The Dripolator

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Before heading off to the woods, stop at The Dripolater for some excellent coffee and baked goods.

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Joanne O'Sullivan


Just outside tiny Black Mountain, you'll find hiking, running and mountain biking trails of every difficulty level criss-crossing the mountains. Before heading out to explore, stop at the Dripolator for some excellent coffee, baked goods, and more. The inside is cozy and welcoming, the regulars are laid-back, and there's outdoor seating during nice weather. There may be a line if you arrive after 9:00 or so on the weekend. This is a place where you can linger if bad weather spoils your outdoor plans. 

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The Dripolator

221 W. State Street
Black Mountain, NC, 28711
35.616288, -82.321387

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