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Classic Wine Seller

20 Church Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
+1 828-452-6000
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Ranked #20 of 97 Restaurants in Waynesville
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Tapas, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that opens its full restaurant on Friday and Saturday evenings with LIVE music. Our location is underground and stays cool year around.

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Atlanta
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This is the best wine selection that I have found in Waynesville. If you want fine wine (to drink there or carry out), this is the place to go. The food is secondary, but not bad. Good cheese and appetizers. We have been here at least a dozen times and I have never been disappointed.

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a warm, inviting and cozy place. Amazing wine choices, food was to die for, and local musicians excellent!

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Seneca, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We reserved a table specifically to hear a new guitarist we had dicovered on WNCW, our favorite western NC FM station. I discussed the artist with the owner and gave her our information and phone number. We arrived and were seated right down front. The waitress delivered water and menus. There was a guy setting up the PA system and... More

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Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wide range of wine selection, with good entertainment in a small, intimate setting. Fun events including wine and beer tastings. Just around the corner off Main St. In Waynesville.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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266 reviews 266 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They do a fantatsic job marketing. I enjoy seeing their emails. It is a little difficult to enjoy, depending upon where you are seated inside, but there isn't much they can do about it. They bring in good entertainment, but for us, its all in the seating and food availability.

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is such a quaint wine bar with an extensive collection of wine that it astounds me. We found this place several years ago and have watched it evolve into a true destination. They have very talented musicians on the weekends and wine tasting events during the week. Jazz dinners on Saturdays with dinner included in the ticket prices. The... More

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Candler, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Came here with my wife expecting a nice dinner, wine and some good entertainment. Got two out of the three. My first advice is do not expect an upscale restaurant atmosphere, or service. It was simply some tables set up in a wine store. When we first walked in there was no hostess or anyone to greet us and show... More

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ClassicWineseller, Owner at Classic Wine Seller, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post your comment. Your opinion is very important to us and we apologize that your expectations were not met at the Classic Wineseller. Your feedback helps us look more closely at overall training, and service--especially on high volume evenings. We also know we must better train servers with information about our small plate/tapas-style menu.... More

Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Jewel hidden in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of town. From the street you get a very small feeling, but inside it is like you are in the basement (wine cellar) of the entire city block.

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ClassicWineseller, Owner at Classic Wine Seller, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post a review of the Classic Wineseller. Please come back to visit us again soon. In addition to our vast retail shop, we offer dinner and LIVE music every Friday and Saturday evening all year long. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Do NOT go here if the Block Party is going on. The middle aged male owner was so overwhelmed that he treated my husband and I as an imposition in his restaurant. I promptly handed him his old paper menu back and left without dining there. Which isn't a bad thing since it was dingy smelling and they had a... More

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ClassicWineseller, Owner at Classic Wine Seller, responded to this review

We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that you did not feel welcomed when you visited the Classic Wineseller. We regret that we were only able to offer indoor seating, not the outdoor seating you requested. Providing our guests with the best possible entertainment, food, and drink is our passion. Joe Cruz (piano, vocals) was the... More

Jacksonville, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

When first visiting the Classic Wine Seller during the day, it was a surprise to see how well-stocked it is (even a Port and Grand Cru room!) with wines from all over the world.....from the outside, size is truly deceptive. I also thought the Seller only served "munchies" to have with wine vice an actual meal but I was mistaken.... More

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ClassicWineseller, Owner at Classic Wine Seller, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking time to let us know about your first visit to the Classic Wineseller. James Hammel was the performer the night you visited and you are right--he is a terrific entertainer. We are pleased you enjoyed the visit and hope you will come again soon. Thank you! More

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Additional Information about Classic Wine Seller

Address: 20 Church Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Tapas, Wine Bar

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