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The Trailhead

) #7 of 43 Restaurants in Black Mountain ££ - £££ American, ,
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn pudding” (14 reviews)
“burger” (75 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
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 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in around 4:30 on a Tuesday evening for an early dinner. We skipped lunch because we were out hiking. The service was quite slow although there were only a few customers. The food was very good though. I had the...More

Thank Renee J
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Wife's salad was awesome and my jerk chicken sandwich was too! GREAT SERVICE! Fries and asparagus were good also. Good beer selection.

Thank hiwaysung
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Varied & local foods menu. Meals were delicious & filling. Friendly staff & atmosphere. Will return!

Thank 560lynm
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I shared a cup of the jambalaya, the soup of the day. It was hearty and delicious. We shared a TrailBurger, and opted for the local, grass-fed beef. Equally delicious. My wife commented that it was the second best burger she'd ever...More

Thank tnguitarist
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Being a local I visit here a lot. They have good food, and a good selection of veggie too. Lots of beer on draft and a full bar. Some nights they have live music.

Thank gypsyiam
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I would consider this Black Mountains "main" restaurant. You see it as you drive through town, it's got ample parking, good beer, good food and very central. I love the theme of the menu and the food has always been tasty. The only thing this...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We go past Black Mountain often, and have never taken the time to stop to check out the town. It just so happened that we were going past around dinner time the other night and decided to stop and eat. We randomly picked The Trailhead...More

Thank sanderson1976
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Recommend by locals we wanted it check it out. Loved the interior design! Great selection of local craft brews and the menu offered vegan, gluten free options. Also the menu stated they use local farm meats, veggies and breads. Service was excellent! Reasonably priced. Definitely...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and I went to the trailhead on recommendation from a local gentleman with whom we were staying. We were really looking for something iconic and unique to the area as we're considering moving here. We browsed the menu and both settled on the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We came in on a Sunday afternoon and when we came in with several other parties, I feared we would have a long wait. But the staff is extremely well organized and seated a large number of people quickly. We were impressed by the large...More

Thank hcross888
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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