1223 Tsali Boulevard
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone: (828) 497-3500
Fax: (828) 497-9375
As the name suggests, Granny's Kitchen is a Southern style restaurant that serves delectable food that will remind you of days gone by and will comfort you in the same way that classic home made food does. Walk into this family owned restaurant to enjoy country cooking and hospitality. The buffet is wholesome and delicious. Think of Granny's Kitchen for catering services that provide for groups between 20 and 2000; from a simple group picnic to large corporate luncheons. Call ahead for seasonal timings.
Eating at Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery is an experience by itself. This restaurant serves not only the best ribs in town but it's desserts too leave you craving for more. Lunch and dinner are mostly a buffet affair though you can order for burgers or sandwiches if you wish to eat light. They also have space to accommodate large hungry groups who wish to make a stopover here. Catering and packing picnic lunches is a common affair at this restaurant, and they are famous in town for their services. They also serve 75 flavors of ice cream from sorbets to milky ones and their specialty are the cakes or pies they make using ice cream.This one's definitely worth a halt for the scrumptious food.
Eat like you would at home at the Hemlock Inn Restaurant, located within the Hemlock Inn at Bryson City. You can choose between breakfast or dinner as they don't serve any other meal in between. You dine at large wooden tables fitted with a revolving center, to make serving a less tedious task. Most of the vegetables used are freshly picked from the country and many indigenous ingredients like country ham or local honey are used. They accept reservations, so do book in advance. Call ahead for timings.
Golf, leisure and good food go hand in hand at the Smoky Mountain Country Club. The Persimmon Grille, located within the club is for all those who wish to enjoy the view along with their food. The restaurant offers options to its patrons in terms of eating within or out on the patio. Salad lovers can pick from an array of choice that include Hole in One Chef Salad, Grilled Chicken Salad etc. Besides this, the menu also features fries, hot dogs, platters, sandwiches and desserts. The Persimmon Grille also stocks a drinks menu that includes non alcoholic beverages such as coffee and iced tea. Television viewers can catch up on their favorite shows as there are multiple screens for sports and soaps.
Located right in the center of the town, the Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe makes for a warm and cozy escape in Bryson City. Run by Jeff and Pam Pulley's family, the place attracts several locals and tourists with its delicious fare and hot brews. They have a wide range of coffees to select from apart from snacks, soups and salads. If you are tired from all the sports and outdoor activities, try their energizing raspberry bars or fresh fruit slices. If chocolate is your kind of taste nothing would match upto their Triple Chocolate Brownie. The owners of the place are always around and their friendly treatment renders a jovial atmosphere to the setting. All in all, your hunger pangs are sure to be soothed with a visit to the Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe.
The Filling Station Deli and Sub Shop at Everett Street is all about sandwiches, soups, hot dogs and lots more. They also take orders for their deli made breads such as sunflower or banana bread. The deli has a late 'risers menu' that holds the hunger pangs off till lunch time. This menu includes the Flatbed Special, Monte Cristo Sandwich. They also have specialty deli sandwiches like Big Chief, Low Octane and High Test. The Filling Station Deli and Sub Shop is the place to go when the tummy begins to growl in the morning or when dawn sets in.
Pasqualino's Italian Restaurant is a famed Italian kitchen in Bryson City. Located on Everett Street, this famous eatery specializes in pastas, steaks and fish. Names like Calamari Fritti, Chicken Parmigiana and Filet Mignon top the menu charts. Dessert too is a sweet experience with Tiramisu and Silk Pie. They also customize the pasta and calzones to the size you want. The salads are not only tasty but also come with a soup combo. Call ahead for opening hours.
Located across the Walmart Plaza, Bojangles is one of the retail outlets of the popular Bojangles chain of restaurants. The decor is simple and atmosphere is friendly; it welcomes one and all to enjoy a simple yet tasty meal. You can choose from variety of sandwiches, salads and you can even pick-up a combo meal that is not so heavy on your pocket. Children can enjoy the special kids menu that includes interesting stuff like Cinnamon Pecan Twists and Bo-Berry Biscuits. Occasionally, the outlet also hosts fun events like cooking demonstrations and so forth. For more details, check website.
Joey's Pancake House is a landmark in Maggie Valley. Patrons make a dash for this breakfast haunt as they serve the most soft and buttery blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes. Besides this you can also go for egg preparations served according to your preference. Team this with meat cuts, and fresh baked biscuits for the sweet tooth. The kid's menu consists of miniature pancakes. Pancake mix is also available here in a two pound bag, a quick fix meal for all the passing hikers.
The Legends Sports Grill in Maggie Valley is the local restaurant and sports bar best known for its thirteen varieties of Chicken Wings and their most succulent hamburgers. Enjoy the arcade games, the multitude of television sets and the friendly service while cheering for your favorite teams. This sports bar provides the perfect ambiance for a great wholesome meal and a good time with friends.
The Grizzly Grill located at the The Smoky Falls Lodge offers lots more that just steaks. Grilled sandwiches with pickle and of course the essential chicken and beef barbecue are served with élan. If you are in no mood to peruse the menu then just order a steak which is a meal in itself, as it comes with some toast and a salad. For the really hungry souls there is the buffet which is laid out at dinner and brunch. For children under 10 there is the special menu, where they can have peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The Grizzly Grill is a great eating experience for the entire family. Call ahead for hours of operation.
The rugged charm of Swag Country Inn is reflected in its eponymous restaurant too. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this restaurant features a locally-sourced fare of scrumptious entrees and desserts. Some of the favorites of the sample menu are Roasted Rack of Lamb with Spinach and Pan Seared Striped Bass. This restaurant is equally good for an intimate dinner with a special person, or for a relaxed outing with a group of friends.