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Jimmy Mac's Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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121 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713-8094
+1 828-488-4700
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't think a visit to Bryson City would be complete without a visit to Jimmy Macs! Great fried trout, full bar, reasonable prices and lots of comfort food. Sit by the window and watch small town America stroll by. Talk to your server and delight in true North Carolina hospitality. Family owned and run by a lovely young family,... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and great local wine. The deep creek wines are delicious. God friendly service. Right down town a great family place. Good food of all types

Thank robert a
Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

After a day of hiking and sight seeing Jimmy Mac's offers a great place to eat where everyone should be able to find something that they enjoy.

Thank scotamann
Bryson City, United States
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

I have eaten here dozens of times over the past 5 years. It is "down home," and by that I mean that it is a friendly and comfortable place to visit. Real Great American food: excellent quality, not foo-foo! The menu is so diverse that it is a great choice for a group of people (family and/or friends) who may... More 

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Hillsville, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Dined after 8pm after riding Polar Express. Food was excellent, service very friendly, decorated nicely. Sign is hard to see because its up high on the street.

Thank kk4ej
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

For some reason, many restaurants in the area close early on Friday. We finally found this place. The place was very crowded, but they made room for our party of 9 by putting two round tables together. Not ideal, but that was what was available. We were very happy with our server. The burgers and steaks were just slightly too... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food,excellent atmosphere!! Stuffed mushroom caps are a must and the New Orleans chicken is too delish for words. Make sure you stop in.

Thank Seoanefam5
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

We went in here 12/16/2016 to eat dinner it was phenomenal. The service was great and our food was on point. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars it because we waited I know an hour for our food and it was really chilly inside. Other then that it was awesome!!! We will most def be back. Thank... More 

Thank Jessica ,
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

We loved Jimmy Mac's!!! The food was delicious, and there was a variety to choose from. We ordered everything from hamburgers and BLT's to chicken fingers and trout. The staff was very, very friendly. They were busy, but the staff really took care of us.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Went after polar express ride with family. 6 adults and 2 children. Should have known when it took 10 min for server even to take drink orders and another 10 to bring them. After we did order and our food arrived it was cold the only thing that came warm was a burger that one had. After talking to manager... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $17
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713-8094
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-488-4700
We are a family owned and operated all American steak and seafood restaurant that specializes in hand pattied beef, buffalo, and elk burgers, hand cut steaks, and fresh seafood. Since we opened in 1978 in Tampa Florida by my father, we have been believers in keeping things fresh, fairly priced, and family friendly.

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Bryson City, North Carolina, United States

Hey this is jimmy from jimmy macs, and wanted to say how sorry we are to hear about you not getting a chance to eat with us. During different times this time of year the train drops off 1000 or so people in a town that has seating at restaurants around 300 total for all the restaurants combined. And combine that with the fact that we are blessed enough to have a strong local following and unfortunately only seat 95 people total we can run a pretty big wait sometimes. But if me and my wife didn't work real hard to keep up the quality of food and service we would prob have open seats. But we do take pride in our business and our reputation, so I wanted to ask you to take a second to reconsider your review and ratings. We have worked day and night, seven nights a week to get and keep our score high and we are very confused about a 3 out of 5 because we are to busy for the time you have for dinner. Hopefully you will agree that it's not fair to put our score down to a point that would take us months to get back just because we do what we are suppose to do. And then the next time you guys are in town you can call and ask for me or my wife (grace) and we can get you checked in over the phone and reduce any wait time to almost nothing. I truelly do value every single one of our customers, and take great pride in knowing people choose to spend a special occasion, family dinner, or just a bite to eat with us. And truelly hope I can get a chance to take some pride in myself by seeing y'all enjoy not just a meal, but a night out with us. Thanks in advance for your reconsideration

3 months ago

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