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Cataloochee Ranch Restaurant

119 Ranch Dr, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-8509
+1 828-926-1401
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“gouda burger” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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08:00 - 21:00All hours
€€ - €€€
119 Ranch Dr, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-8509
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

In the days leading up to my most recent trip into the Smoky Mountains, I did some research to find a great romantic dinner spot with great food & stunning views for a very special occasion. The Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley, NC shows just...More

Thank AdventuresByWayne
Ashli A, General Manager at Cataloochee Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Ranch. We really appreciate your input and want to assure you that the issues you pointed out are being addressed. We take pride in offering guests an amazing experience, great food and lodging, and...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful ride up the mountains to get to the restaurant. What a view. Very casual dinning. We were there for lunch. I had the soup and half a sandwich. The soup was homemade vegetable and delicious. We will go again

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I have to sadly agree with the bad reviews.My family have been coming here for years, for lunch, for dinner, to ski. Now we are greeted by rude people answering the phone, an I don't care attitude if you're not involved with a wedding party....More

1  Thank Lowella717
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I must say, I visited this farm as a child and my mother and family had come up here for years during their childhoods. After 25 years away, it felt magical to return to such a memorable place. Unfortunately, I will not return here again....More

2  Thank cesSATX
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We bought a large group last August here for Dinner and had a wonder experience, The views were great the folks very pleasant the food great and the after dinner entertainment was a perfect ending to the evening. We talked the place up so much...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had breakfast on the patio with a view second to none! A truly beautiful place. We were staying next door but went horseback riding here. Wonderful.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My wife & I traveled though MV on July 4th & found much of the areas businesses closed so we called and found out we could have lunch here. We drove 3 miles to the top of the mountain & sat down expecting a great...More

2  Thank Onewaymn
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The location is great and you will be able to walk around the grounds. They also have entertainment - it could be musical or a story teller, etc. The night we were there they had a discussion about wolves and there was one that you...More

Thank kmmusart22
Lucinda S, Public Relations Manager at Cataloochee Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for visiting Cataloochee Ranch, and letting us know how your visit was. We hope we can make your next visit with us great! See you soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and to walk around the property with our two young kids (ages 4 and 1). We stopped by the stables and saw a couple horses, and we went out on a little dock nearby and sat by a beautiful pond....More

1  Thank GTMBA
Lucinda S, Public Relations Manager at Cataloochee Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words! We love Sandie, she is the best. Be sure to come back and see her, and the rest of the Ranch staff, again! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great Gouda burger, cozy spot after cold horseback riding in the mountains. Reasonable price, friendly wait staff.

Thank J E
Lucinda S, Public Relations Manager at Cataloochee Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words! We hope to see you again soon.

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Questions & Answers
Edwina M
14 December 2016|
Response from Wunder3 | Reviewed this property |
I imagine they would as it's an excellent idea for gift any time of the year. However, best to call to make sure of their winter hours and if these are available. I know they're open year round, but I'm not sure of their... More
Nancy C
2 September 2016|
Response from MountainHeritage | Reviewed this property |
here is what they do: The real cooking: family-style dinners on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, with barbecues or cookouts on the remaining days. Give them a call to find out about the entertainment and specific menu will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Ranch Dr, Maggie Valley, NC 28751-8509
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Maggie Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 828-926-1401
  • E-mail
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