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Family Variety

Green River BBQ
131 Hwy 176 Saluda   |   (828) 749-9892
Tue – Sat 11-8, Sun 12-3 – Closed Mondays
Best BBQ around. Fantastic sides – you have to try them all! Come see the new bar and try one of our popular wraps! Bring your well behaved, leashed, 4 legged friends and dine at our “Barking Lot”.

Saluda Grade Cafe
E Main St. Saluda   |   (828) 749-5854
Lunch: Tue – Sun 11-3    Dinner: Wed – Sat 5-9
Featuring cuisine using fresh local ingredients, the Saluda Grade specializes in classics with a twist. Crispy Duck Confit with Apricot Cardamom Chutney, Crab Cakes with Asian Slaw and Fried Rice Noodles. We prepare Hand cut steaks, Sunburst Farms Mountain Trout, Center of the Plate Vegetarian, and can also accommodate Vegan and other special diets. Comfort food like Mom’s Meatloaf and Make The Grade Burgers are also available. Imported, domestic and local beers on tap, compliment an extensive wine list.

Historic Thompson’s Store and Ward’s Grill
24 Main Street   |   (828) 749-2321
Hours: 7am to 3pm – Monday through Friday
6:30am to 3pm – Saturday
Located in the heart of Saluda, Thompson’s Store & Ward’s Grill has been in operation since the early 1900’s. Come eat at our 50’s grill and enjoy the best burger in Western NC. Shop in our country market and purchase a cut-to-order steak, fresh ground chuck and Charlie’s Country Sausage.

The Purple Onion
E Main St. Saluda   |   (828) 749-1179
Monday & Tuesday 11-3 Lunch & 5-8 Dinner
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 11-3 Lunch & 5-9 Dinner
Featuring a variety of ethnically inspired dishes with an emphasis on the Mediterranean’s simple, healthful cuisine and a focus on freshness. Live music and outdoor dining available.

Wildflour Bakery
173 E Main St, Saluda  (828)749-3356
Hours: Thurs 8am to 4pm, Fri & Sat 8am to 5pm, Summer Friday Night Pizza open to 8pm, Sun 9am to 3pm
Fresh from scratch, wholesome bread, baked goods, soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Made with local produce and NC organic grain stone ground on site. Breakfast and lunch served Thursday – Sunday. Pizza served Friday night. All we knead is love!

Fine Dining

Orchard Inn – Fine Dining
100 Orchard Inn Lane Saluda (Hwy 176)   |   (800) 581-3800
The Orchard Inn typically serves dinner Thursday through Saturday by reservation only. On dinner evenings, complimentary hors d’oeuvres are offered prior to seating between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. Jackets are suggested for gentlemen.

Melrose Inn 828-859-7014 Tue – Fri & Sun 11:30am – 2pm
55 Melrose Ave, Tryon NC Special functions and dinner by reservation.

Pine Crest Inn 828-859-9135 Mon – Fri 8-9:30am / Sat 8am-2 / Sun 8-10am
85 Pine Crest Lane, Tryon Wed-Sat 5-9:30pm / Private parties by reservation

Stone Hedge Inn 828-859-9114 Wed – Sat 6pm-9pm, Sun 12pm-2:30pm
Howard Gap Rd, Tryon NC Reservations requested.

Deli & Specialty Foods

North Trade Cafe Bakery  828-859-3010 Tue – Sat 8am-3pm
100 N Trade Street, Tryon Breakfast and Lunch


Green River Brew Depot
26 Church Street   |   (843) 708-7610
Fridays 5 to 10, Saturday 2 to 10, Sunday 2 to 8
The Green River Brew Depot is a comfortable tap room conveniently located in Historic Downtown Saluda just behind Saluda City Hall. Featuring twelve craft beers from the western North Carolina area on tap and a number of bottled selections. Also offered is a respectable selection of wines. Events include live music and sports on the big screen.

Elmo’s Pub & Grill 828-859-9615 Mon – Sat 11am-10pm / Sun 12-10pm
218 N Trade Street, Tryon

Quick Service

1484-A Ozone, Saluda  |   (828) 749-3650
The SUBWAY® restaurant chain is the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 28,500 locations in 85 countries

Blimpie Subs & Salads Phone Unknown n 24 hours, 7 days a week
Hwy 108, Columbus NC Located inside Texaco station

Burger King 828-894-3133 Sun-Thu 6am-11pm / Fri & Sat 6am-12
Hwy 108, Columbus NC Located inside BP station

Hardee’s 828-894-3530 0 Mon – Sun 5:30am-10pm
Highway 108, Columbus NC

KFC 828-894-2445 Sun-Thu 10:30-9 / Fri & Sat 10:30-10
604 W Mills St, Columbus

McDonald’s 828-894-2827 Sun-Sat 6am-11pm
Highway 108, Columbus NC

Waffle House 828-894-2311 24 Hours, 7 days a week
Highway 108, Columbus NC

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