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The Trailhead

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207 W State St Black Mountain, Black Mountain, NC
828-357-5656
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I read the reviews here but decided to chance it, in spite of the complaints about the service. I had no such difficulties. Perhaps there was different staff on duty, or perhaps the restaurant management reads Trip Advisor reviews and made a change. I had the portobello mushroom burger with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have been wanting to have lunch here for over 2 years and had the chance yesterday. I will say that I will not be going back! When I entered the restaurant with my friends we were greeted by a sign that said "seat yourself" then a young girl in what I can only describe as short pajamas a tank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I read the reviews here but decided to chance it, in spite of the complaints about the service. I had no such difficulties. Perhaps there was different staff on duty, or perhaps the restaurant management reads Trip Advisor reviews and made a change. I had the portobello mushroom burger with provolone (can't remember what it was called), and it was... More 

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Silver Springs, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch at Trailhead but there were a few rough spots. It took awhile for our waitress to show up after we were seated, and the kitchen was somewhat slow to get our order out. Service was good except for that, though. I had the Bacon House sandwich and the toast was really good & the lettuce &... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We sat and had to wait 10 min before being acknowledged. Over 30 min to get our food. The burger was supposed to be medium per the menu but it was very well done and dry. No apologies from the wait staff

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Love the menu choices. They have a variety of gluten free and allergy honed menu items and it is obvious that the chef is an artist and cares about his combinations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This restaurant was great. They had a large menu that even included several vegetarian items. The IPA onion rings were awesome! I also had a tempeh sandwich that was delicious. The Trailhead also has several local beers on tap.

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Pittsford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had lunch at the Trailhead on a Wednesday and dined on the porch. Very enjoyable food and pleasant, if not timely service.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We enjoyed this trip to small town. The food was good. Lots of seafood choices which we loved. The service was good and quick. The place stayed busy all the time but we were seated right away. The atmosphere was very much true to the theme. The dessert was small which surprised us because the meals were plentiful.

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Casey, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was looking for a place for dinner and The Trailhead looked appealing. Little did I know there would be live bluegrass music. I ordered the signature burger and was not disappointed. I will definitely go back if I in the area again.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The night I dined here they had an amazing special of Salmon with broccoli salad. The service was great! They had a solo musical artist as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 W State St Black Mountain, Black Mountain, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5656

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Description

Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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