Food & Drink

Bohemia Gallery

Classic coffee-house atmosphere, plus the best coffee, latte and espresso-based drinks. Smoothies too! Take a break, sit a spell, chat with friends or finish an assignment. If you need a snack, Bohemia also offers locally-made baked goods and healthy options.

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Shatley Springs Inn

A landmark destination for many decades, known for its famous spring water, family-style country cooking, and beautiful mountain scenery.  Visit the gift shops, take a walk around the lake, or sit and rest a spell in the rocking chairs on the porch. 

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Black Jack's Pub & Grill

Reported to have the best burgers in town! This casual restaurant specializes in appetizers, signature sandwiches and burgers, with a wide assortment of beers, wines and mixed drinks. Seven large TVs for sports, plus occasional live entertainment.

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Sweet and Savory

Come in to enjoy a relaxing and cozy place for soups, sandwiches (including delicious paninis), and yummy desserts! Sweets are baked fresh daily. Open for lunch. 

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The Dairy House

As one review put it, "Good food, fair price, yummy ice cream with generous servings." We believe in shopping - and dining - local. In Jefferson at 215 Long Street.

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Monte D Rey

 Good Mexican food and plenty of it, for very reasonable prices. This friendly family restaurant is located on Mount Jefferson Road in West Jefferson, near the Super Walmart. 

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The Loghouse at Smithey's Cafe

Also known as the Original Smithey’s Café, the Log House serves back-home Southern comfort food, for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Live music on Thursdays and Fridays from 6:00-8:00pm.

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Winners Circle

Known for its salad bar, prime rib night, lunch specials and desserts. Good service, fair prices and popular among the locals. At 825 E. Main Street in Jefferson.

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Bobby D’s Pizza

Satisfy your pizza craving at Bobby D’s in Jefferson, NC. Menu offerings include gluten-free wraps as well as pizza, as well as dessert delicacies like tiramisu and Tres Leches cake.

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Hillbilly Grill

You might just be a redneck… if you eat at the Hillbilly Grill. But don’t let that stop you – the food is terrific and very affordable. Open for breakfast and brunch only. Located just before you come into the main part of town, in West Jefferson.

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Copper Mine Grill

If you are exploring the eastern side of the county, you'll get good Southern cooking at the Coppermine. A fill-up with gas while you are there! Specials include temptations like shrimp n’ grits or beef stew. Located on Hwy 88 in Laurel Springs.

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Smokey Mountain Barbeque

West Jefferson’s go-to place for BBQ and fried chicken. Huge menu, served cafeteria style. Good, fresh food, friendly faces, reasonable prices & good sized portions. You might just leave with leftovers!

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Molley Chomper Cidery

Worth the ten-minute drive from West Jefferson - head to the village of Lansing, to do a taste testing of Molley Chomper Hard Cider. Special events, outdoor games & awesome flavors.

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Boondocks Tap Room

Locally made beer, live music, bingo (not your grandmother's bingo) & trivia nights, inside & outside dining & special events. They've become an institution in West Jefferson.

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Rosebud Cafe & Bakery

Great meals, generous portions, friendly staff. Lots of choices and the baked goods are AMAZING! Outside & inside dining, and right on the main street of West Jefferson!

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Havana Cafe

Owner Selma will welcome you to taste her homeland at the Havana Cafe, in West Jefferson. Rich island flavors and generous portions! Across from the Farmers Market.

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New River Brewing

Our goal is to provide Ashe and surrounding counties with the freshest, most innovative, and consistently delicious beers possible. Known for their wings, bbq, and locally made craft beers! Located downtown!

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Home Slice

Eatery. Pub. Friendly local hangout. Full pizzas also offered by the slice, salads, subs, and a number of Draft beers to choose from! New York style pizza in downtown West Jefferson!

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Hole Lotta Doughnuts

Serving fresh roasted coffee, apple and blueberry fritters, and HUGE doughnuts made by hand, fresh daily. Family-friendly atmosphere you don't want to miss! Located in downtown West Jefferson!

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Craft Bistro

Fine dining, wine and craft beverages in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. Open for dinner and Sunday brunch.

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The Farmhouse Juice and Wellness Shop

Offering food that is not only delicious but healthy too! With a mission to support, educate, and empower its customers. Open for breakfast and Lunch.

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High Country Seafood

The first fresh Seafood Market in the High Country! Rooted in North Carolina's seafood traditions. They only source the freshest premium fish and seafood direct from the North Carolina Coast.

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