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5 N 2ND Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
(336) 846-7737
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great breakfast!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2014
Amy T
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Davidson, North Carolina
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Davidson, North Carolina
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257 reviews 257 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: (336) 846-7737

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