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Panacea Coffeehouse Cafe & Roastery

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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Great, peaceful spot to enjoy the river

My go to place in downtown Waynesville when I want a coffee or sandwich. Beautiful deck out back on the river to sit on a nice day and enjoy the peaceful sound of the water. Smoothies and lattes offered and have recently added beer and wine also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
wbklemann
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Canton, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Canton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My go to place in downtown Waynesville when I want a coffee or sandwich. Beautiful deck out back on the river to sit on a nice day and enjoy the peaceful sound of the water. Smoothies and lattes offered and have recently added beer and wine also.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed sitting by the creek and enjoying yummy food from Panacea. Great staff, super friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Excellent food & great dining by the stream!! Brother-in-law suggested eating here and it was the perfect late lunch location!!

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Simpsonville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I felt like I was walking through "the secret garden" to find this hidden gem in the Frog Level area which is on the outer boundary of downtown Waynesville, NC. It is a large brick warehouse type coffeehouse with wonderful lunch items and cold drinks. There are many specialty seating areas where patrons may sit and each one is different.... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A trendy, casual place to get great tasting food and excellent coffee. My wife and I shared the Big Buddha salad, an Asian taste sensation. It was really good and big enough for both of us. If you spend any time in Waynesville, be sure to visit Panacea in the frog district.

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Inverness, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stopped for lunch...split a turkey pain and had a bowl of the Cheddar Vegetable Soup. The bread was very goid and not too thick. The turkey was amazingly tender.Sat by the creek to eat. Loved the atmosphere! My husband says we will definitely return before our week here is over (:

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The place to in Waynesville for fresh roasted coffee and freshly made to order sandwhiches of all types. Vegan included. Usually three different types of coffee on any given day. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. We have bee going there for over eight years. Also a stream I'd located in the back with a patio to have you lunch with nature!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Downbeat, hipster, unpretentious, Goodwill furniture, lowend, GREAT coffee, chow a bit pricey but satisfying, a hangout/meeting place for local atmosphere, between an Epson Salt factory and a soup kitchen. Check it out.

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Homewood, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

You know those places that do everything well but not anything excellently? That's Panacea. The most wonderful thing about this place is the atmosphere. Yes, it smells like a coffee shop but that would be misleading. It is more than that. In fact, our group of 15+ only got one coffee. Smoothies, food, and the other many wonderful offerings of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Seemed like lots of people liked it, but I'm not a fan. Stand in line to get sandwiches that seemed to me they went out of their way to ruin. Everything has something "odd" added to it. Take the idea of a club sandwich and add raspberry something to it. Only two things on the entire menu were sorta normal...grilled... More 

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Additional Information about Panacea Coffeehouse Cafe & Roastery

Address: 66 Commerce St., Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone Number: 828-452-6200
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: International, Healthy

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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: International, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Doing business
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?