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The Trailhead

££ - £££American, ,
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn pudding” (18 reviews)
“burger” (98 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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Reviewed 6 days ago

they have the best onion rings I have ever eaten, service good, prices very reasonable, nice décor and live music at night

Thank TNDauksch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoy eating here. Their fried chicken plate is awesome. The service is good but I can see how they might get overwhelmed when they are really busy. We enjoyed it so much we visited this place twice during our stay in Black Mountain.

Thank franklinc624
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar restaurant in the beautiful historic town of Black Mountain. I had the best wings and baked corn pudding! My husband thought his burger was delicious! It has a very cool atmosphere. We were there on a Tuesday night , and they had a...More

Thank vickiepa97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try someplace new this time in Black Mountain. The Trailhead received good reviews so we have it a whirl. When we arrived around 6 p.m. on a Friday night, there was already about a 15-20 minutes wait. The restaurant has a small town...More

Thank 535clarkc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on our last night in town and the food hit the spot. Live music was playing, but it was at just the right volume to enjoy yet still talk to folks at your table without raising your voice. My husband had an amazing...More

Thank DebbieSue1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very reasonably priced dinner with friendly service. Good selection of local brews. Burgers, fish, chicken-all quite tasty. I would recommend a visit to The Trailhead if you're in Black Mountain.

Thank RNTerri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic burger and fries. Great service. Quaint place in a quaint little town. So nice to find restaurants that have normal food for even the most picky eaters.

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our drive from Carrboro to Asheville, we stopped off on Black Mountain for lunch at the Trailhead and then some crafting. Trailhead is standard issue counterculture dining: painted cement floor, high dark wood ceilings, a u university cum outdoorsy vibe. The service was super...More

1  Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here for a late Lunch, Burgers & Beers. My Burger was Very Good, Well Cooked, Fresh Toppings, Nice Bun, and the burger to Bun Ratio was good. They also have a good Selection of Locally Brewed Beers. Good Service, we will likely...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in town we decided to stop at The Trailhead .. good parking on a busy street We had planned on eating outside however this is the spot for smokers . so we moved on inside and while did enjoy our dinner we listened...More

Thank Chuck M
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4 August 2018|
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Response from MissLapierre | Reviewed this property |
They did the night I was there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5656
Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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