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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
American Restaurant
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“We love this place! Either for lunch or dinner its always been great! Only about 8 min from Harrahs casino and about 20 min from the cabin.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Good food, moderately priced, decent steaks, more upscale but jeans are still fine to wear. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great restaurant. They have a great selection of burgers and other dinner items. On the weekends, they have live music.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“A full service coffee shop serving espresso, cappuccinos and lattes. Delicious lunch and breakfast menu is available all day. Fresh baked goods, wraps, salads and grilled Panini sandwiches are served daily. The only retail wine shop in the area and includes a Celtic themed wine and beer bar specializing in regionally crafted brews. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bistro
“Classy eatery turning out high-concept New American plates with a Southern twist.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Casual comfortable atmosphere. Wood fired pizza and sandwiches. Great flavored craft beer. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic Irish Pub fare in the heart of Murphy. Fish and chips, shepherd's pie, bangers and mash, burgers, Reubens and cold, craft beers.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Good night life if you don't mind the drive. You can have a good dinner there, listen to a band, hang out, they have karaoke some nights and trivia others...it's just a nice fun place. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“If you're into history this will be a nice stop. It's not a huge place but neither is Murphy! I haven't personally visited yet but the reviews look decent.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is the cleanest and cutest movie theatre. Seats are comfy. And the price, o my, nothing like a big city. I think 5.00 each person.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good Mexican restaurant - really excellent all rounder with great food, great prices, great service and great bar. Generous portions (including free salsa and chips on arrival) and a well-cooked, varied menu make this little gem the best value in Murphy!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Friendly waitress, fast service, clean and homey atmosphere. Very reasonably priced for the portion size and quality of the food. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our guests LOVE this place. They rant and rave not to let the appearance steer you away!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“There are about 5 ways to catch this trail. All are within 1/2 mile of RETREAT 104. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“They make everything in house. All natural soap, lotions, oils for you and your pet. Yoga and massage. It is a must stop.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“We love this place! Either for lunch or dinner its always been great! Only about 8 min from Harrahs casino and about 20 min from the cabin.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Good food, moderately priced, decent steaks, more upscale but jeans are still fine to wear. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Great restaurant. They have a great selection of burgers and other dinner items. On the weekends, they have live music.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“A full service coffee shop serving espresso, cappuccinos and lattes. Delicious lunch and breakfast menu is available all day. Fresh baked goods, wraps, salads and grilled Panini sandwiches are served daily. The only retail wine shop in the area and includes a Celtic themed wine and beer bar specializing in regionally crafted brews. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bistro
“Classy eatery turning out high-concept New American plates with a Southern twist.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Brewery
“Casual comfortable atmosphere. Wood fired pizza and sandwiches. Great flavored craft beer. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic Irish Pub fare in the heart of Murphy. Fish and chips, shepherd's pie, bangers and mash, burgers, Reubens and cold, craft beers.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Good night life if you don't mind the drive. You can have a good dinner there, listen to a band, hang out, they have karaoke some nights and trivia others...it's just a nice fun place. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

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