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Bike Magazine - Riding Brevard, North Carolina

Area Information

Things to Do

Check out the Chamber of Commerce website and for exciting information about our great area.

In addition to the great road riding we have available we have some of the finest mountain biking in the southeast, visit Sycamore Cycles & The Hub for more info. Downtown Brevard has great shopping, restaurants, and bars, and that's why the ride will start and finish in the Heart of Brevard.

Places to Eat!


  • Julie's Restaurant opens @ 6 AM -Breakfast & Lunch only.
  • Brighter Day Coffee – opens at 6:30 Great Coffee & Muffins,
  • Sunrise Café in College Plaza opens @ 7 AM – Breakfast & Lunch big veggie menu
  • Braken Mountain Bakery opens @ 7:30 AM Only has Coffee and Baked Goods..
  • Quotations –Coffee and light breakfast – like quiche, muffins, etc. Opens 7:30 weekdays, 8 AM weekends.
  • French Broad Café – Opens at 7 AM, breakfast and lunch,
  • Gatekeepers Table – Breakfast & Lunch, M-F 6AM – 3PM Sat – closed Sunday 7AM – 4PM


  • Bullwinkel's Soda Shop – Old fashioned soda shop with classic American Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Desserts, etc.
  • Pescado's Burrito in College Plaza Strip Center–
  • Square Root –in the alley behind OP Taylors, Unique food, fantastic bar.
  • Dugans Pub –Fantastic place for Rueben sandwiches, burgers and fries, etc..
  • Pad Thai – Thai food. Really good. Very casual.
  • Jordan Street Café –.Open dinner only! Great food.
  • Big Mikes Pizza – Fantastic Pizza and Sub Sandwiches.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican – Great Mexican food.
  • Cardinal Drive-In - Old fashioned drive-in, think "Happy Days" with classic American food.
  • El Ranchero (Mexican), on Caldwell Street.
  • The Falls Landing – Great food
  • The Quarry –piano bar and live music in the evenings.
  • Marco Trattoria – Northern Italian food.
  • Hob Nob –Great food
  • New China
  • Chinese Buffet (Twin Dragons)
  • Sora - Sushi
  • Hawg Wild BBQ


Hotels/ Motels

Rodeway Inn - Brevard
Sunset Motel (Event Sponsor)

Rodeway Inn - Brevard
Rodeway Inn

Hampton Inn

Holiday Inn



Deerwoode Lodge and Cabins

Deer Ridge Property Management

Bed and Breakfast

Red House Inn

Campbell House Brevard


Davidson River Campground (Pisgah National Forest )

Black Forest Family Camping Resort (Cedar Mountain)
828) 884-2267