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Mason Jar Cafe

151 Cranberry St, Newland, NC 28657-8800
+1 828-733-0889
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
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151 Cranberry St, Newland, NC 28657-8800
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

We just moved to the area and were driving through Newland on local business. We stopped in around 12:45 pm because we weren't going to make it home in time for lunch and this place looked quaint. It appeared that they were understaffed. We had...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed October 22, 2017

after a long wait--10-15 min went looking for a waiter to get a menu and another 10-15 wait for ice rea-- both waiters we flagged down looked upset or shook-up...All the while we could hear a loud angry voice coming from the kitchen. We got...More

1  Thank Ridgecrust
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We (a couple) arrived after 1 PM intentionally to miss the lunch crowd. We waited for one hour and ten minutes for our food. Our inattentive waiter told us twice that our food would be coming out soon. A group of four came about 20...More

1  Thank Ronald S
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This was a great restaurant before it changed hands. The new owners cuss and yell at their workers, customers and community people. They are rude and have terrible tempers The food is over priced and not very good.

2  Thank Renée Garland B
Reviewed October 14, 2017

We as a family attended the Avery homecoming parade. We planned on eating here after, but changed or mind after watching the owner. A young mom had pulled over to the very edge of the parking lot to watch with her children. Keep in mind...More

4  Thank Levi L
Reviewed October 13, 2017

The owners of this establishment do not want the local community to be patrons. In fact it appears that they look down on residents of this area.

6  Thank HumblyBlessed
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

If everything is as good as the chicken fried steak and meatloaf, we will have to eat here every night of our visit! Marie also told us they serve brunch every day starting at 11 A.M. so we can try that,too. Everything was fresh and...More

Thank dkwCharlotte
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We went with another couple and we're pleasantly surprised. The tables had linen table clothes and napkins with a down home theme. Our table had fried chicken livers, shrimp parmesan and fisherman's platter. It was all very good. The menu was surprisingly varied and also...More

Thank John C
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Arrived with family around 2:00 pm for lunch on a Thursday. One of the specials was a pasta dish which is what I ordered - with hesitation. This dish was actually very good. Other members of the party ordered hamburger steaks, other pasta dishes, etc...More

Thank Yiska2010
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Wonderful food. Lots of food! The seafood is good. The pastas are good. the chicken marsala is amazing! Great atmosphere and a fun place to experience a meal.

Thank gparlypro
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Questions & Answers
July 7, 2017|
Response from anncolemandvance | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve beer or wine, but if you call ahead you can bring your own. That is what the server told me when I asked about it!
Lola J
June 12, 2015|
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Response from Sheryl H | Reviewed this property |
My husband had the pot pie, and I asked the waitress the same question. She told me the top in fact IS made from bisquick and the filling is frozen and they thaw it out, put it in the dish, and throw it in the oven. At least... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Cranberry St, Newland, NC 28657-8800
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Newland
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-0889
  • E-mail
The Mason Jar Cafe welcomes new owners Maria and Gary Cohen. The Mason Jar Cafe prides it's self in Traditional Southern Homestyle Cooking. Look for daily Blue Plate Specials, as well as the occasional special, highlighting new things to come. Make sure to continue to follow this page so that you don's miss out on any special events, and upcoming new venues.
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