The North Carolina Mountains Restaurants

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  • 1. West First

    $ | Pizza

    Wood-fired thin-crust pizza made from organic flour is the specialty here, and besides the more usual options, West First also serves pies topped...Read More

  • 2. Cornucopia

    $$$$ | American

    In the second-oldest building in Cashiers, built in 1892, you can sit on the huge, airy, covered back porch with a metal roof and eat some of...Read More

  • 3. Dan'l Boone Inn

    $$ | American

    Near Appalachian State University, in a former hospital surrounded by a picket fence and flowers, Dan'l Boone serves old-fashioned Southern...Read More

  • 4. Dandelion Eatery

    $ | American

    At this downtown restaurant, all profits support Safelight, an organization that provides an educational and supportive environment for survivors...Read More

  • 5. Madison's

    $$$$ | American

    In the Old Edwards Inn, Madison's is Highlands' most upscale restaurant. The dining room is gorgeous, light, and sunny, with stone floors and...Read More

  • 6. Over Yonder

    $$ | American

    Founded by the former chef of Simplicity restaurant at Mast Farm Inn—the two businesses still have a friendly, reciprocal relationship—Over...Read More

  • 7. Peter's Pancakes and Waffles

    $ | American

    Pancake houses are big in Cherokee, and Peter's is at the top of the stack. Many locals are regulars here, and you'll see why when you try the...Read More

  • 8. River's End at Nantahala Outdoor Center

    $ | American

    The casual riverside setting and high-energy atmosphere at NOC's eatery draws lots of hungry people returning from an invigorating round of...Read More

  • 9. Rocky's Grill and Soda Shop

    $ | Hot Dog

    This somewhat touristy but fun version of an old-fashioned soda shop—an institution in Brevard since the early 1940s—appeals to kids for its...Read More

  • 10. The Falls Landing Eatery

    $$$ | Seafood

    The hands-on owner has made this storefront eatery in downtown Brevard one of the most recommended dining spots in town. The menu skews to seafood...Read More

  • 11. The High Test Deli and Sweet Shop

    $ | Fast Food

    This little sandwich shop, formerly the Filling Station, is a popular place to grab a Cuban, a foot-long kosher hot dog, a French dip (roast...Read More

  • 12. The Sweet Onion

    $$ | American

    This casual restaurant in downtown Waynesville serves delicious Southern comfort food like roast beef, country fried steak, meat loaf, blackberry...Read More

  • 13. Veranda Café

    $ | American

    With its gingham curtains and checkered tablecloths, this popular downtown café, open only for lunch, is cozy, and the food is both unpretentious...Read More

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