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Ammons Drive-In

1451 Dellwood Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
828.926.0734
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Ranked #53 of 95 Restaurants in Waynesville
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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English first
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This place was a real surprise. We had seen lots of cars there when going by, so we decided to give it a try. It reminded us of the old diners. The food was good and you can't beat the prices. Lots of locals eat here. Philly cheese steak sandwich was good, so were the hot dogs. Gotta try the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The food was simple, yet filling and tastey. The service was excellent and good home cooking. The ice cream floats were spectacular!

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Canton, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Average run of the mill take out joint. Nothing special except for the outdoor service..that got four stars.

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pigeon forge, yn
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36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

First time trying this place after reading several good reviews and seeing a very busy parking lot. Maybe some of the menu items are good but we wanted to try simple cheeseburgers which for a standard coffee shop/diner type place is usually a good measure of quality. Well, what a disappointment. The burger patties are 2 ounces (says so on... More

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