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Ugly Mugg

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503 Pineola St., Newland, NC
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: This coffee shop was excellent - we had a marvelous lunch and even...
This coffee shop was excellent - we had a marvelous lunch and even returned the next day for breakfast, also excellent.
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  • 8
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch at The Ugly Mug

Recently my wife and her extended family had Sunday Brunch (the only day it is served) at the Ugly Mug. There is a flat charge of $10 for all you can eat which includes all your breakfast favorites with omelets made to order along with pancakes any way you like them and all the usual breakfast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2013
Edward C
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Palm Desert, California
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North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Have not eaten here in awhile and understand they have changed management. The last time I ate there the bread was home baked and sandwiches were great.

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Palm Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Recently my wife and her extended family had Sunday Brunch (the only day it is served) at the Ugly Mug. There is a flat charge of $10 for all you can eat which includes all your breakfast favorites with omelets made to order along with pancakes any way you like them and all the usual breakfast amenities. I might add... More 

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south carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Ate here for lunch with my family. Had soup and sandwich lunch special. Nothing special. Service was good. The problem I had was the place was dirty! The straws were out in the open on the table and not sanitary. The bathrooms were filthy! Will not return!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We have visited the Ugly Mugg every time we travel to this location; we fell in love with it the first few times we visited for lunch so decided to try breakfast. We will not return for breakfast in the future. Our waitress didn't even use paper to write down our order which is likely why she failed to bring... More 

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Newland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I had breakfast there and it was awesome I loved it, Ugly Mug has Delicious food, Welcoming atmosphere, Great menu selection and affordable prices.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The Ugly Mugg has a lunch special each day. The day we were there it was chicken and dumplings. They have several "named" sandwiches that appear to be their claim to fame. I had the United Nations which was sort of a smorgasbord in a sandwich. Very good. Coffee was above average.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I had breakfast there before a day of skiing. Delicious food, great service & menu selection. Great atmosphere, affordable prices

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Lake Mary, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

Looking to support small business enterprises, I chose Ugly Mug for a quick morning bite to eat and coffee. The egg sandwich featured tasty ham and the black coffee was stout, as I prefer. The interior is roomy with table seatings or couches are available, also. I'm pretty certain they offer WiFi. Outdoor patio seating is available, too.

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Fairhope, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

A great place to stop and get a cup of coffee. The sandwiches are really good and the breakfast is worth a try too. Overall this is a wonderful addition to this little town. PS the cupcakes are YUMMY too

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Durham, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We have not tried any of the meals, only the hot beverages and pastries. Every time we have gotten good food and lovely coffee/hot chocolate. The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming and the baristas are very attentive. This is a regular stop when we're in the area visiting family.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 503 Pineola St., Newland, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Newland

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

This coffee shop was excellent - we had a marvelous lunch and even returned the next day for breakfast, also excellent.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?