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Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe

1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
+1 828-497-2539
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (98 reviews)
“chicken salad” (34 reviews)
“soups” (42 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on way through Cherokee. We stopped based on reviews. It was well worth the stop. Pimento cheese on sourdough was more than excellent, Hamlet sandwich was best sandwich I have had in years. If you are in this area you have to try...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is wonderful, the restaurant is spotless, and the staff is friendly and attentive! Do yourself a favor and order the veggie sandwich...best I’ve ever had!

Thank avarosekm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to get lunch and got the chicken salad and pimento cheese sandwiches for my wife and myself.We could only take a few bites because they were full of so much mayonnaise.I have never had salads with so much mayo.I did not try anything...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great & I like the sassiness. I have a soft spot for bakeries anyway, but the cheesecake was good, the coconut pecan cookie was good. Be careful of packaging. My reuben, alas, was never tried because it got soaked in the cooler....More

Thank ahabaito
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed somewhere quick to grab a bite to eat, and this did not disappoint! Not only can you find a healthy option for you, but it is SO filling, I had to take half of my food with me! Not complaining though! It was...More

Thank Yara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on our way to the Cherokee Indian museum. It was clean, bright and cheerful with a menu board filled with healthy, hand-prepared options. There was a lot to choose from including sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads plus a good selection of...More

1  Thank delily
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Cherokee, NC on our Smoky Mountain trip and were so happy to find this wonderful, friendly cafe in the middle of town. They had a huge menu with so many individual options to add to sandwiches, salads, beverages and a many choices of...More

Thank Ellenm725
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I got chicken salad sandwiches and potato salad, it was delicious! The cranberry walnut bread is terrific.

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

They have a nice variety, healthy options, good quality, self-made food. I had the sunflower salat, which I highly recommend. My partner had the egg salat Sandwich, also very good. And as dessert we shared a strawberry cheesecake, which was absolutely great. Than we had...More

Thank AmanjotKaur
Reviewed 5 May 2018

A true gem in a small tourist town. The staff was super friendly and alert. The food super tasty, The simple decor was just great. As we were leaving we got to meet Sassy. A wonderful finish to our great meal.

1  Thank GMKhalsa
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Doug W
19 May 2017|
Response from tnreb | Reviewed this property |
You would do better calling them directly. Perhaps they have a menu posted online, as well.
31 March 2017|
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Response from TimTimmyJones | Property representative |
Hey Cchow6! No, we are a privately owned business located at the north tip of Cherokee in Saunooke's Village next to the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The address is 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee NC.
2 May 2015|
Response from SassySunflowersCafe | Property representative |
HI ElizTodd! We normally don't take reservations, however we do take reservations for bigger parties and private events. If you have any further questions please contact us directly via email or by phone (828... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2539
  • E-mail
Bakery and Cafe We put a spin on your everyday sandwiches, soups and salads. With a pinch of sassy added to your food, nothing can beat it. Come in for fresh baked dessert and a great coffee. Soups - Sandwiches - Salads Freshly Baked Cookies and Cakes Espresso - Cappuccino - Latte Fresh Juices and Smoothies Free Wi-Fi
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