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Newfound Lodge Restaurant

1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
+1 828-497-4590
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“fried chicken” (52 reviews)
“trout” (22 reviews)
“okra” (5 reviews)
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1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to skip breakfast in Gatlinburg and hold off until we could get to Dillsboro or Franklin N.C. for lunch. Since we really wanted breakfast, we stopped in here, and it was our best decision. The eggs and bacon were fresh and delicious, there...More

1  Thank LauraInAtlanta
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were on a motorcycle trip and were staying in Cherokee for the night and needed a quick meal before retiring for the night. All the food on the buffet was very good ! everyone advertises tastes like homemade - all the...More

Thank icanweldit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved the Museum and the Newfound Lodge Restaurant! The food there was spectacular! We went to the Casino andhad a good time there too.

Thank virgoking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stoped for the breakfast buffet and it was so good we came back for lunch. Great food great service!

Thank Travis W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our meal. Busy morning so went there for a late am breakfeast buffet. Everything was still fresh and warm. To our surprise the buffet was changing to lunch so we got to try that also and everything was wonderful. Nice friendly staff, Would go...More

Thank Lovetravel2XO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet is not what they would like you to believe it is based on advertisements. The menu items were mediocre.

Thank Freddie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought that we would try this place for a late lunch. We were seated and got our drinks right away. We then ordered our food and waited, waited and waited longer. It was close to 45 minutes before we got our meals and it...More

Thank nkimperial
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Food okay service good not a very big selection for the price very friendly waitress. Location good do not recommended there sister hotel

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 August 2017

As you can see from my other reviews, I always find the best in every situation but I am sorry to say that there was only one positive thing here, the waitress was nice. After a day of being out and about in Cherokee and...More

Thank amedina3897
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

there is nowhere to eat in town. the only other option at a reasonably price was Paul's but it was packed. the food here was mediocre. the trout was dry, the green beans cooked to death, the fries soggy and the baked potato cold. however,...More

Thank vangie1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-4590
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Located just before the entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we have been serving locals and tourist since 1946. We offer a family atmosphere, affortable pricing and exceptional service. Special pricing is available for large groups and tour buses. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week during the months of March thru November. Come see us, we look forward to serving you.
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