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Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe

1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
+1 828-497-2539
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (97 reviews)
“chicken salad” (34 reviews)
“soups” (40 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food and the establishment are works of art, and the service is excellent!! Highly recommend stopping by if passing through! Local patrons are fortunate to have such a forward thinking business to enjoy regularly. Impossible not to enjoy dining at Sassy Sunflower!

1  Thank constance s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I dropped by in late March after exiting the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. This place did not disappoint and truly lives up to all the hype. Friendly and fast service at a reasonable price. The pimento cheese sandwich is out this...More

1  Thank officerb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Cherokee for a day on our Spring Break we found this jewel. I hadn’t been to Cherokee in over 30 years and after spending a little time there it may be another 30 before I go back, but we were hungry and searched...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so misplaced in this tiny little town outside of Smoky Mountain National Park. This is a restaurant you would expect to see in a resort town in the Rocky’s. It is by far the best meal I’ve had on this 5 day...More

1  Thank Maria K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to Cherokee on our way back home and by a happy accident stumbled upon Sassy Sunflowers. I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. The servers were all very attentive and friendly. The decor was cute, clean and welcoming. The food...More

1  Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We .ale or a point to eat here everyone we find ourselves in Cherokee. We had the Turkey Reuben, vegetable soup, spinach wrap and potato salad. Everything was excellent. It's all made in house. Ingredients are fresh and top notch. Service is friendly and the...More

Thank Shane and Yvonn... S
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Stopped by for lunch and really enjoyed the meal. The sandwiches were obviously made with fresh ingredients and made when ordered. The desert was great too along with the cookies.

Thank Jeep4fun
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Tasty sandwiches and super delicious lemon dill salad dressing. Wish i could have taken a bottle home with me! Get there early if you want soup- they were all out when we got there. A sign that this place has great eats!!

Thank Nevada J
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

A cute Breakfast/Sandwich/Sweet Shop! I had a Veggie Sandwich with a side of Pasta Salad. We were offered water with lemon. They had flavored creamers for the coffee and offered a free refill. The bathroom was clean and there was someone cleaning the windows while...More

Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for an early lunch. I had the chicken wild rice soup! Very good. Pleasant service!

Thank James99946
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Doug W
19 May 2017|
Response from tnreb | Reviewed this property |
You would do better calling them directly. Perhaps they have a menu posted online, as well.
1 April 2017|
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Response from TimTimmyJones | Property representative |
Hey Cchow6! No, we are a privately owned business located at the north tip of Cherokee in Saunooke's Village next to the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The address is 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee NC.
2 May 2015|
Response from SassySunflowersCafe | Property representative |
HI ElizTodd! We normally don't take reservations, however we do take reservations for bigger parties and private events. If you have any further questions please contact us directly via email or by phone (828... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2539
  • E-mail
Bakery and Cafe We put a spin on your everyday sandwiches, soups and salads. With a pinch of sassy added to your food, nothing can beat it. Come in for fresh baked dessert and a great coffee. Soups - Sandwiches - Salads Freshly Baked Cookies and Cakes Espresso - Cappuccino - Latte Fresh Juices and Smoothies Free Wi-Fi
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