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Veranda Cafe & Gifts

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119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
+1 828-669-8864
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11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Winston Salem
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hungarian mushroome soup is wonderful. The roast beef sandwich is very good. This is a very popular lunch spot and gets very crowded so expect a wait to be seated.

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Thank husband63
Woodinville, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met some out-of-state friends here and was embarrassed at the food we received. Menu needs to be updated. Food presentation and service can be improved.

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Crozet, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Veranda Restaurant has a good menu and many good choices. I had the vegetarian sandwich which was veganized by substituting humus for the mayo. Very good and pleasant place to eat.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we had a nice meal here, we didn't think it nearly as nice as so many before us. The food was good, but not great. The service was good, but not great. I had the sliced roast beef with provolone and horseradish mayo on sourdough - $9.28. My wife had the turkey Reuben. The only sodas they offer are... More 

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I called here for lunch and were able to get a table quite quickly. We both had sandwiches which were excellent and our server was helpful and pleasant. An enjoyable quick lunch.

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1 Thank Agn M
Asheville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had lunch at the Veranda. Although it's not outstanding, it is good. My friend and I were happy to get a table on a warm Friday afternoon. I had Thinly sliced roast beef with provolone cheese,lettuce and horseradish mayo on sourdough - 9.28 and I added tomato. My friend had Chicken Salad-Oven-roasted chicken breast with grapes,... More 

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1 Thank mtngal2015
Lewisville, North Carolina
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287 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place had some of the best homemade soup I've tasted! She Crab was killer!!!! And the desserts were excellent!

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1 Thank oek9mom
Rock Hill, Sc
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit, and I still don't know what all the hub-bub is about. The kids menu is dismal. It's just mediocre sandwiches, soups and salads. Granted, I have not tried the soup. Perhaps that's where it shines. I don't have a need to go back though. The location is great for walking around downtown. It's quaint in... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Repeat visit. Jeff Butler has a gem of a place. He has the best soups and food on the planet. We will come here from Sapphire Valley every time we come from Florida. He shared ingredients for clam chowder last time. We couldn't begin to make it like they do. A must visit. Mary and Jack

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Dallas, Texas
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178 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been coming here for years and it did not disappoint. this is lady luncheon food. salads, sandwiches, cookies just like always

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3424
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-8864
Description
Daily plate lunches, six house made soups, unique sandwiches, wraps, Panini's, salads, decadent desserts, and more..

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?