Dining Archives - NC Blue Ridge


Whether you’re grabbing a bite of breakfast at a small-town diner, feasting on mountain trout at a high-altitude resort, or choosing from an impressive wine list at an elegant Asheville restaurant, Blue Ridge dining is something to write home about. With much of the fare locally grown by mountain farmers, there’s a just-picked-this-morning freshness pervading every unforgettable bite.

Baked Pie Company – Arden/S. Asheville

4 Long Shoals Rd.
Arden, NC 28704

At Bake Pie Company, our pies are made daily with the freshest and highest quality ingredients. We think our customers deserve only the best, so THAT is what we strive for! Choose any 3 pie favors and a scoop of ice cream

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Baked Pied Company – Woodfin/N. Asheville

50 N. Merrimon Ave.
Woodfin, NC 28804

At Bake Pie Company, our pies are made daily with the freshest and highest quality ingredients. We think our customers deserve only the best, so THAT is what we strive for! Choose any 3 pie favors and a scoop of ice cream

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Banner Elk

100 W. Main St
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Escape, unwind, indulge in Banner Elk, a popular getaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the North Carolina High Country. It’s a place that blends small town relaxation with the amenities of a larger city. Visitors enjoy a richness of culture and adventure. Within 15 minutes of the town’s lone…

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Blind Squirrel Brewery Burnsville Outpost

109 W Main St, Burnsville, NC 28714
Burnsville, NC 28714

Be sure to visit our newest Outpost location in Burnsville, NC! We are serving our great menu and hand-crafted beverages Wednesday through Sunday. (Closed Mon & Tues). Our friendly staff is waiting to serve you only feet from the town square. Closed Monday & Tuesday.

We offerpub style…

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Bruce’s Fabulous Foods

63 S. Main St.
Marion, NC 28752

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Marion, located halfway between the mountains of Asheville and the Metropolis of Hickory is the famous Bruce’s Fabulous Foods restaurant! Open for lunch on weekdays only, Mon-Friday 11am-3pm …You won’t find any fries on the menu at Bruce’s – in fact, they refuse…

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Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center

2753 Lynn Rd. Suite A
Tryon, NC 28782

Four quaint towns are the center of life in the Carolina Foothills. Tryon, Columbus and Saluda, NC and Landrum, SC. Together, they comprise the First Peak of the Blue Ridge, with great shopping, dining and just-browsing-around options a-plenty. But each town has its unique appeal, its special…

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Charleston Inn & The Lantern Restaurant

755 N. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

The Charleston Inn of Hendersonville, North Carolina is a premiere Bed and Breakfast which boasts a rich history in Western, North Carolina.  Located on Main Street in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The historic inn was formerly known as The Claddagh Inn, listed on the National Register of…

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Chimney Rock Park’s Old Rock Cafe

Hwy. 64/74A
Chimney Rock, NC 28720
800-277-9611, ext. 21

At the Old Rock Cafe & Gifts, you can eat indoors or at a table outside on the deck overlooking the Rocky Broad River. Located next to the entrance to Chimney Rock Park, the Old Rock menu features sandwiches, burgers, salads, Daily Specials, soft serve ice cream, fresh made desserts and a…

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Grove Arcade’s Restaurant Row

1 Page Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

Grove Arcade’s Restaurant Row takes you around the world in one city block with some of Asheville’s most eclectic dining options, all under one roof. Be it a simple burger or an entree from another continent, enjoy breakfast, lunch and…

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Highland Lake Inn & Resort

86 Lily Pad Ln
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Business? Vacation? Romantic getaway? Just 30 minutes from Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC, Highland Lake Inn & Resort in Flat Rock, NC is able to meet every need you have for your getaway. Just like the varying seasons, our diverse accommodations, recreational activities, and unique dining…

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Historic Village of Tryon, NC

301 North Trade Street
Tryon, NC 28782

Welcome to the most wonderful place you may not have heard of: Tryon, North Carolina. Located smack dab in the center of the triangle formed by Asheville, NC, Greenville and Spartanburg, SC, we’re close to everything but away from it all. Want endless nightlife, countless restaurants and shopping…

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Lola’s Old Hickory House

1196 North Country Club Rd
Brevard, NC 28712

Open from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.

