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Friday Friends

€€ - €€€American,
315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
+1 828-430-3024
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“reuben” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
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315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Chicken tenders and burgers worth a try. This place is by the river and a local favorite. It could use some updating . It is extremely busy on Sunday and Thursday and Friday night's. Service is friendly and efficient

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I was very impressed in all aspects of this eatery on my Sunday lunch visit today. Spotlessly clean and in a picturesque setting beside a lovely stream are always pluses. My lunch was Chicken Santa Fe, a breast topped with bar-b-que sauce, bacon, cheddar and...More

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had friendly service and a nice view of the flowing river. The food my friend and I had was good. Had plenty; enough to have some to take home with us. I had a triple club and my friend had the Reuben. We loved both.

Thank sharonwI6439XB
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Stoped here for lunch on our vacation. I had sweet potato fries and chicken tenders. The food was excellent and the portions were great. The sweet potato fries came with a dipping sauce that had cinnamon in it which was awesome. The wait staff was...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This restaurant has always had everything it needed to be a very popular restaurant in Morganton, NC. It sits right above the (almost cliff like) Catawba River with a lovely two level outside patio dining area with huge beautiful trees to cool the breezes. Much...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our family visited this restaurant by the Catawba River in early June. With two small children we chose the plentiful outdoor tables so the kids could be a bit more free to roam and not bother other patrons. It was a Sunday evening and the...More

Thank MillerHolman
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My husband and I stopped and dined here after a day trip to Asheville. I had dined one time previously and thought it was good then. This trip, not so impressed. It wasn't at the lunch hour, the wait staff was pleasant and ensured we...More

Thank vhash77
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here 3 separate times. The first time I had beef tips and I was like uh no. 2nd time I was like meh to the wings I had, but this time I tried the 3D sandwich. I must say this is what...More

Thank Mitch C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I went to Friday Friends with a group of friends for th first time about a year ago. I had fish & chips and was so impressed t was like fish & chips tht I have had in the caribbean. Was so pleased to find...More

Thank pelicanhouse
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is by the river so you have an exceptional view and the food is very good. I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Zx6girl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Sanford Dr, Morganton, NC 28655-2573
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-430-3024
Pleasant atmosphere, scenic setting with windows and terrace overlooking Catawba river
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