Here are the brand new 2018 “Best of Brevard” winners… have fun exploring beautiful Brevard!
#1 Best Spot to Grab a Glass of Wine– Wine Down(28 E. Main Street) – my favorite things to order: Remole (red wine) & pear/gorgonzola/walnut flatbread… with extra gorgonzola :-)
#1 Best Southern Comfort Food & BBQ – Magpie Meat and Three, 170 King St., Brevard 828-877-3773 (I love their BBQ, corn fritters, deviled eggs, and beer selection!)
#1 Best Craft Brewery – Brevard Brewing Company 63 East Main Street, Brevard (now available in cans! – grab a six-pack from the refrigerator bar-side in the BBC taproom and also in Ingles & other grocery stores
#1 Best Airbnb/Vacation Rental in Brevard – Lumberyard Falls Bungalow – Click here to book online at Airbnb
#1 Best Bed & Breakfast – Red House Inn 266 West Probart Street, Brevard NC (828) 884-9349
#1 Best Way to Explore Brevard’s Best Restaurants – Brevard Bites Food Tours (828) 565-2483
#1 Best Hamburger – Square Root 33 Times Arcade, Brevard 828-884-6171
#1 Best Food/Wine Deal in Brevard: Square Root every day 5-6pm in the bar, they offer ½ price appetizers in the bar & every Wednesday 1/2 price bottles of wine!
#1 Best Milkshakes/Malts – Rocky’s 50 S. Broad St., Brevard (828) 877-5375 (also try their world-famous Mrs. Varner’s Pimento Cheese, featured in Southern Living Cookbook)
#1 Best Boutique & Gift Shop – Theophilus 66 East Main Street, Brevard NC (828) 884-2994 (amazing candles and other goodies!)
#1 Best Art Gallery – The Haen Galley at Lumberyard Arts – 200 King Street 828-883-3268
#1 Best Coffee Shop –Bracken Mountain Bakery 42 S. Broad Street (everything is organic and wonderful! – ask them to warm up one of their croissants for you and then slather on the butter!)
#1 Best Outdoor Clothing & Recreation Store – D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors 60 East Main Street
#1 Best Spa – Elements Spa 29 West French Broad Street #104, Brevard NC (828) 884-2701 (amazing massages and more!)
#1 Best Cheap Thrill – Sliding Rock
#1 Best Real Estate Firm – Sterling Real Estate Partners, of course!… 828-606-2141 – Ann Sharpsteen, Broker-in-Charge
#1 Best Travel Agency – La Petite Travel Agency – 828-884-8944 (Marlaine is the best – knows all the best travel deals week-by-week… found me $199 roundtrip airfare to Ireland and other deals!)
#1 Hardware Store – Harris Hardware 123 Main St., Brevard (828) 883-2103
#1 Best Sweets – Downtown Chocolates 30 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard NC (828) 877-2378
#1 Best Pizza – Jets Pizza 102 College Station Drive Brevard NC (828) 883-2888 (for take-out or delivery) and Marco Trattoria204 W. Main Street (for eat-in).
#1 Restaurant for world-class Michelin-star level cuisine – The Library Kitchen & Bar (with world acclaimed Chef Johannes Klapdohr) – okay, you need to drive up the mountain to Sapphire, but it’s worth the drive (make sure to make reservations!) 184 Cherokee Trail, Sapphire, The Library Kitchen & Bar
#1 Best Place for Organic Foods in Brevard– Food Matters
#1 Best Grocery Store in Brevard– Ingles (there’s a Starbucks here!) – best grocery store in town…great wine selection, too!