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Louise's Kitchen

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115 Black Mountain Ave, Black Mountain, NC 28711
828-357-5446
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 82
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Deb

The food and service was totally amazing! We arrived on a Sunday just as restaurant opened at 10:00. Received our French Toast and Blueberry Waffle quickly. All our food was cooked to perfection. The waitress came around often to refill our coffee. I really liked how you could select your own table... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Deborah H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The food and service was totally amazing! We arrived on a Sunday just as restaurant opened at 10:00. Received our French Toast and Blueberry Waffle quickly. All our food was cooked to perfection. The waitress came around often to refill our coffee. I really liked how you could select your own table for dining - we ate on the side... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Louise's Kitchen is a quaint little restaurant housed in a big ole house with a big wrap around porch. You order inside and the wait staff brings the food to your table. I highly recommend trying to find a table outside. Sitting inside is not as enjoyable. The mountain air is crisp and inviting. Coffee is good and food is... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is to update my August 2013 review where I raved about the corned beef hash. In August 2015 I requested the corned beef hash and learned it is permanently off the menu. This is still a restaurant to try something different. It is all very good.

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Winston Salem, NC USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stopped here while traveling. I had a tomato sandwich and my wife had the grit cakes. Both were outstanding. The tomatoes tasted as if they had just picked them from their garden. Ordinarily you wouldn't think that much about a tomato sandwich but this one was GOOD. And my wife said her grit cakes were excellent. We ate on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The biscuits and gravy are amazing! Simple little cafe with a charm. You order at the front and get your own drinks. They deliver the food. Takes a little time to get your food but its worth the wait! Local ingredients at their best!!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We always enjoy coming to Louise's when in town. We wanted to take my mom who was with us a few days. We had never been on a weekday before and enjoyed the less hectic atmosphere (they can get very busy on the weekends). The veranda is a great spot to enjoy your breakfast and take in the whole eclectic... More 

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Glenwood, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We happened across Louise's Kitchen shortly after arriving at Black Mountain. Only open til 2pm and perfect for breakfast and lunch. A very earthly and ecclectic joint. The setting was a small house with tons of character. The food was quite good, fresh, and all homemade. Menus had many gluten free and veggy options. Stop by, fun place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Loved this place. All 8 of us had delicious meals. Super friendly staff. Simple clean decor. Grit cakes with black beans and fresh pico was fantastic.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

What a great place for breakfast! I was surprised at how few places in Black Mountain serve breakfast at 9:00 on a Saturday morning and was grateful to find this place. The restaurant is located inside a lovely old home on a quiet street. You walk inside and to the back of the house to place your order at a... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This a somewhat hidden gem in Black Mountain. Amazing breakfasts, hard working staff. This has become my family's Sunday morning regular breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Black Mountain Ave, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5446

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 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?