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562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
828-456-6761
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lancaster, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time in Waynesville and I had been wanting seafood. The server was nice and they put plenty of food on your plate. I had the shrimp and Alaska white fish. Didn't care to much for the fish but the shrimp was good.

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Thank Cooperthree
Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in the mood for some seafood. This place changed our appetite quickly. We didn't finish our food and informed waitress of food being cold. She apologized, then gave us our check. She smelled like cigarettes. Won't be back.

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Thank Mike W
Waynesville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant could use some updating but the food is good. Service is friendly and timely, good place to go with a group.

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Thank campm0m
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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540 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Menu is huge and the prices are reasonable. I had the lunch broiled cod, and thought is was very good. My only criticism is that the fish portion is small, but at $7.95, you get two sides plus a load of hush puppies. I had a baked potato, but could have done away with the aluminum foil wrap. Most often... More 

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Thank OpinionGuru
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

From all the food that I have eaten here, it has been fried. If you are in the mood for fried fish and fries, this is a good place. The decor and furnishings need a little love. My husband likes the Alaskan White fried and I usually get what ever is on the special. It all basically takes the same... More 

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Thank Pistolandcyndy
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Have gone here over 15 times. daily specials for only $4.99, good quality and they fill you up. Clean and open space. Plenty of parking, near many other businesses and shopping. Friendly waitresses and owners.

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Thank Mike V
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I'm from Florida so I guess I know what good seafood taste like. First of all the waitress said everything is fresh. Maybe she doesn't know the meaning of fresh, because this fish is not that. It's mostly fried which can mask the not fresh taste a bit. Unfortunately the fish is dry and all I tasted was the breading.... More 

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Thank punkkid
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Food was served quickly, but was very average. The server never came back after food was served. We would have ordered dessert.

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Thank Chris C
Waynesville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Prices are very fair, and conveniently located off of Russ Ave.Try it you'll like it. we had fish and chips,,, and they even have malt vinegar.

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Thank Rob B
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Service is terrible . And food is not so good . We will not go back . We had the fried Alaskan white fish . It was GREY / BROWN . I cant prove it but i think it was catfish . Like i said we wont go again . We dont like being deceived also fish was about 1/8... More 

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Thank PETE K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 562 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-456-6761

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?