Lake Lure Land Real Estate in Rutherfordton, NC

While you are exploring Rutherford County, you won't go hungry. Here is a partial list of good restaurants.

The charming towns of Rutherford County offers a variety of dining experiences. you'll find cuisine such as South of the Border, Italian, Pub Style, Asian, and of course, good ol' Southern Cookin'. Enjoy live music at several venues. We also have a charming Wine Store on Chimney Rock Road, along with state-run ABC liquor stores. Rutherford County itself is "dry", but the towns of Rutherfordton, Spindale, Forest City and Lake Lure are "wet" with several restaurants offering alcoholic beverages to their customers.


Barley's Taproom
The original Barley's is in Asheville, NC. Although not as large, our Spindale restaurant features craft brews, and on tap you'll find a variety of barley and hop flavor combinations from all over the country. Burgers to pasta, hot subs to pizza, this busy restaurant offers several evenings of live music with no cover charge. Located at 115 W. Main Street in Spindale, NC. 828-288-8388


An American favorite, this chain restaurant is well known for its casual menu and atmosphere.
Located at 128 Sparks Crossing, in Forest City, NC. 828-286-0008


Dragon Palace
One of the more popular places for Chinese food. Generous portions, well priced.
Located at 1639 Hwy 74A, Spindale - 828-287-5707


Fatz Cafe
A southern (the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia) chain restaurant offering a large menu selection, generous portions, and a comfortable atmosphere. Try the fried green tomatoes!
Located at 118 Hill Top Way, Forest City - 828-286-8996


A busy little restaurant just off Main Street, Gregory's serves a variety of great tastes, from pasta to gyros, to burgers, and we have to mention they make excellent soups.
Located at Charlotte Road (next to BB&T), Rutherfordton - 828-287-2171


Hickory Log
Traditional BBQ, with the stamp of approval from the locals.
Located at W. Main Street, Forest City - 828-245-6241


Larkin's on the Lake
Lakeside dining, very nice atmosphere, great food. This two-level restaurant has a casual bar and eatery downstairs, at lake level. Sit outside if it's nice weather.
Located at Hwy 64/74A , Lake Lure - 828-625-4075


La Strada
The place for pizza at Lake Lure, plus burgers and seafood. Large covered dining area outside, with a view of the lake.
Located at 2693 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure - 828-625-1118


Another one of our favorites. The kitchen is a little slow, but the food is worth the wait. Mouth watering flavors and aromas, this is real Italian, from a family that moved here from New York.
Located at 515 Hardin Road, Forest City - 828-248-3558


Mi Pueblito
Mexican cooking, and of course, large portions that are well priced. Cerveza, margaritas.
Located at 139 S. Washington St, Rutherfordton - 828-286-2860

  The Olive Tree
Charming Greek restaurant just off main street. Authentic dishes as well as American selections.
Located at 151 Central Street, Rutherfordton - 828-287-9459

Point of View
Not only good food, but a great atmosphere. Ask for a table by the window overlooking Lake Lure.
Located at 454 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure - 828-625-4380


It doesn't get any more Southern Cookin' than this.
Located at 300 Chimney Rock Rd., Rutherfordton - 828-287-3167


Smith's Drugs
What is a drug store doing on this list? They've kept the old soda fountain inside, serving sandwiches, breakfast, and we heartily recommend the homemade potato chips.
Located at 139 East Main Street, Forest City - 828-245-4591

  Yellow Sun
Our own Made In Rutherfordton brewery, it opened for business in January of 2018, offering their own pale ale, porter and IPA, along with wine and other beers. The pizzas are fantastic and perfect for two.
Located at 127 Trade Street, in Rutherfordton, NC. 828-375-0089
An American chain restaurant, it's well known for it's casual chicken-based menu and atmosphere.
Located at 217 Plaza Drive, in Forest City, NC. 828-286-4141

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