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Jarrett House

518 Haywood Road, Dillsboro, NC 28725
+1 828-586-0265
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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518 Haywood Road, Dillsboro, NC 28725
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here on a whim while passing through earlier today. The last time we had eaten here was about 25 years ago, so without any prior research, I was expecting the same menu, service and quality. We don't travel that area...More

Thank BeachGrandmax4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time I ate at the Jarrett House was in 1986 with my family, more than 30 years ago. Since that time I have returned whenever I was in the area to relive my childhood and have a good old Southern supper. The food...More

1  Thank MBHAsheville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best chicken n dumplings since Grandma's 40 years ago. Will definitely return with friends and family. Only half hour from Cherokee, NC.

Thank jeangamble475
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, the website for this restaurant is not accurate. Apparently new owners have not changed it. Were told to sit wherever, after five minutes or so someone took our drink order. Then coleslaw and cooked apples and biscuits were brought out. Then they brought...More

Thank msvolleymom
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Under new owners I was hoping for a return to the glory days that made this restaurant an icon in western North Carolina. It was barely a disappointing average, but they have only been open one week. They had big shoes to fill AND a...More

1  Thank carolina_nat
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Been around for years and years .It's and old hotel that has a dining room open to everyone! Pretty to look at and the food you will love ,with choices of meat and sides.

Thank Norm Pat H
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Was told that hotel is closed for renovations and that once it reopens they may eventually try to reopen the restaurant. Sounds like it may be a while if ever.

Thank gomocs2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

One of America's best family style, home cooking restaurants lies in Dillsboro, NC, after a left turn into town and on the left built into the side of a mountain. The food choice is limited, yet so scrumptious that diners return as do we year...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed January 28, 2018

When I went to Western Carolina it was such a treat to eat here so I stopped in for lunch while in area. Interior is very dated and food is diner quality. Service was great but not sure I would return.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling and our friends suggested that we stop here for dinner. Every one ordered their fried chicken and the plates came out heaped with chicken. They all said it was delicious.

1  Thank Thomas E
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December 30, 2017|
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April 15 to November 30th
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Reesa D | Reviewed this property |
Everything is fresh and 75% is locally grown summer and fall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Haywood Road, Dillsboro, NC 28725
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Dillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-0265
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The Jarrett House in Western North Carolina was established in 1884 and is one of western North Carolina's oldest operating inns and is located in historic Dillsboro. Our beautiful bed and breakfast inn, boasts Victorian style furnishings in the guest rooms and a newly updated lobby for our guest to enjoy. This spectacular and historical southern inn is open May through November.The Jarrett House is easy walking distance from all of Dillsboro's attractions making this among the finest locations to spend your relaxing vacation.
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