Jorge’s Place

Jorge’s Place offers quick bites, hearty meals and a healthy serving of Cuban charm. For more information, visit this Caribbean oasis in Glenville (1.6 miles north of the Cashiers Crossroads) or call (828) 743-4175. Trust us, you’ll want to visit.

Whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, a tasty lunch, or a sumptuous dinner in a casual dining environment, there’s no better place for you to go than Jorge’s Place just a short 1.6 miles north of the Cashiers Crossroads (toward Glenville).

In addition to a broad array of menu items, Jorge’s offers 12 different blends of specialty coffees that are roasted fresh daily.  Choose from Ethiopian, Kenyan, or Columbian just to name a few.  Yes, there is decaf coffee, too. Enjoy a freshly brewed cup with your meal or take a bag of beans home with you.  Looking for your favorite brew?  Check out Jorge’s beer coolers where you will find more than sixty different varieties of beer. It’s not a rumor that Jorge has wines-great wines of every kind. At last count their wine inventory included more than 360 different labels.  Jorge’s also offers a full service bar.

Enjoy a combination of Cuban, Cajun and traditional American favorites as you visit with your friends at Jorge’s. Start your day off with a hot, hearty breakfast. Eggs, any style, bacon or sausage and biscuits or toast. Lunch favorites include a variety of sandwiches or salads.  Choose from hamburgers made from lean beef or try the Cuban burger which is a combination of beef and pork. The Blackened Prime Rib sandwich and the Cuban sandwich are two customer favorites.    The Mojito Trout, BLT salad, and the Black Bean Cake salad offer great flavor at reasonable prices.  Children love the many choices that they find at Jorge’s.

From the “Small Plates and Bar Menu” folks can enjoy green plantains, Pasteles (meat or Guava stuffed Cuban pastries).  The Seafood Beignets (crabmeat and shrimp stuffing Cajun seasoned, breaded and deep fried), chicken wings and the smoked Trout dip offer exciting choices as you wait for your meal.

Dinner at Jorge’s offers many exciting options.  Choose from Jambalaya (shrimp, oysters, and scallops, Andouille sausage with fresh vegetables, rice and herbs) or Arroz Con Pollo-2 chicken breasts atop Cuban seasoned yellow rice.  Boloche-beef eye of round stuffed with chorizo, fresh veggies and chimichurri sauce over rice appeals to beef lovers.  Jorge’s Filet Mignon is eight ounces of the finest aged beef available.  

Jorge’s bakery provides you with delicious, freshly-baked bread daily and some of the tastiest desserts you will find in the area.  A sampling of dessert items available at Jorge’s include Key Lime pie, pecan pie, fresh apple pie, brownies, chocolate cheesecake and more.   

Breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. Lunch is available from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy a roaring fire (either indoors or out).   There are also Putt-Putt golf and clay tennis courts.  Great food, a relaxing, comfortable environment and your favorite beverage.  What more could you want?  Call (828) 743-4175 for reservations or for more information.  Visit Jorge’s at 1846 Highway 107 N. in Cashiers.

by Wiley Sloan

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