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1451 Dellwood Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
828.926.0734
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Old Place

This is definitely a "drive in" place. Most food is frozen then prepared but the hot dogs are worth the stop. Service is also good and friendly. We always stop when in town

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Gastonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We discovered Ammons a few years ago and always go when in the area. We are Friday supper, later Friday night dessert and Saturday lunch there on one weekend. Wonderful hot dogs, ruebens, pies and ice cream. Had the fried shrimp platter Friday - was good but nothing special. Sandwiches are excellent and pricing is lower than most restaurants. Their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is definitely a "drive in" place. Most food is frozen then prepared but the hot dogs are worth the stop. Service is also good and friendly. We always stop when in town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I always order way too much food, but it's all so good. The hotdogs with everything and cheeseburgers are my favorite. Definitely a family atmosphere. I don't care a whole lot for ice cream, but their shakes are really good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had burgers, fries, onion rings, milkshakes and chili cheese fries...all I can say is I am kinda glad I live in Florida. I would be so fat!! Great food, great service.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

People were nice. They were open later than anyone else and therefore we ended up there by default and rccommendation of a local. The food was cafeteria quality, not what you would hope for in a restaurant. It was prices cheap, so that helped. I would eat BBQ, Burger, or Soup.

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Slidell, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The banana splits are to die for . Very tasty and very large. I recommend sharing one . Otherwise the food is mediocre at best. Not the best placd in the area for a meal. It's always crowded though so someone must like it

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great local restaurant for lunch and dinner. No frills and meals are served in paper plates. Wide selection of food items. Great grilled cheese with bacon sandwhiches as well as huge fish sandwhiches but the tartar sauce could be better. Super friendly staff with long time familiar faces...good for business! Good soup selections and salad bar too.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Ordered my food and it came out very fast. Server was great and attentive. Prices were reasonable also. Adding the salad bar at $4 to a sandwich seemed a bit pricey for one trip. Will go back. Long time established local place.

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Salisbury, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

After reading online that this is one of the top 10 best burger joints in North Carolina I had to try. My friend and I were not disappointed. We were headed up to Cherokee for a little R and R and thought we would stop in. We both had the double cheeseburgers and found them to be cooked excellent with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

@ Bridget G: About no one coming to take your tray: The customary method of service at a drive-in is to beep your horn when you're through eating, and they come out to take your tray. Ate there last night, my steak sandwich dinner was excellent.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1451 Dellwood Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828.926.0734

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  • Cuisine: American

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