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Black Mountain Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
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117 Cherry St Ste C, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3457
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in for a relaxing patio lunch. Great selection for both vegetarians and carnivores. I had the corn and shrimp salad. Super good. My husband had the southern bacon cheese burger with fries. Great service and family atmosphere for lunch.

Thank blawright
Lenoir, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Black Mountain Ale House was one of our very favorite places to eat in Black Mountain....that is until today. We went in for a late lunch and about 10 minutes after ordering our food some loud mouthed drunks came into the place and completely ruined the atmosphere. This is Black Mountain for crying out loud!! Go to the Town Pump... More 

Thank Wendy S
BlkMtnAleHouse, General Manager at Black Mountain Ale House, responded to this review

Wendy, We strive to provide the best possible product, service and atmosphere to all of our guests and are therefore we are very upset to hear about your experience. We'll begin at the beginning addressing the "loud mouthed drunks". As the general manager I can honestly say that there are few things I desire more than to always have quiet,... More 

Black Mountain, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the All American Burger and Chicken wings both were excellent! And if you like cheese sticks...THEY ARE THE BEST I EVER HAD!!! We will be back a lot! Great service and awesome environment.

Thank MaryJane1611
Ocean Springs
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kitchen is excellent and wait staff are very friendly and prompt. We have enjoyed our meals during our 3 total visits and will return often.

Thank Keith M
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - had the BLT & Carolina dip both were out of this world. Cucumber mojito highly recommended for refreshing drink. Love that they allow well behaved dogs on the patio. Crowd was granola eating hipsters & didn't seem to mind us tourists - would go back in a heartbeat

Thank Cornfantastica
Lexington, South Carolina
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a good meal here! He had teriyaki salmon, I had chicken with pesto. Both were so good! I also had roasted cauliflower and it just melted in my mouth. The atmosphere is great and it all contributed to a wonderful evening in a great little mountain town!

Thank vctrkane
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257 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wonderful service sets the mood. Sit outside under an umbrella as the inside is a dark bar vibe. Go for the burger ( with bacon, blue cheese & caramelized onions) and a side of sweet potato fries! Excellant eggplant fries & fried green tomatoes as well. Great beers on tap and a very good wine list as well. Will definitely... More 

Thank Lcquinn
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Like the environment. Disappointed by the food. Frozen rubbery chicken breasts covered in pesto; the town has an abundance of gorgeous tasty tomatoes, but the caprese was served with pale hard tomatoes, a tiny amount of basil (which they could have easily grown in the planters on their outdoor patio), and the balsamic was thick but literally flavorless. Drinks were... More 

Thank Goonies R
north carolina
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

hamburgers are great, have a healthy appetite or share, service good drinks good in basement of a building. kinda dark

Thank nchungryman
Tavares, Florida, United States
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This place is really not worth the money or time. Took forever to get our food. The burgers were terrible. A giant, greasy mess and there was no salt on the fries, burgers, or chicken. No salt at all. I'm sorry to say but this place was terrible.

Thank Jared S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $24
Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Cherry St Ste C, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3457
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 18286699090

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