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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
Great banana split

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Linda C
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Slidell, Louisiana
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were vacationing in Maggie Valley and came upon this little drive-in. Stopped because it was actually curb service. Wish we hadn't. The server was impatient, they only take cash, and the food was a little pricey for what you got. One example: Paid almost $4 for a pimento cheese burger....it was literally an inch or more of pimento cheese... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Must take cash, they do not take anything else! Service is good, food is quick, price are decent. Place even has a curb side service.

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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