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Switzerland Cafe & General STR

9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
+1 828-765-5289
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (105 reviews)
“smoked trout” (23 reviews)
“quiche” (30 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If the views on the drive to get to this place doesn’t leave you satisfied enough, then the food that awaits you at this hidden gem will! The BBQ platter was enough to satisfy even the hungriest appetite. Corn bread that’s out of this world!...More

Thank Bowerz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Katie, our server, was very friendly and helpful. Food was great, fun outdoor patio (if only the motorcycles would tone it down.) Cute area all around.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove many twisty, brakey, long miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway to have a special Switzerland style lunch here. It looks charming, but it is just quite an ordinary NC lunchspot. I was expecting spaetle, rosti, sausages, bratten...and instead it was just the ordinary...More

Thank NM87109
finnagainbeginagain, Owner at Switzerland Cafe & General STR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so sorry our Cafe was not what you expected. We have been here for 35 very successful years and we have NEVER advertised Swiss cuisine. In addition, a simple perusal of our website switzerlandcafe.com would have revealed our menu for you. Our little village...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the BBQ sandwich as well as the smoked trout sandwich. Wonderful atmosphere. Always look forward to eating here.

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been years since we’ve eaten here, decided to give it a try for lunch. Beautiful scenery, relaxing atmosphere and fresh food! We had the cheese tray (see photo) and we each got the quiche special. This was a 3-cheese quiche, the fluffiest and creamiest...More

Thank Michael-LeAnne R
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Nice selection of picnic supplies and essentials for hikng and traveling.Nice selection of cheeses for picnics too.

Thank joedvet
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We stopped by for lunch...I had a delicious quiche (giant piece) w/ salad. Very reasonable! Very good food! I only wished the hot apple cider was real cider and not instant (why they only received 4 out of 5)!

1  Thank natalie52016
Reviewed April 23, 2018

My friend and I bumbled into this place after we got off The Blue Ridge Parkway and noticed the buildings down below the road level. We went down to look around and decided to eat in the Cafe. Service was excellent!! I had the french...More

1  Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch after visiting Linville Falls and it was the highlight of the day. Finding a place like this to eat in a somewhat remote area is a stroke of luck for me because I am very particular about what I eat. I...More

1  Thank pennytiki
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We stopped here for lunch during out trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway and were very impressed with the baking - the quiche was delicious and the bourbon pecan pie was so good we bought extra to take with us. We cannot recommend this highly...More

1  Thank M99HMB
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July 7, 2016|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
When you go, dont forget the homemade peanut butter pie!!
July 11, 2015|
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Response from loraclare | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome on the patio! We do have draft beer on occasion, although our strength is in the large selection of bottled brews. Hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Little Switzerland
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-5289
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Seasonal restaurant located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Open Easter through October
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