Lunch Menu


We've made arrangements with the following West Asheville eateries to provide professionally prepared picnic lunches made with local, seasonal foods for our river trips. All selections are included in the trip price so you can freely choose from any of the options below, simply include the name of the eatery in your email.
The menu items have been selected by the chefs at the different establishments specifically to hold up on the river and therefore we do not offer substitutions, however, other lunch options are always available.

Sunny Point Sunny Point Cafe is a West Asheville institution. Their menu is creative, eclectic and absolutely delicious. The chefs have put together this basket just for us to make sure it will hold up on the river.

2 small baby green salads, 2 B.L.A.T. sandwiches featuring maple black pepper bacon or tofu bacon, fresh sliced tomatoes, lettuce, garlic aioli and smashed avocado served on a fresh baked buttery croissant and two homemade chocolate chip cookies.


12 bones 12 Bones Smokehouse makes everything from scratch. Their meats are smoked long & slow over select hardwoods. Their recipes are old family favorites and new ones they?ve just come up with. They believe that simple ingredients and lots of care in preparation makes the best food. Their food has won several awards and is a favorite of President Obama and his Family, who waits in line just like everyone else.

Pulled Pork Basket
1 lb of slow cooked pork
Sandwich Buns
Smoked Potato Salad
Sweet Vinegar Cole Slaw
Baby Back Ribs Basket*
Full Rack (12 Bones)
Smoked Potato Salad
Sweet Vinegar Cole Slaw
*Add $10 to total trip price


Sunny Point Pineapple Jacks offers a variety of gourmet, hand crafted sandwiches, soups and salads.

This picnic lunch is centered around Jack?s delicious chicken salad wraps. Featuring basil chicken salad, dried cranberries, almonds and lettuce with a touch of raspberry dressing and wrapped in a delicious, healthy tortilla, with a side of fresh potato salad and finished with 2 homemade cookies.


Sunny Point West Village Market and Deli is a full service grocery located in the heart of West Asheville, featuring natural and conventional groceries, gourmet cheeses, hundreds of wines, a kick-ass beer selection, and the best darn made-to-order sandwiches in town.

This picnic lunch includes your choice of Applegate Farms Herb roasted turkey breast or black forest ham and either cheddar or swiss cheese on whole wheat bread finely crafted with dijionaise, lettuce, tomato & red onion and served with a crispy pickle, chips and a side of homemade potato salad.

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