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Fred's Backside Deli

501 Beech Mountaint Pkwy, Beech Mountain, NC 28604
(828) 387-4838
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Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Beech Mountain, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Need groceries, a meal, a gift? Whatever you are looking for on Beech Mountain will probably be under this one roof.

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Morehead City, NC
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119 reviews 119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Reasonable priced, delightful atmosphere and delicious selections at this quaint and unique cafe located on the bottom floor of the eclectic Fred's at Beech Mountain. NOT recommended if you are in a rush, but the good food takes time and the wait is worth it. Peruse the store while you wait.

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salisbury nc
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104 reviews 104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Quick, friendly service, and fresh well-prepared food. Based on the conversations going on, I am guessing many of the customers on this Sunday morning are regulars. Everyone was super friendly and the food could not have been better. Fresh, Full-American breakfast to $6 Bucks ? Not many places you can find that.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Located downstairs from Freds Mercantile, the deli is open for breakfast and lunch. We ordered our meal then sat out on the patio and enjoyed the cool weather. The food was served quickly and was delicious! Try this deli at least once during your stay on Beech mountain!

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daytona beach
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very interesting general store in the mountains. The restaurant part of the business is downstairs and has beautiful outside dining area. Service was very good. Prices reasonable. Food good. I will visit again next time I am in the area.

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SC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Although Fred's is actually an historic general merchandise store, the deli is a nice place to stop for lunch. You can eat inside or outside. If you eat outside, you can bring your dog with you. They have a nice selection of sandwiches. You place your order inside and they will bring the food to your table. We have enjoyed... More

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I think it's very hard not to stop by Fred's General Mercantile when one visits Beech Mountain! Number one, everyone talks about the place; Number two, the place has never closed since its open in 1979! The Backside Deli is downstairs and only opens for breakfast and lunch. We only went for breakfast and it was good (nothing extraordinary good.)... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The pulled pork from Fred's was better than we had at a nicer restaurant. The menu variety, service, and food was great.

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Dixon, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My wife and I went to the Generals Store which is attached to the deli and we were made to feel very uncomfortable. I can admit that it has been decades since I was followed around in a store and made to feel like a potential criminal who would shoplift. It was an eerie feeling. Finally, when my wife and... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had breakfast at Fred's as we heard it was the best on beech mountain. I had Fred's muffin which is an English muffin with egg, cheese and I added country ham with a side if hash browns. The country ham was extremely salty, so I took it off and didn't eat it. The hash browns were not very good... More

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