DINING

Chimney Rock offers a wide range of dining choices and memorable fare. You can enjoy a sandwich, a picnic, a three-course lunch or a candle-lit dinner overlooking the Rocky Broad River, Chimney Rock or the Hickory Nut Falls. Every dining experience promises its own magnificent view.

 

Coffee on the Rocks

828-625-2064

www.chimneyrockcoffee.com

Best coffee in the Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and 
Bat Cave area. We serve the finest coffee, espresso, lattes, teas, smoothies & frappes.

We also offer bakery items such as bagels, muffins, pastries, & desserts. Free Wi-Fi and all your pre-hiking on the go snacks & cold drinks are available. Browse our local artwork, photography, souvenirs, vintage gifts. You can even pose for a picture at the Old Time Photo Saloon.  

Take a walk behind the shop and explore the Riverwalk! Just follow the path along the river's edge and "have your coffee on the rocks".

 ESMERALDA

The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant

828-625-2999

www.theesmeralda.com

Elegant mountain lodging & casual fine dining.

   
   
 

 

 Medinas

Medina’s Village Bistro

828-989-4529

www.medinasvillagebistro.com

Casual gourmet. Full service restaurant &

carry out. From scratch breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Closed Tuesdays.

 Old Rock Cafe

Old Rock Café

828-625-2329

www.chimneyrockpark.com

Outside deck overlooking the Rocky Broad river

and Chimney Rock. Sandwiches, wraps, salads,

desserts. Beer & wine.

 Riverwatch


River Watch Deli & Grill

828-625-1030

www.riverwatchdeli.com

Enjoy Boars Head subs, Black Angus

burgers and more! Eat on the river!

Open daily.

 Rocking Lep

Village Scoop Ice Cream Shop

828-625-0052

www.facebook.com/villagescoopnc

Proudly serving 61+ flavors of Hershey's Ice Cream since 1998! Village Scoop serves ice cream cones, cups, milkshakes, floats, sundaes, smoothies, old-fashioned banana splits & more! Call or visit Facebook for seasonal hours.