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The Trailhead

€€ - €€€American, ,
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn pudding” (15 reviews)
“burger” (54 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my seared tuna tacos. Nice, open atmosphere. A good place to unwind after hiking in the WNC mountains.

Thank amy h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read a TA review about someone at the local hardware store recommending Trailhead so my wife and I stopped there for lunch today when in Black Mountain. Cool casual vibe and really good food. I got the pork tacos and my wife got a salad...More

Thank Latain1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a get together for lunch at The Trailhead. The service was good for our table ot 10 and the menu offered a good variety of items. I had the Jamaican chicken sandwich. It was tender and spicy. I look forward to another lunch...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mussels in a special broth, local farm raised beef burgers. Fish tacos and more. Great value family friendly. Parking nearby and modestly priced.

Thank LetsgoAshevi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended by the folks at the hardware store. The portions were large, so good thing we had planned on splitting each of the Pub Nachos, the burger and the Peanut Butter Pie (to die for!). Our waitress was very friendly and helpful, the...More

Thank rvmeister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were directed to Trailhead by one of the local shop owners. We could not have been more pleased with the wait staff, the service, the food and the affordable menu selection. Excellent choice for someone looking for a great atmosphere and local flavor.

Thank Don H
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I love walking in and feeling like I am in a true mountain-town pub or restaurant. Their trailblazer burger is my favorite thing on the menu. Last time I was there, I sat at the bar and had a Big Boss (I'm forgetting the rest...More

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I was in town for a work conference and some of decided to dine here on our last night. Apparently a majority of our conference had the same idea! Great live music, food was good (had the tuna sandwich), beer selection was very good. I...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great burgers and fish and chips. Local flavor with people enjoying themselves and pretty fast turnover. It was very busy the evening we were there so service was slow but did not distract too much from our enjoyment of the place. Much easier than searching...More

Thank Greentinged
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My wife and I love this place. Food is so good (try the Chili, but make sure you get some sour cream), beer menu is wonderful and the staff is so friendly and helpful.

Thank Cliff P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5656
Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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