More About the Restaurant

Our History

The Mountain View Restaurant has been providing locals and tourists alike with great food and wonderful memories for all ages. Over the years, people have traveled from all over the country and beyond to witness the fabulous views offered by the restaurant's panoramic view.

Todd is your host and has owned Mountain View since 2006. Chef Todd was born and raised in Spruce Pine and has been cooking for over 25 years. .

The restaurant sits with unrivaled views across Western North Carolina, at the crossroads of the Blue Ridge Parkway and NC Highway 226.

On the boundary between Mitchell and McDowell County, the restaurant once also offered simple accommodation too but nowadays Todd concentrates on providing high quality casual dining in one of the most picturesque settings in the country.

Come on down and experience it for yourself!

The Eighth Wonder of the World!    ...ok, maybe just North Carolina!

We are so proud of our location, with stunning panoramic views across the valley from the top of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and we were delighted to find out that the renowned website "Only In your State" agrees that we are among the most beautiful place to eat in North Carolina!

We placed eighth in the list, ranking above the Sky Tower in Raleigh and some other amazing restaurants, and we are proud to be recognized as one of the most breathtaking places to eat in our state.

Come along and find out for yourself!

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OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND!

Tuesday-Saturday 11am - 2pm for lunch and 4:30pm - 8pm for dinner

Sunday open from 11am - 2pm

Closed all day Monday

Contact Us


5253 NC-226, Marion, NC 28752


(828) 766-9670