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The Lantern Restaurant & Bar

755 N Main St, Inside of the Charleston Inn, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5079
+1 828-513-5033
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (26 reviews)
“cheese dip” (6 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
LOCATION
755 N Main St, Inside of the Charleston Inn, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5079
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Amazing breakfast, cooked to order by a chef and it was included in the stay. You can't beat it. I didnt have the dinner but it looked amazing too!

Thank Diana T
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you Diana! We agree the breakfast is amazing. We hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Checked in to the Charleston Inn right at happy hour. Drank waaay too much excellent and free happy hour wine. Decided it would not be a smart idea to drive to a restaurant in town. By default, we decided to eat in the Inn at...More

Thank Don H
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you Don! We are so glad you and your wife enjoyed your dinner. You are right, we are a come as you are restaurant with excellent food. Chef Lance is a pro!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We love mountain biking the trails near Hendersonville. Now me and my Hsb and our friends have found the perfect place to stay. Very comfortable beds, great breakfasts, wine and cheese after our rides, great food at the restaurant, but best of all is the...More

Thank Rob B
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you Rob! You all were so great to have in the Restaurant and the Inn, we look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Finally tried this place. Great outdoor patio and live music. Had a nice neighborhood feel to it. I had the sea bass which was amazing. Large portion and perfectly cooked. My son had the grouper which was also good but those grits OMG delicious! Colene...More

Thank Lisa S
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you Lisa! We are so glad you and your son enjoyed dinner with us! The sea bass is one of the chef's signature dishes. We look forward to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Heard goods things. Mildly disappointed! Reasonable priced cocktails. Crab cakes appetizer was very good. Porky dinner said potato pancakes. They gave us mashed and no gravy. Friends shrimp and grits was very good. Another's grouper was good but portion was extra small. We will go...More

Thank Richloufoss
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for visiting The Lantern. I am sorry that you were not given potato cakes with your tenderloin, but all of our food is made fresh and sometimes they run out of an item. They do try and substitute with another item as close...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We'd eaten here before - they were overwhelmed with eight of us and seemed not to do how to handle such a large group." This time, however, there were four of us and we ate outside - service was very good and the red snapper...More

Thank karenskelton7
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you Karen for your review. We are so happy you came back for another try. The red snapper is delicious. Our menu changes weekly so I hope you will come back and try some of our chef's new creations!

Reviewed 28 May 2017

We ate there last night.My husband had the crab cakes and he said they were as good as those in Baltimore. Our steaks were flavorful and cooked just the way we wanted them. The chocolate dessert was sooo good. The staff was attentive and I...More

Thank Judy L
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thanks Judy!! We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner. We agree the crab cakes are amazing! I am glad you enjoyed the live music as well. Looking forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great food! Incredible customer service! They are among the best if not the best in Hendersonville/Asheville are when it comes to customer service. I took my wife on a date here and did not regret it!

Thank ImNate
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed you dinner and we hope to see you and the wife again soon!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had 7:30 reservations for the restaurant. We got there a little early and was immediately seated. I had the meatloaf with carrots and mashed potatoes. Tracy had the cheeseburger. The food was delicious. The staff was awesome.

Thank David S
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you David! The meatloaf is becoming a customer favorite! We hope you will visit us again real soon!

Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had the most awesome time at The Lantern! The food was incredible! The best She Crab Soup I've ever had! The Hot Cheese Dip appetizer was amazing! The fresh tuna was something I will definitely order again. The service was top notch. So friendly...More

1  Thank Jackie G
kbcrowder, General Manager at The Lantern Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thank you Jackie!! We love it when are regulars come and spend the evening with us! Hope to see you again soon!

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Dhorton101
9 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
It can accommodate that many. You would need to book the whole restaurant.
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bwr74
18 October 2016|
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Response from kbcrowder | Property representative |
No, We do have a fresh catch on the menu and sometimes it is trout.
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ljmalter
13 June 2016|
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Response from kbcrowder | Property representative |
755 N. Main Street We are located inside the historic Charleston Inn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 755 N Main St, Inside of the Charleston Inn, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5079
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-513-5033
  • This restaurant is at The Charleston Inn
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