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Bocelli's Italian Eatery

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319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
828-456-4900
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Italian eats

Service was a bit slow, but food was very good. Big portions. Bread is a highlight - garlic knots are yummy. Off the beaten path of Main Street. Variety in their pasta dishes. Calzones are huge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Brenda H
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the grouper with risotto. It was cooked perfectly. The cheese bread is great. Others had pizza snd it was delicious too. We will definitely be eating here again when we are in Waynesville.

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Thank Robin N
Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good,I had wild mushroom ravioli which was delicious. There's a large menu to choose from for anybody. The only problem was the service, our waitress rarely made eye contact and rushed away and forgot several things and seemed to forget about us at the end until a completely different waitress helped us. Go and try the... More 

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Thank Kevin W
Waynesville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Love coming here! The food and staff are top-notch. Nice atmosphere and a great variety of tasty Italian fare!

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Thank Michele R
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The restaurant was OK, the food..........was just OK. Some restaurants have that upbeat feeling this does not. It could be much better than it is.

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Thank DJCurran
Waynesville, North Carolina
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Finally visited Bocelli's after it was recommended by some friends we went out to dinner with at the Frog Leap Public House (FLPH). Ironically, the only reason Bocelli's came up in our dinner conversation FLPH was due to the fact they serve great breads with their entrees where as FLPH makes you purchase a pricey bread appetizer if want some... More 

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Thank AdvRider_IOP_SC
Orange Park, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Our family ate at Bocelli's , November 22. They treated my family wonderfull service, excellent pizza and calzone. Food was wonderful, great location in Waynesville, NC.

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Thank carol f
Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Service was a bit slow, but food was very good. Big portions. Bread is a highlight - garlic knots are yummy. Off the beaten path of Main Street. Variety in their pasta dishes. Calzones are huge.

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Thank Brenda H
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Food is good. They do not allow sharing which I needed to do because I cannot eat a lot of spicy foods due to health issues. Asking for an extra plate should not be an extra charge.

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Thank Nancy C
Sarasota, FL
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch, from the plate sized slice, to the refreshing salad with strawberries. The outside seating was quaint. But the lack of devor was a disappointment when we went inside to use the bathroom. We would have easily returned for dinner if the place wasn't so stark. Enjoy

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Thank mljma
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Had multiple items here with a large group of friends. The mushroom ravioli was superb, as was the lasagna, salads and the garlic rolls. Nice bar with a good selection of local craft beers made it a fabulous evening! Service was also outstanding. Highly recommended and we would absolutely go back!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-456-4900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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