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Smoky Mountain Diner

70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
+1 828-622-7571
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (28 reviews)
“meatloaf” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Always friendly fun place. I love breakfast there and big portions too. French toast really good and omelets also delish

Thank Missyfitandfun
Genia P, Owner at Smoky Mountain Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!! We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experiences at The Diner!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very tasty brunch here after our stay at the Hot Springs Spa. I had a veggie skillet with english muffin and eggs and my husband the meat skillet with eggs and biscuits. The apple butter was a must try too! The service...More

Thank AmandaCGuinn
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Breakfast before re-starting a motorcycle tour through the mountains. Note to diner/rider. Give yourself plenty of time to walk off your breakfast feast. Omelets, country ham, cooked apples, biscuits. Heck we even tried one of their homemade cinnamon rolls... two grown men couldn't finish the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I'm stuffed and happy about it! Mason jars for your drinks. Plates full of delicious goodness and super friendly service. We had a pretty classic breakfast. 2 eggs each, bacon, toast and grits for me and the same for him plus hash browns... hot coffee...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Two adult family members and I enjoyed breakfast here on Sat 7 Oct 2017. Friendly welcome, good service, very good food. Some of the other customers were locals, it seemed. I had the basic breakfast: coffee, 2 eggs over medium, bacon, biscuits and home-made (white)...More

Thank Brent A. P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped there with some of my buddies in the motorcycle group I ride with for lunch. I had the smoky mountain bbq burger. The others got various other dishes that were also good. We all renewed our membership in the clean plate club! Only thing...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Can only speak for breakfast, but food was very good along with service. Prices are reasonable. What more can you ask.

Thank Zeb M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Coffee very weak , and not very hot . The omelets were good and overcooked sausage , the sweet potato pancakes were odd , also cooked too long and were told the Real Maple Syrup was too expensive , our suggestion is offer real maple...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had just left Hot Springs, AR and were back to North Carolina but not to our final destination when we got all peckish. We stopped here on a whim - and got too much to eat again, which seems to be the story of...More

1  Thank marfita
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Not fancy but the food was very good. We had gone to Iron Horse the night before and decided to try something different (very different as it turns out!!). The reviews were mostly for breakfast but dinner did not disappoint. Giant portions that we could...More

1  Thank LCL1968
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Questions & Answers
25 September 2016|
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Response from Beckyg234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the front porch they allow dogs.
12 July 2016|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Not unless they run it as a special. They have cod and grouper on the menu.
20 April 2016|
Response from Genia P | Property representative |
We would love to have y'all! Sure, please call 828-206-1574. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
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06:00 - 20:00
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06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-7702
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 828-622-7571
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