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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).”
  • 34 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
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
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
“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
Bar
“Our favorite!Fryemont Inn’s dining room is open to the public for both dinner and breakfast from mid-April through Thanksgiving.  All dinners include soup of the day, mixed green salad, entree of choice, family style side dishes and dessert. You’ll have a choice of five different fresh, local mountain trout entrees; as well as lamb shanks, prime rib, NY strip, sirloin, chicken dishes, Virginia ham and country ham. There’s even a children’s menu. Gleaming hardwood floors reflect the glow from the huge stone fireplace on cool mornings and evenings. Overhead, brass and wood paddle fans hang from the raftered, vaulted ceiling. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or a group event. After dinner, We enjoy a rocking chair in the inn lobby, playing games, sitting outside on the courtyard, walking the historic grounds and most of all,,, reading the Journals of letters from the past written to and from guests and inkeepers going as far back as early 1900s ”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner menus with fresh salads, wings, burgers, phillies, and homestyle daily specials. Private room available for groups or meetings. Free Wi-Fi”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Family friendly restaurant with full bar, pet friendly outdoor covered deck, and pool tables and games conveniently located just across from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in the heart of downtown Bryson City. ”
  • 4 locals recommend