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8 W Main St, Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 682-0120
Today
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better than Starbucks!

Very personal service, local flavor shop with great coffee and breakfast. I sat on the couch (upstairs) ate breakfast with my coffee and read the paper. Very relaxing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
David P
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Very personal service, local flavor shop with great coffee and breakfast. I sat on the couch (upstairs) ate breakfast with my coffee and read the paper. Very relaxing!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great Latte and my son loved the variety of syrups for his Italian sodas. Staff was GREAT and recommended dining and sightseeing in the area. We did not have lunch here but they do have lunch items that looked good.

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The service here is exceptional. The staff are very knowledgeable and make exceptional food and drinks. They have a unique selection of sandwiches and drinks to choose from. I definitely recommend their Monday special-Meatloaf.

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Asheville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Fast and friendly service. And upstairs area where one can meet friends in a cheers like atmosphere.

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Lake Norman, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Good selection of coffees and pastries for breakfast plus some breakfast sandwiches/wraps. I ordered an egg and bacon biscuit that was good, but impossible to hold and eat because the biscuit was way too crumbly. Had to get a fork to eat it. On another visit at lunch, I ordered the daily special, a soup and sandwich at a time... More 

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Burnsville, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I love the all the food on the menu. The breakfast wrap is awesome, but the carrot soup is out of this world. Their coffee is very good too. Would eat here every day if I could.

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Raleigh, NC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I recently visited Burnsville looking for a late breakfast on a Sunday morning after driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway when we discovered the Appalachian Java Cafe. Lucky for us, we arrived just in time to have breakfast and what a great treat it was! We ordered scrambled eggs, bacon and toast. The scrambled eggs were perfect,... More 

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Native5386
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This place used to be my favorite place in town. It has recently changed to new ownership and just not the same friendly vibe place as before. The food is still good, as I understand the cooks are the same, but the new owner doesn't really act interested in running a business. I hope he kicks into gear because it... More 

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

The drink options are near-limitless. If they have the ingredients, they will put it together and heat or chill according to your tastes. Food is healthy, locally sourced, and excellent. The vibe is what makes it cool. Laid-back, artsy, an urbane feel amidst down home comfort, don't leave the mountains without trying them.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The coffee is OK and lunch food tasty, but don't go here if you're looking for good customer service and a friendly environment. You might get it, but chances are you won't. We have been there a few times with mostly unpleasant results. My advice to travelers - don't bother.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 W Main St, Burnsville, NC 28714
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: (828) 682-0120
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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