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The Trailhead

207 W State St Black Mountain, Black Mountain, NC
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Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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English first
Williston, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were looking for a place for a quick lunch and happened to run into one of the waitresses from The Trailhead while waiting to cross the street. She suggested a few restaurants. We decided to try her place and were very happy we did. Cool décor, friendly service and great food at reasonable prices.

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Riverview, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I went here for a night cap after having dinner. There was a cute little folky singer playing some music and the food smelled great. I wish we weren't so stuffed from our dinner because i would have loved to have tried something. They had a fabulous beer selection and once again, everyone was so friendly. I... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First off, although this is not one of the best places I've ever eaten in my life, I give it five stars because they do a great job at what they do. The Trailhead is perfect for relaxing with dinner and a drink, either on the deck or at the bar, or with a large group of friends inside. I... More

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South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My wife and I dined there last night. The restaurant had some technical difficulties that were beyond their control (the CO2 guy never made it to fill their tanks) so drinks barely made it out. I got a burger that was OUTSTANDING and my wife had some marinaded pork tacos that were THE BEST tacos we've ever had anywhere. Our... More

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Forest City, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place just does not make the mark . The food and service is average. We have been here a few times hoping we just caught them on a bad day, we will not be returning soon. They need a new and interesting menu and most of all anew chef. The staff needs a lesson in service orientation. Black Mountain... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was our first time eating here, and we probably will not go back. The food was okay, although my husband had a twist tie in his salad. We sat on the patio and were surprised to find people smoking out there. Our server was friendly and did a good job. We probably would not recommend this to others though.... More

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Floyd, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went as a large group, and the service and food were great. Their homemade ranch dressing is incredible, and the mushroom burger was awesome. We definitely will be going back!

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Mebane, NC
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112 reviews 112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was wondering in Black Mountain for lunch. I was not sure what this place was, but I decided to go in and see. Really this place is a bar that serves food. The menu is limited. Bartender was super friendly. I ordered the "special" which was spicy shrimp tacos. I really enjoyed the flavor. They served it with blueberries.... More

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columbus oh
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Sat at the bar. Bartender was great. Laid back and super efficient. All the food we ordered and the food around us looked great. Person next to me ordered the fried chicken. I tried to change my order after seeing it--but was too late. Prices were super reasonable. Great selection of local beers and they have a patio and on... More

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Miami, FL
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I asked the bartender to help me select a beer, and she was incredibly candid and honest, letting me sample a few before making my selection. The mushroom sandwich was very yummy, as was the fish and chips my father ordered. Hope to go back! A good late-night option.

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