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Common Housefly: A Kitchen Emporium

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Who knew we needed that?

A store full of intriguing gadgets and practical items. It’s interesting to see the clever... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
via mobile
Could Spend Hours Looking and Buying That Special Gift

You will find items that will work as nice additions to your kitchen or as unique gifts. It is an... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
Jane C
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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Housefly prides itself on carrying quality cooking lines and hard-to-find specialty items for both the home and professional chef. Cookware, cutlery, barware, some food items and an extensive selection of small cook's tools and accessories. The two...more
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104 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3419
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

I really enjoyed shopping at the Common Housefly. I found the selections and variety anything but common. Go have fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SunshineCindyT
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A store full of intriguing gadgets and practical items. It’s interesting to see the clever inventions — and who know what you might discover you need?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LBK1000
Reviewed 21 May 2017

They have lots of little kitchen gadgets, most are overpriced. It must have changed owners as I was there a couple of years ago and the store was completely different. It used to have a lot of cool items that were inexpensive and it was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jadams221
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This place is so cool- a must visit for anyone visiting Black Mountain. My husband and I have been to the town at least 3 times per year and this is the first time I went to this store. I loved it and found several...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank kellyv0869
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I popped in here yesterday, an enthusiastic cook looking for some new goodies. The woman at the counter barely acknowledged I was there, not friendly. I guess I was too "dressed down" and didn't look like I had money to spend. Well, I did. I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The shop has everything you can image for the kitchen. I enjoyed spending time just looking around at all of the items. There were products that are great solutions to kitchen problems I didn't even realize that I had until I saw the product! There...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I am a local college student who has lived in the area for 3 years. Last year, while searching for a gift for my mother's birthday, I visited the Kitchen Emporium. I was not greeted by the two ladies behind the counter, but instantly got...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank marfisch15
Reviewed 23 April 2016

You will find items that will work as nice additions to your kitchen or as unique gifts. It is an emporium, after all! It is in the middle of downtown and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

I love stopping into this shop! I can always find a new gadget or two for my kitchen! I love that they sell DoTERRA essential oils and provide EO classes for their customers! Cozy and comfy shopping experience you will never experience in a "big...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank laurieb157
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The store is attractive with high end merchandise. Here's where I go for a gift (candles, aprons, Polish and local pottery, westvaco glassware, a gurgle pot to match a friend's Fiestaware). I also know I can get good guidance from the proprietor. The atmosphere is...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Pomommie
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