Fayetteville is the foodie capital of West Virginia and a bacon lover’s paradise. Fayetteville is crazy for this fried pork delight, so much so that we have created the Fayetteville Bacon Trail. For those who believe everything tastes better with a little bacon sprinkled on top this foodie road trip is for you.
Start your culinary expedition with the BLAT. The BLAT features bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato, and mayo on a brioche bun topped with greens and lemon house dressing. Wood Iron Eatery is also well known for its delicious CANDIED BACON. The NAPOLEON D TOTS are another popular dish. Enjoy tater tots topped with avocado, sour cream, chili aioli topped with green onion and bacon bits. MAPLE BACON SCONES make an appearance on special occasions.
Indulge in succulent sliced PORK BELLY drizzled with a pork demi and served with potato pave, Dal, and Basmati rice. This is a local favorite that sells out.
Everything tastes better with bacon. The HYPOCRITE is a fun spin on their vegetarian sandwich with bacon added. Feast on grilled portabellas, zucchini, and squash with provolone, tomato, red onion, and herb mayo. You can also enjoy a BELT; bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomato on 15-grain toast. For more bacony goodness indulge in the TURKEY, BACON & AVOCADO PANINI, the BACON, EGG,&CHEESE ASIAGO BAGEL, LOADED POTATO, LOADED POTATO SOUP, or RIVREMONT.
On your bacon journey, you have to snap a photo in front of the Pink Pig. While you are there, stop in The Pink Pig and munch on BACON WRAPPED JALAPENO POPPERS.
THE 304 BOMB DIGGITY BURGER is one of their signature dishes. This 8oz burger is drenched in house-made pimento cheese, applewood smoked bacon topped with house-made jalapeno jam. Add a side of LOADED TOTS or fries topped with bacon. Folks are also raving over the COBB SALAD. Snag one of these bad boys fast, they tend to sell out daily. Mixed greens, roasted corn crumble Queso Blanco cheese, and black bean salad topped with crushed Doritos served with chipotle ranch.
If you are searching for decadence on a bun, look no further the VELVET. The Velvet made its debut this spring and it may be the best thing to come out of 2020. This incredible burger is topped with, french onion dip, balsamic onions swiss, and bacon. The DYNAMO is another delicious bacon burger option with blue cheese spread, marinated roasted red peppers, and crispy onions. We all know some people drive to SSS just for the PIMENTO CHEESE FRIES so you might as well treat yourself and go ahead and try them loaded with jalapeno and crumbled bacon. Another favorite is LADY BIRD. The Lady Bird sandwich is a roasted chicken breast, bacon, chipotle mayo, Society pickles, lettuce, tomato & red onions on a toasted potato roll.
Don’t go bacon my heart by missing out on the SMOTHERED GRILLED CHICKEN dinner. Enjoy two chicken breasts smothered in swiss cheese, mushrooms, bacon, and scallions, served with mac & cheese and a salad. If you have room you can enjoy the loaded cheddar Firecreek fries.
Bacon abounds with choices like the Mountaineer Burger, BLT, Southern Chicken Sandwich, Whitewater Club, cheese fries, potato skins, and a chef salad with a loaded baked potato.
No bacon trail is complete without bacon pizzas like the PINE & SWINE. This pie is topped with pineapple, red onions, applewood smoked bacon, feta and tomato sauce. Warm up with the PIZZA SKINS as an appitizer. Enjoy roasted garlic mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, scallions & sour cream on an oven fired pie.
We can’t forget dessert with the BREAKFAST SUNDAE from The Stache. Enjoy vanilla ice cream, cinnamon pecans, bacon, and maple syrup with a touch of whipped cream!
The MAUI BURGER is where its at. This patty is topped with grilled pineapple, bacon, caramelized onions, provolone cheese and ginger sauce.
Ben Franklin carries everything, so it should come as no surprise that they have your bacon needs covered with WALNUT CREEK BACON.
Gouda and bacon, yasssss please! The GAULEY GOUDA BURGER is served on a toasted brioche bun, this beef patty is smothered in gouda , topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion, bacon and in-house-made spicy roasted tomato aioli with Surprise Fries. Try something new with the UPPER MASH MUSHROOMS. These portobello mushrooms are stuffed with bacon, red peppers, spinach and feta topped with melted Parmesan cheese.
You can’t have too many BACON WRAPPED JALAPENOS!!!
If you haven’t had your bacon fill you can stop by Chimney Corner where Route 60 and 16 meet for a killer GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH with Smoked Gouda, garlic mayo and bacon.
You can even play along with your own bacon passport. Take your bacon passport as you sample bacon delights from participating locations. Mark off 5 bacon stops and you can email your form back to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off in the drop off box on the porch at the Fayetteville Visitor Center. We will not be doing bacon stamps at this time due to COVID-19. We trust you, you can mark off your stops and submit your form. One winner will be selected to bring home the bacon with a bacon lovers prize basket.