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Balsam Mountain Inn Dining

Balsam Mountain Inn, 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“grilled trout” (2 reviews)
“fettuccine” (2 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
Balsam Mountain Inn, 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Staying for the weekend and the food has been excellent, great quality and presentation both dinner and breakfast.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Breakfast comes with your room. The eggs and grits, bacon were very good. The portions are small. Wish they had the ability for people to order beyond the complimentary breakfast.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

For $30 a "New York Strip Steak" should actually be one, and the meat that was served should be thicker than 1/4 inch. Salad greens were yellowed and wilted. We ordered a bottle of Cava and it was placed too far from the table to...More

Thank Randi F
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Everything we ate here was fresh, delicious and beautifully presented. You do not have to venture away from the inn for meals. Three times a day, made to order goodness waits. The prices compare to other restaurants in the area and patking with no hassle.

Thank Jene D
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed a short weekend but went twice for dinner. Could not stayed away from the fresh and warm rolls. Hard to pick between grilled trout or fettuccine shrimp scampi, soup was great, dessert even better and service was excellent.

Thank Marcela J
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We are breakfast here both mornings because it was included in the price of the room. Food was average.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

No kidding, the rolls are served fresh from the oven and are perfect in every way. If you're one of those who usually leaves the bread alone- don't miss these. Well worth the indulgence. Our waitress (Courtney ) made us feel so welcome, very engaging...More

1  Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Each night's dinner at Balsam Mountain Inn is an adventure. Chef C. J. Rheum has a variety of nightly specials on the menu in addition to the regularly offered fare. Chef Rheum is not shy about adventuring with flavors and spices to create new dishes...More

1  Thank Altamahamama
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We have either stayed at, or eaten at, the Balsam Mountain Inn each trip to Western North Carolina for the past five years. It is a lovely old hotel, and the environment begs you to slow down and enjoy the time without television or traffic....More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate breakfast and dinner at the inn and both meals were wonderful. The food was cooked when ordered and was fresh and delicious.

1  Thank NCarolinaGirl66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balsam Mountain Inn, 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC
    (Old Balsam Depot Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Balsam
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