• Welcome to The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge!

    Deep Roots & Strong Connections

  • Join us for the First Annual Taste of the Gorge!

    Enjoy amazing specialty dishes, drinks, package deals and discounts at various participating restaurants and establishments in the Hickory Nut Gorge!

  • February 13 - 20th, 2022

    See below for the special offerings from participating businesses.

  • PARTICIPATING ESTABLISHMENTS

    Check back often to see updated list!

  • LaStrada at Lake Lure LaStrada at Lake Lure

    Mention "A Taste of the Gorge" when ordering and receive a 10% discount. (Beverages not included)

    Click logo for menu.

  • Broad River Inn Broad River Inn

    Reserve for 2 nights during restaurant week and receive a complimentary bottle of wine. 3 nights gets you 50% off your 3rd night! Use promo code TOTG22 or call (828) 625-8870.

    Click on the logo to learn more about the Broad River Inn.

  • The Highlands Kitchen & Bar The Highlands Kitchen & Bar

    Special Taste of the Gorge Menu - $54.00, Includes:

    A glass of wine: selection from Sonoma Cutrer Chardonay, Ca'Boland Pino Grigio, Highlands 41 Red Blend, or Joel Gott Cabernet Sauvignon
    Appetizer choice: Calamari, Baked Brie, or petit La Porterhouse
    Entree choice: Octopus & Shrimp, Red Snapper, or Pork Chop.

    Click logo above to view website for enticing descriptions!

  • Burntshirt Vineyards Chimney Rock Burntshirt Vineyards Chimney Rock

    10% off entrees with parking ticket receipt. Free wine glass souvenir with tasting or flight of wine.

    Live music from 2-5pm Sunday the 13th, and Saturday & Sunday, the 19-20th.

    Visit website for more info by clicking logo above.

  • Relish Food Truck Relish Food Truck

    Three Taco Special with a side of beans. Mention A Taste of The Gorge and receive $5.00 off.

    Open Thursday - Saturday, 2/17-19, from 7am - 3pm.

    See more on our website by clicking logo above!

  • The Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant & Spa The Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant & Spa

    Enjoy a chef-inspired 3-course meal for $59/pp at the Historic Esmeralda Inn Restaurant & Spa.

    Mention A Taste of the Gorge and receive 10% off room rates which include a gourmet breakfast. Excludes Monday, Feb. 14th.

    Call (828) 625-2999 or visit our website for Valentine specials by clicking the logo above.

  • Old Rock Cafe Old Rock Cafe

    During A Taste of the Gorge, pick one of our specialty burgers with a house-made side for $12 each. Choose either our Ultimate Down South Burger or Veggie Lovers Burger. Check out our website or Facebook page for a full description.

    Open daily from 11am to 4pm.
    Call 828-625-2329

  • Geneva Riverside Geneva Riverside

    Mention A Taste of the Gorge and receive $5.00 off your order. (Excludes alcohol and wings)

    See more of Geneva's Riverside Tiki Bar and Grill on Facebook by clicking the logo.

  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery

    Get a full pour for half-pour price ($3 0ff) with the purchase of and English entrée

    Click logo for more details.

  • Grafton Lodge Grafton Lodge

    Text or call (828) 980-0360 direct. 4% discount for 3 or more nights and mention "A Tast of the Gorge." Includes full American Breakfast from Chef Rich. 4 nights stay, or more, and add the WineStay or Celebration package at no additional cost.

    Click logo for more info.

  • Stage Coach Saloon Stage Coach Saloon

    Special menu for A Taste of the Gorge includes: Caprese stack, pulled pork calzone, and new featured Mountain Style pizza. Special Event Thursday, 2/17 @6pm - Make your own pizza, $32pp, reservations required. Also, enjoy 50% off Chimney Rock Adventure Golf with purchase of mountain style pizza!

    Call for more info: (828) 625-8870.

  • Village Scoop Chimney Rock Village Village Scoop Chimney Rock Village

    BOGO 50% off any ice cream purchase and a free pup cup with any purchase when you mention A Taste of the Gorge.

    Visit our website by clicking on the logo above.

     

  • Emberglow Outdoor Resort Emberglow Outdoor Resort

    Offering a 20% discount for your stay during A Taste of the Gorge. Use code gorge22 when booking your lodging or RV site.

    See website for lodging and site descriptions by click on logo above.

  • Lured Market & Grill Lured Market & Grill

     

    Mention A Taste of the Gorge and receive 10% off entrees all week (does not include beverages & alcohol).

    Special Events - Trivia Night on 2/16 from 5:30 - 7:30pm; Local Night 2/17 from 5-7pm; Big Game Party Potluck on 2/13 from 4:30 - 11pm; Bloody Mary & Mimosa Brunch 2/19 from 10am - 1pm

    Visit our website by clicking logo above.

  • Four Seasons Lodging Four Seasons Lodging

    Book during A Taste of the Gorge and you'll get flowers, fudge, and a local bottle of wine!

    Click on the logo for more information about Four Seasons Lodging.

  • The 1027 Lake Lure Inn & Spa The 1027 Lake Lure Inn & Spa

    Mention A Taste of the Gorge at our Sunday Brunch Buffet on Feb. 20th, 2022, and receive a 10% discount!

    Learn more about the Lake Lure Inn & Spa by clicking the logo above.

  • Legends on the Lake in Rumbling Bald Legends on the Lake in Rumbling Bald

     

    A Taste of the Gorge specials at Legends include: Legends Smash Burger or Beef nachos for $11!

    Open Tuesdays from 12:00pm - 8:00pm - Limited pizza only menu!

    Open Wednesday - Sunday from 11:00am - 9:00pm

    Click on the logo for more information