Caprese Sandwich

Local Flavors

Southern food is less about any particular ingredient and more about a state of mind.  Appalachian cuisine is deeply rooted in our heritage – born through centuries of “making do,” never wasting and seeing delicious opportunities everywhere.   In Haywood County, history, resourcefulness and farm-fresh flavors come together to create innovative menus and a vibrant farm-to-table experience!

Blue Rooster Southern Grill
207 Paragon Pkwy, Clyde 28721. (828) 456-1997 or
Fine southern cooking in a cozy atmosphere.

Boojum Brewing Company
Taproom located at 50 N. Main St, Waynesville 28786. (828) 246-0350 or
Craft brewery and taproom featuring a wide variety of bold, flavorful beer and high quality pub food right on mainstreet in downtown Waynesville featuring local honey in the honey cakes and Haywood County hops in our limited release Raspberry Saison.

Bosu’s Wine Shop & Gourmet Retailer
138 Miller Street, Waynesville 28786. (828) 452-0120
Private wine dinners, by reservation only. Secret Wine Bar events offering small plates with local ingredients and gourmet flare.

Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale
454 Hazelwood Ave, Waynesville 28786.  (828) 452-9191 or
Classic American comfort foods made with the finest local & sustainable ingredients.

B reaking Bread Café
6147 Hwy 276 south (in Historic Bethel) 28716. (828) 648-3838
Eclectic breakfast, lunch and early-dinner menu featuring seasonal items fresh from the surrounding farms. Baked goods made fresh daily!

Cataloochee Guest Ranch
119 Ranch Dr, Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926-1401 or
Restaurant menu features ingredients grown on property & from local farms. Live entertainment—from authentic mountain music to storytellers.

Chef Ricardo’s Mountain Cooking Club
3553 Panther Creek Rd, Clyde 28721.  (828) 627-6751 or
Seasonal gourmet eclectic cooking classes featuring locally grown products. Call for 2017 schedule or email

The Chef’s Table
30 Church St, Waynesville 28786. (828) 452-6210 or
Menus feature local produce, cheeses, trout products & select items from our own 12-acre farm.

Church Street Depot
34 Church St, Waynesville 28786 (828) 246-6505 or
Burgers, shakes & fries handcut daily and fried to order.

  The Classic Wineseller
20 Church Street, Waynesville 28786. (828) 452-6000 or
Retail & Restaurant hours vary. Select menu items feature local eggs & market-fresh produce from area farms.  Call for special event & live music schedule.

Coffee Cup Cafe
48 Haywood Park Dr, Clyde 28721. (828) 627-8905 or
Breakfast & lunch items made with the freshest local vegetables, herbs & meats.  Select ingredients from on our very own farm.

Elevated Mountain Distilling Company
3732 Soco Road, Maggie Valley 28751 (828) 944-0766 or
Modern craft distillery holding onto Smoky Mountain traditions. Premium whiskeys, moonshines & vodkas. Tours, tastings & gift shop.

Frankie’s Italian Trattoria
1037 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926-6216 or
Where true Italian meets the Great Smokies featuring locally grown herbs, greens and vegetables in many dishes.

Frog Level Brewing Company
56 Commerce Street, Waynesville 28786. (828) 454.5664 or
Haywood County’s first craft microbrewery—offering flights, pints, & “to go” containers.  2014 Frog P American Pale Ale brewed with Haywood County hops.

Frogs Leap Public House
44 Church Street, Waynesville, NC 28786. (828) 456-1930 or
Farm to table restaurant dedicated to transforming local, sustainable, natural & organic products into regionally inspired modern dishes.

 J Arthur’s Restaurant
2843 Soco Road (Highway 19), Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926-1817 or
Over 27 seasons in Western North Carolina, J Arthur’s invites you to share in our hospitality, warmth and excellence in food and service. Famous for our gorgonzola cheese salad, slow roasted prime rib and mouth-watering desserts, J Arthur’s is “the place to dine” in Maggie Valley.

Joey’s Pancake House
4309 Soco Road, Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926-0212 or
World famous signature pancakes, country ham and golden waffles. For over 50 years, Joey’s has been the favorite breakfast stop for visitors and locals alike.

