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Dandelion Eatery

127 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-4334
+1 828-595-9365
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“tomato pie” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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127 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-4334
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I went to Dandelion because her son told her about it. I especially want to support a business that rehabs battered women so that they can be successful. The restaurant is a training project. I had the broccoli quiche with a beautiful...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on prior reviews, we gave this a try. Food was exceptional and service was great. Virtually everything is home made on site. Don't let front of restaurant fool you, it is a lot larger than what it looks from the outside.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NCNole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know going in exactly what was happening there but really enjoyed the food. All of the entrees were delicious, fresh and hot. Staff was attentive and friendly. We felt good contributing to the cause, too. Whatever they are doing is working well and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlexK145
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves up local, fresh in-season food that is delicious, frequented by locals, and supports the victims of domestic violence. They serve breakfast and lunch. Gotta try the tomato pie when in season. The produce is supplied by local farmers. It gets crowded, so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Ordered following sandwiches: eggplant, portobello mushroom, tuna & tuna melt. All outstanding. Good size portions & variety of side options. Great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank atf99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dandelion is a restaurant associated with our domestic abuse center, Safelight. Part of the goal of Dandelion is to train the women at Safelight in skills that can translate into job opportunities in the future. The bonus is that Dandelion has really good food!! I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank davde1980
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This rest errant is excellent with creative, fresh and healthy lunch foods.. The business trains and supports staff members who are training for work to support them and their children. The food and staff are great and the restaurant is successful in every way. Close...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank D1288CZchristinap
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

food was delicious, service good and all for a good cause.abused women. large servings of good casual food.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank debk k
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Fine service and excellent food. Restaurant is a non-profit for battered women. We had excellent sandwiches at a reasonable price and enjoyed the experience. Lots of parking in the quaint downtown too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KennethB1714
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

My husband found this one. We both enjoyed our lunches. I had pot pie and he had quiche. Good sized servings. All proceeds go to a great cause and the women working there were so friendly and nice.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LauraFSU
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Emil S
25 March 2017|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
We usually park on the street within a two block radius.
26 October 2015|
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Response from ruckusridgenc | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they could, I know people who've had parties there, you'd just need to contact the restaraunt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-4334
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-595-9365
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Dandelion, a local eatery is the cornerstone of the job training program of Safelight, Inc. Our internship program provides job training for victims of violence and provides an educational and supportive environment for those who may be at risk. Participants gain experience and strengthen interpersonal skills while receiving additional services for themselves and their families. • locally grown fresh and seasonal food • providing job training to participating interns • catering and boxed lunches • facility available for events
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