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Veranda Cafe & Gifts

119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
+1 828-669-8864
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (204 reviews)
“turkey” (45 reviews)
“soups” (101 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

My Dad and I, both from the south, recently toured Black Mountain and ate at Veranda Cafe which was recommended by a friend of mine at home in Atlanta. It did not disappoint. My Dad had the chicken salad on a croissant and I had...More

1  Thank lsyates
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

One of the places I always try to visit when in this area. Love the choices and the food is delicious. Haven't had anything I haven't liked before. I have never eaten on the back porch area and was alone, eating late one day and...More

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I ate here due to a few recommendations from people who live there. We arrived around 1 PM and the place was full. We waited about 5 minutes and were quickly seated and waited on. We both had soup & salad. The...More

1  Thank srham
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I just took 3 visiting friends to lunch at Veranda. As usual, the soups were absolutely fabulous, as were sandwiches the men ordered. I don't know how, but Veranda never disappoints. And despite being an extremely busy summer day, we only waited a very short...More

1  Thank manasota
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Old fashioned charm, great service, a gaggle of locals and tourists together, and an amazing array of food that appears as if by magic from a tiny kitchen. Get here early (opens at 11) or toward the end of the luncheon service if you want...More

Thank Bokononer
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Lunch at the Veranda Cafe was superb. The service was exceptional, and the menu was a mouthful of awesome. I had the Turkey Cranberry sandwich on cranberry bread with the summer sweet vinegar salad. It was delicious. I highly recommend this cafe and the entire...More

1  Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had lunch here two days in a row! The menu offers a large variety of daily special soups, with a menu of several delicious hot or cold sandwiches plus salads. The food is fresh and creative. Plan to wait - this place is HOPPING!

1  Thank LauraDockery
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This restaurant is a long time staple in downtown Black Mountain. The menu includes a variety of salads, sandwiches and daily specials. We are always pleased when we eat here - the staff is friendly and helpful. Please note they no longer serve after 3:00...More

Thank Livoniagal
verandacafe, Owner at Veranda Cafe & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

I'm sorry were not open when you stopped in. Our hours for the last 16 years have been 11:00-3:00 pm. If your visit was on Wednesday, we where forced to close at 2pm due to our air condition being down. We will under normal circumstances...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a group of 12; spread out to 3 tables. Great sandwiches & salads. Service was attentive and prompt. Reasonable prices. Consider calling ahead if coming in at prime times. Good surprise.

1  Thank lbrhe61
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Veranda has the best chicken salad anywhere! Nice atmosphere, good service, but sometimes difficult to get seated because it's so popular. I work downtown, so I usually get mine to go.

Thank Nancy B
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Sandra M
3 January 2017|
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Response from verandacafe | Property representative |
We sure can depending on the size of the order.
Sue B
30 October 2015|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
Only open for lunch Monday-Saturday. 11-3pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-8864
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Daily plate lunches, six house made soups, unique sandwiches, wraps, Panini's, salads, decadent desserts, and more..
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