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Bracken Mountain Bakery

34 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-3728
828-883-4034
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Ranked #5 of 58 restaurants in Brevard
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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Mpls, Minnesota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

After a poor experience at the Hob Nob restaurant my friend and I needed a treat. We were looking for ice cream but both shops nearby were very busy and we didn't want to wait. We came by the bakery as we walking back to our car and decided to stop in. So glad we did. I had a yummy... More

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surf city
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Bracken bakery is amazing! The french brioche is the best I've ever had.The breads are wonderful especially the blue cheese and the olive loaf.I was born in NY and lived outside the capital beltway I remember the french and Italian bakeries.I've traveled extensively and this bakery is excellent.I think some people are use to the processed sugary deserts that have... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The coffee was average, the pastry was fair to good, and the service was not up to par with other coffee shops and bakeries we frequent at home. Will try somewhere else when we visit the area in the future.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I'm spoiled. I live in a big city with excellent artisan bakers. One doesn't expect to go to a small town and find this quality of bread. This baker is up before dawn everyday turning out delicious orange cardamon rolls (no kidding, the guy behind me complained when I bought one of the last six; he wanted the whole half-dozen),... More

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Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Out of towners looking for a good cup o' joe. Wonderful smooth and mellow coffee. Obvious local favorite. Delicious baked goods to boot. We will be back !

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

A first class bakery in a small mountain town. I never miss a chance to have their baguettes when in town. Their petite pain au chocolate is as good as I've had in Paris.

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Detroit, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A lovely morning stop while traveling in the area - no time for a Big Breakfast. I judge bakeries by the croissants (one can't skimp on the ingredient quality or the time it takes to make croissants). 1) Bracken Mountain does make them and 2) they are wonderful! My husband had a muffin and gave it a thumbs-up. We purchased... More

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Strongsville, OH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Get there early for the best selections of home-baked breads. Very popular, so their morning stock clears out quickly.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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165 reviews 165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

While in Brevard this past Saturday my wife and I decided to check out Bracken Mountain Bakery. I had heard some good things about the place and was always wanting to visit it. We were not disappointed. The coffee was superb and the scones were delicious! I noticed that they make and sell German/Austrian stollen so we'll be back soon!

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surf city
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The chocolate chip brioche is divine.This bakery rivals the best in the nation.A must stop,every fall when visiting family.I can't wait to have a hot cup of coffee,brioche,and almond croissant.I have been dreaming of it all year so incredibly yummy.The blue cheese bread is out of this world!My grandson eats an entire loaf by himself.The cinnamon buns are just like... More

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