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Gateway Eatery

Rte 70, Black Mountain, NC 28711
+1 828-357-5460
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“reuben” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Rte 70, Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the experience was exactly what we needed. The folks that work at the gateway cafe were professional, friendly, and accommodating. They did not disappoint!

Thank Vanhessalot
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is very clean casual eatery. Open only for breakfast and lunch. It is an order at counter and then food is delivered. While they have various breakfast specials the eggs are all separate so order eggs, toast, meats each separately which s nice. The...More

Thank mixaconsulting
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I admit, I've not sampled much from the well varied menu. I always get the Reuben... and need a fix about once a month. Lots of homemade soups on the menu and enough sandwiches that only the most picky palates won't find something. Place gets...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Small, compact, crowded because apparently people know it's a good place to eat. Informal, you order at the window and then they bring to food to your table. Pleasant surroundings, definitely not upscale. (Well, it's right on the border of Black Mountain, so perhaps it's...More

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Reviewed 9 April 2017

YUM-O. Great little unassuming place with homemade soups and wonderfully crafted sandwich's. Walk up to the counter to order and they bring to your table. Very casual place only open for breakfast and lunch. It's a local favorite from what we have heard and it's...More

Thank mkay57
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was my first visit to Gateway Eatery but it certainly will not be my last. Tucked away in quaint Black Mountain, NC, this is a treasure. We wanted a light lunch and it was so hard to decide with many delicious-sounding items on the...More

Thank granfor5
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Black Mountain multiple times a year now for three years and finally tried this wonderful little place. The service was outstanding and very friendly and the food (breakfast) was just as awesome! We will be back July 4th weekend and...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I am definitely a regular here. My favorite sandwich is their BLAST: Bacon, Lettuce [not iceberg], Avocado, Swiss Cheese, and T [toasted marbled rye bread]. Plus a great selection of made fresh soups like Chicken, Kale and Black Mountain Chili. got deserts and salads and...More

Thank Stinky_Old_Goat
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this quaint little establishment! It was busy but we got our food in plenty of time! Also everything was really good! The pancakes are superb and huge! Make plans to stop in here!!

Thank mooseeu
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I just love this place. Scrumptious breakfast! They have the best biscuits around imo. The folks working here are super sweet too. My only complaint is that they aren't open on Sundays.

Thank jpharkey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 70, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-357-5460
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