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Top 5 Restaurants in Murphy NC to Enjoy a Delicious Lunch

While you’re exploring the beauty of the North Carolina mountains, you’re sure to work up an appetite. Take a break from your adventures to grab a bite to eat for lunch! When you stay with Mountain Country Cabin Rentals, you’ll be near some of the most delicious places to eat in the area. Here are 5 of the best restaurants in Murphy NC to enjoy lunch:

1. Mama Mia’s Italian Cucina

Mama Mia, it’s time for a tasty meal! At Mama Mia’s Italian Cucina, you’ll be able to dine on delicious Italian classics like Chicken Parmesan, Traditional Italian Baked Manicotti, Housemade Lasagna and more. There is also a variety of calzones and sandwiches for you to choose from. It’s a great place to stop by and enjoy lunch before heading back out for more adventures!

salad-at-murphy-nc-restaurant2. Shoe Booties Cafe

Shoe Booties Cafe offers delicious downtown dining. If you’re looking for a casual spot that’s close to everything Murphy NC has to offer, you’ll love eating at Shoe Booties Cafe. The restaurant’s lunch menu includes fresh salads, homemade soups and quiches, classic deli sandwiches and other lunch entrees. Make sure you bring your appetite when you dine at the restaurant!

3. Valley River Brewery

Valley River Brewery has a variety of delicious menu items for you to try at lunch. If you’re in the mood for pizza, you’re going to want to go to this Murphy NC restaurant! They cook pizza the old-fashioned way — in a wood fired oven. You’ll be able to customize your pizza with all the toppings you could ever dream of! The restaurant also serves a number of sandwich options, like gyros, Philly cheesesteak, hamburgers and more! Stop by Valley River Brewery for an amazing lunch that will make you want to come back again for dinner!

BBQ-ribs-fries-plate4. Rib Country BBQ

Rib Country BBQ serves everything from breakfast to dinner, but the lunch menu is something you won’t want to miss. For some good old-fashioned barbeque, head to this restaurant in Murphy NC! You can try some smoked wings seasoned with their special rib rub, or a fresh salad. We recommend choosing one of the delicious lunch specials! Lunch specials include the Bar-B-Que Pulled Pork Plate, Baby Back Rib Plate, Bar-B-Que Beef Plate and more! All specials are served with french fries, garlic bread and your choice of coleslaw or baked beans. You can’t go wrong with a meal at Rib Country BBQ.

5. Chowder House

If you’re in the mood for seafood, this is the place for you! The Chowder House puts a new spin on local dining with its New England seafood cuisine. It has a casual and comfortable setting that’s great for lunch, but delivers a fine dining experience for you to enjoy! The Chowder House is a popular dinner spot, but there are menu items that are perfect for lunch like the New England Lobster Roll, Fresh Fish N’ Chips and a Cajun Chicken Sandwich! You won’t regret grabbing a bite to eat at the Chowder House while you’re in Murphy NC!

Where to Stay

At Mountain Country Cabin Rentals, we have North Carolina cabins available that range from 1 bedroom to 6 bedrooms. Whether you’re visiting on a romantic weekend away with your sweetheart or a family vacation, you’ll be able to find a cabin that is perfect for you. Not only will you be close to all these delicious restaurants in Murphy NC, but you’ll be able to enjoy cabin amenities like gas log fireplaces, flat-screen TVs, hot tubs and wood-burning fire pits!

Try one of these mouth-watering restaurants when you visit the North Carolina mountains! Browse our beautiful cabin rentals in Murphy NC and start planning your trip today.