Reserve • Dining

Inn guests, their guests, and diners not lodging at The Inn are welcome at our two restaurants Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn, and Over Yonder, located a few hundred yards from the Inn. Schedules vary seasonally. If lodging at the Inn, please call to obtain the restaurants’ days-hours for the period of your stay. Thank You

Dining Journal


Valle Crucis Winter Weekends 2016

The Mast Farm Inn & Over Yonder have developed a winter lodging & dining benefit series. The series enables you to enjoy North Carolina foods, spirits, craft beers, wines, while providing numerous opportunities to give back to local non-profit organizations at no cost to you. On the contrary you benefit from our lowest available rate plan.


The Pot Pie Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 8, 9, 10 & February 26, 27, 28. Presenting The Pot Pie Menu at Over Yonder to benefit F.A.R.M. Café, and featuring New Appalachia, Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon, Blowing Rock Brewing Company & Wine to Water.


The Mountain Trout Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 15, 16, 17 & March 4, 5, 6. Presenting The Mountain Trout Menu at Over Yonder to benefit Valle Crucis Elementary School, and featuring Sunburst Trout Farms, Covington Spirits, Fullsteam Brewery & Shelton Vineyards.


The Heritage Pork Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 22, 23, 24 & March 11, 12, 13. Presenting The Heritage Pork Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Valle Crucis Community Park, and featuring Heritage Farms Cheshire Pork, Troy & Sons Asheville Distilling Company, Mother Earth Brewing & Shelton Vineyards.


The Meat & Potatoes Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for February 5, 6, 7 & March 18, 19, 20. Presenting The Meat & Potatoes Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Appalachian Theatre, and featuring Apple Brandy Farms, Defiant Whisky, Highland Brewing Company, & Biltmore Wines.


The Chicken & Dumplings Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for February 19, 20, 21 & March 25, 26, 27. Presenting The Chicken & Dumplings Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Blue Ridge Conservancy, and featuring Joyce Farms, TOPO Organic Spirits, Natty Greene’s Brewing Company & Shelton Vineyards.


Over Yonder

”Over Yonder” is the latest initiative by the owners of the award-winning historic Mast Farm Inn and Executive Chef Andrew Long.


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    Culinary Revival in WNC Magazine

    Over Yonder, The Mast Farm Inn & Executive Chef Andrew Long are honored to be featured on the cover of WNC Magazine’s November & December 2015 edition, and in the featured article on the Appalachian Culinary Revival.

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    Chef Andrew Long

    After a nationwide search, The Mast Farm Inn is honored to announce the appointment of Andrew Long as Executive Chef of its award-winning restaurant, Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn, and of Megan Long as Grounds, Farm & Facilities Manager.

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    Dinner Menu

    Inn guests, local diners, traveling diners, and their guests, are equally welcome at Simplicity’s. Walk-ins are also welcome, but reservations are recommended. Reserve by calling 828.963.5857

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    Lunch Menu

    Lunch ”Over Yonder” • You can find complete information, menu and pricing for our restaurant ”Over Yonder” by clicking here. Over Yonder, An Appalachian Kitchen, is designed, owned and managed by the award-winning Mast Farm Inn.

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    Brunch Menu

    Every Sunday, Between Noon-7:00PM. Inn guests and local diners are equally welcome at ”Brunch Over Yonder”. Reservations not required, walk-ins also welcome, but to avoid waiting we recommend making reservations by calling 828.963.6301

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    Breakfast Menu

    Guests enjoy a hearty two-course country gourmet breakfast each morning at the Inn at private tables. Breakfast is different every day, see sampling of recent menus from a typical week.

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    Room Service Menu

    Foods, snack, and treats we developed to serve to our guests at The Inn. Increasingly guests want to purchase more of these to keep in the room during their stay, to take home for themselves, or to bring or mail to family and friends as gifts.

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    Dining Overview

    Here you will find an overview, summary and index of food & dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, at The Mast Farm Inn, and in the Western North Carolina High Country

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    Farm-to-table refers to a culinary philosophy concerned with producing food locally and delivering that food to local consumers. Restaurants who choose to buy from local food producers regularly yield healthier, better quality meals for their clients.

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    Slow Food

    Slow Food is also simply about taking the time to slow down and to enjoy life with family and friends. The Slow Food movement was founded by Carlo Petrini. It aims to preserve the cultural cuisine and the associated food plants and seeds, domestic animals, and farming within an ecoregion.

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    Do you vegan? We have good news and we have bad news. The Good News • While The Mast Farm Inn is not a vegan dining establishment, we get where you are coming from. We really do, and we both understand and care.

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    Reviews Dining

    Simplicity serves breakfast every morning to Inn guests. Inn guests, their guests, and diners not lodging at The Inn are welcome for regular dinner service. We also hosts numerous private celebrations, parties and events throughout they year. See Reviews & Testimonials from Inn guests, local and traveling diners.

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    Local Dining Options

    On this page you will find a wide range of options for Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, and Food Shops & Markets, as well as links to local dining guides. All of this information is also available at the front desk, so do not hesitate to ask for suggestions, recommendations and directions while here.

This place offers the best all-around that we have ever found. Everything was outstanding!

Heather & Julia, Charlotte, North Carolina

The scenery in this area is simply amazing! You will find lots to do or just sit back and relax.

Paul & Mary, Nashville, Tennessee

You cannot get food like this just anywhere. We cannot wait to return again soon.

Thomas & Eloise, Charlottesville, Virginia