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Mountain Fresh Grocery

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521 East Main Street, Highlands, NC
+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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

15 years ago, this was an over priced tiny food supply store ...today it is a meca of treats...they have done a fantastic job of reinventing and it keeps getting better with each new addition..... pasta, pizza, snack bar,deli, pre cooked items, bakery, butcher, wine, oils....you name it... areas that need improvement the CHEESE counter.....let's hope they get that hint

Thank 714cindee
Spring Hill, Florida
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in after visiting Dry Falls. The homemade food is very good! Delicious chicken pot pies, Cuban sandwiches and juicy Lucy burgers! Yum! The store is really cute too!

Thank DalovelyDamanda
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we've never had a bad prepared meal from here ... they do the work and send you home with the meal. How great is that when you're wanting to enjoy the mountains and not spend hours in a rented kitchen. Pizza and baked goods for that matter are exceptional. We also have encountered grocery items that are imported from locales... More 

Thank lhaiglerjr
Suwanee, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. Fresh roasted coffee? Yes Grt Pizza? Yes Just the beginning ... nice people and get fun

Thank Brent C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast and bought some wine and cheese! Excellent wine and cheese selections with great homemade pastries and crackers.

Thank Charlotte M
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a unique place to visit for a bite, beverage or quick shopping needs. Excellent wine selection (best retail in town), excellent breakfast or lunch. Very friendly for locals and visitors alike. While the food/grocery component is limited it will offer the best in specialty items including bakery, pizza, and more. If you get to The Highlands, this stop is... More 

Thank jpminspired
Cary, North Carolina
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here both days that we stayed in town. This is a cute, up-scale grocery store with a large fresh/prepared foods section (pretty much a restaurant). It offers quite a few nice options for breakfast at a moderate price. Nice atmosphere and good selection of upscale food and drinks to browse. It wasn’t overly busy either time we were... More 

Thank yoontaylor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch! They had a great selection and very clean!! A lot going on... and the staff were very friendly!!

Thank Tonya B
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many people told us about Mountain Fresh Grocery, that we just had to go there. So we went there for breakfast and it was quite a fascinating place. Kind of like a Fresh Market or mini Whole Foods on steroids. Geared toward people looking to eat and also get some upscale groceries. From what we saw, there was a... More 

Thank Tbelle
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Step inside and you will see why this place is so popular. Their sandwiches and brunch items are fantastic. The hand tossed pizzas are excellent as well. Be prepared to be full when you leave. Don't miss their wine tasting bar and craft beers.

Thank rwdragon86

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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, 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, Kids, Cheap Eats, 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 East Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • 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?