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The Trailhead

££ - £££American, ,
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn pudding” (16 reviews)
“burger” (93 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So... I haven’t been here in a while - as in probably almost a year. You see, I get hangry when I have to wait to eat and it’s usually really crowded (read on to see why). By some stroke of luck the hubs and...More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was delicious. They were packed. Sat at the bar. Bartender was friendly to some and cool to others. If that matters to you, get a table.

Thank MissLapierre
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and daughter stopped in early on a Monday evening. We all enjoyed our local beer and dinner. My husband had the beef tips with homemade fries and grilled asparagus. His steak was tender and cooked perfectly. I had the ale marinated fried chicken...More

Thank blawright
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to have a burger and a beer here. But they do have seafood and vegetarian options as well. They have a variety of taps and their onion rings are fantastic! There’s an option to sit outside and it’s centrally located in downtown Black...More

Thank Kay W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fish N Chips were delicious with a great batter! The Fish Tacos were mediocre, but they did have good local brews to go along with your food!

Thank Erika D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful day for shopping in Black Mountain. Decided to have lunch and met a couple that haf just come from The Trailhead Retaurant. We had a short wait before heading to the bar. Great selection of draft beers and special cocktails. The bartender did an...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, enjoyed the live bluegrass music. Very busy on a holiday. Food took a really long time, like 30+ minutes after we ordered. . The wait staff were great. The food was good. The Grilled Tuna tacos were delicious. My son had a burger,...More

Thank missysmombrus2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and excellent food quality. Most every is fresh and cooked to order. Drink are equally good with fresh fruits and veggies where used. Even the lemon juice is fresh squeezed. The recipes are a bit exotic for our old fashioned tastes,but the...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trailhead offers great food and friendly service! It has awesome burgers and the best onion rings ever! Casual dining in a welcoming environment and being located downtown is a plus!! Definitely a great place to go with friends, family and as couples!

Thank Margo W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ditto - what Susan B said. Convenient. Adequate seating. Fast service. Hot foods. Highly recommend. Open for business when others are closed.

Thank Ann K
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, 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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