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Larkin's Carolina Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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155 W Mills St, Hwy. 108, Columbus, NC 28722-9412
+1 828-894-8800
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Laurens, SC
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever you are in Columbus area make sure to have dinner at Larkin's. The food is excellent - Great service from the bar and a big food menu. Comfortable interior. Excellent parking. Wait staff was very nice...friendly and the right amount of talkative.

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Thank denisep861
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. See you again soon!!! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Whenever we are in Tryon (1-2 times per year) we make sure to have dinner at Larkin's. The food is excellent - try the shrimp and grits or the battered fish - and the service is friendly in just the right way. We've been there for lunch and dinner and evenings they have live music and one time (a Sunday... More 

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Thank steveokeefeMA
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. Glad you enjoyed the shrimp and grits and fish!!! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A pretty typical bar/grill menu but they do have a couple of nice additions. I had the shrimp and grits as I can't pass those up on any menu. Good flavor and decent amount of shrimp in the bowl. Not the greatest side salad but I'm not a "weed" fan and prefer iceberg...Wait staff was very nice...friendly and the right... More 

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Thank Adam M
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you had a good experience with us. Thank you for you review and feedback. If you do not like the spring mix salad, we also offer our house salad on Romaine lettuce. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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141 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were looking for some Friday night entertainment and stumbled across karaoke night here. The bad: Was supposed to begin at 7:30 and didn't get underway until after 8PM. Not at all well-run. The DJ seemed to want to hang out with her friends more than anything else. Only three performers in an hour. It was a full house, so... More 

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Thank Channel70Productions
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Sorry you did not enjoy the Karaoke. Hope you will give us another chance to improve your experience. More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had lunch here. THe FGT were great as were mine and my husbands burgers. I was expecting a different feel based on the Larkins in Greenville, SC but very much enjoyed it.

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Thank Claire W
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Our Fried Green Tomatoes are great!!! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

On our way home from Lake Lure for the weekend...stopped in Columbus and tried brunch at Larkins. Nice, traditional menu...food was very good. We went at 10:30 (before church let out) and practically had the place to ourselves! Overall good experience.

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Thank we4steeds
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Glad you stopped in for brunch. Hope you will join again so we can make your experience great! Thank you for your review. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Staff are very friendly and food is good. We go often. Sunday brunch is fabulous. They have live music most all weekends.

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Thank Teresa D
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!!! See you again soon. More 

Rock Hill, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I took my family here on the way back from Flat Rock to South Carolina. We waited 50 minutes for our food after ordering and the restaurant wasn't very busy. All of our drinks were completely empty and the kids cheese pizza and kids pasta were inedible. Fast food places have better food and service, especially for the price. Will... More 

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Thank dsraw4
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your experience with us. Thank you for your feedback your issues that you experienced have been addressed. I would like to invite you back so you can have a much better dining experience. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My wife and recently stopped at Larkin's Carolina Grill for lunch. Though located in the strip shopping center, the interior was warm and inviting, the food wad was good, and the service was wonderful. I had the Potato Slabs and Prime Rib French Dip, my wife had the Crispy Chicken Salad. All of the food was good. The Slabs are... More 

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Thank Robb O
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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214 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have been here a few times, always came away ambivalent. Some dishes are excellent, some only fair. This particular visit, husband ordered "Piggy Back" burger, a concoction of pulled pork, red onion, cole slaw and bbq sauce on a bun. Fairly good, but for all the good stuff on it, seemed to lack taste. Spouse ordered a soup and... More 

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Thank rich and linda s
Jason C, General Manager at Larkin's Carolina Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. I would like to apologize for your experience. Join us again so we can make your dining experience great! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W Mills St, Hwy. 108, Columbus, NC 28722-9412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 828-894-8800

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