Local Dining

From good coffee to fine dining, you'll enjoy a wide variety of food and drink around the Great Smoky Mountains. Here is a list of some of our favorite picks in the area!

Nantahala Brewing Company

Nantahala Brewing Company

The Nantahala Brewing Company hosts a family and pet friendly taproom & open air deck. With over a dozen original ales & beers on tap at any time. Most Summer weekends feature live “music on tap” and there are always sports on the big screens.
Location: Bryson City, NC
Phone: 828-488-2237
High Test Deli and Sweet Shop AKA The Filling Station

High Test Deli and Sweet Shop AKA The Filling Station

Local sandwich shop themed around cars
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-1919
Mountain Perks

Mountain Perks

Coffee Shop
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-9561
The Cork and Bean Bistro

The Cork and Bean Bistro

Crepe and Sandwich Shop
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-1934
The Heavenly Fudge Depot

The Heavenly Fudge Depot

Location: Bryson City
Phone: (828) 497-7367
Great Smoky Mountains Winery

Great Smoky Mountains Winery

Wood Fired Pizza and Wine
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-788-1346
Pasqualino`s

Pasqualino`s

A Taste of Italy
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-9555
Fryemont Inn

Fryemont Inn

Bryson City Tradition Open Mid-April to Thanksgiving
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-2159
Toll Free: 800-845-4879
Jimmy Mac`s

Jimmy Mac`s

American Cuisine
Location: Bryson City
Toll Free: (828) 488-4700
Anthony`s

Anthony`s

Classic Italian Cuisine
Location: Bryson City
Phone: (828) 488 - 8898
La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Cupcake Bakery
Location: Bryson City
Granny`s Kitchen

Granny`s Kitchen

Country Cooking Buffet Style
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828-497-5010
Pizzeria Uno Express

Pizzeria Uno Express

Pizzeria UNO Express at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort offers hand-crafted thin crust pizzas and calzones and fresh pasta dishes!
Location: Harrah's Cherokee
Noodle Bar

Noodle Bar

Specializing in Asian fare, the Noodle Bar at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort brings a fun taste of the Far East to the Great Smoky Mountains.
Location: Harrah's Cherokee
Chef`s Stage Buffet

Chef`s Stage Buffet

Chefs Stage Buffet features chef specialties prepared at interactive stations that are sure to please any palate, offering tastes from around the world with Italian, Asian, comfort food, barbeque stations, a soup and salad bar and desserts of the world.
Brio Tuscan Grille

Brio Tuscan Grille

BRIO Tuscan Grille at Harrah’s Cherokee invites you to gather with friends, family and co-workers and experience the flavors of Tuscany without a passport! Bringing the pleasures of the Tuscan country villa to Cherokee, our chef-inspired recipes are sure to tempt your palate. At this Italian restaurant, we believe that to eat well is to live well.
Location: Harrah's Cherokee
Ruth`s Chris Steak House

Ruth`s Chris Steak House

This classic steakhouse brings a restaurant experience characterized by the restaurant’s renowned quality steaks and signature menu items like USDA Prime steaks served in Ruth’s Chris’s signature style, broiled at 1800° and served sizzling on a 500° plate.
Location: Harrah's Cherokee
Selu Garden Cafe

Selu Garden Cafe

Selu Garden Café offers new dishes along with some of your favorite dishes!
Location: Harrah's Cherokee
Rancho Viejo

Rancho Viejo

Local Mexican
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828.497.0343#sthash.ilYEMmvy.dpuf
New Happy Garden Restaurant

New Happy Garden Restaurant

Chinese
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828-497-4310
Paul`s Family Restaurant

Paul`s Family Restaurant

Native American and American Cuisine
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828.497.9012#sthash.Ft5CFY19.dpuf
River`s End Restaurant

River`s End Restaurant

American Cuisine on the Nantahala River
Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828.488.7172.
Soul Infusion Tea House

Soul Infusion Tea House

Location: Sylva
Phone: (828) 586-1717
El Patron Sylva

El Patron Sylva

Mexican Dining
Phone: (828) 586-8805
Kobe Express

Kobe Express

Japanese
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828.497.9779 #sthash.H22uEoaZ.dpuf
Peter`s Pancakes

Peter`s Pancakes

Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828-497-5116
Little Princess

Little Princess

Buffett
Location: Cherokee
Phone: 828.497.9000
Kosta`s Family Restaurant

Kosta`s Family Restaurant

Greek and Italian Food
Location: Sylva
Phone: 828-631-0777
The Warehouse at Nantahala Brewing

The Warehouse at Nantahala Brewing

Upscale Southern Menu featuring shareables from nachos and trout cakes to apple bourbon pork chops and pot roast. Open dinner for 5-10.
Location: Bryson City, NC
Phone: (828) 585-5885
La Poblana Mexican Restaurant

La Poblana Mexican Restaurant

Local Mexican Restaurant
Location: Bryson City, NC
Grounded Coffee Shop and Food Factory

Grounded Coffee Shop and Food Factory

Open 7 days a week. 7 am - 9 pm Monday - Saturday and 7-5 On Sunday`s. Has a great selection of coffee and food. Check them out on Facebook for there daily Special.
Location: 1185 Tsalagi RD.Cherokee NC
The Chestnut Tree Restaurant

The Chestnut Tree Restaurant

Hotel Buffet
Location: Cherokee
The Jarrett House

The Jarrett House

Traditional Southern Cooking at its best. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Location: Dillsboro
Phone: 828.586.0265
Toll Free: 800.972.5623
Bogart`s

Bogart`s

Steaks, Seafood, Chicken, Soups and Salads
Location: Sylva
NoNameSportsPub

NoNameSportsPub

THE NO NAME SPORTS PUB… With LIVE Music and Bands 3-4 nights a week every week. Sunday live music on the CREEK SIDE DECK.
Location: Sylva
Phone: 828-586-2750
The Sneak E Squirrel Brewery and Tap Room

The Sneak E Squirrel Brewery and Tap Room

Sandwiches, Burgers, and Beer
Location: Sylva
Phone: (828) 586-6440
Guadalupe Cafe

Guadalupe Cafe

Tropical Fusion Eatery and Bar
Location: Sylva