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Saluda Grade Cafe

40 E Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7817
+1 828-749-5854
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
40 E Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7817
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably priced meals that are just as good to look at as they are to eat. Fresh, farm to table menu with most everything made in-house, including all salad dressings.

Thank bmuncy60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit to this fun restaurant (also offering great, local music)....I will difinitely return when in Saluda. I chose the Lamb Butger, cooked medium rare.....and it was! My friend had the Homemade Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and Veggies. Both dinners were very, very good....More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Saluda Grade Café is locally owned by a wonderful lady. She has a great chef that can come up with the most amazing quesadillas using fresh vegetables in the summer that on first impression, you wouldn't think to put in a quesadilla. I haven't...More

Thank Lori T Y
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Saluda Grade Café was an excellent lunch time experience for a couple of old friends getting together for the afternoon. The dining room was quiet at 11:00 a.m. since it was just opening, but that was perfect for our conversation. It is tastefully decorated...More

Thank acaron
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my children ate lunch here after going hiking at Pearson Falls. I have to say this was the best lunch I had in a long time. I had a Salmon salad, and boys had blueberry pancakes. Absolutely delicious 😋

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Family Friendly in Historic Down Saluda, unique american menus with delicious homemade cakes & pies.

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

For a small town, even in a touristy locale, Saluda Grade was amazing. With all locally sourced ingredients (except the frozen shrimp, said the owner), everything was fabulous. So much so that, though we were in the area for only a few days, we ate...More

Thank BobHoward9
Reviewed 12 August 2017

First visit - won't be our last. Had a delightful lunch. Ordered the artichoke cheese spread with homemade flatbread, small squirrel salad and the Asian crab sandwich. Generous portions and everything prepared to perfection.

Thank pjw511
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On a whim we decided to try Saluda Grade Cafe. What a wonderful surprise! We got the Fried Gree Tomatoes with house made pimento cheese and the Sautéed Crab Cakes. Both were fantastic. Our entrees were equally good and we tried the Carolina Pie for...More

Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived early and sat at the bar which we prefer. Friendly staff full of local knowledge. The fried green tomato appetizer was excellent layered with a house smoked bacon worth the trip. But our entrees of house smoked pork and a Gorgonzola pasta were...More

Thank susan s
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tindols2
9 July 2016|
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Response from Bob K | Reviewed this property |
If you can be happy with words like "fresh" and "local", that's what you're basically looking forward to. Unsolicited opinion: I'd go with "fresh/local" over a lot of what's labelled, "organic" these days anyway.
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John A
11 January 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
It should be a "Grande" Time. Teh service and food has always been great when we have visited in the past. I too had some dietary restrictions and they were addressed without making me feel uncomfortable and truly enjoyed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 E Main St, Saluda, NC 28773-7817
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Saluda
  • Phone Number: +1 828-749-5854
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