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The Trailhead

207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn pudding” (15 reviews)
“burger” (51 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great little place to have lunch. My husband's burger was great and my grilled chicken salad wonderful. The salad had perfectly moist grilled chicken with very fresh veggies and perfect avocado. Our waitress, Kelsey, was very attentive and made great recommendations. If we end up...More

Thank Sallie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hate to give a poor rating based on one visit, but since that's all I've got, here goes. Upon arrival, the host really wanted us to sit out on the patio, even though there was plenty of seating inside. I don't usually sit on...More

1  Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the center of Black Mtn, Trailhead is one of our go-to places to meet friends for a beer and burger. Patio is great for people watching. Wait staff may be a little too casual but we're usually not in a hurry.

Thank Justcallmescout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and brew selection is great. We have been lucky and got the same server every time we have gone and she was great! It is a must stop place when in Black Mountain!

Thank slunsford911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On September 25rd, 2017 my wife and I and two grown daughters tried The Trailhead for the first time. We have visited Black Mountain many times, over the years. The Veranda is our usual go-to place. We also like Phil's BBQ. The Trip Advisor reviews...More

Thank monteray98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A shop owner recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. They have both indoor and outdoor seating, but we chose indoor because it became very windy in evening. We both enjoyed their trout dinner. Glad that they were open on Sunday evening, as many...More

Thank cindy b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great resturant and had a nice environment for a business meeting. Good prices for lunch and a cool layout of the resturant with indoor and outdoor seating. Huge bar selection.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We are local and eaten at The Trailhead several times and have never been disappointed! We have had several of the entrees and all were served hot and fresh. The service is good, but this place can get get busy, so plan accordingly. A fairly...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Food was good-had sweet asian wings, onion rings and fries. But the atmosphere was really boring. When on vacation I'm looking for places with some pizzazz! Server was nice. But we wished we had gone somewhere else. They were open late which is how we...More

Thank sunnydayColumbiaSc
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I live in Black Mountain, and this is one of the main places for locals to hang out. I often get the Trailblazer burger as a takeout order for my son. A great casual place, with quick service and good food.

Thank hbarnes14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5656
Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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