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The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe

3616 Mitchell Ave, Ste. 1, Linville, NC 28646
+1 828-733-9333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwich” (8 reviews)
“pecan waffle” (5 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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3616 Mitchell Ave, Ste. 1, Linville, NC 28646
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped in on a trip through Linville. Great coffee, excellent baked goods, and a super friendly staff.

Thank Bryce S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We stop here a few times a year. Good coffee and the muffins are AMAZING. Nice employees and it's just off the highway so it's easy to get to.

Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Bubble tea! When my family learned that River Dog was serving this rare commodity, we had to check it out. It's not something you find in the mountains. When we arrived around one weekend afternoon, the kid running the place said we were the first...More

Thank AppalachianAppetite
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Several times a year we travel to the North Carolina Mountains and enjoy early morning jaunts to the Blue Ridge Parkway for sunrise pictures. The River Dog Coffee House is a welcoming early morning place to warmup with a delicious cup of coffee and my...More

Thank jinksj
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here on a rainy day & kind of chilly. Wanted something to warm me after a meeting. Choose hot chocolate and a scone. We both made the same selection. Very good choices. The hot chocolate was very rich but not overly sweet and...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Having been here before we expected it to be good again. The food was actually good; but the poor service ruined our visit. I had a salad. My wife had soup and 1/2 sandwich. My salad arrived and u was almost...More

Thank goldenbear25
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I had a dark brew that was so good I bought a 1/2 pound. This is a cozy clean place to sit outside with your dog and have a cup.

Thank ILoveToTravelSome
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My husband and I stopped in this morning for me to When I walked in, I noticed that the staff had not restocked the items from the previous evening. Lots of "holes" left on the shelves. Candy that I can purchase at Walmart wa s...More

1  Thank QueenTiff
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing special here, I think our server was very new. Waited quite some time for our food, then was told they were out of the item I ordered. So had to wait even longer for our food. Food was mediocre when we got it.

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 12 June 2017

this place used to be fun to visit. my lunch was terrible and the young woman working there is very rude. sad to have to cross this off my list. don't waste your time.

Thank SlickrockExplorer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Mitchell Ave, Ste. 1, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-9333
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