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Switzerland Cafe & General STR

9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
+1 828-765-5289
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (109 reviews)
“quiche” (36 reviews)
“smoked trout” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very homey atmosphere very friendly service the food was delicious. I had the quiche and salad. Quiche was smooth and light very good and homemade salad dressing was delicious.

Thank Diana G
LoraLanier, Owner at Switzerland Cafe & General STR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Diana! Come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit while in the North Carolina mountains. Quaint, friendly and hospitable; not to mention good food!

Thank doncfarrow
LoraLanier, Owner at Switzerland Cafe & General STR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stop for lunch in Little Switzerland, NC! This place has such a homey, eclectic, charming feel to it. It was a rainy day when we went, but we sat out on the covered porch and had a great time. Staff were very friendly. I...More

Thank Jacquelyn L
LoraLanier, Owner at Switzerland Cafe & General STR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much! Come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared a applewood smoked whole trout as an appetizer and it was out of this world! Clean tasting and paired with just the right items- capers, chopped red onions, capers and a cilantro dressing. YUM! Our lunches were out standing as well and included...More

Thank Anne M
LoraLanier, Owner at Switzerland Cafe & General STR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Anne! Come back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely lunch. Husband had the BBQ Pork platter; I had the Tomato-Basil soup (excellent) and the Turkey sandwich on gluten free bread. Yummy pesto sauce on the sandwich, easily accommodated switching to Swiss cheese. We lunched here 9 years ago, still a hit.

Thank Priscilla T
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We stopped at the Post Office across the street to mail something - and I smelled barbecue. My husband asked me how often I could eat barbecue and I said, well, once a day would probably be enough. I had the barbecue sandwich with what...More

Thank marfita
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Fantastic ! Very pleasant ! Stopped here often, a real Must Do ! Anything and Everything is good !! Just a good, 'ole time mountain experience !

Thank scottmartinphoto
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Reminds me of California biker cafe. Just off Blue ridge parkway. Nice gift and wine store again small and quaint. The whole town is only 3 buildings and a post office!

Thank richard s
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Liked everything about this little place. The friendly staff - the atmosphere- and the home cooked food. Save room for dessert. The BBQ was wonderful. The coleslaw fresh. The potato salad just the way I like it and to top it off with a great...More

Thank Ktaintor1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

When traveling through this part of the Blue Ridge, the Switzerland Café is a good place for an early lunch stop. Since they are open for breakfast, early birds can get lunch and a beer before 11! The food is good and they even have...More

Thank ddnbets
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
When you go, dont forget the homemade peanut butter pie!!
11 July 2015|
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Response from loraclare | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome on the patio! We do have draft beer on occasion, although our strength is in the large selection of bottled brews. Hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9440 Highway 226a, Little Switzerland, NC 28749-9100
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Little Switzerland
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-5289
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Seasonal restaurant located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Open Easter through October
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