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Big Wesser

Nantahala Outdoor Center, US 19, Bryson City, NC
+1 888-905-7238
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar
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Nantahala Outdoor Center, US 19, Bryson City, NC
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

So we arrived off the GSMR train and only had 55 min to eat. This was one of the few places to eat at NOC. We got in line and ordered fast but it took 45 min to get our food(3tacos) Everyone there was waiting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Justin S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

You walk up to the bar and order your food. Great tacos and beer overlooking the river. We sat right next to the river and had great tacos and beer on the riverside patio.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank troymitraveler
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The scenic location is the only reason we are giving this a one star. We ordered a beef burrito and tacos and chips and salsa, having to repeat the order multiple times to a disengaged employee. It was apparently too complicated for the to accommodate...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Footprints313023
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to NOC for years and love having a drink and snack after we run the river. Unfortunately changes have been made to the menu and the experience is not the same. The food, tacos, taco salads and burritos, was mediocre at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AllySin72
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Brought the family here after our white water trip .we were seated promptly but that’s when the problems started 20 min to get our drinks .30 min later food came out cold and the pizza order was completely messed up ,grilled catfish was over cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anne J
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently took the Smoky Mountain Railroad out of Bryson City and the train stopped at the Nantahala outdoor center which is a wonderful location with lots to offer. The primary bar and grill across the river is called “Big Wesser”. It...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank crazyleroyboy
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Brought the family to eat here after our ziplining adventure. Sadly, we were all disappointed. First, we waited 25 minutes for our food (and this was BEFORE the train passengers arrived!). The menu is 100% Mexican with very limited choices and, honestly, everything we ordered...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Linda J
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Food was hot and delicious! Atmosphere was even better! We drove back after the van ride to our car just to spend more time! It is the kind of place, if you love the outdoors you want to stay forever!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cristy71198
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

So disappointed! No more bbq! The Big Wesser was a bbq restaurant; now it's just a slapstick bar with cheap snacks. Enjoyed the ducks Maud & Harold down by the river!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank shawn o
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We took the train ride and decided to eat at Big Wesser. It was faster than the main restaurant and the tacos were hearty! However, the one downside was we ordered tacos that were gf and they came put in the same tray as other...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank debbie1225
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nantahala Outdoor Center, US 19, Bryson City, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: +1 888-905-7238
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