You will walk by a couple of great restaurants and you can get a fantastic bacon cheeseburger at either or both. I usually stay away from that kind of decadent food unless I've walked a long way and am very hungry. Don't miss 'em... Big Meadows and Skyland (in bold below)
Elkwallow Wayside (mile 24.1)
The Wayside offers a variety of breakfast selections and sandwiches and grilled items for lunch and dinner, with seating outside on the patio or at picnic tables.
Skyland (mile 41.7 and 42.5)
Dining room with table service. Menu includes appetizers, salads, entrees and deserts.
Big Meadows Wayside (mile 51.2)
The Wayside houses a full-service dining room with carryout service and offers a varied menu of regional favorites and contemporary food.
Big Meadows Lodge
(follow signs from Skyline Drive at mile 51.2)
Dining room in lovely rustic setting. Menu includes appetizers, salads, entrees, and deserts.
Loft Mountain Wayside (mile 79.5) The Wayside has a dining room with counter service, with seating inside and outside on picnic tables. The menu includes a variety of breakfast selections, sandwiches, and grilled items.