Spring(er) Final Four: What Is the Best Restaurant on the Appalachian Trail?

Its Final Four Weekend! We started with the top 32 restaurants on the AT, seeded and created a bracket, then you voted. Each round, we narrowed the field and voted again. It’s time for you to decide what restaurants advance to our Championship Round.

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Final Four voting ends midnight 4/6 (PT). Championship round will follow 4/7 to 4/8.

Final Four Matchups

#9 Mojo’s Trailside Cafe & Coffee House took down the top seed, The Homeplace, by a landslide 107 votes. They will face #4 Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub, who defeated #28 Spring Creek Tavern by only three votes.


#2 Smoky Mountain Diner matches up against #27 Bob’s Dairyland. Both restaurants won their previous rounds easily to advance to the final four. Bob’s Dairyland knocked out #3 seed Monson General Store, the only remaining restaurant above the Mason Dixon Line. Can the underdog Bob’s Dairyland keep their streak going as they face the #2 seed? Go vote and decide who advances.

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Comments 9

  • Kayla Silver : Apr 4th

    We love Bob’s Dairyland! Such a great place to eat!

  • Tabitha Nance : Apr 4th

    Bob’s Dairyland has the best food and the service is great!

  • Micah Pexa : Apr 4th

    Smokey Mountain Diner and Mojo’s Cafe should advance.

  • Carlotta : Apr 5th

    Bob’s Dairyland!

  • Ed Shaw : Apr 5th

    Smokey Mountain Diner.

    Great food and service from locals who like to hike and love hikers. And, the SMD is only 21 steps from the AT!

  • Kim Starr : Apr 5th

    The Homeland all the way!! The best!!

  • Jan Stahl : Apr 7th

    Bob’s Dairyland is the BEST!!!

  • Michael Misiaszek : Apr 8th

    Spring Creek Tavern in Hot Springs NC was my favorite but really, all the places were awesome!

  • Espresso : Apr 8th

    Not sure if you’re counting B+B’s but the 1/4 way inn set the bar high early on, and wasnt surpassed.


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