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Jimmy Mac's Restaurant
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121 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713
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121 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713
828-488-4700
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • 136
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What?!?! Jimmy Macs is in NC???

A hundred years ago, I worked at the tampa locations. So, imagine how many dreams of mine were answered when i saw that jimmy macs had a restaurant... Only 3 hours away from atlanta!!! We have made the drive twice since discovering this. The burgers are everybit as perfect as they were 20 years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
Monica S
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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321 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A hundred years ago, I worked at the tampa locations. So, imagine how many dreams of mine were answered when i saw that jimmy macs had a restaurant... Only 3 hours away from atlanta!!! We have made the drive twice since discovering this. The burgers are everybit as perfect as they were 20 years ago! The blue max, the s&m,... More 

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Oxford, MS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Jimmy Mac and his wife came over and visited with us. Such nice folks. And the food was wonderful. Very busy but food arrived hot and was out very quickly

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Valley, Alabama, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Anytime I visit Bryson City, NC, I make a point to eat at Jimmy Macs. The food is excellent, the service is great with a wonderful atmosphere. If you ever go there you will go back.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We first visited Jimmy Mac's with a friend who lives near Bryson City so we trusted his suggestion when he recommended the shrimp. Being from Coastal South Carolina, I was sceptical about seafood offered so far from the ocean. But, our friend was right, the shrimp was excellent. Since that day, we have eaten at Jimmy Mac's many times and... More 

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Grand Rapids
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stopped here for a late night dinner after seeing the falls off of deep creek trail. I had the elk burger Dixie style very yummy. Great atmosphere and staff.

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Everyone in town said they had the best burgers. The four of us now figure that Bryson City isn't a place to get burgers if that's true. We had an Elk burger, 2 Bison burgers and a regular beef burger. My wife got the beef burger it after ordering it medium well it came looking rare. When she said she... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Jimmy Mac's has the best food in Bryson City. Check ahead to make sure that they are open. Worth waiting in line for.

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Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have a favorite dish called "Manila Catfish". I noticed on the menu that Jimmy Mac's had catfish and rice. After confirming with the waitress that they also had Jalapeno's I told her what I wanted and how to prepare it. Although I didn't recognize him, Jimmy was standing near and heard me as I described the dish. He explained... More 

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Thomasville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a great place. Grouper is really good. You will have to wait so go early and plan on standing outside until it is your turn.

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Raleigh, Nc
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159 reviews 159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We had our dogs with us so ordered burgers to go and had a picnic on the bench. Burgers were big, juicy, cooked perfectly and simply delicious. The steak fries were awesome. If we didn't live 5 hours from here, we would be regulars!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: 828-488-4700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?