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J. Arthur's Restaurant

2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
+1 828-926-1817
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (143 reviews)
“steak” (112 reviews)
“salad” (74 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
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151 - 160 of 764 reviews

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had eaten here years ago. The service was excellent, not so for the food. The fried oyster appetizer was fair. My wife ha a rib eye and I had prime rib. Both lacked seasoning. I also had a fly emerge from...More

Thank Luther I
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

We are sorry that you were disappointed and after answering 4 five star reviews, it is disheartening to see yours. If you should try us again, please know that every food or service problem is handled to our guests satisfaction - but... you must let...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on our way thru Maggie Valley while on vacation. It looked liked a very nice restaurant, so we stopped. The restaurant is very well kept and very nice. Wait staff was very attentive and great. However, the food was bland and overpriced. Won't...More

Thank Michael B
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Glad that you found our restaurant appealing. Any good restaurant will quickly fix seasoning problems. If there is a next time, just let us know

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here two nights running as it was so good. The food was excellent - if you like fish, try the grilled salmon or basa fillets, they're amazing - and the service was polite, friendly and very attentive. There is a wide choice on...More

Thank CaptainDavidBurton
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Wow! two nights in a row- we are honored!! thanks for your great review--we are most appreciative.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

The meal was absolutely great the waiter was great always on the ready to assist. The presentation of the food was excellent and flavor as well. We would recommend the Sweet Onion every time.

Thank boniseter
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Wonderful restaurant. There were six of us and everyone thought the food was great. Service was excellent. From prime rib to barbecue ,,, the menu surprised me with so many options.

Thank surge55
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks Surge! WE are most appreciative of your fantastic review and hope to see you next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 23 July 2016

We enjoyed our dinner at J Arthurs. The inside was warm and inviting and food was pretty good. The salad I had was so big I could finish it. The wine list was not bad. I will be back here the next time I am...More

Thank christian s
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks and next time we're aiming for a five, so let us know how to make it better!

Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were initially told that they were busy and they would attempt to work us in, however upon arrival we were immediately seated. The server was quoting the evening specials from memory. Impressive! We choose the seafood platter. Good and filling. We received our bill...More

Thank milehighbullet1
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We aim to satisfy our guest and glad we did so please let us know what we can to make it even better next time!

Reviewed 21 July 2016

We ate here last nightwith friends, and everyone was very happy with their meals. I had the chicken pasta, very good, but the ribs were excellent. Very good service, reasonable prices, and I would definitely recommend this place

Thank KAKA62
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

WE love your "wonderful food" review and are most appreciative of your know comments. please visit again when you're in the area!

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went in expecting a really good meal. I got the Prime Rib and it was....OK. (Good taste but a little tough). The overall experience was OK. This is a decent restaurant but a bit on the pricey side and not as good as I would...More

Thank ScottACook
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

The last couple of reviews we answered found us very reasonable so am wondering what you found pricey. We aim to have excellent food, so if that is not the case, please let the management know.

Reviewed 13 July 2016

We eat at J. Arthur's every year in July. We wouldn't miss it. We are with a group of 30-40 people there each year and everyone enjoys their meal. The trout, ribeye, and prime rib are great. They make their own salad dressings. I think...More

Thank Joe And Laurel H
Donnatml, Owner at J. Arthur's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks Joe and Laurel. We are most grateful for your vey kind words and glad that your group enjoyed it all. looking forward to taking care of you again next summer!

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Everyone in the mountains dresses very casually!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
04:30 - 09:00
Monday
04:30 - 09:00
Tuesday
04:30 - 09:00
Wednesday
04:30 - 09:00
Thursday
04:30 - 09:00
Friday
04:30 - 09:00
Saturday
04:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-9500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Maggie Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 828-926-1817
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Description
We are a fourth generation restaurant business (Manero's on the east Coast and in south Florida) who has owned and J. Arthur's in Maggie Valley for thirty years. We specialize in steaks, our succulent prime rib, seafood and a variety of other American dishes. Known for our world famous Gorgonzola cheese salad and delicious French onion soup, often times customers makes a meal of just these two. We have an upstairs private room which seats 25 and open seating upstairs where we can accommodate up to 75 for special events. Our dress is casual and our motto is 'always bring the children.' We also cater parties from 40 to 1500. Reservations are suggested but not necessary1 We hope to see you soon! We are open thanksgiving Day from noon to 6pm -reservations strongly suggested . We are closed Christmas day
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