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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 good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese dip” (7 reviews)
“crab cakes” (27 reviews)
“grouper” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
755 N Main St, Inside of the Charleston Inn, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5079
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Step back in time as you visit and dine with the folks at the Lantern. Creative meals with a flair for elegance No fast food here, just charm of a time gone by.

Thank jerald w
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I missed Hendersonville so much, we decided to come back and make it a culinary adventure! Went to a lot of the places we never went before, and we were sad we didn't! All have been wonderful, and The Lantern was great! Try the above...More

Thank Eddiebear522
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We had a business meeting there recently. It is a Charming old turn of the century Hotel. Beautiful antiques. The meal was a buffet, it was okay but was not great. There were several on trees but nothing spectacular to write home about. The banana...More

Thank Jim P
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!

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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, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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