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Black Mountain Bistro

203 E State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3524
+1 828-669-5041
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (20 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 E State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3524
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The fried green tomato appetizer is superb. The grouper Reuben was unique, equally tasty, and large enough to share. Desserts are also delicious and definitely shareable. The menu is eclectic, but it has something for everyone.

Thank mickeyd199
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro offers a varied menu and consistently good food. It's hard to get past the hamburger and sweet potato fries, but when I have had seafood specials like salmon or sea bass, they've been delicious. The food seems very fresh and the house made...More

Thank evie722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside on the covered porch since the weather was threatening. Was cordially seated and brought a drink. Though not terribly busy the waitress was extremely slow to provide refills. I ordered fish and chips. I would not recommend them. Neither were well drained of...More

Thank Chlorinated
amy l, Owner at Black Mountain Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am sorry you did not enjoy your meal. We have never had a complaint about the fish and chips. We sell about 20 pounds or more a week of this menu item, it is a favorite. We have been training some additional staff to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at the Black Mountain Bistro for a late leisurely lunch and were not disappointed in anyway. Parking was easy. Also there is a huge public parking lot just across from the visitors center. My husband and I had a beer each and spilt...More

1  Thank jackie1916
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Food, atmosphere, service, and the people were absolutely fantastic! We were also pleasantly surprised at the prices. This is now a destination restaurant for us when anywhere near Asheville. As someone who frequents the NC mountains, I highly recommend Black Mountain Bistro!!

Thank Clemchad
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while exploring Black Mountain. It was a cold rainy day and we enjoyed sitting near the fireplace. Lots of outside seating for summer months. Had high expectations based on the reviews. I had the meatloaf which was overall disappointing. It was...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 7 April 2018

My husband and I ate dinner here one evening. The place was busy even on a week night but our wait wasn't too long. Parking is a bit limited. The menu had quite a wide selection of items. Service was fast even though they were...More

Thank Cincytraveler44
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited at Christmas 2017 and again in April 2018! Both times we split the steakhouse ribeye. It was fantastic! Our waitress Adrienne split our salad for us and we shared the veggies. With tip, under $35. They have fantastic garlic toasted...More

Thank Robin A
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We had an exceptional lunch here and had we been in Black Mountain longer, we would have been at this Bistro everyday! The homemade pimento cheese appetizer was awesome. They have a great variety to fit everyone's needs. The burger was the best burger I've...More

Thank Tece50
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great food and excellent portion sizes. Then menu is pretty extensive. Everyone should be able to find something they like. They don't have a huge selection of draft beers, but they do have a good selection of bottle beers. The location makes parking a little...More

Thank amram80
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2 July 2016|
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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
Please see answer below.
19 June 2015|
Response from amy l | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring with us at the Bistro. We do allow dogs on our patio. We hope you will come and dine with us soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3524
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-5041
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