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Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe

1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
+1 828-497-2539
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (85 reviews)
“chicken salad” (32 reviews)
“cupcakes” (23 reviews)
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9:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
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11 - 20 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great surprise! Walking into the place you get a feeling of light and airy atmosphere. The servers were so helpful and the food was delicious! I had the bacon and avocado on rosemary bread with a crazy good side salad. The passion tea...More

1  Thank cutter112
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Recommend by the hotel. They were right Great food. Great atmosphere and so clean Had their herb chicken wrapped in spinach wrap with a salad and passion fruit tea

1  Thank Judithelen
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Had the 1/2 sandwich turkey and cheese and tomato bisque soup and it was phenomenal. The turkey was thick carved from the turkey and was so fresh and tasty, it might be one of the best sandwiches I've ever had. The soup was great too....More

1  Thank iksnyrk
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The food was delicious and fresh! Lots of good salad, soup, sandwich and cupcake options. I enjoyed their chicken salad and chocolate/vanilla cupcake. Staff was polite. I would visit again.

1  Thank Ashley G
Reviewed May 24, 2017

If you like food with lots of veggies and barely any meat, then this is the place for you! I ordered a prime rib sandwich on flat bread. What I got looked like a steak-um on thick flatbread. Actually a steak-um is thicker than the...More

Thank limuller
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We went here because of TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was fresh and very tasty. The white beans soup and the pasta salad was to rave about and all who had cookies were not disappointed. The owner was very friendly and...More

1  Thank larry511
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Great salads and sandwiches, friendly personnel, very clean. We eat here often when in town. We highly recommend for a light lunch.

Thank J. Calvin Y
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and were instantly impressed with the lighthearted, friendly atmosphere. A bit of subdued music in the background was nice. The place is super clean and decorated nicely. After being there for a bit we noticed that this is a place where...More

Thank Shane and Yvonn... S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We wanted to eat something "healthful" instead of the usual burger and fries so we stopped in the Sassy Sunflower for lunch. They offer a variety of freshly made sandwiches and soups, plus salads and fresh baked goods. We had the chicken salad on cranberry...More

Thank jonsha
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I'm really not sure what the other reviews are talking about, this place is a bargain for the amount and quality of food. Everything we had including the dessert was awesome at a great price. This is a counter service restaurant also, which I prefer.

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Doug W
May 18, 2017|
Response from tnreb | Reviewed this property |
You would do better calling them directly. Perhaps they have a menu posted online, as well.
March 31, 2017|
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Response from TimTimmyJones | Property representative |
Hey Cchow6! No, we are a privately owned business located at the north tip of Cherokee in Saunooke's Village next to the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The address is 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee NC.
May 1, 2015|
Response from SassySunflowersCafe | Property representative |
HI ElizTodd! We normally don't take reservations, however we do take reservations for bigger parties and private events. If you have any further questions please contact us directly via email or by phone (828... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2539
  • E-mail
Bakery and Cafe
We put a spin on your everyday sandwiches, soups and salads.
With a pinch of sassy added to your food, nothing can beat it.
Come in for fresh baked dessert and a great coffee.

Soups - Sandwiches - Salads
Freshly Baked Cookies and Cakes
Espresso - Cappuccino - Latte
Fresh Juices and Smoothies

Free Wi-Fi
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