Local Restaurants Near Linville Land Harbor

Linville Land Harbor Food Options

Linville Land Harbor is tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains and surrounded by breathtaking views, an abundance of adventure, and some delectable food options. From traditional Carolina barbecue to pizza or Italian, Linville Land Harbor has an assortment of nearby restaurants to offer visitors and residents alike.

Kaye’s Kitchen

6.4 Miles/10-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Kaye's Kitchen

Kaye’s Kitchen boasts some of the best food and service in all of Newland, NC. The restaurant offers guests southern comfort food and has exceptional feedback for breakfast – especially for the buffet they serve for Sunday brunch. From french toast, made-to-order omelettes, fluffy pancakes to homemade biscuits and baked goodies, Kaye’s is the place to be for breakfast. Paired with their cozy atmosphere, it is perfect place to stop by before or after a day filled with winter Grandfather Mountain activities.

Italian Pizza & Pasta Restaurant

1.2 Miles/3-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Italian Pizza & Pasta Restaurant

Right off of Linville Falls Highway, Italian Pizza & Pasta Restaurant is a lesser-known Italian spot in Newland with pizza that locals love. Pair a pizza with some garlic bread that is made fresh upon ordering and your taste buds will be in heaven. The family-run eatery also features other Italian options like pasta dishes and calzones; the owner proudly boasts that everything available is homemade and authentic. If you’re willing to trek a little further, check out these pizza places in Boone!

Carolina Barbeque

6.4 Miles/10-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Carolina's Barbeque

Ribs, pork, chicken, and a full menu of side items. Whether passing through Newland or a long-time resident, nothing hits the spot better than the quality food at Carolina Barbecue. We recommend the smoked chicken with hush puppies on the side, as would many fans of the restaurant. Located just 4 miles outside Linville and just under Grandfather Mountain, it’s a convenient stop for some homegrown food.

The Mason Jar Cafe

6.2 Miles/10-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Mason Jar Cafe

Does mouth-watering, cooked-from-scratch food sound good to you? Stop in and visit The Mason Jar Cafe. Offering anything from burgers to steak egg benedict to scallops, the restaurant has a wide variety to choose from. The breakfast options are delicious and it’s the perfect start to a day spent hiking Grandfather Mountain… (or any of the other scenic trails in the High Country for that matter!)

Fabio’s Restaurant

6.1 Miles/10-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Fabio's Restaurant

Offering a little something different, Fabio’s Restaurant not only has a menu filled with great Italian food options, but also features a wine-pairing experience to visitors of the establishment. Fabio, the sole chef of the deliciousness found inside, knows the locals that stop in regularly but warmly welcomes visitors to town as well. As a hole-in-the-wall find of a restaurant, the vibe is quaint and charming, the food is filling and tasteful, and the service is inviting.

Christa’s Country Corner

2.8 Miles/4-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Christa's Country Corner

A short drive away from Linville Land Harbor, tucked right off of Highway 181, Christa’s doubles as an old-time country store and delicious restaurant. With a different food special everyday of the week, home cooking, and real southern hospitality, it is the signature spot for lunch. We recommend ordering the freshly baked yeast rolls and the Chicken & Dumplings!

San Dee’s Café

6 Miles/10-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

San Dee's Cafe

Right in the heart of Newland, NC, visitors can stumble upon San Dee’s, a family-owned and operated restaurant that has been in business for over 32 years. Their cheeseburger, double cheeseburger, and cheeseburger sub might be their big sellers, but this local spot is all about family ties and sharing a common place and philosophy. We recommend pairing a juicy hamburgers fresh off the grill with the thick-cut fries and a milkshake.

Los Arcoiris

1.5 Miles/and 3-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

Los Arcoiris

Finding good Mexican food in the High Country can be a rarity, but luckily for Linville folks, Los Arcoiris is located a couple minutes up Jonas Ridge Highway. As the first Mexican restaurant to root in Newland, the food has kept people coming back for more since 1991 when it opened. They also have a second location in Boone.

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The Tartan

2.8 Miles/6-Minute Drive from Linville Land Harbor

The Tartan

Known for their all-day breakfast, accommodating service, and daily southern specials, The Tartan is easily a local favorite for breakfast and lunch in the Grandfather Mountain area. The favorites items on the menu include the homemade soups and desserts, salad bar, and sandwiches. Do take note their hours are only from 7am-2pm, so get there early to beat the crowds.