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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The Hotel Tavern

A local favorite in West Jefferson on the Back Street. Inside & outside dining, live music on weekends, great staff! Enjoy a drink or dinner while listening to the town's free Friday night concerts across the street!

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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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