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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Great atmosphere. Try the State Street Chicken Plate. And, seriously, the Peanut Butter Pie. Oh man, so good.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“These folks do a great job with living up to their name "Fresh". Ingredients are always fresh. There are some outdoor dining tables, too.”
  • 30 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of the best breakfast spots in Black Mountain. Arrive early or expect a line.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“amazing breakfast. dont be scared if you see a line out the door. you have to order at the counter before being seated”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizza in town, also offers pasta dishes with a great outdoor seating area.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A pricier option for dinner but the food and the waitstaff are terrific. Our favorite is the red fish.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Store
“Check out this local produce market selling organic produce from local farmers as well as their own home grown vegetables in the summer months. They also have a small cafe that offers freshly made smoothies and healthy sandwiches.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This has a down home friendly food atmosphere and it has a back porch you can eat during nice weather. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Sit out on their patio is nice weather and enjoy the scrumptious food - mountain trout is excellent, the chicken quesadlillas are beyond superb, specials like seafood pasta alfredo super yummy. Beer, wine and cocktails, and no kidding they have a coconut cake that is legendary - so good you won't believe it!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This restaurant has a fantastic outdoor dining space right beside Flat Creek. Enjoy delicious Mexican food while listening to the babbling brook. And the guacamole is good!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“If you are in the mood for some yummy Thai food, this is your closest option. About 15 minutes away in Black Mountain. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Very good sushi and open every day, with the exception of winter they are closed on Tuesdays. Check them out on line to confirm hours.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a great little gem for yummy empanadas, tamales and crepes. They have vegan and vegetarian options as well as the gluten-free corn tamales. If you like tasty food off the beaten path, you should give this place a try! Open Wed-Sun.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Ale House has a full menu and lots of TV screens for watching sporting events or what is currently popular. Check their website for specials and upcoming events.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“While we don't eat meat ourselves, this is the place we would recommend for anyone who would like to try a locally sourced meat specialty restaurant. Foothills is known for using every part of the animal in its creations and strives to support local farmers by partnering with them to use their ingredients.”
  • 6 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Outstanding German traditional fare, with something for everyone, at a decent price”
  • 2 locals recommend