Alpen Restaurant & Bar
The Alpen Restaurant and Bar in Beech
Mountain North Carolina is part of the Beech Alpen Inn. The Inn was originally built by the Beech Mountain Developers
in the 1970’s in a rustic style resembling the great old Inn’s of the European Alps. Since it’s original
opening many great restaurants called the Beech Alpen Inn their home. In 2006 the new owners’ Steve,
Jane & Fred took the idea further, enhancing the Inn with a new modern kitchen and a new restaurant addition the
Mountain view room. The design was strictly guided by the rustic style of the old Inn. The original old Fireplace
room has been restored and a cozy Bar was added. The modern Time was not left out. Six large Flat
Screen TV’s and also wireless Internet were added, to keep in touch with the world away from the mountains. The AC-System
keeps the indoor climate most comfortable on the hottest summer days, a rare feature in the mountains.
Since it’s reopening in July 2007 the Alpen Restaurant and
Bar stayed open year round and helped Beech Mountain to be a year round destination again. Visitors from the surrounding counties
enjoy the beautiful scenic drive from Banner Elk to Beech Mountain on the well maintained state road 184
. The breathtaking view stretches from Grandfather and Sugar Mountain to Mt. Mitchell and Roan Mountain. Passing the Town
Center at 5100 ft, the General Store on the left and the Top of the Beech Inn on the right you will reach
the Beech Alpen Inn soon after.
New Mountain View Room,
offers fine dining and great lunches in a warm atmosphere of an old fashion
fireplace, rough sawn beams and one of the most interesting views in the mountains. The tables are lined up with large picture
windows. A few tables feature interesting slope views, the others overlook a large mountain meadow where the deer and other
wild life feeds in the evenings and on clear days the view stretches over five mountain ranges from Tennessee, Virginia and
The Dinner Menu is mouth watering and offering a wide variety for our most
The Old Fireplace Room and Bar
offer the ambiance off the Old World Inn with a lighter Bar Menu. An open stone fireplace in the
center compliments the Setting. Famous for our Tasty Appetizers, Salads, Quesadillas, Juicy Burgers and “Mile High Club”
Sandwiches combined with the largest selection of imported and domestic Draft Beers, Fine Wines and Mixed Drink Favorites
made us the In-Place on Beech Mountain for residents and guests alike. On warm days large patio doors open
the room to the outdoor patio and deck.
warm southern sun with the pleasant mountain air make the patio or deck often a favorite place for Lunch, Fine Dining, or
lighter Bar Fare.
Mountain Meadow and Pavillion
is the favorite place for weddings and family reunions and many other extraordinary parties in a beautiful mountain setting.
In addition to the Pavillion a tent of considerable size can be installed there if needed.
Mountainview Room Fine Dining