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Paul's

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1111 Tsali Blvd., Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719
828-497-2235
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 102
    Excellent
  • 135
    Very good
  • 94
    Average
  • 60
    Poor
  • 68
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Was a decent place to eat, good service...

We had the Indian fry bread burgers, they were good, not outstanding, but the visit was worth it. We enjoyed ourselves and the waitress was attentive and service was fast. I would go there again next time I visit Cherokee.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
KarinsRoadTrip
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Kinston, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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459 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kinston, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had the Indian fry bread burgers, they were good, not outstanding, but the visit was worth it. We enjoyed ourselves and the waitress was attentive and service was fast. I would go there again next time I visit Cherokee.

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Manistee, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Friendly service with excellent food. Husband says the Buffalo burger is the best he's ever had. Dated but clean. Make sure to order some Fry Bread and honey.

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Talladega
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Home cooking at its finest. They offer a home-cooked "blue plate" for lunch and dinner, and specials are listed on the board when you walk in. Homemade chili w/grilled cheese, elk burgers, steak, but my favorite is the blue plate and the homemade mandarin orange cake. There aren't a lot of choices to eat other than fast food, so Paul's... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I visited Cherokee for the first time, and didn't know it was "off season", meaning most places are closed! So we chose this place for lunch. 1. The items on the menu are misspelled. 2. A chuckwagon should look like hamburger not a orange patty. 3. A Ruben should not have melted american cheese, even when its... More 

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Lexington, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had eaten here quite a few years ago, and was not impressed. I stopped this week because there were not many places to eat, but I was pleasantly surprised. During my time in Cherokee, I ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner here, and was pleased with all. Breakfast I had Mary's Omelette, and it was fluffy, while the veggies were... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Now maybe some if the food could be better but the food we had was horrible. We had the "trout" sandwich. I really do not think it was trout. No doubt frozen for awhile and was more like a veggie burger gone bad. Fish and chips were not good. Fish was slimy. The coke was good and the fries were... More 

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Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

After going through Smoky Mountain NP, we were looking for a good meal. Paul's had a lot of cars parked there so we stopped. We both ordered their special of the day-roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, with your choice of two other vegetables from the four listed. We both added a sweet potato casserole which was excellent as... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have dined here several times over the last 3 years. I enjoy their authentic native American dishes - made of various combination of beans, corn, etc. My wife does not. If you are feeling adventurous stop by, otherwise don't. It's simple and reasonably priced food and a nice experience for the willing, but don't expect anything fancy. I for... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We loved this place so much that we ate both dinner and breakfast here the following day. The service is exceptional and the food is delicious!

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Morganton, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We always make it a point to visit Pauls for breakfast! This time we were able to sit by the creek window and watch the snow fall. Delicious breakfast as usually. I even tried their pancakes -- wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 Tsali Blvd., Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: 828-497-2235

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Native American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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