Spring(er) Fever Elite Eight: What Are the Best Restaurants on the Appalachian Trail?

We’ve polled thru-hikers, selected, and seeded the best restaurants on the Appalachian Trail. Winners from the first two rounds have advanced to the Elite Eight. It’s time to once again vote on your favorite restaurants in our Springer Fever Bracket. Help choose who advances to the Final Four.

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Elite Eight voting ends midnight 4/2 (PT). Final Four voting 4/3-4/6. Championship voting 4/7-4/8.  

Noteworthy Updates

#9 Mojo’s Cafe has received more votes than any other restaurant through the first two rounds. Mojo’s now faces the #1 seeded  Homeplace Restaurant in Virginia, and could be an interesting matchup.

At #28, Spring Creek Tavern is the highest ranking restaurant still in the tournament.

#3 Monson General Store in Maine is the only restaurant above the Mason Dixon Line still in the tournament. They are well over 1,000 trail miles from the next closet restaurant still in the bracket, making them the undisputed King of the North.

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Comments 7

  • Bobs Dairyland : Mar 31st

    Vote for Bobs Dairyland! Amazing fresh food made from scratch! Hard working employees!Health conscience owners who make sure you are served quality food!

    • kathy esco : Mar 31st

      bobs dairyland has delicious food. friendly faces and a clean restaurant!!!’. we get by there every chance we can.

    • Kayla Silver : Apr 2nd

      Love eating at Bob’s Dairyland.

  • Carlotta Hall : Mar 31st

    I vote for Bob’s Dairyland!! Great food! Great service!! Clean family restaurant.

  • Dinelle : Mar 31st

    I vote The spring creek tavern…awesome place great beer selection.

  • debbie : Apr 1st

    Kelley farm kitchen in harpers ferry. Giant portions, amazing food, wonderful owners.

  • Ann Marie Denelle : Apr 3rd

    I was at The Monson General Store the day it opened. I love, love, love the store, the food, employees and the story of how it came to be!
    The entire store is made of reclaimed resources or Maine made! They are truly the last stop on the trail before the wilderness trek to finish!
    I vote for Monson General Store?


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