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Canyon Kitchen

True to its history and agrarian roots, Lonesome Valley’s Canyon Kitchen offers a humble yet extraordinary connection to food that both sustains and entertains the senses. Massive oak beams define the structure of Jennings Barn and its open-air dining. Broad, rolling meadows and magnificent granite faces set the scene. Guests are invited to stroll through the gardens; enjoy the soft hues of sunset and the dazzling display of fireflies. Nature’s aperitif.


Charcuterie Plate                                     18
Cured Meats, Jams, Pickles, Nuts, CK Breads


Shrimp Chorizo                                        14
Nettle Tostada, Fermented Tomatillo Salsa, Cotija


Brasstown Beef Fennel Meat Balls        14
Smoked A La Vodka Sauce, Bulgarian Feta


Summer Melons                                       12
Joyce Farms Co. Ham, Ck Garden Basil Vinaigrette, Sweet Paprika Pecans


Benton’s Bacon Bao                                13
Corn – Peanut Crumble, Hot Pickled Mardi Gras Bean Relish, Shaved Cabbage, Kecap Manis



Slow Roasted Brasstown Ribeye                38
June Apple Fennel Slaw, Hasselback Yukon Gold Potatoes, June Apple – Sorghum BBQ Sauce


Seared Grey Tilefish                                     28
Brown Butter Spaghetti Squash, Heirloom Cherry Tomato – Pepper Salad, Green Tomato Vinaigrette


Summer Squash & Nettle Dumplin’s          18
Runner Beans, Summer Squash, Nettle Dumplin’s, Warm Herb Vinaigrette


Smoked Duck Breast                                   28
Crispy Peking Duck, Chilled Nasturtium Noodles, Shaved Broccoli, Lightly Pickled Chanterelles


Grilled VA Lamb Rack                                 32
Stewed Swiss Chard, Lemon Thyme – Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots, Lacinato Kale Furikake, Yellow Zucchini Jus



Chocolate Bread Pudding                          12
Pralines & Cream Ice Cream


Horchata Parfait                                          12
Carringer Farms Peaches, Rum Caramel Sauce, Candied Almonds, Raspberry Dust


Brown Sugar Pie                                         12
Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream, Nectarine Essence, Candied Ginger, Jupiter Grapes


Goat Lady Dairy Lindale                             12
Paprika Walnut Butter, Lemon Thyme Honey, Broken Benne Seed Cracker, Nasturtium Flowers

Canyon Kitchen is open seasonally, Wednesday through Sunday nights for dinner (5pm-9pm) from May 13 – October 31.

For reservations
(828) 743-7967

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150 Lonesome Valley
Rd Sapphire, NC 28774

We are located 2.5 miles east from Cashiers on Hwy 64 East. Turn left into Lonesome Valley and follow the signs to Canyon Kitchen.

*Click to see map below.


Reservations for dinner are suggested. Drinks and light hors d’oeuvres are available at the garden bar without a reservation (weather permitting).

Dress Code:

Mountain casual, no coat or tie required.


Full bar is available along with an extensive wine selection.

Private Events:

Email Sarah Jennings, Event Director or call (828) 743-7696.


A la Carte pricing

Corkage Fee:

$50 corkage fee per 750mL

For more information call 828-743-7967

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