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Best cafes in Blue Ridge Mountains

Breakfast Spot
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“World's best bacon (seriously you have to try it), amazing breakfast with local ingredients served all day long, coffee or a brunch cocktail while you wait for a table (bloody mary with bacon anyone??), and amazing service. ”
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Bakery
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“Open 24 hours 7 days a week (not best Croissants in town). I like their breakfast sandwiches and salted caramel brownies (I like sunflour bakery better). Coffee is delish. ”
90local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the heart of Carrboro, the local co-op with an awesome outdoor area for hanging out. The hot and cold salad bars are a great choice for a quick healthy meal. During the spring through fall there is live music Thursday evenings and Sunday at brunch. High quality products, locally sourced, with lots of options for gluten free and other dietary needs.”
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Miscellaneous Shop
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“The Floyd Country Store is renowned as a place to experience authentic Appalachian music, and is home to a group of musicians, flatfoot dancers, and cloggers who are carrying on the tradition of their families who’d pass the time playing music and dancing together. Everywhere they could these folks would gather with their friends and families from their front porch to the neighbor’s kitchen. In the 1980’s Folks in Floyd took to coming out to the General Store and began the Friday Night Jamboree tradition that continues today.”
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Coffee Shop
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“Chill coffeehouse for single-origin coffee, tea & drinking chocolate with outdoor seating.”
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Coffee Shop
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“Best Milkshakes, great coffee, locally owned! Try a Black Tiger Milkshake and you'll be sold. They also serve wine/beer in evenings and have a standup comedy scene and local art.”
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Creperie
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“Amazing lavender lattes, sweet or savory crepes. Vegan friendly and locally grown food! Must try! Great vibe, friendly service and ambiance ”
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Bakery
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“The outdoor space is magical, their food is great and even vegetarian friendly! Save room for dessert, and check out that bar!”
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Café
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“Great place locals like to hang out while taking a break off the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Many fun activities are offered if you check out their calendar. ”
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Cafe
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“If you are interested in a really great place to eat, we have a restaurant in town that has been featured on the food network. 459 E Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 Open 11-9 Wednesday-Saturday. Cash only no reservations. It is connected to the Hot Spot gas station but they serve amazing dishes. We have eaten there several times. In fact we have met people who come from Asheville to eat here. Their prices are reasonable with a lot of options on the menu. ”
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Farmers Market
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“Charlottes attempt at the ferry building. It is filled with local vendors. My favorite coffee place (it’s not just coffee) and a few other artisans. ”
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Café
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“This is one of (if not my fav) FAVS! Sit outside if the weather is nice. Shrimp & Grits with a glass of white wine is amazing! ”
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Café
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“This place is an amazing spot for breakfast or lunch. Fresh food at reasonable prices and amazing baked goods and desserts. Especially the pies and cakes. One of the only places in town to get a decent coffee. It gets BUSY, so go early or off peak hours. They have cheap bagel sandwiches all day and local craft beer on tap. ”
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Wine Bar
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“Uniquely Asheville.... have a treat and a drink morning or evening amongst towering bookshelves of books of all kinds. Music sometimes on the weekend. Very cozy!”
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Restaurant
“Way more than a grocery store! Olive and wine bar, pizza & pasta bar, hot grill, buffet that changes daily. Oh and let's not forget the fresh bakery!”
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Coffee Shop
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“A piece of San Francisco in the middle of SC. Go for the hipster vibe, stay for the coffee.”
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