Cupboard Café

Charlene Johnson, owner of the Cupboard Café in Dillard have a simple philosophy for catering to customers. “Serve good food at a fair price and they will come back, again and again. We also strive to make our customers feel welcome and appreciated. We’re not satisfied unless they’re satisfied,” says Charlene.

The Cupboard Café has been a culinary presence in Dillard since 1990 and it’s still going strong. They are known for their fresh food and their desserts and biscuits are made from scratch daily.

But that’s not all. After dining, guests are invited to stroll in the gift shop while enjoying fudge and a cup of Barnie’s Cappuccino and a hot fresh-baked cookie from the coffee bar.

Open year round for your dining pleasure, the Cupboard Café staff invites you to come in and taste for yourself.

Charlene promises, “You won’t be disappointed and you won’t go away hungry!” Open daily – 706-746-5700.

Dillard House Restaurant

When you visit the Dillard House Restaurant you might expect just a meal, but it’s a true Southern culinary event that awaits you. Our menus consist of generous portions of homemade Southern dishes from recipes handed down over the years from Dillard House chefs and generations of Dillard family members. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served “family-style” every day of the year.

At the Dillard House restaurant, satisfaction and hospitality are our main goal. Every dish is prepared to the utmost detail so no guest leaves hungry. In fact, as long as you keep asking for more, we’ll keep it coming. Please take a look at our sample menus listed below. Also note that we have special menus for all holidays. The Dillard House Restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1917. Our family prides itself on serving only the freshest food cooked daily, using ingredients from local and surrounding area farms.

We recently received two awards, the 2009 edition of Southern Living Magazine’s Reader Choice Awards for Best Breakfast/Brunch Restaurant and one for Southern Favorite Restaurant. We are proud of our longstanding record for being recognized by the readers of Southern Living Magazine. Thank you readers! The Dillard House Restaurant is Zagat rated and we invite to view our many awards.

The Dillard House is open 7 days a week and all holidays.
Breakfast is served: 7:00-10:30
Lunch is served: 11:30-5:00
Dinner is served: 5:00-8:00

Reservations are taken for parties of 15 or more. Our staff will be happy to take your reservation:
1-800-541-0671 or 706-746-5348

River Vista Mountain Village

River Vista Mountain Village Resort is nestled in the picturesque mountains between Highlands, NC and Dillard, GA. We are a Five-Star RV resort featuring:

  • Large level sites, all sites include water, electric (20, 30, and 50 AMP), Sewer, Cable, and Wi-fi.
  • Premium Pull Through sites
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Group rates
  • Heated outdoor and indoor pools and spa
  • Fully furnished rental cabins
  • Deeded RV lots for sale

To make reservations or to inquire about purchasing a lot, please call (888) 850-7275 or book online at

20 River Vista Dr
Dillard, GA 30537
Phone: (706) 746-2722
Fax: (706) 746-5099

Mountain Valley Inn

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Mountain Valley Inn provides comfortable, clean and affordable lodging in Dillard, Georgia. We are a short drive from many relaxing and exhilarating activities including skiing, golf, hiking, fishing and whitewater rafting in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.

We offer many amenities including cable television, king size beds, nonsmoking and wheelchair accessible rooms. We also provide a playground, soccer field, volleyball court and swimming pool for hours of family fun. We invite our business travelers to take advantage of our spacious meeting rooms.

We accept all major credit cards and offer a 10% discount to AAA and AARP members. We also have web specials year round. Our rates are very reasonable and competitive, starting at only $34.95 in the off season.

In addition, we are a member in good standing of the Rabun County Chamber of Commerce.  If you need to contact us for any reason, please feel free to do so, as we are always happy to assist.

We hope to see you soon at Mountain Valley Inn, whether traveling for business or pleasure you’ll always find great value.

13 Royalty Lane
(706) 746-5373


The Knights Inn in Dillard is the perfect accommodation for both leisure and business travelers.  We offer comfort, convenience and the best hospitality at a reasonable rate. Located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, there is no better place to get a way from it all.

We offer are 58 rooms and suites with electronic door locks; nonsmoking and handicapped rooms available. Our rooms feature remote Satellite TV-CNN, ESPN and 4-HBO channels. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, coffeemaker iron/ironing board and hairdryer. Suites come with microwaves. Local calls are free. We also have a 24 hour guest service desk, fax and copier service, free continental breakfast and a conference room for up to 50 people. In addition we feature an outdoor pool (June-Sept). The property also has a stocked fishing pond (no license or fee required). Select rooms are available with a balcony and mountain views.

For information regarding reservations, call 706-746-5321 or visit

Quality Inn and Suites

The newly renovated 65 rooms and new staff offering you the finest in personal service at the Gateway Inn.

Your Mountain Vacation Base Camp

In the morning, you can enjoy our deluxe continental breakfast while reading the paper or catch up on the news by viewing the wide screen television in the lobby.

Conveniently, located northeast of Atlanta on I-985, GA-441 in a quiet southern small-town, Dillard, Georgia, at the base of Blue Ridge Mountain range, Gateway Inn & Suites, is an intimate escape to explore and relax.

Against the breathtaking backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dillard is surrounded by four state parks and enjoys four distinct seasons, making it pleasurable to visit all year. Whether you prefer leisurely outdoor pursuits or adrenaline-fueled adventure, you’ll find plenty of options to suit your taste.

The Gateway Inn & Suites’s 100% non-smoking / no-pet property. Room with ADA feature is available. Each guest room is warmly decorated with furniture, new bedding and plush pillows.

Note: Only trained Service dog with certificate is welcome. Please call prior to booking.

Our rooms offer all of the following…

Mini refrigerator with ice bucket • Mini Microwave • Alarm clock
In room phone • Hair dryer • Iron and ironing board • Coffee maker
32″ flat-screen TV • Free Cable TV • Daily housekeeping
Luggage Rack • Laundry bag • Hangers

Located at 64 White Oak Lane in Dillard. (800)-204-1816 • 706-746-3585

Dillard House Inn

Whether you’re seeking a tranquil front porch to sit and reflect, a luxurious Jacuzzi to soak away stress or a welcoming place to call home while you explore the area’s natural wonders, The Dillard House offers a variety of accommodations and amenities to please any traveler.

Choose from our modern Standard Deluxe or Super Deluxe rooms at the Dillard House Inn, quaint cottages, secluded cabins or the original Rock House rooms. Whichever you choose, you’ll experience comfort and style surrounded by natural beauty. For rentals in Dillard, GA, nothing beats the privacy, luxury and ambiance of The Dillard House Inn, Cabins and Cottages.