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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bed & Breakfast
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“By far the best food in the area. The Everett Bistro also offers fantastic service, a cozy atmosphere, delicious craft cocktails & wine list, and wonderful food in a historic downtown building (be sure to check out the vault in the main dining room).”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Authentic hand-tossed pizza, burgers, homemade dinners, appetizers, subs, paninis, salads & desserts. Large selection of craft, imported and domestic beers; full bar and wine. Inside and covered outdoor dining; with relaxed lounge seating areas in Derailed Bar. Free wifi. Across from train depot. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Enjoy classic Italian favorites served in a rustic yet refined atmosphere. Full lunch and dinner menus with daily evening specials. Full bar and extensive wine list.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A traditional style breakfast and lunch featuring daily specials as well as a variety of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, and desserts. Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm; Sunday, 7:30 am - 2:00 pm.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Offering both lunch and dinner in a casual and inviting atmosphere on Main Street, Jimmy Mac's features a full menu including soups, salads, appetizers, burgers, steaks, seafood and more.”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“ Start your morning with a savory sausage and egg biscuit or try the loaded down Fontana Hash-browns. Lunch and dinner won't disappoint. Choices range from the appetizing burgers, the always-fresh sandwiches and salads, or the Appalachian Trail hikers' favorite: Sherpa Rice. Stay awhile and choose from a large selection of beer and wine.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“We love this place for lunch! We grab Togo orders and take it to the Great Smoky Park to eat. DO NOT leave this place without a ice cream sandwiches!!! Amazing!! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“We both used to work at Brio in the casino! Its a fabulous Italian restaurant, and when your done eating, just head downstairs.....if your feeling lucky!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Custom roasted coffee and espresso drinks, smoothies, freezes and master blended teas. Great selection of gourmet wraps, salads, quiche, vegetarian and gluten free dishes and soup. Also handmade bagels and tasty cream cheeses, muffins, baked goods and bagel or croissant sandwiches. Free Wi-Fi. Eat in, on the porch, or carry out. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Locally owned and operated pizzeria and grill. We offer only the highest quality ingredients and serve hand crafted beers in a unique setting.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican fare, full bar and lively atmosphere. Private rooms available for all your celebrations. Open daily all year for lunch and dinner. 11am-2:30 pm lunch and 5 pm-10 pm for dinner.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Full menu for breakfast and a few lunch items. Pancakes, country ham, biscuits and gravy. All good. They close at 2 pm.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“this is a locally sourced farm to table brew/pub. the wait can be long but food is good and you can bring your pup if you sit outdoors. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great coal fired pizza and wings with an amazing wine list! Family owned business with great friendly staff. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Old school drive-in located beside the Tuckasegee River in Bryson City. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus offering inside service as well as curb service, under cover. Open all year.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Open Tuesday through Saturday 11am-8 pm. April 1 through November 1. Open extra days during July and color season. Hickory smoked pit BBQ made on the premises. ”
  • 5 locals recommend