Chimney Rock Park Dining and Shopping
The Old Rock Cafe at Chimney Rock Park

Old Rock Café

You know those great little places you find on the best road trips? The Old Rock Café is one of them. We made the list for Zagat’s latest guide of “Must-try Burgers across the Country!We're a down-to-earth diner located next to the entrance of Chimney Rock State Park in Chimney Rock Village. Dine in our cozy dining room or relax outdoors on the riverside deck with a great view of Chimney Rock and the Rocky Broad River flowing past.

Enjoy grilled sandwiches, fresh salads and tasty desserts. Try one of our many regional craft brews, a local 100% grass-fed beef burger, our award-winning chili or a soup of the day. View our complete menu. We proudly serve a growing selection of local foods & beverages.


Follow us on Facebook for specials and updates. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor, or write a review about your own recent visit. We're proud to announce that we just received the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! Planning a picnic or hitting the trails? Order a Hiker’s Lunch to take with you. And Annual Passholders get 15% off food and beverages (excluding alcohol) at the Old Rock.


The Old Rock is nothing fancy, just a fun place to relax, have a great meal and sip a soda, glass of wine or a regional craft brew as you savor the incredible views. Check out the memorabilia of the "Rock" while you’re here for a glimpse of what life was like over the past 100 years. They'll give you something to smile about!

2016 Hours of Operation
Fri. 1/1 - Fri. 5/27

Open daily: 11am-4pm

Sat. 5/28 - Mon. 9/5 Monday - Thursday: 11am-5pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am-8pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm
Tues. 9/6 - Thurs. 10/6 Open daily: 11am-4pm
Fri. 10/7 - Sun. 10/30

Monday - Thursday: 11am-5pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am-8pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

Mon. 11/1 - Sat. 12/31 Open Daily (except closed 11/24 & 12/25)
Thurs. 11/24 Thanksgiving Day: Closed
Sun. 12/25 Christmas Day: Closed


The Old Rock Café is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Dinner with live music 6-8pm every Friday and Saturday in July and October 7-8, 14-16, and 22-23, 29-30.

Join us for Breakfast at the Old Rock Café on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, from 7-11am. Our regular lunch menu will be available from 11am-4pm.

Questions? Call 828-625-2329 or 800-277-9611.

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