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The Swag Country Inn Restaurant

2300 Swag RD, Waynesville, NC 28785
+1 800-789-7672
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Ranked #9 of 96 Restaurants in Waynesville
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hemphill Road
Description: Meals at The Swag, a Smoky Mountain resort, are both social and delectable experiences. It is not unusual for lasting friendships to be forged while guests feast on our gourmet cuisine at our North Carolina mountain escape! Our always-exceptional evening meals are influenced by the seasons and the personal style of our fabulous chef. Our ever-changing menus feature the freshest herbs, fruits, and vegetables (often from our own gardens) and products from local farmers and purveyors, such as Sunburst Trout Farms in the heart of Pisgah National Forest. We invite you to relax and experience the fine casual dining and creative regional cuisine that is the hallmark of The Swag.
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Don't forget to bring your own wine or spirits! Despite "Popcorn" Sutton's impact on the region's alcohol production, this is a dry county. Breakfast, lunch, tea, appetizers and dinner are generous and offer a wide variety of flavors for all diners.

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Bradenton, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Every spring we come to this area, and every year -- until now --- we thought about having dinner at The Swag but thought it might be too elite for our tastes, especially if we were just coming for dinner and not staying at the resort. This year we decided to "take the leap" and make a dinner reservation, and... More

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Bristol, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We were fortunate enough to receive a gift certificate for 2 nights at this wonderful place. We enjoyed every minute we spent there. From the moment we walked into the Inn and were greeted by a lovely lady who made us feel that we were the most special guests she had that day to the gourmet lunch that we had... More

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed 2 nights in the terrace room in mid October. The leaves were not at their peak but the view from the porch was idyllic. The owners have truly thought of every detail for a perfect inn experience. Each course of food was very good. We enjoyed hiking the nature trail, Hemphill Bald and the Waterfall trail. We had... More

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Forgive my review for being a bit lengthy, but upon our decision to try this place I wished there had been more extensive reviews on TripAdvisor. So, here goes: My husband and his best friend were celebrating turning 30 and the wives thought it would be a good excuse to finally try the Swag. We decided to go for dinner... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had the opportunity to take in the weekday picnic at the Sway last week. It was wonderful. Since we were not guests we made a reservation and drove up to the Inn. The drive up is something but well worth it. The picnic is held out on a point a 1/2 mile from the Inn. It is the best... More

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Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is another unique restaurant in Haywood County. Very Pricey but nice for special occasion. Have also taken several hikes there where they supply the backpack, food, and hiking stick. Their dessert was to die for!!!!! I highly recommend doing the back-pack lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Lovely and isolated! Gooseberry knob view extraordinary! Appetizers were good and the porch was lovely. Wait staff was very pleasant but they knew nothing about the food or the payment process. The steak was good but the potatoes over cooked. The halibut was unrecognizable, by me and the waiter. It was mushy and bland as was the rest of the... More

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Bradenton
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

No matter what, have a meal at the SWAG. Pay the price, and go early and walk around. They have mastered every detail of customer satisfaction. The owner tells a story on the property before the meal. Heartwarming. Julie was amazing to work with. Sure wish she lived in Florida! Go, go go!

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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Breakfast buffet -- lots to choose from, including vegetarian and gluten free. No sit-down lunch in the dining room, but a backpack or sack lunch is provided. Dinners are served at the tables. Small portions but we never left hungry. Great desserts and entrees. Waiters are friendly and work very hard to keep everyone happy.

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