Moose Café, a breakfast-lunch-and-supper restaurant that specializes in a traditional Southern menu of cathead biscuits, sawmill gravy, buttermilk fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens and other country-style favorites, is coming to Hendersonville.
The Asheville-based restaurant, which now has locations next to farmers markets in Asheville and Greensboro, will bring its farm-to-table offerings to the Highlands Square Shopping Center that has housed Lizard's Thicket, a produce market and a seafood restaurant.
Dorothy Williams, a Moose Café manager, confirmed that the restaurant will open in the Walmart shopping center on U.S. 64 East.
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Among its menu items are breakfast offerings "moose cakes" (pancakes), omelets, country ham, home frieds and sawmill gravy. The lunch menu features a meatloaf sandwich ($6.99), country-fried steak ($7.99), buttermilk fried chicken ($6.99), and pinto beans with chow-chow and onions and cornbread ($4.99). The dinner menu includes smoked pork chop ($9.99), "Grandma's meatloaf," ($8.99), chicken and dumplings ($7.99), fried chicken ($9.99), and fried shrimp and fried fish dinners ($9.99). The restaurant features of side orders of real mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens, picked beets, macaroni and cheese and cornbread dressing.