Guests at East Fork Ranch often ask us about where to eat in Waynesville NC. Whether you are looking for a quiet spot to enjoy cup of freshly brewed coffee, some farm to table cuisine, authentic down home southern cooking, or even something with a little more international flavor, Downtown Waynesville has it all. Simply walk down one of the many neighborhood main streets and you’ll be greeted with a mix of culinary delights.
Here’s where to eat in Waynesville NC
Panacea Coffee House, Cafe, and Roastery– A great place to start your day off with some amazing freshly roasted coffee or espresso along with a delicious pastry. If coffee is not your thing, don’t worry they have plenty of teas, juices, smoothies, beer and wine. They also serve a great mimosa along with hosting Sunday brunch every week.
Frog Leaps Public House– Farm to table cuisine in a beautiful setting. They pride themselves on using as many locally sourced ingredients as they can find and the chefs are often seen at one of the many area farmers markets buying ingredients for the nights meal.
Boojum Brewing Company-More known more their hand crafted beer, they also serve some great food in their tasting room on Main Street in Downtown Waynesville.
Tipping Point Tavern– Also located on Main Street, this place nails it every time. Great beers on tap including their own as well as an amazing food menu. Be sure to check out their daily special before you order!
Church Street Depot– Just off Main Street in Downtown Waynesville, this place serves some of the best mouthwatering locally sourced burgers along with some hand cut fries. They also have real ice cream shakes & floats and long list of beers and wines.
Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale-Situated in the Hazelwood neighborhood they specialize in hand-cut, all natural steaks from local farms, burgers, and other classic American comfort foods.
Bogarts-This is where the old time locals and the tourist come together for a casual family atmosphere in a rustic old time setting. Their menu is known for its practical value and the food is just like how your grandma made it. Thursday nights they also host live Bluegrass/String Band music.