Mildred’s Grill

Mildreds Grill

Casual dining in high style

While there’s so much to see and do on Grandfather Mountain, sometimes view-gazing is most relished with a sandwich in your hand — or soup on your spoon. Mildred’s Grill can provide both, whether you choose to dine al fresco or watching the birds seek their seeds just outside our large picture windows.

The 140-seat Nature Museum restaurant serves hot, tasty food at reasonable prices. You can order in advance so that your food is ready and waiting at a time that best fits into your schedule. If you travel with a large group, you may enjoy your meal in the restaurant or outside as a picnic, or reserve the private dining room. Lunch options at Mildred’s Grill include:

Grill Menu (updated 11/2013)

Express Eats Menu (updated 7/2013)

The Mountain has more than 100 picnic tables in scenic locations throughout the park, including a covered picnic area situated next to the Nature Museum. You’re welcome to bring a picnic, or our staff will be happy to prepare box lunches for you.

Mildred’s Grill hours change seasonally.

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  • I was amazed with the scenery and the way the mountains just made my mouth drop in awe and wonder.  I have began hiking as a hobby lately after having a major back surgery in January 2010.  Now after coming there I have a new goal to hike up MacRae Peak so we will be coming back in a few months  and hopefully bring more people with us.  We really enjoyed the natural habitat and the bears. You people really know how to entertain us. The staff was very very and a special thanks to Jill on top of the Mountain at the Swinging Bridge for explaining the points and mountains to us.  She is to be my tour guide when I come back !
    Kent
    Troutman, NC
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