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Que Sera

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400 East State Street, Black Mountain, NC
(828) 664-9472
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great

Had friends in town for dinner and this restaurant had been recommended. The food, and service were wonderful. We have been back several times and have never been disappointed. Gourmet qualify. Bravo.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
lenoiral
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lenoir,nc
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
lenoir,nc
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Had friends in town for dinner and this restaurant had been recommended. The food, and service were wonderful. We have been back several times and have never been disappointed. Gourmet qualify. Bravo.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We eat at Que Sera often, most recently for Valentine's dinner. We have always felt very welcome and the food is excellent. We are happy to hear that they will be moving to a bigger facility. In the winter, you can usually show up if you don't have reservations. Not so in the other three seasons! Diane and Richard G.

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Atlanta
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have no idea why Que Sera is rated #5 in Black Mountain. It is by far the finest restaurant in town. Everything is delicious, regardless of what is ordered. We are so fortunate to have a restaurant of this quality in our little town!

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Que Sera has been consistently excellent with fresh ingredients in Cajun and Creole style. They have the freshest fish in town and great special dishes each night. Whatever will be the special is special and that will be the dish I order. I have not been disappointed.

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Stokesdale, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had made reservations for Saturday evening for six. My husband and I were traveling to Black Mountain to visit our daughter who attends Warren Wilson College and planned to meet her and her 3 house mates at Que Sera for dinner. We were stuck in traffic for about an hour and a half due to a traffic accident ahead.... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife was out of town so I stopped in for Sunday brunch. Extremely welcoming and laid-back atmosphere. Pleasant conversation with the owners and other guests in cozy table grouping. Inspired menu with many creations to choose. Food continues to be outstanding. Wait staff friendly and helpful, including "Little Angel" dressed in white serving biscuits and muffins. Finest in Black... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Black Mountain, NC is not known for its fine dining. For example on tripadvisor, the #1 rated restaurant is only open for lunch and #2 is a coffeehouse! However #3 is Que Sera which should be #1 and would be in most small towns in western North Carolina. The few negative reviews I saw are written by guests whose whole... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Que Sera offers a menu varied in content but without too many choices. Sunday brunch is crowded but the service is still fairly quick and efficient. My main complaint is that the tables for four can barely fit four plates and four glasses. Adding bread plates, condiments, etc. requires some slight of hand.

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Raphine, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I dined at Que Sera during our recent vacation. The Creole seafood gumbo was outstanding with an excellent roux. The seafood chowder was good as well, though a bit too thick. The scallops were presented very nicely and seasoned well, but had an aftertaste that suggested that they were not quite as fresh as hoped for. The... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We are Charleston residents and have many fine restaurants from which to choose. Que Sera rivals our best as far as food preparation. (small and cozy atmosphere along with very good service) The friendly owners take pride in using fresh local ingredients and the food reflects their choices. We enjoyed a delicious dinner--husband had halibut accompanied with spinach souffle and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 East State Street, Black Mountain, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: (828) 664-9472

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?