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The Artisan Gourmet Market

2 E Market St, Suite A, Black Mountain, NC 28711-9320
+1 828-357-5500
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 E Market St, Suite A, Black Mountain, NC 28711-9320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a week with 7 college friends of almost 50 years, we had breakfast here before going our seperate ways. Two of us dug into the homemade biscuits and gravy---like a trip back to mama's kitchen! Others had the over-sized croissant breakfast sandwiches, and weren't...More

Thank purplen2018
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of the Artisan Gourmet Cafe. So delighted to hear that you and your friends found a great place to share a meal here in Black Mountain. Chef Jimmy makes an amazing sausage gravy, from scratch, including homemade...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Once you make your first visit you most definitely will continue to come back! I have yet to have anything at The Artisan that was not spectacular, which says something since they offer such an extensive menu. They are very flexible when it comes to...More

Thank Carterm1968
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you Carterm1968 for your great review of the Artisan Gourmet! We're always happy to customize your order to accommodate our guests every need. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

This was my first visit. I had an omelet made with ingredients I selected. If you are sensitive to dairy (butter, for example), mention that and they will use olive oil instead. Note: the gluten-free bread does contain tapioca starch. I didn't ask about potato...More

Thank Theresa R
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by the Artisan Gourmet and we appreciate your thoughtful review. We are always happy to accommodate special dietary needs and will explore other options with our gluten free bread. Our coffee is Dynamite, so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped to get a specific mustard made in Asheville called Lusty Monk...and also had sandwiches. The sandwiches were so good...also geat choices on interesting items..got a great fever teee tonic and some yummy nuts..if your in the area you should stop hereMore

Thank Denise F
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

We are so glad that enjoyed your stop at the Artisan and found some goodies to take with you. We carry the best in specialty grocery items, as well as offering hand cut steaks and fresh seafood. Glad that you also enjoyed our gourmet sandwiches...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I loved my visit to the Artisan last month. I had a fantastic tea latte, a Craggy Garden sandwich, and vegan cupcakes to boot. The gourmet grocery store part of this establishment is also terrific, and I stocked up on delicious snacks and sodas for...More

Thank Nicole R
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you, Nicole, for your great review of the Artisan Gourmet! So glad that you enjoyed your selections! We are a short distance from the I-40 which makes it convenient to hit us on the way to or from Raleigh! Looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for a great Saturday breakfast. Cozy, inviting & consistently good. We both had the breakfast sandwiches with mimosas.

Thank Amanda H
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for the great review of the Artisan Gourmet!! So glad that you enjoyed our food, mimosas and atmosphere!!

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Visiting Black Mountain and staying in the Village of Cheshire, we like walking down to The Artisan Gourmet Market for their Thursday Night Wine Tasting & the Thursday Dinner. Having just arrived in town, it was so nice to have a place on property to...More

Thank ENDLESS-TRAVELSCOM
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for the nice review of the Artisan Gourmet Market and Cafe! We hope to see you next time that you are in town!

Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is my "go to" place. I live in Black Mountain so I come alone, meet friends here, come to wine tastings, shop -- I've been here at all hours. Denise and Jimmy have created a welcoming and versatile restaurant/cafe/market. Jimmy creates the most wonderful...More

Thank nzgrojean
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for the kind and wonderful review, Nancy! We so enjoy having you here at the Artisan and we appreciate you, too! Glad that you enjoy all that the Artisan has to offer.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Super tasty soups, sandwiches and salad. Absolutely fabulous desserts-many made right there. Very friendly staff, nice place to eat, talk, linger. Market attached with wonderful choices and good meats.

Thank Beverly H
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Beverly thank you for your wonderful review of the Artisan Gourmet! We are especially pleased to find out that you had great service and enjoyed all of our options for lunch and dessert. See you next time.

Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Artisan Gourmet Market has been a personal favorite since it opened some years ago. But Jimmy and Denise have taken it to a whole new level. The market side always has fabulous meat and seafood. In addition, Jimmy has added lots of new items...More

Thank manasota
Denise S, Owner at The Artisan Gourmet Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you Manasota for the excellent review of the Artisan Gourmet! We are so glad to hear that you are enjoying both the market and the cafe! It's a great spot to enjoy over these winter months and keep your ears open for a lot...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E Market St, Suite A, Black Mountain, NC 28711-9320
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-357-5500
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Description
The Artisan, where shopping is a sensory experience! From the smell of freshly brewed coffee and the visual appeal of local artwork on the walls, to the excitement of shopping for gourmet foods or relaxing by the fireplace with a glass of wine. What our customers come for:- Friendly staff- Great breakfast omelettes, pastries, lunch options- Sandwiches, soups, desserts- Espresso based drinks by trained baristas made with locally roasted beans. 100% fruit smoothies made to order. Fresh meats and seafood, deli with prepared foods to go, extensive wine department and local products. Free wine tasting Thursday evenings from 5-7- Free wifi. A great place to meet friends.
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