Entering Ward’s Grill is like traveling back in time. In its authentic 1950s-style diner setting, Ward’s Grill in downtown Saluda serves delicious breakfast and lunch items including eggs, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, burgers, sandwiches, milkshakes and its signature Charlie’s Sage Sausage.
Ward’s Grill is a local landmark and has been Saluda’s central gathering place for decades. As a family-friendly establishment, Ward’s Grill is frequented by regulars and vacationers alike who come for the restaurant’s warmth, camaraderie and homestyle diner cooking. Ward’s Grill is also a destination for customers shopping at its adjoining business Thompson’s Store, the oldest grocery store in North Carolina.