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Besides some nice native crafts, they carry a good selection of ciders. We tried peach, which we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna N
Holualoa, Hawaii
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Love this place.

It is a must stop for me every time I go to my mountain house. My children would never let me drive... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Jeffrey D
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4210 Wolfetown Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-8741
+1 828-497-4052
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Besides some nice native crafts, they carry a good selection of ciders. We tried peach, which we later added to iced tea, scuppernong, and muscadine. They’re all good, and we added several items for Christmas gifts. The owners are nice, very helpful, and will ship...More

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It is a must stop for me every time I go to my mountain house. My children would never let me drive by and not stop. Before I had children I would always stop as well. It has Cherokee artist work available. Local fruit and...More

1  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very nice place. Not too touristy. They have some absolutely stunning Indian made arts and crafts. We are planning a trip back for a little Christmas shopping this fall. Make sure you grab a bag of the BBQ pork skins. You will regret if you...More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I wanted an authentic souvenir for the area I was in. Not something that was brought in from elsewhere. I got it here. I got a signed piece of artwork from the artists backyard..literally.

Thank Annamarie B
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I go to SMOKEY MOUNTAINS twice a year or more.And every time i go i visit Bear Meats Indian Den.They have some of the most interesting articles and some touristy type souvenirs for the kids.Everyone who works there are so nice and helpful.Really cool shop.

1  Thank sfrier
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

My family visited Bearmeats Indian Den last summer while staying in Cherokee. This year we stayed in Gatlinburg and made another trip over. One could browse for hours looking at all the locally made products. If you visit, you must get some pork rinds....best we’ve...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 16 June 2018

While visiting Bryson City, my husband and I stopped at Bearmeats Den and we loved it. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. The selection of items was wonderful and it was handcrafted by members of the Native American community. The items were authentic and...More

Thank chrisbcoop
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit and the two gentlemen who were running the store were nice and helpful. The crafts they sell are beautiful. i was a little disappointed that the “finger” necklace had been sold 😂

Thank Cloe V
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I was lucky to find this store site on the interned. While checking out the menu, I found a beautiful bear carving. David was very helpful when I contacted him about purchasing the item. Shipping was quick and safe. Eventually I bought two more wood...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

From previous reviews looks like this place has changed. Stopped in to look at gords and bird houses. I asked to use the bathroom. Lady shakes her head yes. Man and lady talk their language. Man rudely tells me bathroom is broke. I had to...More

1  Thank Lori M
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Crystal N
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Bearmeats Indian Den is open year-round 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm