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Mountain Fresh Grocery

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521 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-9207
+1 828-526-2400
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Melbourne, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We first visited in 2013 and enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner in addition to groceries. When traveling with our dog, it was a great pit stop. We returned last month after a hiking trip and again, enjoyed the food, drinks, atmosphere, etc. It's just a great place to stop and enjoy lunch outside with or without your dog. Excellent, tasty... More 

Thank Eileen B
Tampa, Florida
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136 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

It is almost impossible to describe what an amazing place this is. It is a wonderful place to eat and buy prepared food. The food is delicious, with an excellent variety of choices and very reasonable prices (for Highlands). We had the lunch buffet on Sunday. The fried chicken may have been the best we have ever eaten. The creamed... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was fabulous food and I would eat there again. The food is fresh and you can get whatever you want to eat or drink. The atmosphere is not the greatest but you don't have to leave a tip. Don't let the atmosphere deter you. The food is awesome

Thank Kristina H
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Yes, Mountain Fresh is a grocery store, and a very good one considering the size of Highlands. Lots of upscale selection. However, when we go, it is usually for the restaurant! The food is gourmet, delicious and made to order. There is seating outside the store on picnic tables, inside the store at bistro-type tables, or on the enclosed porch... More 

Thank Virginia C
Tampa, Florida, United States
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Southern Sunday Buffett was great with a salad bar, fried chicken & country fried steak, sweet & mashed potatoes, corn etc! Apple cobbler or chocolate pudding for dessert! If you don't want the buffet- they have several items of the day to choose from ala carte! They also have a wine store/ groceries including fresh meat & fish, a... More 

Thank Margie I
Emory, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Good pizza, sandwiches, or a full meal. Great wine selection and a complete olive oil bar. Outdoor seating in the cool air at Highlands was refreshing!

Thank Brenda B
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

OK, so you want a cup of fresh coffee from an exotic location and fresh baked looks and made to order pizza and sandwiches at NYC prices, here is where you go. Great wine and IPA beer selection, but the name is an oxymoron-- limited fresh fruit and veggies.

Thank Jeff N
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Mountain Fresh is more of a combination grocery/eatery and wine shop than what you think of as a "grocery." Here you will find prepared food to be taken or eaten on the premises, typical grocery items and an excellent wine selection. Breakfast is excellent and there is even a small area "pizzeria" as part of the operation.

Thank drnesbitt
Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Wonderful spot for a classic breakfast with good coffee. As is clear from the name would imply, it doubles as a grocery store and carries local products.

Thank Tom M
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place has is easy for breakfast with any size group and has some wonderful breakfast items. I haven't eaten for lunch or dinner, or tried their new pizzeria, but we go here for breakfast at least once during every visit. The downside - the line can get really long and there is nothing to do but wait. If the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-9207
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2400
Grill/Deli in gourmet grocery store.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?