Moose Cafe in Asheville

Asheville’s Moose Café overlooks the historic Biltmore Estates and provides breathtaking mountain views and farm-to-table dining.

Situated on the grounds of Western North Carolina’s Farmer’s Market, near downtown Asheville, the Moose Cafe features award-winning country dishes. WNC Farmer’s Market resides on a 36-acre site overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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The year-round daily market supplies vendors a space to offer a variety of local produce, crafts, and plants. The indoor and outdoor covered stalls also showcase high-quality fruits, jams, jellies, preserves, honey, and a dozen other farm-fresh items. The Western North Carolina Market is open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. from April through October and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. from November to March. Admission and parking are free to visitors.

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After a day of shopping at the WNC Farmers Market, the Moose Cafe is the perfect destination to fuel up with delicious Southern comfort home-style cooking.

A local favorite for its breakfast, lunch and dinner menu options, the Moose Café has convenient access to shop for fresh, local ingredients for a farm-to-table dining experience. Also, the café serves breakfast at 7:00 a.m. with dishes that include cathead biscuits, hand-pattied hickory nut gap sausage, moose cakes, and freshly cooked eggs made to order.

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The lunch and dinner menu contains Southern classics from scratch like buttermilk fried chicken, chicken & dumplings, flaky white fish, chicken livers, and homemade meatloaf, a family recipe the café has prepared for over 25 years. Meanwhile, all signature entrees include homemade biscuits and apple butter, freshly baked cornbread, and a choice of any two farm-fresh side dishes.

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Moose Café sandwich options include the Moose Burger topped with:

  • melted cheese
  • bacon
  • homemade BBQ sauce

In addition, be sure to try the Best Fish Sandwich Ever and the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich.

The Asheville Moose Café is open seven days a week.

Sunday through Monday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Moose Café offers takeout services and holiday catering options. Check the website for Christmas menus and special holiday dining events.


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