Explore Our Selection of Dishes Prepared Using Local Ingredients

Appetizers

The Fodder Stack

Chicken Wings baked then fried tossed in your choice of house-made sauces. Mango Habanero, Chipotle BBQ, House Hot, Mild, Jamaican Jerk, Sweet Asian.
  $6.95 ½ lb or $9.95 lb

Below Sea Level

Fresh mussels steamed in a red curry coconut cream broth, lemon zest, finished with fresh cilantro. Served with a fresh City Bakery baguette. - GF
  $9.95

The Frying Pan

Basket of in-house cut fries. - V
  $4.25

IPA O’ Rings

House-made Pisgah Pale beer-battered onion rings.
  $5.95

Soup and Salads

The Bluff Mountain

Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, house croutons served with one of our house-made dressings. - V, GF
  $5.95/ add chicken or tempeh $3.00

The Looking Glass

Rare Ahi, cucumbers, carrots, and fresh tomatoes spread on a bed of spinach with an Asian vinaigrette. - GF
  $9.25

The Flat Rock

Grilled chicken breast served with tomato, cucumber, onion, carrot, Applewood smoked crumbled bacon, and avocado on a bed of field greens, with your choice of dressing.
  $8.95

Black Mountain Chili

Homemade hearty chili topped with cheddar cheese and scallions served up with fresh City Bakery bread.
  $5.50

Appalachian Trail

Chickpeas tossed in lemon and honey over grilled kale, pickled onions, roasted pepper coulis, and goat cheese.
  $6.95

Burgers and Sandwiches

Trailblazer

1/2 pound Angus beef burger with our house-made Carolina slaw, smoked bacon, caramelized onion and red pepper, and cheddar cheese with roasted garlic mayo.
  $9.95

The Standard

1/2 pound beef burger with onion, lettuce, and tomato on brioche bun.
  $8.95

The Black Bottom

Portabello mushroom patty grilled with fresh parmesan, parsley, and rolled oats. Served on a brioche bun with provolone, lettuce, tomato, and roasted garlic aioli.
  $8.95

The Beacon Heights

Applewood smoked bacon or Smiling Hara Tempeh with fresh lettuce, tomato, local sprouts, avocado, provolone, and roasted red pepper coulis on City Bakery Sourdough.
  $7.95

The Lost Cove

Seared blackened tuna, cucumbers, sprouts, and chipotle aioli on a toasted brioche bun.
  $12.95

Linville Falls

Fried chicken breast, pickle-brined and battered with bibb lettuce, tomato, and provolone on a toasted brioche bun. Add one of our house-made wing sauces.
  $9.25

Tacos

The Gulley Creek

Grilled Mahi Mahi seasoned with Jamaican jerk sauce, topped with fresh mango salsa, Caribbean slaw, and cilantro served with a side of black beans and chips. (Substitute Smiling Hara tempeh for $1)
  $9.25

The Grassy Gap

Grilled seasoned pork tenderloin topped with our Banh Mi style slaw served with black beans and chips. (Substitute tempeh for $1)
  $7.95

Skinny Dip Falls

Blackened grilled tuna filet, Bahn Mi slaw, fresh cilantro, chipotle aioli, ponzu sauce, and pickled red onion.
  $9.95

Dinner Entrees

The Black Balsam Knob

Grilled rare tuna filet, rubbed with toasted sesame seed served with asparagus, scallions, cucumber, and ponzu sauce.
  $16.95

State Street Chicken Plate

Two brined and ale marinated fried chicken breasts drizzled with honey, served with steamed kale and our sweet corn pudding.
  $10.95

The Mountain to Sea

Pisgah Pale battered fish fried to perfection served with fries and a side of tartar sauce and/or malt vinegar.
  $9.95

Tender Foot

Grilled marinated and seasoned pork tenderloin served with a side salad and fried polenta cakes.
  $13.85

The Lovers Leap

Two wild-caught salmon cakes served over a bed of mixed greens, topped with chipotle aioli and a corn black bean mango salsa, and served with grilled asparagus.
  $16.95

Hickory Nut Falls

Locally sourced 8 oz steak grilled to order, served with chimichurri, grilled asparagus, and hand-cut fries. Steaks will vary weekly from local providers.
  $17.95

Catawba Falls

Fresh North Carolina trout filet served over charred kale salad with pickled red onions, carrots, roasted red pepper coulis, and goat cheese.
  $14.95

Desserts

Peanut Butter Pie

With house-made chocolate sauce drizzle.
  $4.00

Key Lime Pie

  $4.00

Kids

Mac & Cheese

  $3.95

Mini Burger

  $3.25

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  $3.25

Chicken Tenders

  $3.25

Kid’s Fish n’ Chips

  $3.25

One side included in one kid's meal

Kid’s Meal Sides: Fries, Carrot and Celery Sticks, Salad, Asparagus, Kale, and Black Beans

Sides

Grilled Asparagus

  $1.95

House Cut Fries

  $2.95

Polenta Cakes

  $1.95

Baked Mac and Cheese

  $3.95

Corn Pudding

  $2.95

Kale

  $2.95

Onion Rings

  $3.95

Cup of Soup

  $3.50

Late Night Menu

IPA O’ Rings

House-made Pisgah Pale beer-battered onion rings.
  $5.95

Chips and Salsa

Fresh chips and homemade fire-roasted tomato salsa. -V
  $3.50

The Fodder Stack

Chicken Wings baked then fried tossed in your choice of house-made sauces. Mango Habanero, Chipotle BBQ, House Hot, Mild, Jamaican Jerk, Sweet Asian. (Sub tempeh 2.00) - V
  $6.95 1/2 lb or $9.95 lb

Below Sea Level

Fresh mussels steamed in a red curry coconut cream broth, lemon zest, finished with fresh cilantro. Served with a fresh City Bakery baguette. - GF
  $9.95

The Frying Pan

Basket of in-house cut fries. - V
  $4.25

The Beer Pickle Spear

Pale Battered pickle spears served with house-made blue cheese or ranch. - V
  $4.25

Black Mountain Chili

Homemade hearty chili topped with cheddar cheese and scallions served up with fresh City Bakery bread.
  $5.50

Soup of the Day

Fresh homemade soup served with a fresh City Bakery baguette.
  $5.50

Lovers Leap

Two wild-caught salmon cakes served over mixed greens with chipotle aioli and black bean mango salsa.
  $10.95

The Mountain to Sea

Pisgah Pale battered fish fried to perfection served with fries and a side of homemade tartar sauce and/or malt vinegar.
  $9.95

Pub Nachos

Loaded with fresh veggies, black beans, cheddar cheese, avocado, sour cream, and our fire-roasted tomato salsa. (Add chili and bacon 2.50)
  $8

Pub Fries

Fresh cut fries topped with cheddar cheese, hearty chili, applewood smoked bacon, sour cream, and scallions.
  $10.00

Cheese Fries

Fresh cut fries topped with cheddar cheese and scallions.
  $4.75

Appalachian Trail

Chickpeas tossed in lemon and honey over grilled kale, pickled onions, roasted pepper coulis, and goat cheese.
  $6.95