The menu offers $10 a meat dish, such as baked or fried chicken, meatloaf, or pulled pork and chicken, plus a choice of two sides, cornbread or dinner roll. Each day, there are daily specials, such as pot…

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Louise’s Kitchen Black Mountain

115 Black Mountain Ave
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Creative Local Cuisine, serving Breakfast, Lunch & Sunday Brunch. An eclectic farm-to-table restaurant set inside the historic Victorian-era Stepp House, one of the oldest structures in a quaint section of downtown Black Mountain. Enjoy comfort-food favorites with an emphasis on using local…

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Mike’s On Main

303 N. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Step back in time to the 1950’s/ Grab a seat at a booth, table, Coca Cola counter or sit at the historic soda fountain and enjoy the experience of the past. Mike’s on Main has been a central part of downtown Hendersonville for years, serving homemade food to locals and tourists alike. Want a treat?…

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que – Forest City

164 E Main St
Forest City, NC 28043

Moe’s Original Bar B Que is a Southern soul food revival. Guests can enjoy award-winning Bama-style pulled pork, ribs, wings, turkey and chicken smoked over hardwood served with two unique sauces in addition to catfish, tempeh and a shrimp sandwich. Additionally, several traditional Southern…

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que – Hendersonville

114 N. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Moe’s Original Bar B Que is a Southern soul food revival. Guests can enjoy award-winning Bama-style pulled pork, ribs, wings, turkey and chicken smoked over hardwood served with two unique sauces in addition to catfish, tempeh and a shrimp sandwich. Additionally, several traditional Southern…

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Mountain Magnolia Inn, Suites & Restaurant

204 Lawson St.
Hot Springs, NC 28743

Mountain Magnolia Inn, Suites and Restaurant is a full service country inn and restaurant located in Hot Springs, NC, adjacent to the hot mineral springs. Hot Springs was recently voted Best Small Mountain Town from Georgia to West Virginia due to our wonderful natural resources and friendly…

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My Father’s Pizza & Pasta

110 Cherry St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-4944

Welcome to My Father’s Pizza & Pasta!  We are a family owned and operated restaurant serving Black Mountain since 1990. We offer mouthwatering fresh pizza, pasta, subs, salads, and a choice beer and wine selection. All of our sauces, dough, meatballs, hummus, and special house dressing are…

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Pack’s Tavern

20 S. Spruce St.
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 225-6944

Locally owned and operated since opening the doors in April of 2010, Pack’s Tavern and “the Yellow Truck” have grown into a known staple in Asheville’s downtown scene. Pack’s Tavern is proud to be housed in the historic Hayes and Hopson building in the middle of Pack Square Park. Built in…

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Purple Onion

16 Main St.
Saluda, NC 28773

Experience the gracious casual pace and charm of historic Saluda at the Purple Onion. Popular as a relaxed live music venue since 1998, the restaurant offers outdoor dining, a Mediterranean inspired menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients, a wide selection of micro brews, fresh roasted…

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Red Rocker Inn & Dining Room

136 N. Dougherty St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-5991

It takes something special for an establishment to remain a regional icon for more than 100 years.  The Red Rocker Inn is known throughout the South and around the country for its extraordinary dining, graciously served in elegant surroundings. New renovations enhance The Red Rocker Inn’s…

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Roman’s Deli & Catering

75A Haywood St. Asheville, NC 28801
Asheville , NC 28801

Downtown Asheville Open Mon-Thur 10am-4pm, Fri & Sat 10am-8pm. Roman’s Deli & Catering is an award winning deli located in the heart of Downtown Asheville, NC. We have been selected as one of the top 12 Delis in North Carolina & Asheville’s Best Burger. Local draft beer & cider…

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Rumbling Bald Resort

112 Mountains Blvd.
Lake Lure, NC 28746

Discover Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure! Nestled on the north shore of beautiful Lake Lure in the foothills of western North Carolina sits an escape, Rumbling Bald Resort. Surrounded by the towering cliffs of Rumbling Bald Mountain, our 3,000+ acre property is home to a private white sand…

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Saluda, NC – Saluda Business Association

Downtown Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773

We welcome you to Saluda, North Carolina!
Located where the foothills end and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina begins … we invite you to visit our historic downtown featuring a century-old general store, locally sourced restaurants, bakeries and amazing ice cream parlors and coffee…

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Sanctuary Brewing Company

147 First Ave East
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Sanctuary Brewing Company in downtown Hendersonville is a nano-brewery and tap room committed to enriching the lives of humans and animals through our excellent craft beer and local advocacy. Sanctuary welcomes beer enthusiasts and animal lovers by offering small batch, high quality artisanal…

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Season’s at Highland Lake

86 Lily Pad Ln
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Season’s Restaurant is a 180 seat fine dining restaurant that serves New American cuisine.  It is located just past the city limits of downtown Hendersonville and only a short drive from Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC—Season’s at Highland Lake gives diners a

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC 28732
(828) 708-6242

Explore our brewery nestled in the Appalachians.

