Restaurants Across the NC Mountains - NC Blue Ridge

Restaurants

At the center of the Blue Ridge Mountain’s food culture are hundreds of farms, creameries, apiaries, vineyards, and orchards. They provide the ingredients served in independent restaurants all across the region, providing a taste that is fresh, delicious, and distinctly Appalachian. It’s these local growers and producers that help fuel a buzz-worthy food scene and provide locals and visitors alike with memorable dining experiences. Want to know where to eat? Here are some of our favorites ranging from southern favorites, to barbeque, to sweet treats. Dig in y’all!

DINING at Tryon International Equestrian Center

4066 Pea Ridge Rd
Mill Spring , NC 28756
828-863-1000

Western North Carolina is known for its craft cuisine, and Tryon Resort embraces this tradition of excellent food. Several onsite restaurants make Tryon Resort a year-round destination for good eats and a deliciously convenient experience for competitors and

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Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant, Spa & Cabins

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

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

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Four Sisters Bakery at the Red Rocker Inn

136 N Dougherty St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
828-989-9215

Four Sisters Bakery offers delicious fresh breads & pastries for breakfast, lunch, to-go loaves, special events & wholesale.We are proudto be part of the wonderful community in Black Mountain, and provide home baked goods to our neighbors and those visiting our wonderful town. Our…

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Grove Arcade’s Restaurant Row

Grove Arcade’s Restaurant Row
1 Page Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828-252-7799

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 dinner at the Grove Arcade. Savor great…

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Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park

43 Town Square Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28803
828-209-2799

The Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park offers convenience, luxury and affordability. Enjoy a locally sourced meal at our signature restaurant Roux or relax in the on-site Sensibilities Spa. The Hilton is located in Biltmore Park Town Square, Asheville’s newest shopping,

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que – Forest City

164 E Main St
Forest City, NC 28043
828-229-3383

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
828-595-9200

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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Mr. Bob’s Do-Nuts – Marion, NC

60 S Main St
Marion, NC 28752
828-659-7132

Mr. Bob produces the most aromatic, deliciously soft, fresh donuts you could ever possibly dream of! And not just donuts either, you just have to try our wonderful canoli, éclairs, cream horns, and other wonderful selections that change daily! Mr. Bob’s Donuts has been voted Best Bakery in…

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Mr. Bob’s Do-Nuts – Old Fort

212 E Main St.
Old Fort, NC 28762
828-668-6418

Mr. Bob produces the most aromatic, deliciously soft, fresh donuts you could ever possibly dream of! And not just donuts either, you just have to try our wonderful canoli, éclairs, cream horns, and other wonderful selections that change daily! Mr. Bob’s Donuts has been voted Best Bakery in…

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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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Pig & Grits

620 W Main St,
Burnsville, NC 28714
828-536-0010

Pig & Grits Burnsville, Fine Southern Cuisine served with Southern Hospitality!

Burnsville’s Perfect Spot for Breakfast, Lunch & Now Dinner! Open Monday – Saturday 7a-3p. Dinner Hours on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 4:30p-8p.

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Purple Onion

Purple Onion
16 Main St.
Saluda, NC 28773
828-749-1179

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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Season’s at Highland Lake

86 Lily Pad Ln
Flat Rock, NC 28731
828-233-0088

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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Silver Fork Vineyard & Winery

5000 Patton Rd
Morganton, NC 28655
828-391-8783

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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Sweeten Creek Brewing

1127 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803
828-575-2785

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

Switzerland Cafe & General Store
9440 Hwy 226A
Little Switzerland, NC 28749
828-765-5289

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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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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Treetops Restaurant at Lodge on Lake Lure

361 Charlotte Dr.
Lake Lure, NC 28746
828-625-2789
800-733-2785

The Lodge on Lake Lure offers the perfect spot to dine – literally among the treetops under a canopy of leafy
shade. The Lodge’s Treetops Restaurant offers delicious farm-to-table meals prepared by the incredible Chef
Yvonne. With panoramic views of the lake surrounding the Blue Ridge…

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