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knife & fork

61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
+1 828-765-1511
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“rabbit” (21 reviews)
“trout” (35 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very special place in small town America. We eat here regularly and are always pleased with the chef's farm to table creativity. We go with parties is 4-10 and ask the chef to create a dinner for the group. Some have dietary...More

1  Thank ralaphd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious farm fresh food w great service. Really cool laid back spot. Do the tasting menu, you can't go wrong.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near Spruce Pine, go to the Knife and Fork. If you are far away from Spruce Pine, plan a trip now. This restaurant is that good. We were there on a weekend and did the fixed price tasting menu. It was...More

Thank arbyunc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a drive we were disappointed. We were seated but couldn't sit outside like others. Then they moved a table on us and put small children. The menu was horrible and no changes. $25. Per person and if you don't like sunny side up eggs...More

3  Thank Anita M
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anita M, We assume that you are referring to our special Father's Day Event. Our holiday menu was $25 per person for 3 courses. Both the price and the menu items were advertised well in advance. This particular brunch was primarily reservation only and...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

We usually eat at The Knife & Fork annually (in combination with an annual event we attend); it had become a much-awaited "ritual." We ate there again this year and were sorely disappointed. They have moved locations to the space next door to their prior...More

1  Thank KenCookie
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi KenCookie, If you were unhappy with where you were seated in the restaurant, we would have been happy to move your party to another available spot. We're not quite sure what you would be looking for on a menu in terms of entrées that...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is our date nite dining spot. Have been eating here since they opened and have never been disappointed. My wife loves the steak and slow cooked greens, I usually like something on special or we just split as portions are good. If you are...More

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Darryl was our upbeat, friendly server. He helped us with our selections for dinner. Since I do not eat meat and the dinners were courses for 2 people, we had the trout.( I know Nate buys local, but I have only ever had trout for...More

Thank sherrycat
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi sherrycat, We're glad to hear that Daryl was able to make your night special. He is a very valued member of our team. Trout is the only fish that we offer at the restaurant because it is the only fish that we have access...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice environment. First date, first visit. Stayed 3 hours in the restaurant. Never a push to move us on. Not busy. Just sit and talked. The trout was great. The coffee was served in a French press, love that kind of coffee. We both...More

Thank Rod L
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rod L, Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you soon! Thanks! Taylor Rae Botticelli General Manager knife & fork info@knifeandforknc.com

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Although this food can be a bit costly, it is very good. I tried the cheese board and it was yummy. I have eaten here about 3 times, and we all had a bite of each persons dish....not much on that dish. Pretty food BUT...More

Thank Annette H
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Annette H, Thank you for this review! Taylor Rae Botticelli General Manager knife & fork info@knifeandforknc.com

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had our 4-5th meal at KandF for brunch on Sunday recently. They are not located in the same building as before (so that tells how long it's been since we were there). The decor is sorta galvanized metal/rough hewn wood/ white walls/low ceiling.... you...More

1  Thank travelbychoice
Nathan A, Manager at knife & fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi travelbychoice, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We hope that you will come by and try a specific menu item rather than a la carte. All of our food is wonderful but I think you would find more of that "wow...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-2754
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Spruce Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-1511
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Seasonal, farm-driven, local food prepared in creative and loving ways.

Reservations are not required but highly recommended.
For parties of 6 or more, we require a credit card on file. In the event of a cancellation within 24 hours of the reservation, a $100 cancellation fee is charged.

if you have an allergy or dietary restriction, please call ahead. this is the only way to ensure that we will be able to accommodate your specific needs.
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