Restaurants in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains

sign for The Bistro at Everett Hotel

The Bistro

Great Coffee and Organic Local Foods! A favorite of ours! On the weekends and during the summer it is a good idea to make reservations to avoid a long wait. More Info

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Pasquelino's offers a slightly more formal dining atmosphere and comfort Italian food. During the summer it is a good idea to make reservations.

wooden sign for the Filling Station Deli in Bryson City NC

Filling Station

This sandwich shop is a big hit at lunch with visitors and locals alike. They also offer a great variety of ice cream sandwiches.

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Anthony’s Pizza

Pizza, burgers, beer, and more located across from the Train Depot. Nice four seasons outdoor seating area as well! Its usually crowded and a favorite amongst tourists and local a like. More Info

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Mt Perk’s

Located across from the RR Depot next to the Tuckasegee Fly Fishing shop; Mt Perks has great coffee and wraps! More Info

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Brio Tuscan Restaurant

Our favorite place to eat in the area. Its located inside the casino. Excellent food and nice atmosphere. More Info

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Chef’s Stage Buffet

Awesome buffet with homestyle country cooking and a little bit of everything else. More Info

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The Chocolate Shop

This is a perfect shop for all of the chocolate lovers out there. I am most fond of their selection of truffles. More Info

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The Warehouse Brewpub

Street view of La Dolce Vita Bakery in Bryson City NC

La Dolce Vita

This locally owned bakery offers a delicious variety of baked goods. They also have seasonal gelato flavors and coffee. More Info

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Nate and Nicks Pizza

Located just across form the Train Depot in downtown Bryson City. Good Pizza and Wings along with a variety of other menu items. Along with their indoor seating they have a patio area out from you can watch Steam Train 1702 makes its way back into the Depot! More info

black and white logo for Haywood Smokehouse BBQ in Dillsboro NC

Haywood Smokehouse

Located in Dillsboro , NC about a 20 minute drive from Bryson City; this is a great place to get BBQ! If your taking the Tuckasegee tour on the train you will stop in Dillsboro. If not, take a short drive to our neat little small town. Many little shops and local artisans in the downtown area.

Food Trucks

Green food truck in Bryson City serving Hawaiin food

The Rice Wagon

Our new favorite food truck! Hawaiian food that is simple and delicious. The schedule can vary but usually outside of Bryson City Outdoors for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays and dinner on Tuesdays. Be sure to check-out their facebook page for up to date details on their location.

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We love tacos and we love our local taco truck! This is favorite of the locals here in Bryson City. Usually the taco truck is at Mountain Layers Brewing on Tuesday and Friday; Outside of Bryson City Outdoors on Thursday and Saturday evening. Be sure to check-out the Bryson City Outdoors or Mountain Layers Brewing Facebook Page for details on their location.

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Big Laurel Foods

Preston will make you some excellent BBQ, ribs, fish tacos, and curry! Big Laurel is usually at Mountain Layers Brewing on Thursday and Saturday; at Bryson City Outdoors on Wednesday and Friday. Be sure to check-out the Bryson City Outdoors or Mountain Layers Brewing Facebook Page for details on their location. You can also follow Big Laurel on Facebook as well.