Jukebox Junction Restaurant & Soda Shoppe
6306 Pigeon Rd (in historic Bethel), Canton 28716. (828) 648-4546
Situated on the scenic bank of the Pigeon River, old-fashioned soda shop with hometown menu.

1196 N. Main St, Waynesville. (828) 452-5187
Homemade meals using the freshest local ingredients—dinning, take-out or catering.

 Moonshine Grille at Smoky Falls Lodge
2550 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926-7440 or
Eclectic menu featuring Sunburst Trout—fried, wood grilled or blackened & other local seasonal produce.

 The Patio Bistro
26 Church Street, Waynesville 28786.  (828) 454-0070
Homemade quiche, cookies, soups, sandwiches, wraps. Fresh, local & delicious.

 Perfectly Seasoned with Chef Jackie Blevins
138 Miller Street, Waynesville 28786 . (828) 452-7090 or
Intimate dinner parties & unique catered events featuring local meats, homegrown herbs& fresh produce from the Perfectly Seasoned garden & local farms.

 Rendezvous Restaurant at the Maggie Valley Inn
70 Soco Road, Maggie Valley 28751. (866) 926-0201 or
Family-style dining.  Live music weekly.  Poolside Mountain Tiki Bar during the summer. 

 The Strand at 38 Main Lounge
38 North Main Street, Waynesville 28786. (828) 283-0079 or
Waynesville’s after-five entertainment spot for movies, live music, & more—featuring local handcrafted artisan beverages and local microbrews. 

Smokey Shadows Lodge & Farm Fresh Dining
323 Smokey Shadows Ln, Maggie Valley 28751. (866) 926.0001 or
Enjoy family-style dining on a scenic bluff at 4500 ft featuring the freshest local ingredients, by reservation.

 The Swag
2300 Swag Road, Waynesville 28785. (828) 926-0430 or
Romantic hiking hideaway at the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National park. Exceptional hospitality and inspired meals with a focus on local, healthy ingredients. Reservations required.

 Sweet Onion
39 Miller St, Waynesville 28786. (828) 456-5559 or
Regional cuisine with contemporary flair.

 Timberwolf Creek Bed & Breakfast
391 Johnson Branch Rd, Maggie Valley 28751. (828) 926.2608 or
Sleep to the soothing sounds of the tumbling stream. Bountiful breakfast featuring local apples, eggs, berries, tomatoes, & more.  Overnight accommodations required.

Tipping Point Brewery and Tavern
190 N. Main St, Waynesville 28786. (828) 246-9230 or
It’s all about passion for great beer, great food and great service. You will find local farm products in our menu items as well as in our seasonal brews.

Toscana at Grandviewe Lodge
466 Lickstone Rd, Waynesville 28786   (828) 246-2409 or
Authentic Italian cuisine from renowned Miami chef, Sandra Stefani, featuring dishes such as homemade pastas, risotto and game utilizing ingredients from local farms and creameries.

 Walnut Cove Farm-to-Table Suppers
575 Walnut Cove Rd, Waynesville 28786. (828) 400-0115 or
Enjoy a delicious supper in a beautiful outdoor setting featuring our farm fresh organic produce. Call for 2016 event schedule.

The Waynesville Inn
176 Country Club Dr, Waynesville 28786. (828) 456-3551 or (800) 627-6250 or
Dining opportunities include Cork & Cleaver or The Tap Room, each with their own unique menus featuring a wide variety of seasonal local ingredients.

Waynesville Soda Jerks
144 Industrial Park Drive – Suite A3  Waynesville 28786 (828) 278-8589 or
Handcrafted sodas and syrups from locally sourced ingredients. Buy a bottle or a case. Our products are distributed regionally and served seasonally at area farmers markets and festivals.

These “Farm to Table” partners consistently feature
Haywood County grown/raised products on their menus
throughout the growing season. 

For a taste of local at its best, ask which menu items
feature flavorful in-season ingredients!

Photo courtesy of Chef Kaighn Raymond
of Frogs Leap Public House