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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” (204 reviews)
“turkey” (45 reviews)
“soups” (101 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on Cherry Street is a charming cafe which serves a lovely lunch Monday-Saturday. The servers are pleasant and solicitous and the food is delicious. A variety of home made soups, good sandwiches and nice desserts. A comfortable place to eat at alone, or with...More

1  Thank AmeliaNYCarea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These owners are lovely! What a nice lunch I shared with my friend! My Turkey Berry Brie Grilled Sandwich was fresh and delicious with just the perfect proportion of each of the ingredients! I will definitely be back and I'm thinking it's going to be...More

1  Thank roostertag57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, has a variety of things to choose from, staff friendly, and got food super fast! My husband had the muffuletta with chips and I had the gyro with texas caviar (not what it sounds like if you have never heard of it, lol)....More

1  Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Wonderful family owned restaurant with delightful soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees. The food is fresh and wonderful every single time! Casual atmosphere with good Southern Hospitality. Daily specials and wonderful iced tea. Beer and wine is also available. Terrific desserts too. Their She-Crab soup is...More

Thank ntune
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My husband an I stumbled upon the little town of Black Mountain and happened to park across the street from this restaurant. We were starving and walked into this place at about 2:50. (they close at 3 we found out later) They seated us and...More

1  Thank Debbi C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We enjoy this café so much we make a special trip about once a month to go there (about a half hour drive for us). Their soups are terrific - ESPECIALLY the Hungarian Mushroom. Sandwiches are fresh and filling. Very nice place for a lunch...More

1  Thank 55ramblinrose
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did a return visit to Black Mountain on our anniversary for the first time in about 10 years. At lunch we followed the recommendations of one of the shop owners we visited and went to the Veranda Cafe. The service was excellent and the...More

1  Thank Jan1242
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had lunch to celebrate our reunion after not seeing each other for ten years. The food was excellent...a lobster shrimp bisque and a super fresh salad. No complaints at all about the food. The visit was marred by the service. We...More

Thank bethaAsheville_NC
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Stumbled on this restaurant, for lunch, by accident. I needed to put my name down for a table but it didn't take long. I had a hard time deciding what I wanted to eat, everything looked delicious. Fresh sandwiches, toasted, vegetarian dishes, soups. Had a...More

1  Thank Faith01
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My Dad and I, both from the south, recently toured Black Mountain and ate at Veranda Cafe which was recommended by a friend of mine at home in Atlanta. It did not disappoint. My Dad had the chicken salad on a croissant and I had...More

1  Thank lsyates
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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