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Our guests often ask us, “where should we go to eat” while staying at Parkway Peek. That’s a tough question because there are SO MANY options! But here are some of our favorites, listed by location (be sure to check their open days/hours as some change seasonally):


Tropical Grill (Spruce Pine) - huge selection of Caribbean dishes as well as typical Americana home-cooking


City Drive-In (Spruce Pine) - burgers, hotdogs & such; feature live music some days


El Ranchero (Spruce Pine) – typical Mexican fare with huge menu at amazing low prices


Altapass Orchard (Spruce Pine) – local apple orchard also serving burgers, sandwiches, ice cream & fudge


MountainView (Spruce Pine) – more upscale dining with amazing views and full bar


The Pizza Shop (Spruce Pine) – amazing hand-tossed pizzas, calzones & salads; cash only, Saturdays only


KB’s BBQ & Grill (Spruce Pine) – down-home bbq & sandwiches


Fox & The Fig (Spruce Pine) – coffee shop, pastries & sandwiches


Hef’s Sports Bar (Spruce Pine) – burgers, wings and other typical pub-style food


Anchor’s Away (Spruce Pine) – if you need a down-home, fried food fix...order-in or take-out


Las Cruses (Spruce Pine) – Latin Fusion and tapas dishes


DT’s Blue Ridge Java Café (Spruce Pine) – coffee shop, breakfast, pastries, lunch, ice cream, free wi-fi


Claudia’s Authentic Mexican (Spruce Pine) – former food truck, now small restaurant, with great mexican fare


Switzerland Café (Little Switzerland) – fantastic, busy, diverse lunch spot with something for everyone, including cakes/pastries


Spear’s BBQ & Grill (Linville Falls) – typical BBQ & sandwiches, sometimes featuring live music


Famous Louise’s Rock House (Linville Falls) – downhome southern dishes in a very unique building


Linville Falls Winery (near Linville Falls) – great local winery featuring local cheeses and live music seasonally


Old Hampton Store & BBQ (town of Linville) – a fabulous, family-friendly-must, southern fare with live music


Mountain Chef Bistro (Burnsville) – more upscale dining with huge menu and farm-fresh items


Garden Deli & SnapDragon (Burnsville) – 2 separate venues next door with different bar & menu options


HomePlace Beer Company (Burnsville) – local brewery with fantastic craft beers & live music seasonally