There are many activities that should not be performed on an empty stomach, including swimming, surgery, and swimming 30 minutes after having your appendix removed. Acquire activity fuel with today's Groupon to Franks at the Old Mill in Fayetteville. Choose between the following options:
For $15, you get $30 worth of fine dining during dinner hours (after 4 p.m.)
For $7, you get $15 worth of fine dining during lunch (11 a.m.–4 p.m.)
Located in the beautiful and historical Old Bennett Mill, Franks' scenic surroundings and celebrated past are only augmented by the fine feast served within its charming walls. Kick off a night of wining and dining with tantalizing dinner appetizers, including oven-baked mushrooms overflowing with seasoned crab ($7), or crispy, garlicy bruschetta topped with lemon and caper-kissed shrimp scampi ($8). Once the seas of hunger have been tested, set sail with briny entrees such as the linguine clams Bianca, which arrives cooked in fresh garlic to anchor down light, imported linguine liable to float away ($17). Impress a land-lubbering lover by ordering the aged and handcut Black Angus Old Mill filet, which comes buttressed by starch-infused sides, ready to quash hunger pains suffered while impressing your date with napkin origami ($14, 8 oz.).
Lunch focuses on American favorites and grill fare in order to please midday palates of all sorts. Blackened tilapia ($9.95) and country-fried pork chops ($8.50) harken back to homestyle cooking, while the french dip ($8.95), pays homage to the city of love's au jus-filled canals. Regardless of your dining hours, Franks boasts an ample wine list, designed to keep spirited conversation flowing, and the serene views of crystal lake and the mill waterfalls are sure to fuel romantic daydreams during any dinner or business power lunch, except on Sundays, when the restaurant is closed.
- Everything was delicious. the restaurant is clean inside and out, the prices are very reasonable, and it was an all-around great experience. – Allison H., Yelp, 5/7/10
- You can not go wrong eating at this fine establishment. The atmosphere is terrific, the service is impeccable and the food is out of this world delicious. – douglozel, Urbanspoon