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All 97 Waynesville Restaurants

Frogs Leap Public House

44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-456-1930
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Ranked #8 of 97 Restaurants in Waynesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Montgomery
Description: A Unique Farm to Fork Experience: Innovative Southern Food with a Local Backbone & Home Grown Libations Frogs Leap Public House is a farm to table country pub at the corner of Church and Montgomery Streets, built in 1918 as the southeast's first Buick dealer just one block south of Main in the heart of historic downtown Waynesville. FLPH is focused on the culture, art, music, wine, beer and especially the food of Western North Carolina. Like the City of Waynesville itself, FLPH is Southern down to its roots, but draws influences from around the world. The food is fresh and local, the libations are home grown, the music is American and has a beat. FLPH is home to a family with a passion for serving world class food, wine, and spirits in a soulful, comforting atmosphere.
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English first
Waynesville, NC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Friendly staff, but fancy names for average food. What the heck, they don't take AmEx ! Join the real world, people.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I can't stop talking about this place!! We told all the locals we met and we are telling all our friends back home. Wonderful farm to table concept, excellent service, craft beers, nice wine list, seasonal menu. We can't wait to come back.

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Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Farm-to-table at its best. Menu is creative. Nice bar, too. Sit at the back bar and watch the chefs in action. Can get crowded in season. Suggest getting a reservation.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

First off, the atmosphere is incomparable. The entire dining room and bar area look like they are out of a painting. I've read several reviews concerning the hostess and I have a hard time believing them as the experience I've had with the hostess was perfectly fine. In fact, she recommended three dishes to me off her head that weren't... More 

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I brought a friend who hadn't dined here before to lunch. We went inside at 11:27. The place was empty. I asked to be seated near the window and the hostas said they weren't open until 11:30 hostess and they couldn't seat us. I said that is in 3 minutes!!! She said it was a Liability issue! I said that... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was supreme and the service was very good. The only complaint was the smoke smell from the kitchen. They use local farmers and the quality is evident. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice meal with some interesting options. One caution... My wife doesn't like anything even the least bit spicy and options for her... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went here on a whim. Stumbled upon it as I was window shopping in Waynesville. Sounded like a good spot for dinner. Ordered the pecan crusted trout with sweet potato hash & fresh green beans. All had very good flavor and most if not all of the meal was locally sourced. I would have to agree with a few other... More 

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atlanta
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100 reviews 100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

While I agree with the majority of the food reviews, there's more to dining out than the food. Of course the food is most important, and I wouldn't mind eating some of their offerings everyday, like the brussell sprouts salad, yum. ( although some of the dishes are made too sweet for me, lots of maple syrup) But . .... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We love their food and especially like that they source almost everything locally. It's a very farm to table kind of place and we enjoy their creativity.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch at Frogs Leap Public House during a daytrip to Waynesville (looking at autumn leaves). It was wonderful. The food selection demonstrated the farm to table style. Many foods were prepared in the wood oven. We loved the grilled cheese with jalapeños. The collard greens had a wonderful hot vinegar sauce. My husband loved the brisket meatloaf with... More 

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Additional Information about Frogs Leap Public House

Address: 44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
Phone Number: +1 828-456-1930
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: American

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