We brewed our first batch of beer in 1980 in Chico, California, the lush forests of North Carolina far from our mind. Over three decades, folks tried our bold beers and deemed them fit for friends across the country. In time a second brewery…

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Silver Fork Vineyard & Winery

5000 Patton Rd
Morganton, NC 28655

Spanning 32 total acres, with 5 acres of grape vines, rolling hills, wooded trees and 2 winding creeks, the property has a proven track record and success in growing Vinifera vines for over 20 years – Old world European style grapes such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot just to name a…

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Sourwood Inn & The Sassafras Cabin

Sourwood Inn
810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 255-0690

Located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Sourwood Inn provides quiet and comfort in a beautiful, private mountain setting. The Inn is constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone and sits on 100-acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet. It was created as a retreat where guests…

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Sweeten Creek Brewing

1127 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803

Welcome to South Asheville’s first and only brewery!  Brews On Tap brewed by Sweeten Creek Brewing include: Porter, Brown Ale, Black IPA and Pilsner. Naked Apple Hard Cider and wines are available. We also feature rotating Guest Taps from other great WNC brewers.

Sandwich Shop: All…

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Switzerland Cafe & General Store

9440 Hwy 226A
Little Switzerland, NC 28749

The Best Restaurant on the Blue Ridge Parkway!

First opened in 1982 by Jake & Brenda Messier, the Switzerland Café has been offering fresh Garden Fare, soups, fresh breads and homemade desserts for almost 30 years. Our smoked meats and mountain trout are a recent addition and help to…

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The Blind Mule at Toxaway Station

502 Blue Ridge Rd
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747

A warm welcome awaits you at the Blind Mule. Enjoy a great view of Lake Toxaway enjoying fabulous farm to table cuisine. We create specials daily with some of the local favorites always available. Come check us out to experience a natural fresh home cooking. We are offering Local Pisgah Coffee…

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The Esmeralda Inn, Cabins & Restaurant

910 Main St.
Chimney Rock, NC 28720
(828) 625-2999
(888) 897-2999

The Esmeralda Inn is a beautiful 14 room Lake Lure Bed and breakfast inn that first opened in 1891 with all the charm and personality of the surrounding Hckory Nut Gorge. In addition to our many rooms, the Inn also makes available a large leisure area where guests can relax and…

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Town of Forest City – Rutherford County, NC

128 North Powell St.
Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 248-5202

What is now Forest City began as a crossroads on the Shelby-Rutherfordton and Spartanburg-Lincolnton Roads. Originally, the town was incorporated as Burnt Chimney in 1877. A replica near the site of the original chimney adorns the public square today.

Today, the population of Forest City is…

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Tree Tops Restaurant at Lodge on Lake Lure

361 Charlotte Dr.
Lake Lure, NC 28746

The Lake Lure Lodge’s Tree Tops Restaurant offers sweeping, panoramic views of  Lake Lure and surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. With both indoor seating as well as outdoor al fresco dining on the veranda, the restaurant features a relaxed ambience set amidst breathtaking natural beauty….

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Tryon International Equestrian Center

25 International Blvd.
Mills Spring, NC 28756
(828) 863-1000

Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort is one of the world’s premier equestrian lifestyle destinations and competition venues, and home to the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games! It is a spring, summer

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Weaverville Business Association

30 S. Main St.
Weaverville, NC 28787

Located just 7 miles north of Asheville, Weaverville has all the cosmopolitan perks of Asheville but at a slower pace.  Join us for gourmet pastries over coffee.  Make conversation with the locals who gather to discuss the day’s news.  Hike or bike in our beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains…

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Wicked Weed Brewing – 2 Downtown Asheville Locations

Downtown at 91 Biltmore Ave. AND 147 Coxe Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Enjoy TWO pernicious Wicked Weed Brewing locations in eclectic downtown Asheville – The Brewpub is located at 91 Biltmore Avenue. And the Funkatorium can be found at 147 Coxe Avenue.

At Wicked Weed Brewing we craft big-flavor, hop-forward beers that push our…

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