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Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern

303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
+1 828-452-1313
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (286 reviews)
“salad” (143 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern
1. Steaks
"Great local steaks for half the price"
pittmanarizona
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2. Sandwiches
"Awesome sandwiches and other offerings make Bogart's a repeat"
shagman46
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3. Service
"The food was delicious and the wait staff was very friendly!"
Minnie674
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1 - 10 of 1,117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the recommendation of Trip Advisor, we stopped in for lunch. It is a little dark inside the restaurant, but once inside your eyes got adjusted to the ambiance. Cass, our server, was very helpful and attentive to our needs. The food was very...More

Thank Brunbag
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for stopping by for lunch! It's so great to see you enjoyed your meal, and that our team took good care of you. I'll make sure Cass sees your kind words, and I'm looking forward to having you back for another wrap! Best, Dakota...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Bogart’s was an amazing restaurant. We searched for a locally owned restaurant in the area and we were so glad we found this small tavern. Broccoli Bites, Ribeye Sandwich, and Peco Sneed sandwich were all excellent! Our waitress was also very good! We will go...More

2  Thank trapback
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thanks for choosing local, and for stopping by! We're so glad you were pleasantly surprised by your sandwiches, and we look forward to serve you again the next time you're in Waynesville. Best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife ordered the chicken salad sandwich. It was bland, tasteless, and contained gristle. Maybe not many folks order chicken salad here. My chopped steak was somewhat dry but maybe my fault for ordering medium well--medium might have been better. Have eaten here in past...More

Thank JJ_1973_11
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm very sorry to see you and your wife didn't get the same Bogart's experience you're used to -- it sounds like we were having an off day. I'll make sure we're preparing our chicken salad and steaks to perfection as per usual, and I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on vacation so this was the first time I had ever been here. I ordered the filet mignon. The steak was cooked perfectly and the sides were excellent. The staff was very friendly. I would definitely go back and eat here again.

Thank RHeffner
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the stars! It's so great to see your first visit was a success -- you can't go wrong with filet mignon! Looking forward to having you back soon for more. All the best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this place after being turned away by Bourbon Beef and Ale for lack of a reservation at 6PM on a Thursday... What a pleasant surprise. Parking lot was packed and we had to circle twice before parking on the street. Even though it...More

Thank OdenRulerofTheGods
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the stars! We're thrilled to see you and your wife had a chance to stop by for a bite to eat. You can't beat a steak and sweet potato with a salad. I'm looking forward to having you back soon for another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills steak, burgers, appetizers, etc. Reliable and consistent. Sometimes a wait, but immediate seating at the bar if you don't want to wait on a table.More

Thank LuLu B
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I appreciate you giving our restaurant a chance, but I wish there was more we could've done to impress you. The wait can be a little long sometimes, but I hope this isn't something that'll keep you from grabbing another steak, potato, or burger from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband Keith (Hoppy) and I go to Bogarts on a regular basis. We enjoy eating there and tend to see a lot of people we know as well as visitors in town. The food is always good and we really enjoy it. My favs...More

Thank Amber M
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love having you and Hoppy here, Amber! You two make our place even better, so it's always a pleasure having you over for wraps, burgers, potatoes, and rib-eyes. I'm looking forward to having you back soon for more! Best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening at Bogarts. We sat upstairs in a cozy loft with comfortable seating. Love that special favorites are highlighted in red on the menu. My ribeye steak was tender and juicy, perfectly grilled. Salad and appetizers were generous portions and delicious. My husband tried...More

Thank Traveler92184
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming over for a bite to eat! It means so much to us that you would leave a review about your experience. It's so great to see you enjoyed your rib-eye, salad, and prolific sweet potato. We're getting hungry just talking about it!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bogarts is a very nice but not formal, traditional kind of restaurant. There is something on the food menu for most anybody. We ordered the grilled chicken salad and chopped beef steak. Cobb salad was excellent and the beef steak cooked to perfection. Both meals...More

Thank John H
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the stars, John! It's so great to see you enjoyed your salad, chopped beef steak, and ambiance overall. We hope you'll be back soon for more of the food that makes Waynesville special! Best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are amazing!! Food was average not bad at all. Nothing super special. Would go back for lunch or a relaxed dinner with kids.

Thank 14JessM26
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for giving us a try, but I wish we could've done more to impress you. We hope your family will come over again soon for another try -- we'd love a shot at earning those last two stars. Best, Dakota Sneed

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jlmuszyn
September 13, 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Recommend calling Bogsrt’s. Music or not; lunch or dinner - Bogsrt’s is a MUST eat when in and/or travelin through Waynesville, NC. GREAT food, but steaks are world class! This is where the locals eat! Arrive... More
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March 21, 2015|
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Response from philois | Reviewed this property |
There was a misunderstanding here, please withdraw the question. We were inquiring about a hotel in Lexington, KY.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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: 303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-1313
  • E-mail
Description
Looking for a unique restaurant in Western North Carolina's Smoky Mountains? Look no further than Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, one of the greatest restaurants in Waynesville. We offer flame-grilled steaks, mouth-watering chicken entrees, delicious soups, and fresh salads. Our casual atmosphere in a rustic, old time setting provides just the right ambiance for a family get together, romantic dinner, or just a quick bite to eat. We take pride in our amazing food and exceptional service. Our wait staff is trained to ensure that any request can be met. Check out our menu and ask about some of our loyal customer favorites. We are famous for our flame-grilled steaks and our classic, juicy burgers. Have a sweet tooth? Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern desserts are out-of-this-world sweet and tasty. We have a passion for our local history, and we love to share that with our customers. Our walls are decorated with historic photos and pieces of history that tell the amazing story of our town. Be sure to check it out and learn a little local history! For a delicious meal and a peek into the fascinating history of Waynesville, stop by Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern. We look forward to making you a regular!
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