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The Coffee Shop

385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
+1 828-586-2013
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (11 reviews)
“potato salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The price is reasonable if you like canned green beans and instant mashed potatoes, and cornbread so dry they could rename it the Sahara roll. You can tell from looking at the outside and the inside what kind of place this is..... cheap and quick,...More

Thank ectdeacon
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to the Coffee Shop for several years. I live in Robbinsville, so a trip to Sylva means we'll be eating out. I have tried numerous places and the Coffee Shop is my favorite. I usually stop in with my family. We have...More

Thank AllisonGrooms
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Seemed very unfriendly to tourists. Got an unwelcome vibe from servers and customers. Table was very sticky/dirty. Expected more based on other reviews. Gravy was pretty good. Everything else was just ok. Will not return.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife and I had breakfast here and overall it was a good meal. Nothing fancy but good service and a typical southern breakfast. Probably the oldest diner in Silva. I would eat here again.

Thank jim a
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned place for good breakfast or meat and three lunch. Offers hardy home cooked meals. Good sandwiches too. Pies are to die for. They usually have at least 6 pie flavors. Service is friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is certainly lacking, or one might...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest, if not the oldest, eating establishments in Sylva since 1926. Not a large space but usually filled with locals. No, they don't have wifi so you may have to actually talk! Food is always good with attentive, personable staff, along with...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

They have traditional country ham and grits. Excellent coffee. Friendly, local atmosphere. They also have great pies .

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch. I ordered two hot dogs all the way. (If you're not from the area, this means chili, slaw, mustard, and onions. If you're from Tennessee, hot dog chili is NOT the same as chili beans.) The waitress was very...More

Thank cathleen c
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Pretty average greasy diner food, they do make a lot of it in house though. If you are looking for American cuisine that is affordable, this is your place! It is pretty average, but the portions are large and will fill you up.

Thank annewilli89
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This Sylva staplw is in some serious need of many things. First being maybe some repairs, renovations or replacement of the old broken down booths. As if the lack of comfort wasn't bad enough the seat of the one closest to the front door is...More

1  Thank Beerlover17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-2013
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