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Black Mountain Bistro

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great outdoor patio seating area. We had a party of 11 -too large to seat at the same table so we sat at two side-by-side tables. When we made our reservations we were told that would be the case. We all...thoroughly enjoyed the food and drinks that we ordered. Two at our table had the salmon and risotto. Delicious! Two others had the backyard pasta with chicken which they also found found very good. Our server was terrific in handling everything at both tables at the same time as if we were one. Well done Bistro!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The outside dining in the cool of the evening was delightful and the food was very good quality and reasonably priced. Not run-of-the-mill food! Some unique entree options, too .

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and the patio dining gave it a real home town feel. I had the backyard garden past and the veggies were fresh and the chicken was cooked just right.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an awesome dinner at Black Mountain Bistro. It started with a down home greeting from Camellia, the hostess, to the great service by Luca. All 4 of us had big dishes of really tasty meals. My goat cheese salmon was cooked to perfection....My wife had a huge rib eye dripping with juice and our guests loved the filet mignon and pasta dishes. Looking forward to all the leftovers to enjoy today. We will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 23, 2022 via mobile

Stopped with another couple. Their menu was very broad which was nice as one person had an appetizer, two of us had protein salads and one person had a sandwich. Quite a few nice selections. On a personal note the fried green tomatoes were out...of this world. Now I want to go and try the BLT with a fried green tomato on it!!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022

I really don’t know where to start! The food is amazing! The fried green tomatoes with the potatoes underneath were delicious! I had a kicking kicken sandwich! It was huge!!!!! The best part.. I was there mid afternoon so not to busy. I travel and...was alone so the waitress struck up a conversation with me! I remember she is a school teacher. Her conversation was appreciated so much! She was the best! You will not regret going!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 13, 2022 via mobile

Great food, nice variety, friendly staff. We easily could have eaten lunch and dinner here daily! Haha! We did come for dinner and lunch with our dogs and they were so accommodating!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed April 27, 2022

A friend and I went to this restaurant to get an early dinner. we ordered off the appetizer menu and each got a small salad. When the fried green tomato appetizer came to the table it was very generous in portion size. In fact it...could have been an entree. Her small salad came in a beautiful bowl and looked very appetizing. On the other hand I order a flatbread appetizer for $13.99, $3 more than her appetizer and it was very unappealing, The portion was very small for the price, the flatbread was burnt on the edges and hard like a cracker. I also had a small Caesar salad. That came in a small white bowl and was obviously predressed because it was soggy. Not worth the $5.25 I paid for it. the waitress was very nice and the outside seating was pleasant. That's why I rated it 2 stars.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 14, 2022

Nan was our server and she greeted us with a smile and served us with a smiled. The food was great. My husband had the Shrimp and grits Umm mm good! I had a Caesar salad with blacken chicken. Will return portions were big!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 1, 2022

This was out first time here, and we did not have the great experience we were hoping for. Our food was mixed. The Reuben was good, as was my side Caesar. The spinach, arugula, and tomato pasta was not impressive, the pasta was stuck together....There was not much green in it, the intense tomato overwhelmed everything else, and the serving was small. Our server, was just not present. He did not introduce himself, and seemed to disappear for long periods of time, while we waited to order and to pay. I would have mentioned the pasta, but we never saw him even though it was not very crowded.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 30, 2022 via mobile

Three of us had lunch on the patio. It’s a nice place to eat. The food was hit and miss. The fried green tomatoes were good, but the sauce was very goopy instead of being a nice smooth aioli. The fish and chips were also...good, but nothing remarkable. My friend’s Philly sandwich was awful. The beef was crumbly and dry. Fries were ok. They needed salt. The chocolate cake was the best part, so make sure to order dessert.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 22, 2022

I mean no malice to this restaurant. Only my honest review. This was our second year back to the Bistro. Today was a beautiful day sitting outside on their patio. The before lunch drink was cold and tasty. We ordered the Turkey dinner. Last year...we ordered it and it was so tasty we could not wait to have it again. Bad mistake. The Turkey was dry and overcooked, the mashed potatoes were cold. The stuffing and green beans were great. I ate about half the plate. I never send food back for fear they might do something to my food. You should not have to send food back. The cook should not send food out that is obviously subpar. The waitress was very good. When I paid the bill I pointed out how disappointed we were with the food and said I'm not asking for anything free but would appreciate she show the manager my plate so she could see how dry the Turkey looked. She brought me a piece of cake to go which I politely said no thank you. My honest opinion I will not be returning.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 19, 2022 via mobile

Awesome food and service. Salads, soups & sandwiches were delicious. Caesar salad, spinach arugula salad, Club sandwich & chili and bean soup. Can’t go wrong with anything here.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 22, 2022 via mobile

I had the crab cakes. They did not disappoint. Large amounts of crab with great seasoning and very fresh. Flatbread pizza for an appetizer started off the meal correctly. The goat cheese added a great balance. My son had the grouper sandwich and stated it...was one of the best sandwiches he has ever had. My wife had the stuffed trout and really enjoyed it. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 18, 2021

Let me tell you, EVERYTHING was on point at Black Mountain Bistro. First of all, you have got to get the fried green tomatoes. It's an appetizer but could easily be a full meal & that doggone potato cake in the middle was to die...for. It was such a pleasant little surprise because I didn't even think I would like it. Those were honestly the best fried green tomatoes I've ever had. The wings were also seasoned and cooked perfectly and again such a huge portion!! They were even more tasty the next day. Had to carry out because the portions are so big that you can't eat it all in one sitting. Now on to the shrimp and grits which were spectacular. I can see why they've won awards for them. But the piece de resistance OMG that coconut layered pineapple cake!! Woo-Hooo I am a cake snob and this little slice of Heaven blessed my entire soul!! I can't say enough good stuff about my experience here and it will once again be my 1st stop whenever I return to the area. Staff was friendly, knowledgeable and service was quick. Did I mention my seat right next to the fireplace? It paired perfectly with my strawberry margarita. LOL. I don't remember why I couldn't make a reservation, maybe because it was a Friday night, but surprisingly, there was no wait at all. Trust me, you WANT TO EAT HERE!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Tina W
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Response from catysonreviews | Reviewed this property |
I'd give them a call and see if they can accommodate you. They may be able to mail you one. :)
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Thank you for inquiring with us at the Bistro. We do allow dogs on our patio. We hope you will come and dine with us soon!
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Yes, Black Mountain Bistro offers takeout services.

Yes, Black Mountain Bistro is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Black Mountain Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5