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1794 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4671
+1 828-456-9805
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Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Waynesville for over 10 years and have ate in every restaurant here. Every place we usually love either is inconsistent or has gone downhill. Jim's is a place you must go. I feel stupid for only going once because of it being packed. We spent 20, got 2 chili cheese burgers, 2 bbq sandwiches and 2... More 

Thank Matrolon
Maggie Valley, North Carolina, United States
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Pleasantly surprised to find this well established restaurant with curb service and dine in service. Active restaurant from the early fifties. Small limited seating and burgers and hot dogs ( $1.00 dogs on Wednesdays) cooked fresh on a flat top grill. Step back in time for a fun lunch. Very friendly staff.

Thank Wayne E
Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great value; $1.00 Wednesday hotdogs! ~ Lol, the outside (run down? Maybe?) of this hometown favorite café, put me off from dining there for several years till a friend, really convinced me to try it out. The owners are fantastic, friendly, hometown folks... The kind we use to know but don't see anymore.

1 Thank Curious G
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Wednesday's are $ 1.00 hot dogs anyway you like them,what a deal!!! The burgers are fresh not frozen. The chili cheese burger is their specialty. Oh by the way fresh Honadle chili! On Mondays, fresh SOS for breakfast! Gotta have some! Ronnie is a delight to sit and talk with. He makes fresh pies and cakes for dessert also! Yes... More 

1 Thank BigDaddyBEG
Waynesville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2014

We only go there for one thing...take out chilli cheeseburgers. Hot and Fresh with onion. Amountain staple.

Thank fatdad828
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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639 reviews
460 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Dirty place. Food was horrible. Handed a fork from a sink full of used utensils. Waitress ran faucet over it and gave it to me wet. No detergent. Brought friends two weeks ago. Vomited their meal. People are nice but no pride in this local sandwich shop. This place needs a thorough cleaning and some lessons in sanitation. Lets see... More 

Thank OpinionGuru
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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639 reviews
460 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has some of the greatest burgers. Get there early because seating is limited. Burgers come in two sizes small and large. They even have relish! Fries terrific especially if you get them crispy. New is limited as far as "healthy" food goes but this is an all in all great place.

1 Thank OpinionGuru
Waynesville, North Carolina
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232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Fantastic homemade hamburgers everyday, except Sunday, and $1 hotdogs on Wednesdays! Tell me life isn't good!! One of the best hamburgers I've ever had! Got it all the way, including mustard, mayo, lettuce, tomato, and onion. Chili offered by didnt get it on the burger. Absolutely wonderful! It's a very nondescript little building, and sometimes people eat in their cars,... More 

1 Thank gdt655
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2012

This little drive in, still with curb service, has been in business for over 60 years and in the same location (as the server told us). They serve breakfast and lunch and close around 5 or 6pm. i love a good chilli cheesebruger and a good hot dog with homemade chili... nothing from a can. Well they do make their... More 


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  • Address: 1794 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4671
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-9805

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