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River's End Restaurant

Nantahala’s Gastro Pub

(828) 488-7172 View Menu
River's End Restaurant exterior
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Pizza at River's End Restaurant


  • Sun
    11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Wed
    11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    11:00 AM–8:00 PM

Dine at River's End

River’s End Restaurant is an iconic spot for locals and visitors to Bryson City and is open year-round. Enjoy spectacular views of the gorge, with paddlers passing through as they complete their Nantahala River Rafting trip. Stop in for breakfast on select days, year-round lunch, and dinner, and choose from a wide range of appetizing entrees, burgers, salads, pizza, and sandwiches. Hang out and enjoy a large selection of signature cocktails, wine, and beer, including local favorites.

In River’s End Restaurant, every seat has a view of the river! Enjoy music by the river and views of paddlers passing through as they complete their Nantahala River Rafting trip. Place an order online and grab your meal to go for a sunny lunch right by the river!

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“Very good restaurant. Food is good service is great. Good place to bring family and friends. Very beautiful view sitting outside the river right beside you flowing.”

– Michael Evans
Trout dish at River's End Restaurant
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salad at River's End Restaurant
Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast
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River’s End Restaurant
13077 US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

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