Come join us at Brevard Bites Food Tours for a fun and high-spirited culinary and cultural walking tour of historical downtown Brevard's best restaurants and taprooms. Guests enjoy small plates and wine/beer/drink pairings at six food stops during a two and a half hour unforgettable tour. Private group tours and gift certificates are also available by calling 828.565.2483. The tours operate Friday and Saturday afternoons throughout the spring, summer and fall and are perfect for visitors and locals alike! (Note: We are happy to make accommodations for non-drinkers.)
MEET OUR RESTAURANTS
Wine Down is Brevard's top spot for food, wine, music, and atmosphere. Located just steps from the weekly summer music "ho-downs" on Main Street, Wine Down is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine, great food, and music.
ROCKY'S GRILL & SODA SHOP
A Brevard tradition since 1941, Rocky's is well-known for their old-fashioned milkshakes and malts, outrageous sundaes, grilled sandwiches, tasty hamburgers and Mrs. Varner's original Pimento Cheese (Southern Living rages about the recipe as being tops!).
Jordan Street Cafe offers fine dining American cuisine, gourmet burgers and wraps, delicious appetizers, signature salads, homemade bread and pesto, and homemade desserts. Their food is made with freshest of ingredients and they also have a full bar and offer beer from all the local breweries and more.
Enjoy Italian-style gelato and taste the difference between regular ice cream and flavorful, delicious fresh gelato. We make our gelato on the premises every day, alway handcrafted, fresh and creative!
Marco Trattoria is a family-owned Italian-inspired restaurant offering a creative menu made with the best quality of ingredients by chef and owner Marc Dambax, At Marco's you will be delighted by the tempting smells, enticed by the flavors, pleased by the art and entertained by the staff.
THE PROPER POT
The Proper Pot is a long-time local resource for everything from kitchen gadgets and cookware to artisan cheeses and a wide selection of wines from around the world. Educating customers is our greatest joy in our business and we frequently offer wine tastings and classes.
Magpie Meat & Three
Magpie Meat & Three is a beloved Brevard favorite serving hearty classic Southern cuisine. The menu changes with the seasons, and features smoked meats, fresh local produce, and so much more. Magpie Meat & Three believes food tastes best when served from the heart, and we can tell you, you will love their food!
Spice it to a Tea
Spice It To a Tea is a locally and independantly-owned spice and tea shop offering a spectacular selection of fresh, all certified-organic spices, rubs, salts and teas of the highest quality. Tastings here are a world-class experience of the finest spices, infused olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and more, changing on every tour according to owner Diane Motter's latest finds.
Brevard's popular Mayberry's is all about stick-to-your-ribs comfort food, homemade sauces, tantalizing desserts, and beer/wine & specialty drinks all in a nostalgic setting with original tin ceilings and hardwood floors. Mayberry's slogan says it all: "Just Good Food!"
BLUE RIDGE BAKERY
The Blue Ridge Bakery is equally well known for their luscious cakes, pies, cookies, and pastires as they are for their exquisite lunches and cooking classes of Greek and Afghani cuisine. Owner Katine Hansen is Greek and famous for her Greek desserts!
BREVARD BREWING COMPANY
Brevard Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery in the heart of downtown Brevard specializing in hand-crafted lagers. They were the first brewery to open in Transylvania County and today are the only brewery in Western North Carolina to specialize in lagers.