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Zookeeper Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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45 Slab Town Rd, Cashiers, NC 28717
+1 828-743-7711
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Zookeeper was busy but no wait for Sunday Brunch. The Brunch menu options are good, the food was great, and the staff attentive and friendly.

Thank Tommy W
North Augusta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast. Had Eggs Benedict. The eggs and Hollandaise were perfect. Grits were in major need of salt. I am not quite sure why restaurants don't salt their grits. People should eat them the way they are supposed to be.

Thank 235maryannep
Greer, South Carolina, United States
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast and I'd give everything a "pretty good" but not outstanding. I'd go again if I were in the area.

Thank Brian H
Maryville, Tennessee
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256 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Had a great breakfast here with family of 10. They seated us all together and we had great menu selections. The variety, quality and service was top notch! A great find in a faraway place!

Thank Allen B
Sapphire, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The Zookeeper is somewhat hidden just beyond the Crossroads at Hwy 64 and 107 on Slabtown Road.That must explain why more people don't know about their great breakfasts and lunches. Other seasonal places are good too, with more ambience, but for quality food, the Zookeeper is one of our favorites. My friend and I split the Reuben for a lunch... More 

Thank Jane D
Cooper City
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Zookeeper Bistro is the place for breakfast in Cashiers and everyone knows it. Locals, firemen and visitors alike. Friendly service and good food.

Thank Eileen B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Only open for breakfast and lunch. Recommended. Same plaza as slab town pizza. I had the chicken sandwich. Good prices. Recommended

Thank Travelaround2222
Highlands, North Carolina
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125 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

A group of friends meet there for breakfast twice a month during spring and summer months. They normally handle our group well and the food is always pretty good. Prices are fair and most everyone enjoys the experience. Sometimes it seems the service is a bit slow but then again we don't seem to care and always go back. It... More 

Thank James R
Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Good basic lunch in a quiet setting. Friendly efficient service. Breakfast menu looked great. Lunch menu slightly limited.

Thank SEABEE712
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Site said was open. We drove out of way to restaurant but it was closed. Monday at lunch closed. Site should be updated

1 Thank Jeanne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Slab Town Rd, Cashiers, NC 28717
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Cashiers
  • Phone Number: +1 828-743-7711
Come for breakfast,lunch and a wonderful Sunday Brunch. Open 7 days during season

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?