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Saluda Grade Cafe - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Lunch, Dinner

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Warm Goat Cheese, Roasted Garlic and Asparagus Dip
With crispy foccacia chips
Oranges, Ross and Pomegranate
Sauteed Crab Cakes
With spicy cajun tasso ham ettoufee
Baked Brie Cheese in Phyllo
With strawberries, honey and chambord reduction
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

There is now a sign in the front window advising all the restaurant has closed. Once upon a time 'the Grade' offered a fine meal. I wish them all the best it whatever life brings in their new ventures!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DeadEye637
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and delicious food choices. They even opened early for us one afternoon when they noticed us standing outside waiting. Great people working there.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Akrongirl49
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Service here is not just slow, but terrible. In for an early dinner only four tables were occupied counting us, so no excuse for the long waits for first wine, then some bread, then salad, then finally dinner! Menus were left on the table for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank localherenow
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Visited several times over the last few months with my wife and have never had a bad meal. We've been all over the menu and have loved all of it. Skip the more popular Purple Onion and eat here instead.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed April 3, 2018

If you are a vegetarian you will LOVE their bean burger! It is obviously freshly made, you can choose all kinds of toppings and is on a big fluffy home-made roll. It's the best I've ever eaten anywhere!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank nknlk
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy an evening at this fine restaurant when I am in Saluda. My favorite menu item are the crab cakes! Friendly staff and good food!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank janet7756
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Our visit to this cafe was a highlight of a couples getaway. The music, the staff, the delicious food... the experience felt like we were locals. The creme brûlée was THE best I have ever had!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jeffheidigraves
Reviewed January 15, 2018

It doesn't get any better than Saluda when it comes to small towns. It's Mayberry with a twist, and I mean that in the best way possible. We've eaten everywhere else in town (all excellent) but hadn't been here so we decided to give it...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Chef went out of the way to offer item not on menu for us. Food was delicious. Homemade dressing was best I ever had.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank David M
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Visited for Thanksgiving dinner during a stay in Saluda. A special menu for Thanksgiving, so can not speak to regular menu items. Dinners were very tasty and staff very welcoming. Large quantities of food offered for the price. Based on this experience, would return to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bob L
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