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Foot of the Mountain Cafe

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
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Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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US$5 - US$21
American, Bar, Cafe, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We hadn't been to the cafe since before COVID hit and the visits and food at that time were excellent. We were very disappointed this time. Not sure if the cook or food supplier has changed but it was not for the better. The baked...mac and cheese was watery and definitely not Southern style. The green beans were dry and not Southern style either. I asked for medium rare steak and it looked like it had only been pan seared. Would have sent it back but it was way too busy to expect a fast return. The wait staff was very efficient and courteous. Only objection I had was they were all wearing shorts. Just doesn't present a professional appearance and can't be safe for the girls from hot spills on their legs.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed March 16, 2021

I feel like it's hard to find restaurants this good anymore. They seemed to have a variety of burger choices and actually veggie sides. It may not be the fanciest but it's comfy.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 3, 2021 via mobile

the NEW & DELICIOUS Chesapeake Lobster Roll!! Loaded with lobster! Enjoyed it for dinner tonight and will be having it again, soon!! Love this restaurant!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

Best service I have ever experienced in a restaurant setting. The views are spectacular and the food is even better. 10/10

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 11, 2020 via mobile

Never disappoints!!! Delicious food and the staff is awesome!! The burgers and sweet potato fries along with everything else is so yummy!!!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 23, 2020

When you travel in an area you aren't familiar with, you know you are taking a chance in trying to find a good place to eat. Foot of the Mountain exceeded all expectations. Non assuming from the outside, but what a surprise with the quality...and preparation of the food inside. The parking lot may be filled with local, pickup trucks, but don't let that put you off. Located at a convenient exit off I-81, this a great place for lunch or dinner if you are traveling.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed October 14, 2020 via mobile

Wow! This place is fantastic. Great outdoor dining area with pretty mountain view, seriously delicious food, attentive and friendly service, clean. What a gem! Blackened sweet potato fries are out of this world good. Burgers and sandwiches above par. Can’t wait to go back for...dinner one evening.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 12, 2020

We're renting a local place while we explore the area for a few days and this was one of the closest restaurants offering take out. The burgers were tasty, the fries were GREAT, and the service was quick and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 26, 2020

Setting not as expected. Satisfied our eating where locals eat. Liked a side being asparagus, husband fries were excellent. Hamburger with a chilled wrap was left wanting flavor - and heat. At least it wasn’t fast food!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 1, 2020

Lovely spot, great food, wonderful service. A lot of "locals" seem to come here...especially for take out, which is great. I love a place that isn't "touristy." The spot doesn't look like much from the outside, but don't let that discourage you.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Foot of the Mountain Cafe

Yes, Foot of the Mountain Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Foot of the Mountain Cafe offers delivery services.

Yes, Foot of the Mountain Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Foot of the Mountain Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5