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The Sweet Onion

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39 Miller St., Waynesville, NC 28786
828-456-5559
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Long wait for table, even longer wait for food. Not organized staff. Need more help in the kitchen, less people walking around looking at tables. ...

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Thank Rhonda D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is great and service is wonderful. Price is reasonable for the area. Very pleasant and very filling

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Thank Griffin1979
Carrollton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just go. Order anything. Its all heavenly. Reservations recommended. Good service, reasonable prices.

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Thank cindy l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everytime we stay at the Andin Reid Bed and Breakfast, we have dinner here! Have never been disappointed.

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Thank DaDawgs01
Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we had to wait about 20 minutes before being seated, it was well worth the wait. The food was excellent. Although they were busy, our food was delivered to our table quickly, very hot and tasted delicious.

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Thank Dennis M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Date night. Truffle fries. Spaghetti with bolognese sauce. Salads were unusual and we'll put together. A lot of thought put into the menu. Worth every penny.

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Thank Sonya W
asheville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I keep coming back to the Sweet Onion because of their delicious food and service. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Waynesville. We live in Asheville and have been known to drive over just to eat there.

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Thank Melissa B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at The Sweet Onion in March of 2016. It was my first trip to Waynesville & I found the restaurant on trip advisor. I wasn't disappointed. The waitress was helpful & courteous & the food was excellent.

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Thank Kathy W
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet Onion is a lovely find in the downtown Waynesville area. The food is modern southern. Their cheese drop biscuits were yummy and warm. I had the blackberry BBQ satay. The chicken was delicious. The cucumber salad with it was little more than garnish. I did order the eggplant parmesan side and it was very good. My husband had the... More 

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Thank BBoyerSAS
Huntsville, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what can I say. The food here speaks for itself. We arrived shortly before 6 PM on a week night and there was already a wait. But after a brief wait we were seated. There's a nice wine list and reasonably. priced. The menu is fairly small but adequate enough for those looking for well prepared southern cuisine. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Miller St., Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-456-5559

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