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5 N 2ND Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
(336) 846-7737
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Slightly dive-ish

....and heavy on the grease. Low quality, unimaginative food at a correspondent price. On the other hand, the old people locals love the biscuits and gravy here. If that's not a warning, I don't know what is.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2013
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Davidson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast before visiting the Farmer's Market. Great service, breakfast was hot, fast & generous portions! Make sure you order a biscuit!!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We have had one meal here so far, which we enjoyed. The food was good, fresh, and pleasantly served. We will go back.

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Lansing, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Now in Lansing. Basically a sandwich shop, but they do those well. They have a small indoor seating area, but their main business is take out.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were hoping for a Southern home cooked dinner but it was not to be. The fare was very generic and not very tasty. It took forever to get our food and it wasn't worth the wait. The waitress was very friendly but she was the only one for quite a few people. The only entertainment was the fly buzzing... More 

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vientiene
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

....and heavy on the grease. Low quality, unimaginative food at a correspondent price. On the other hand, the old people locals love the biscuits and gravy here. If that's not a warning, I don't know what is.

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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

If you're looking for "home cooking" this is the place. You'll get your week's worth of cholesterol and then some here. Try not to let the local customers scare you!

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Bahama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We eat breakfast there on Saturday mornings when we visit the Farmer's Market on the opposite side of the street. My eggs are always cooked perfectly and the browned country gravy over the perfectly made biscuits is to die for.....but......they just can't get the service part of it right. Every time we have eaten there only half of the seats... More 

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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Country cooking lives up to its name at Smitheys. Old time atmoshpere and down to earth staff! Good place to have breakfast!

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Cocoa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

They try their best here, but it is sometimes great, and sometimes just so-so; so call a head to see what they will be serving that day! The waitresses provide fast & friendly service.

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

the food was NOT worth the money, unless you like food from a microwave. Never a good sign when you can hear the microwave while you're sitting in the dining room. But, GREAT customer service.

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Address: 5 N 2ND Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Phone Number: (336) 846-7737
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  West Jefferson

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  • Address: 5 N 2ND Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: (336) 846-7737

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