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Famous Louise's Rock House Restaurant

23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
+1 828-765-2702
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pie” (39 reviews)
“pot roast” (13 reviews)
“homemade jams” (7 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's not often the building is discussed more than the food. Even though the food was excellent, the combination makes it worth a visit.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very fresh and tasted great. Unfortunately, I didn't take any pics. It can get very crowded and it does take some time to order so if you are in a hurry this is not a good choice for you. That being said,...More

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop to eat at. The people were very friendly and very helpful with any questions. You won’t be disappointed. From home cooking to steaks they have it all.

Thank Goldwing1_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK so the Biscuits. Okra. Tea. Stuffed cabbage special. All That. But if you don’t make it to the Strawbery Rhubarb pie you just won’t know. I’m Am So Not Kidding.

Thank BarkyT22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pot roast was very good and it ends there. The potatoes were instant and the beans tasted as if they had sugar in them. The meat loaf had too much bread and little meat; the gravy was instant as well. The potato chips or...More

Thank tjambaston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good mom and pop restaurant, worth your time to stop and eat at this place. We stopped and ate supper. We liked it that much we ate breakfast there also. Thanks to the staff and the waitresses for doing a great job

Thank 1happycamper57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a great place to get a good lunch after hiking around the area. Everything we had was very good.

Thank harveyelmore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure what Louise is famous for, but I'm pretty sure that it's not her cooking. I stopped here one Sunday afternoon with my niece prior to touring the caverns nearby. The river trout on the menu had the word "fresh" in quote marks,...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

There are many options on the children’s menu at a good price. Adults have many meals and sides to choose from. I tried the trout and it was excellent. I made the mistake of trying the limoncello cake and sharing it at the table. Mine...More

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Famous Louise's reminds me of stepping into Mayberry...only tastier and more fun !!! Try the fried chicken plate. Everything is pretty tasty and authentic. Hurry on by!

Thank Etheldreda C
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14 September 2017|
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Response from SWright-Barron | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Give Louise a call and ask her.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23175 Linville Falls Highway, Linville Falls, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-2702
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