Dining

Blue Ridge is a small town that’s big on food and hospitality. Our restaurants, breweries, and wineries bring a world of dining to a single southern street.

Find a Place to Eat

If you only do one thing in Blue Ridge, you have to eat. Our local restaurants, breweries and wineries have created a dining experience that brings a world of options to a single southern street. We recommend ordering the fresh trout, sipping on a cold local brew and indulging in a slice of fried apple pie for dessert. Please browse through our list of local partners to help guide your choices. Are you looking for a great place to stay while in town? Check out our list of lodging partners.

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Flying Trout Restaurant

Seasonal “soul satisfying” southern favorites featuring only the finest ingredients. Aiming to be the best food in the South, our culinary team rocks a menu of classics.

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Das Kaffe Haus

Das Kaffee Haus / Coffee Shop in Downtown Blue Ridge, GA offers traditional European Coffee Drinks. But no worries, we create your favorite coffee based Drink as well. Have a great Dessert, Truffle, etc. with it.

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Habanero’s

We are a family owned & operated made-from-scratch Fresh Tex Mex(a little American..a little Mexican..ALL delicious)!
We take pride in our food & service

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Copperhill Brewery

Harrison and Alan are just two guys that love craft beer. They share the same vision, passion, and desire to create craft beer, that will leave you wanting more.

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Katz’s New York Deli

Here at Katz’s we take pride in the quality of the meat used for each and every sandwich. If it’s not perfect and prepared just the way you ordered it, we won’t send it out. The sandwich at your table is the best sandwich you could have ordered.

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The Copper Grill

The Copper Grill is your local place to eat! From juicy hand crafter burgers to our more figure friendly salads! We truly have something for everyone!

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Mercier Orchards

Mercier Orchards is a family owned and operated apple orchard now in it’s 4th generation. Started back in 1943 by Bill & Adele Mercier, Mercier Orchards is now celebrating 75 years of fruitful harvest!

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Cantaberry

Our restaurant specializes in Homemade Soups, Gourmet Sandwiches, and Fresh Salads, and features delicious desserts. The Tomato Basil soup and Chicken Salad are the crowd pleasers, we hope you can come by and enjoy all we have to offer.

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The Blue Coyote

We welcome everyone to come out and enjoy a beverage on our pet-friendly patio or maybe catch the game. Here we have a little something for everyone.

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Three Sisters Fudge

Blue Ridge’s original fudge shop is the destination for the finest fudge around. Sisters, Kristian, Karlie and Katelyn, are the inspiration for the name.

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BRSR COVID-19 Update

The Health and Safety of Our Staff and Guests Is Our Top Priority.

As with any transmissible illness, risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather or are present. Based upon guidance issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as other federal, state and local agencies and authorities, we have implemented – for our staff and guests – the following protocols and best practices to limit the risk:
  • Limiting train car capacity to 50% of the maximum occupancy per car
  • Where possible, “social distancing” is encouraged throughout the property
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available for guest and employee use
  • Signs, PA announcements, and staff instruction both onboard and while on BRSR property will provide
    reminders to guests and employees alike of the importance of “social distancing,” frequent hand washing, and
    mask-wearing
  • Cashless transactions are available and strongly encouraged throughout all purchasing locations, including the Gift Shop
  • Frequent sanitizing of all public areas including commonly used surfaces in the Ticket Office/Gift Shop/Concession such as door handles, countertops, seating areas
  • Clear protective barriers at all front-facing service counters – Ticket Office, Gift Shops, and Concessions Sales
OUR STAFF:
  • All employees receive daily health screenings, temperature, and symptom checks
  • Any employees exhibiting symptoms will be asked to return/stay home
  • All employees will be required to wear a BRSR-issued facemask and/or shield while on company property
  • In addition to facemasks and/or shields, front-line employees and those working in public/guest areas will be required to wear BRSR-issued gloves
  • All employees are kept up to date on CDC & OSHA guidelines regarding workplace safety during COVD-19
  • All employees must adhere to all departmental cleaning and disinfecting instructions based on CDC guidelines

OUR GUESTS:

  • We encourage awareness and adherence to CDC and state health and safety guidelines
  • We encourage you to maintain “social distancing” and to wear your own personal protective equipment, such as a facemask or shield
  • We encourage adherence to proper hand washing guidelines
  • We encourage you to cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and dispose of tissue in trash
  • We encourage you to stay home if you are ill or exhibiting symptoms of flu or COVID-19 – we will work with you to cancel or reschedule your reservations without penalty when done 48 hours in advance
  • We encourage courteousness in enclosed spaces and walkways and permitting ample space for passing and “social distancing”
  • We encourage all to remain seated in your assigned passenger coach during your round trip, except for the layover in McCaysville, Ga / Copperhill, TN
We at the BRSR are adopting and encouraging the above practices for the health and safety of our guests and staff. Please follow all posted and announced instructions during your visit.
AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE. BY VISITING AND JOINING US ABOARD THE BRSR, YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO EXPOSURE TO COVID-19.
Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to providing a safe and memorable experience for you!