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Mason Jar Cafe

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151 Cranberry St, Newland, NC 28657-8800
+1 828-733-0889
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Granddaughter sprained her ankle hiking @ Grandfather Mtn, Grandma's flipping out, where am I going to get an ankle brace, there is this Marathon Station run by a very nice man, Kurt, I went there to ask him where to get ankle brace, hee gave me his adhesive wrap and tape, directions to a CVS, he also told me... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Got an over the top welcome by everyone but it is not for shy. Food was ok comfort type. Prices a little high for what it was but it was a fun place.

Thank Marshtackynut
Newland, North Carolina
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a small restaurant, but the food is delicious. The servers are friendly, and the food arrives in a timely manner. Lots of locals, as well as visitors frequent this restaurant. They do no have an alcohol license, but you can bring your own if you choose. Quiche is always great, salads are good, and the chicken livers are... More 

Thank anncolemandvance
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Contracted this restaurant to cater a Lasagna dinner for our club and it was the best Lasagna in this area. It was so good we had another dinner catered this past Summer.

Thank 201jonk
North Carolina
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220 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We finally stopped in - we live in Banner Elk. I loved it. It's cozy decor - like you're in your favorite aunts house. Staff was welcoming and attentive throughout our lunch. Even met the owner. Food was amazing. I had the chicken salad with tons of fresh veggies & fruits. Husband had the pastrami sandwich w crinkle fries. We... More 

Thank RobertsMom
North Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After a long chilly morning of sightseeing my husband & I started looking for a restaurant that we had been to before, but then spotted the Mason Jar Cafe - and it looked warm & inviting so we decided to give it a try - and we're SO glad we did! The ambiance was warm & inviting and the staff... More 

Thank Claudia D
Banner Elk, North Carolina
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food continues to be good here, and salad presentation is especially well done. Service was warm, friendly and good. The newer owners are pretty uninhibited when it comes to conversation, and it can impact the experience when the content of the nearby conversation gets loud and personal. Perhaps there is a fine line between friendly and too personal.

Thank Halfcup
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very nice atmosphere and the food is always good. Service is inconsistent as they usually do not have enough servers to handle number of customers. A little pricey but always good food.

Thank Nick D
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here. The place is so cute on the inside. They have pretty average food but the service was great and the place was like being at home in your own kitchen. Really a fun place to eat.

Thank RaleighHeidi
Southh San Francisco
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Took 20 minutes to get water. And it is not crowded. Been here 45 minutes waiting for food Doesn't matter how the food is, we will not be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Cranberry St, Newland, NC 28657-8800
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Newland
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-0889
The Mason Jar Cafe welcomes new owners Maria and Gary Cohen. The Mason Jar Cafe prides it's self in Traditional Southern Homestyle Cooking. Look for daily Blue Plate Specials, as well as the occasional special, highlighting new things to come. Make sure to continue to follow this page so that you don's miss out on any special events, and upcoming new venues.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?