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The Trailhead

207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn pudding” (15 reviews)
“burger” (88 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ditto - what Susan B said. Convenient. Adequate seating. Fast service. Hot foods. Highly recommend. Open for business when others are closed.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a early supper - big 1/2 pound beef burger with lettuce, tomato, onion on a bun. Very good! The french fries were good, although a little salty for me. We split an order of onion rings too - the dipping sauce was wonderful!...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch at the bar on a Wednesday was great--tuna tacos and the accompanying jerk-spice black beans were beyond what I expected in little Black Mountain. Bartender was on-point, and we were out within 35 minutes of arriving. Fast-forward to Saturday, when 5 of us (including...More

Thank CabFrancophile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful red-head waitress who was a friendly as you would want. She took our order, gave us some advice on things to see, and put our order in. At the time the place was not very crowded...it was probably after the lunch...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I could tell people about the food. It looked amazing as it went to tables that arrived after us. After waiting over an hour with two toddlers, our group finally walked out. When the eight of us ( 6 adults, 2 three- year...More

Thank Popmoomeep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family went to trailhead for dinner. SUPER friendly when we entered, the lady that assisted us was also awesome. I really enjoyed the trout and my husband enjoyed his burger. It was not the best place for my daughter t.o get an entree but...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is definitely struggling. The BBQ special was terrible, tasteless and weird. The chili was bland. The service.....well.....struggled! Getting a refill was tough. Getting the check paid out was quite a process. This place was recommended to me by a local so maybe it...More

1  Thank wildcatgolf
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I got the nachos and really enjoyed them. My husband had the burger, he thought it was really good. The service was slow. The atmosphere was nice. The prices were right. Nice parking lot so you don't have to worry about parking. Overall, we would...More

Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We rolled into town and immediately saw The Trailhead. Ordered burgers and they were amazing!! The flavor of the hamburger was amazing and the fries were hot and salty with great flavor.

1  Thank B2900FGbarbaram
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Tried The Trailhead for the first time tonight. Nothing really special about this place. Food was good but inconsistent. Burger could have used some seasoning. We all ordered burgers cooked medium (4 of us). It ranged from medium rare to well. They tasted good but...More

Thank Keith F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 828-357-5656
Great local beers on tap and good selection of health conscious food.
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