3 reviews)
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07:30 - 15:00All hours
357 US 19, Burnsville, NC 28714
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Reviews (19)
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place is great. The food is always excellent and the staff are the most courteous and friendly anywhere. I took home a white fish dinner and a large shake. They will make just about any flavor shake you want...mine was mango/pineapple. I just wish...More

Thank carlc733
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I absolutely, honestly, passionately, LOVE Bantam Chef because the food is just SOOO good!!! I grew up eating here whenever possible and I honestly have NEVER had a bad meal. I'm not implying in any way that the food is healthy (unless the menu has...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Bantam Chef is an institution in Burnsville, NC. They have great burgers and sandwiches, and the best milkshakes. This is not a "fancy" place, but the food is great!

Thank BrdJrd
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have heard this is a great place to eat with delicious food. I was told that I "Must try" the footlong hot dog with everything. I got the hot dog, skinny fries and a peanut butter milk shake. The hot dog was not that...More

Thank Mootheart
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I love going to this place to order foot long hot dogs. They make the best in the area. The location is just off of U.S 19E Bypass and has good parking. The staff is friendly and eager to help.

Thank barnett202
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place used to be good, but the people who work there now are hateful and unfriendly and the food isn't good. Save your money and head somewhere else.

2  Thank Sami28714
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Not only does this place offer a great variety of milkshakes that will compete with most of the other chains easily, but their staff is incredibly friendly and was very accommodating to me even when they had just closed up shop. They were willing to...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Yuk! We thought it was a good local place to eat, by the number of cars parked outside. Your feet stick to a floor that I doubt ever saw hot water. The tables weren't much better. You ordered at the counter and they called you...More

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 20 August 2015

While vacationing in Burnsville, NC we wanted to experience breakfast where "the locals eat" and this appeared to ne a favorite. It is a classic "greasy spoon" with low prices. As we knew from reading other reviews, you order at the counter and pick up...More

Thank BobetteMG
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Driving by, it looks like a chain fast food restaurant, but I'm so glad we decided to stop here. It's counter service (you place your order at the counter and then pick up your tray when they call your number, unless you're eating outside, in...More

Thank Rachel H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Desiree M
Is it out of business?
16 August 2016|
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Response from Mootheart | Reviewed this property |
No, I believe that they close annually for a week for vacation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 US 19, Burnsville, NC 28714
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-682-6911
  • E-mail
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