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The Brown Trout - CLOSED

502 Blue Ridge Rd, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747-8669
+1 828-877-3474
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
27 Aug 2016
“Also known as the trout cafe and grill ”
1 Jul 2016
“Great food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
502 Blue Ridge Rd, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747-8669
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant use to be across the way from us and was fabulous and now has moved down the road and still just as good. The she crab soup is the best I've ever had. The trout was amazing as always. Now the place is...More

Thank KKG5255
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited The Brown Trout quite a few times. You will usually find a crowd, because it is one of the better restaurants in the area. We have gone there for both birthday celebrations, as well as celebrating an anniversary. Would highly recommend. The...More

Thank DebRdy
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Stopped here for a quick lunch. The waitress was angry because one customer argued with her about there meal and ending not leaving her a tip. She was in tears, so I gave her an advance $10 tip for both our tables, My wife and...More

Thank MilesL44
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have been here numerous times over the years, but it has been about two years since our last visit. We ate there and were quite disappointed with the food. My wife ordered the trout with cajun and blackened spices and it was very bland....More

1  Thank Spradley9490
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This place has moved but the food is excellent especially the trout, a nice find in the picturesque western NC mountains

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a condo near hear, and stopped in for dinner. The menu had an extensive selection of trout dishes. My favorite was the trout with a lemon caper cream sauce. The fish was so fresh as were the sides. Great meal. Excellent server...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

All round great place, food drinks and very friendly staff. And also dog friendly which is great. Lovely open fires which is nice to come in to on a cold evening and always good for a yarn or two. Rooms good size and clean and...More

Thank Bill2951
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Great food and excellent service by Cindy! !! The atmosphere was warm and inviting! Highly recommend.

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Had an enjoyable meal at the BT with friends recently. The vibe is very Lake Toxaway; laid back, casual, and unpretentious, with lots of diners in shorts and some even coming via boat. The food may not be great, but its pretty darn good. Try...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Nothing to add to previously written reviews. The service was incredibly slow, the trout was terribly overcooked, the vegetables and rice were absolutely uninspired and the coffee was ancient and acidic. The waitress was clueless and attentive, the floor manager was concerned and apologetic. Interestingly,...More

Thank tjdowns
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Blue Ridge Rd, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747-8669
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lake Toxaway
  • Phone Number: +1 828-877-3474
  • E-mail
The Brown Trout Mountain Grille's signature dishes are our 10 different ways of Trout: from our Traditional with Lemon Caper Cream, to the Pecan Encrusted and even a Jalapeno Honey Trout. We also have weekly specials inspired by our head chefs. On weekends we have live music,so come in and enjoy our great food and drinks!
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