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Mast General Store Old Boone Mercantile

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Address: 630 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: 828-262-0000
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Don't miss it.

Lots of stuff, just a fun stop that is a very quintessential high country experience. We mainly just bough candy, but we were really glad we stopped.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of stuff, just a fun stop that is a very quintessential high country experience. We mainly just bough candy, but we were really glad we stopped.

Thank BBCard1
Spanish Fork, Utah
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting old general stores when in cute old towns. Mast General was a fun little store to visit. Lots of candy and variety to choose from. We loved the sodas too.

Thank AshandJer
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always a pleasure to visit Mast General Store when we are in Boone or Valle Crucis. There's always something new or a special clothing or shoe sale. They stock the best of activewear clothing and have a superior selection or shoes, boots and outerwear. My wife buys her Cuddle Duds, shoes and boots here when we visit. The selections... More 

Thank Wayne B
Davie, Florida
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's like a better organized, better stocked, & way more interesting Cracker Barrel store. The candy selection alone is awesome. And they have really nice clothes & shoes. As well as old time games, and knick knacks. The staff was extremely nice & helpful.

Thank Frank I
Lakeland, Florida
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73 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The store has a lot of throwback items and candy as well as current age styles and items. If you're needing a yeti cooler or camping equipment, the store has it...if you want a bag of marbles and a moonpie, they have that too. Clean and friendly, a great stop if you just want to stroll or are in need... More 

Thank Hotchx4
Birmingham, Alabama
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting NC it is always important to make a stop at Mast General. We stopped in and they were having a huge sale. There were some great deals on top end outdoor gear and clothing. Our favorite part was the candy area & the fact that they allow dogs into the store, always a plus!

Thank Lacnessmonster
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Fun store. Wife loved the kitchen gadgets' section. I loved the sizable candy store. Seems we all walked out with purchases. Even for the non-shopper you're likely to find something from yesteryear that will strike a positive cord. Only odd thing--they have SO MUCH NC stuff, but most of their honey, which NC has GREAT honey, was from SC! Worth... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Very large, interesting old-time general store with a BIG candy store offering all the old-time stuff (e.g., Necco wafers) as well as new stuff (Gummy worms). Lots of clothing selections and camping gadgets and paraphernalia. Finding a parking place on a football weekend is nigh impossible,,,and the police were out in force placing tickets on all cars parked illegally. We... More 

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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by Mast General, parked in behind the store, in store no more than 40 minutes, purchased shoes $125.00, came out and my car had been towed. My cost to get it out was $80. The guy at Bills Towing said that someone from Mast General had called it in. THANKS, but I'll never shop there again! It's a money... More 

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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store Old Boone Mercantile, responded to this review

I'm sorry you had this experience, Audrey. The lot where you parked is a private lot shared by two businesses for their employees to park. There are several signs clearly posted throughout the parking lot indicating that it is a private lot that is monitored throughout the day. If you visit again, there are many places to park nearby including... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice but limited selection store for outdoor apparel-hiking, biking, skiing, etc. Staff very nice. Back room has marked down items at substantial savings. Upstairs lovely coffee shop (separate entity). Not the usual larger two level store selection such as in Winston Salem, NC & Greenville, SC.

Thank jltflrs

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