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Veranda Cafe & Gift

119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
+1 828-669-8864
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (225 reviews)
“soups” (119 reviews)
“sandwich” (70 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a delightful little place for lunch! We waited less than ten minutes, even though it was a full house.This is such a cute restaurant, with it’s cheery umbrellas hung along the length of the brick wall. Our waitstaff was efficient and friendly. I ordered...More

1  Thank JAP1952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for lunch on Tuesday prior to visiting the Biltmore estate. We were made welcome by the owner / manager and quickly seated. There was a a good selection of daily special's on the menu including veggie options. The staff seemed under...More

Thank BIG4241
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Veranda is a landmark on Cherry St in Black Mountain and usually crowed but wait times are not long. Good service and service. Their chef's salad is the best in town, by far. Can be a little noisy at time because they are always busy...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always delicious and almost always crowded . . . because it's delicious. Moderately priced, made from scratch soups and sandwiches that I wish I could duplicate at home. I love to eat here and I love to bring friends here because it is always, always...More

1  Thank Work2Go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekday lunch visit. They were crowded however we opted for an outside table on the back deck for immediate seating. Veranda Club sandwich and Cranberry turkey sandwich on cranberry nut bread...Both were excellent. Ordered desserts...Bourbon Pecan Pie & Coconut Cake both delicious. Even got a...More

Thank Barry O
jeff b, Owner at Veranda Cafe & Gift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words. We always strive for the best ingredients , as for the outages the special should make it by 2 pm. We make at least 6 homemade if not seven soups a day. We will always have our potato and Hungarian...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait a very long time for a table for 6, but boy was it worth it!!! The plus side about waiting is that they’ll take your phone number and call once your table is ready. You can shop in nearby stores rather...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way out of Asheville, eastbound and ready for lunch. This cafe popped up as a great vegetarian option, and after a review of the menu, we reset the GPS for Black Mountain (first time visiting). What a sweet cafe with a...More

Thank Raleigh276
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful sandwiches and soups. We tried the daily special pastrami grilled cheese which was yummy! I also had the Hungarian Mushroom soup which was delicious. Good service, clean restrooms. No reservations but you can call ahead and get on the list. Worst part of the...More

1  Thank eatbread
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The staff is delightful and the food is equally as satisfying. I now understand why my friend eats there each weekday!! The soups, the specials, the regular menu items were all delicious. Can't wait to go back! Make sure you save room for a toffee...More

1  Thank SunshineCindyT
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

You know it's good when seating is full almost upon opening and it's a mix of tourists and locals. Had the turkey brie panini on GF bread with a side salad and just about inhaled it. No pics, cause didn't take the time. Service was...More

1  Thank MissWanderlust4
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Questions & Answers
Mary H
October 9, 2017|
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Response from jeff b | Property representative |
We do have many options, including GF bread and today three GF soups.
Sandra M
January 2, 2017|
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Response from jeff b | Property representative |
We sure can depending on the size of the order.
Sue B
October 29, 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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