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Panacea Coffeehouse Cafe & Roastery

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Coffee Shop, Bakeries, Healthy, Eclectic
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66 Commerce St., Waynesville, NC 28786
828-452-6200
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Sandwiches Served in Cozy Ecclectic Setting

Panacea is housed in an old coffee warehouse which thankfully they have preserved. Their hand-written menu changes daily and I have enjoyed with every sandwich I've ever ordered. Once ordered, you can find a table inside or outside overlooking a free flowing river. When prepared, one of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
hammockcove
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Naples, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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Naples, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Panacea is housed in an old coffee warehouse which thankfully they have preserved. Their hand-written menu changes daily and I have enjoyed with every sandwich I've ever ordered. Once ordered, you can find a table inside or outside overlooking a free flowing river. When prepared, one of the servers brings your order to your table.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Coffee roasted on premises, wonderful salads and sandwiches, and a wonderful ambience. Panacea is located in Frog Level next to the Craft Beer shop of the same name(Frog Level). They actually share a back porch. It is a wonderful place for lunch or coffee. I often times see the same folks when I visit

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East Tennessee
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156 reviews 156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Visited here for the first time on a Saturday morning. Out group enjoyed the tea, hot chocolate and bakery items. Very good overall as compared to a Starbucks (this is much better). Parking is on the street in front of the historic warehouse. Guests enter the front door and immediate note the long warehouse space that goes back overlooking the... More 

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Western NC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Panacea is located in historic Frog Level within the Waynesville downtown district. The atmosphere in this coffee house is great and they roast their own beans. You can purchase freshly brewed coffee everyday or purchase bagged beans to take home and enjoy. They also serve breakfast and lunch items and all are freshly prepared and delicious. If you enjoy great... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was awesome, little hesitant at first. But, whoa ! Excellent coffee maybe the best I've ever had. Sweet staff, comfortable atmosphere.

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North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Unfortunately, we didn't discover this place until we we stopping to grab a latte on the way out of town. SO CUTE! We loved the decor and the cozy atmosphere. We both wishes we could have hung out there for a while. We checked out their back deck and it would be perfect in the spring/summer/fall. Coffee was great, food... More 

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Atlanta
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167 reviews 167 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is an different kind of place and we love grabbing a sandwich here each time we get to Waynesville. It has a kind of artsy/eclectic kind of feel in the servers, the food and the drinks - and I promise that you will not be disappointed. I have over a dozen times, I am neither artsy or eclectic, but... More 

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We bought two $10 groupons to use during our stay in Waynesville. So we went on two different days. The first day I got a white mocha & scone, & my husband got pumpkin ice cream. They were sold out of all of the other goodies. He said it tasted like pumpkin pie in every bite! The mocha was what... More 

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greensboro, nc
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115 reviews 115 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Located in charming Frog Level. Appears to be a trendy coffee house with internet access and plenty of seating, but much more. Light foods are offered at lunch and strong coffee is offered all day. BUT YOU MUST GET THE HOT CHOCOLATE!!!!!! The best in the world!

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Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Comfortable daytime coffee house with large menu selection. Relax inside or out back on the deck along a rushing creek. Limited menu available Friday/Saturday evenings to compliment Frog Level Brewing next door.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 Commerce St., Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-452-6200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bakeries, Healthy, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?