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1451 Dellwood Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
828.926.0734
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Ranked #41 of 97 Restaurants in Waynesville
Cuisines: American
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I am a local, and have been eating fairly regularly at Ammon's for over 25 years. It is what it is; which is a great drive-in and lunch joint. I am amused by all the reviews of a few out-of-town folks who go into a roadside drive-in/diner apparently expecting five-star cuisine personally prepared by a famous chef, silk tablecloths, fine... More 

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Waynesville, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a local cafe/diner which still has CURB SERVICE!! We go there on a regular basis to have chuckwagon sandwich, patty melt, burger, etc. They have a pretty varied selection. The food is good and the prices are reasonable. Eat in or get it to go with curb service without ever having to leave your car, which is great... More 

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Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Ammons has quick, friendly service and good food at a good price. The place is always busy, seems to have plenty of local regulars. They serve hot dogs, sandwiches and burgers as well as meat and veggies. They have a nice salad bar with plenty of choices along with good hearty soups. The banana split is huge and delicious and... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We've been familiar with Ammons for at least 20 years. And we always make a point to stop for hot dogs all the way and tater tots when in Waynesville. The prices are good; the restaurant is clean; the service is generally good. Don't miss the milk shakes either...they are good. Ammons is one of those places that deserves an... More 

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Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I read the reviews on this before going.This place is open still.Only because locals keep it that way.I ordered the Chicken Philly and it was awful.The Green peppers over powered the taste and there was no seasoning at all.Also got the 1 trip salad.The salad bar wasn't kept stocked.So,Then i wanted to try dessert.Ordered the banana pudding.They said it had... More 

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Western North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Slow service. Waited and waited to have our order taken even though the other two customers in the restaurant weren't being served at the time. Waited another ten minutes on my order of an ice cream cup and a slice of pie. All they had to do was take it out of the serving case. Reese's Peanut Butter Pie was... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped there for lunch to try the "famous hot dogs". Was not really impressed. The server brought the drink order and it was wrong. They didn't get the food order right either since the hot dogs were supposed to have onions, but didn't. Probably will not go back.

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very decent country-style food. A great place to grab a bite with family or friends. Make sure you're not in a super big hurry when you stop in.

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Cary, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

The owner of our motel recommended Ammons for a quick bite to eat. You can choose to be served in you car curbside, or sit inside the restaurant. We choose a booth inside. The food is served on paper plates with plastic utensils. We tried a hamburger, fries and their famous hot dogs. I also chose to add one trip... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Leave any modern form of payment at home because this place only takes cash, and they proudly display that fact on the door in bold letters. The food is traditional drive-in fare, with a soup and meager salad bar (five items, oh boy!) Service is almost too fast, since it gives the staff no time for polite service technique; on... More 

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

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