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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” (195 reviews)
“turkey” (43 reviews)
“soups” (95 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

The Veranda epitomizes the friendly, delightful atmosphere of a smartly appointed Parisian cafe, except its smack dab in the middle of Black Mountain, NC. Always, yes, always the food is beautifully cooked and presented. The desserts are too tantalizing to skip. Service is genuine. Smiles...More

1  Thank Tibby T
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Two shopkeepers in Black Mountain suggested that my sister and I have lunch at the Veranda. We're so glad that we gave it a try. The olive tapenade on my muffaletta sandwich was the best that I've ever tasted - so fresh and flavorful. The...More

1  Thank MITraveler60
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I go out of my way to eat at this restaurant when I'm in Western North Carolina. Yes, it's that good. I can't get away from ordering the homemade pimento cheese sandwich (on GF bread) and a side of the Indian Summer Salad. The owner...More

1  Thank tippytoessav
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stopped in for lunch while shopping on a weekend getaway and I'm sure glad we did! The chicken salad croissant was amazing! The brownie with ice cream and caramel sauce for dessert was delicious too... I'll definitely stop again when in Black Mountain.

1  Thank dib24
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This was my second time eating here and definitely won't be my last. The food is fresh and delicious, you'll want to try everything on the menu. I love the atmosphere, sunny, cozy mountain cafe. The staff is AMAZING! We had to drag our sons...More

1  Thank melissa c
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Went here for lunch and we were all pleased. Six of us had great lunches. Each of us had something different and everyone was happy. Real chicken in my wrap and in the Gyro. Delicious!

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Was given the tip to lunch here by the VERY helpful & fun staff at Take A Hike Outfitters (great store) & he was right on!!! We had the Chef Salad & Cajun Shrimp/Corn Chowder and Chicken Gyro & Hummus - yummy!!! Great service, fun...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

The Veranda continues to be a favorite in Black Mountain. Wonderful homemade soups and a variety of sandwiches and other delectable desserts.

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a great little lunch spot downtown. I have been several times and it has never disappointed. Wonderful sandwiches, soups and a great variety of hot tea.

1  Thank bgood58
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

The absolute best clam chowder ever!!! Turkey pesto sandwich marvelous. Wish we lived here. We will be back soon. Owner wonderful. His wife makes awesome soups. Must do in Black Mountain

1  Thank marymcelroy54
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Sandra M
2 January 2017|
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Response from verandacafe | Property representative |
We sure can depending on the size of the order.
Sue B
29 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
  • 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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