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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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1303 Tsali Blvd, Hwy. 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719-8201
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I want to eat somewhere in Cherokee, and I saw this place. The people were very friend. Food was good. (I did not do the buffet for dinner but for breakfast.) Good place.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 16 November 2017

After the Granny's Kitchen fiasco the day before, I was a bit skittish about trying another family restaurant. We arrived a little late for breakfast and a touch early for lunch. The breakfast bar looked very tasty, but was being phased out in preparation for...More

Thank Benny B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The buffet and salad bar isn’t much to get excited about. The food was pretty good. It’s really your basic home style restaurant.

Thank kurtburt12
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We ate dinner around 6:30 and we had the buffet due to the variety of food and the price of the food. The salad bar was very limited and not fresh looking, most of the food on the hot bar was alright. The meatloaf and...More

Thank bluebutterfly45
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Open buffet option had nothing I was really interested in, too many fried items. Ordered off their menu which came with a trip to the salad bar which was average to poor. The grilled chicken was good though too much pepper, mashed potatoes ok, green...More

Thank Yasmine S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We always eat there. Good food and not expensive. A great buffet. Good service and very clean. Would recommend this place to eat for any meal.

Thank Sammy H
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint riverside motel with rocking chairs on the balcony where you can sit back relax and enjoy the trees, rushing water in the river and wildlife. We don't know why and didn't get our cameras out quick enough but there was an...More

Thank Hokenson
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Food was "ok"- nothing special to think of, very generous portions though. Perfect place though to bring the kids!

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

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 4 October 2017

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
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28 November 2017|
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Response from PPIEW7 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was on vacation in October, you might want to call them.
28 November 2017|
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Response from nkimperial | Reviewed this property |
The best thing you can do is call the restaurant and ask what they have on the buffet.
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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
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
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
  • E-mail
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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