Mountain Gourmet to Breakfast Bonanzas

Like to eat? You’ve come to the right neck of the mountains. It just so happens that you’ll fine countless choices minutes from Mountain Falls. What are you in the mood for? A five-star feast? A juicy burger? Tacos? Italian? Thai? North Carolina BBQ? Be sure to bring your appetite because great dining is part of the experience at our mountain paradise. Besides, you can always hike off those decadent dessert calories the next morning!

Get There In 2-10 Minutes

  • Things 1block
    The Greystone Inn

    Fresh seasonal cuisine served up to spectacular views of Lake Toxaway and the surrounding mountains. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a fab Sunday Brunch!

  • Things 2block
    Grand Olde Station

    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this was the site of the old train depot that brought wealthy industrialists to Western North Carolina. Today, it’s a local culinary landmark serving American favorites in a setting replete with an antique caboose and wooden boats. Get ready for a history-making meal!

  • Things 3block
    Panthertown Café

    You can’t beat breakfast and lunch at this local favorite – a cozy log cabin that reflects the comfort food served up every day.

  • Things 4block
    Los Vaqueros

    If you’re in the mood for Mexican cuisine, it doesn’t get any better than Los Vaqueros. Fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, and plenty of specialty dishes.

Get There In 16 – 21 Minutes

  • Things 1block
    Library Kitchen & Bar

    Founded by artist, Marvin Grainick, and Chef Johannes Klapdohr, you’ll love the playful vibe, craft cocktail bar, and incredible culinary choices that have been described as “an artistic feast for the senses!” Make your reservations early – this favorite fills up fast!

  • Things 2block
    Cashiers Valley Smokehouse

    Get ready for some honest-to-goodness, pit-cooked barbeque pork, chicken and beef served with homemade sauces and sides. This is the real deal!

  • Things 3block

    Locals call it “Cashier’s Favorite Porch” for good reason. This historic and quite rustic building has been around for over a century. Today, it’s known for its great sandwiches, amazing views, and genuine homespun charm.

  • Things 4block
    Canyon Kitchen

    Located in Lonesome Valley, Canyon Kitchen offers a curated menu that’s true to its mountain roots. Rolling meadows and majestic granite faces serve as the backdrop to a fantastic meal. Afterwards, take a nice stroll through the gardens and walk off those calories.

Get There In 25-30 Minutes

  • Things 1block
    Whiteside Brewing Company

    Located in the heart of Cashiers, this local brewery is a favorite – and not just for the great Bavarian-inspired brews. The park-like setting is pet friendly, kid friendly, and the menu features great burgers, salads, wings and more.

  • Things 2block
    Wild Morel

    This farm-to-table favorite in Brevard serves culinary creations prepared by Chef Tony that focus on the symmetry between, food, wine, and seasonal ingredients.

  • Things 3block
    Vescovo Neighborhood Eatery

    Serving up sensational Italian pasta, meat and seafood dishes, Vescovo is a place where everyone is invited to hang out, dig in, and celebrate life!

  • Things 4block
    Love Eat Thai Kitchen

    Enjoy authentic Thai dishes in a casual setting – curries, salads, soups, noodle dishes and desserts. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available.

  • Things 5block
    Morning Social

    Locally sourced, made-from-scratch breakfast favorites and specialties are served 8am – 2 pm Wednesday through Sunday.

Get There In Less Than 40 Minutes

  • Things 1block
    The Bridge at Mill Creek

    Located in the heart of downtown Highlands, this rustically charming restaurant serves delicious dishes and decadent cocktails in an atmosphere like no other. If it’s a nice night, dine outdoors overlooking the creek.

  • Things 2block
    Wolfgang’s Restaurant & Wine Bistro

    Savor German-born Chef Wolfgang Green’s take on American cuisine. Southern Living named this the “Best Place for Dinner in the Highlands.”

  • Things 3block
    Blue Bike Café

    You’ll find a real sense of community inside these café walls, not to mention fantastic breakfast and brunch items that unite southern cooking with mountain flavors. Closed Sundays.

  • Things 4block
    Madison’s Restaurant and Wine Garden

    Enjoy farm-fresh fare in a relaxed but elegant setting within the Old Edwards Inn located in nearby Highlands. Dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients grown in Madison’s own gardens and sourced exclusively from local farmers and purveyors.

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