Whether you’re visiting West Jefferson for a few days, or you’ve lived here for years, there are lots of spots that offer incredible dining experiences within this quaint Ashe County town. No matter your taste, there’s plenty of tantalizing dishes to tempt your taste buds. Check out a few of our favorite restaurants in West Jefferson!
Juicy chicken wings, bodacious burgers and other hearty main dishes pair harmoniously with over 30 craft beers on tap at this rustic brew haus. But nothing goes stale here! The food menu changes seasonally at Boondocks Brewing, and the bar menu changes weekly. So while the Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders and Big Ashe Salted Bavarian Pretzel may sound appetizing, you need to act fast!
Restaurant goers describe Boondocks Brewing as a gem in West Jefferson. Service is top-notch and the selection of craft brews can’t be beat. The relaxed atmosphere makes it a great place to sit and stay a while. Sample from their perfect selected of curated comfort foods and upscale entrees. Although the menus may change frequently, you really can’t go wrong here!
Stop by Boondocks Brewing at 108 S Jefferson Ave in West Jefferson and treat yourself to a great meal.
High Country Seafood Co
For those who call the High Country home, you may have already written off fresh seafood as a possibility. But those at High Country Seafood Co have got your back! They source only the freshest premium seafood and fish directly from the North Carolina Coast. They truck is back to the Blue Ridge Mountains and process in their own Haccp facility.
That means that fish plucked fresh from the coast – located just hours away – is shipped and processed quickly to ensure incredible seafood even in the middle of the mountains!
Their fresh seafood selection changes weekly, and can rotate between Scottish Salmon, White Seabass, Golden Tilefish, Fresh Dry Scallops, Pink Snapper and even Wild Striped Bass. They even fly in Wild Halibut and Wild Fresh King Salmon from Alaska for special occasions! Enjoy Maine Lobster Rolls on Friday, and don’t be afraid to ask them about hard-to-find fish you’d like to see on the menu.
High Country Seafood Co is located at 215 Beaver Creek School Rd in West Jefferson. Call (336) 977-1827 with any questions or to see what their catch of the day is!
Pie On The Mountain
Located in nearby Lansing, Pie On The Mountain is an award-winning pizza restaurant that’s perfect for those craving an Italian meal. Guests can enjoy handcrafted pizza or sandwiches sourced from Ashe and Watauga county farmers markets to provide fresh and locally grown delicacies.
Stop by their shop at 9360 NC Highway 194 any day of the week for a tasty slice of pizza or a craft beer. While you’re enjoying your meal, take a look around the restaurant – it’s decorated in original artwork and prints from local artists!
If you’ve had your fill of local fare and are ready to cap off the meal with something sweet, head over to Havana Café, located at 109 Backstreet in West Jefferson. The quaint café offers an incredible selection of mouth-watering pastries, like pastelitos, homemade pies, scones, coconut flan and more! There’s a full food menu offering everything from burgers to fish tacos and taco salads.
Located right across the street from the Ashe Farmers Market, it’s a convenient place to stop and get a quick bite in-between shopping.