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Frogs Leap Public House

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44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709 (Montgomery)
+1 828-456-1930
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

superfluous bar food that was good. Service good. Not a date night joint. Small plates were good. Most great reviews are for Parmesan fries, they did not disappoint. Good selection of beers and wines.

Thank Triton06
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Is it not interesting to go out to dine on a Saturday night on a weekend that is clearly not high season and find a restaurant reluctant to seat a party of 2 at 7:45. There were 5 open tables and the entire bar area in the restaurant was completely empty. See attached photos. The response from multiple staff members... More 

Thank Kirk M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beer selection and outdoor deck facing river. Recommend the coconut porter and hoppy IPA. Will return next time we pass through.

Thank Steven S
Vero Beach, Florida
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit with another couple. Sweet Onion Bisque was the best ever. Also had Cajun sweet potato fries that were real spicy. My sandwich was a grilled pimento sandwich, not the best I've had but very good.

Thank Warren75
Venice, Florida
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at the bar area, due to the crowd and received excellent service. The food was fresh and tasty.

Thank susan B
Linden, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive waiter, excellent food. Friendly and Cozy atmosphere. Would return to try more menu items.

Thank milestofamily
Aiken, South Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not get a reservation, however, the host suggested we sit and eat at the kitchen preparation bar. We loved watching the chefs while enjoying a fabulous dinner. Our waiter was very helpful and attentive, suggested several items on the menu. My husband had the fish of the day and I had the trout, both were excellent and the... More 

Thank EllieJJ
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived with no reservations; the place was empty, and they had a problem finding us a table! The four of us noticed a "smoky" smell, but we decided to stay. Even though there was only one other table of diners in there, it still took our waiter longer than usual to come and get our drink order. Our waiter's... More 

Thank Laurie R
Tampa, Florida, United States
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the ambiance and the building at the Frog's Leap. The food was good, but several items were a bit too salty. We tried the crispy pig ears which were salty, and all you tasted was the outside crust. The fried green tomatoes, also salty, were good- especially with the pimento cheese. And the trout was delicious. On the plus... More 

Thank Rita B
Edenton, North Carolina
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch, and it was wonderful. The Devils on Horseback are a must have. The grilled pimento cheese with fried green tomatoes was sinful, and the homemade pastrami sandwich was out of this world. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Meader H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $30
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-1930
A Unique Farm to Fork Experience: Innovative Southern Food with a Local Backbone & Home Grown Libations

Frogs Leap Public House is a farm to table country pub at the corner of Church and Montgomery Streets, built in 1918 as the southeast's first Buick dealer just one block south of Main in the heart of historic downtown Waynesville. FLPH is focused on the culture, art, music, wine, beer and especially the food of Western North Carolina.

Like the City of Waynesville itself, FLPH is Southern down to its roots, but draws influences from around the world. The food is fresh and local, the libations are home grown, the music is American and has a beat. FLPH is home to a family with a passion for serving world class food, wine, and spirits in a soulful, comforting atmosphere.

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