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Food and restaurants in Sylva

Top restaurants

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“is known for its out-of-the-ordinary eclectic fare, great service, and consistency, provided in an edgy, retro atmosphere. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cinema
“Lazy Hiker Brewery (based in Franklin NC) has recently opened a taproom within Mad Batter in downtown Sylva.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“Cafe with counter service. Great for Sunday brunch! They have everything from small bite, full plates, excellent desserts, coffee, wine - you name it! They are also connected to an excellent independent bookstore. Open 8am-9pm, Monday - Saturday, and 9am-3pm on Sundays. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Guadalupes is one of our favorites. They have good Spanish/Hippy fusion foods, beer, and wine!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Our cabin is located in a dry county, but there are craft brewers in the other neighboring counties. This one is quite good.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Patio seating by the creek is wonderful during the summer. Some indoor seating available. I thoroughly enjoy the seafood/oyster dinner.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends

Cafes

Café
“Cafe with counter service. Great for Sunday brunch! They have everything from small bite, full plates, excellent desserts, coffee, wine - you name it! They are also connected to an excellent independent bookstore. Open 8am-9pm, Monday - Saturday, and 9am-3pm on Sundays. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Guadalupes is one of our favorites. They have good Spanish/Hippy fusion foods, beer, and wine!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“"We pride ourselves on being a unique tea house and bistro nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Sylva, NC. Our mission is simple, to infuse souls with love. Feel the love with a wide variety of organic loose leaf teas and food items, including vegan and vegetarian options. Indulge yourself with a dessert, or relax and unwind with a local craft beer or glass of wine. Most of all, make yourself at home and become part of the Soul Family. "”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Open 6am - 7pm, Monday - Saturday. This is your legit small town diner. It has been in operation from 1926 and is the oldest restaurant in Sylva. Specializes in southern food and they make incredible homemade pies!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Great coffee and small bites for breakfast and lunch. Also a quiet place to enjoy wine or beer in the evenings. Opens 7am Tuesday - Friday, 9am on Saturday. Closed on Sunday and Monday.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Sylva is a small town. But we have many basic chain takeout places. Also, at least one vegan restaurant, a few Tex-mix restaurants, one full service "American food" style restaurant. Several microbreweries and one wine bar are in Sylva. Nearby, in Dillsboro there is Haywood BBQ smokehouse, Kostos Greek restaurant, and Boots steak house. We are about 10 minutes away from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. And, about 20 minutes away from Harrah's Casino, which has a buffet and Ruth Crisp's Steakhouse located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the closest grocery store to us. The farmer's market is on Saturdays in Sylva. Cullowhee has one Tuesday nights and Cashiers has one on Wednesdays.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Sylva is a small town. But we have many basic chain takeout places. Also, at least one vegan restaurant, a few Tex-mix restaurants, one full service "American food" style restaurant. Several microbreweries and one wine bar are in Sylva. Nearby, in Dillsboro there is Haywood BBQ smokehouse, Kostos Greek restaurant, and Boots steak house. We are about 10 minutes away from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. And, about 20 minutes away from Harrah's Casino, which has a buffet and Ruth Crisp's Steakhouse located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. ”
  • 1 local recommends