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Straightaway Cafe

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1722 Nc Highway 9, Black Mountain, NC 28711-9687
+1 828-669-8856
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11:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Charlotte
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Another wonderful night on the patio of the Straightaway. Hope Griffith was singing in her usual fantastic way and the veggie melt and heart bowl were great. Love coming here.

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Thank JimnLois
Asheville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Went there on a Sunday afternoon after seeing it on NC Weekend. Was well worth the trip off the beaten path!!! FUN FUN place (I enjoyed walking around to look at things on the walls)! The people were friendly, wonderful and made sure we had a good time. Fish N Chips were fresh and filling (they even had malt vinegar).... More 

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We have always made a point of one or two stops. The funky atmosphere, the mostly country music and the reasonably priced food and wine are a big draw.

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St. Barthelemy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We travel to Black Mountain usually twice a year and the Straightaway is always the first place we visit on the evening of our arrival. The food has a homemade quality to it and the wait staff is hard working and excellent. We love the fact that there are dogs roaming around off leash always waiting for a pat on... More 

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Thank DPFT1964
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled on to this place while cruising through the mountains today. Great atmosphere, good music,good waitress,and the food was good. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Ray D
Asheville, North Carolina
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

... but the atmosphere is outstanding. Whether inside or outdoor, enjoy a uniquely Black Mountain venue -- complete with music most evenings. Be prepared to wait, however, for food to be delivered to your table -- and don't count on fast service for takeout.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Straightaway has live music, good food and great atmosphere. Get there early though because even when we arrive at 7:00 all the specials are out.

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Thank takinitallin
Johnson City, Tennessee
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Their customer service is atrocious. Went last year on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Waited 2 hours, never got food, so left and went home. Tried again this year (tonight), saw only two servers working for the whole place, neither of whom was friendly and one of whom told us it would be at least an hour to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I have been coming to this secluded nest for 6 years and discovered it by accident while trying to find a place out of the ordinary while working in that area. Wham! Here is a great family business where everyone who greets you could be a family member who knows how to make you feel wanted, this is the kind... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Service was very good and the food was good as well. Artichoke mushroom soup excellent. Split a Roast beef sandwich and it was plenty. Large portions I'll be back for the music.

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Thank Roy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Nc Highway 9, Black Mountain, NC 28711-9687
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-8856

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?