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The Classic Wineseller

) #28 of 80 Restaurants in Waynesville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-452-6000
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
PRICE
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LOCATION
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking for something unique in Historic Waynesville, and were on a limited schedule. We stumbled upon this Wine Cellar that serves dinner as well. I enjoyed the sesame seed crusted tuna over asian slaw, it was delicious. The wait staff was very friendly...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by the innkeepers at the B&B we stayed at in Waynesville. It was more than we expected! The ambience, wine & the live music made for a great way to end our evening. We will be back to visit when...More

Thank 989tracyp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place rocks !! Feels like your in Italy in an old winery estate home, cool eats and wow what a wine selection !!! If in town you gotta see this place for sure !!

Thank hikealltrails
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. I appreciate you taking time to share your experience. So glad you enjoyed our underground space and the delicious food and wine! Please come see us again soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

On Friday and Saturday evenings the Wineseller is open for dining - appetizers and small plates - and they offer nice entertainment. We enjoyed listening to the singer/piano player and also enjoyed a nice bottle of wine and delicious small plates for dinner. It was...More

Thank Merry S
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for coming to see us and sharing about your experience. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times to purchase wine and for wine tasting. The owner Richard is very knowledgeable and helpful. The wines are priced equal to larger cities. We were not that exited about food that is served. Preparation and quality and taste is so...More

Thank dstone7866
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for taking time to give us feedback on your experience. So sorry to hear you were disappointed with your dining experience. We would love to know what you had to eat so we can make changes where needed. Please feel free to share ideas...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Jazz It Up was what was advertised but boring was the theme. The music was not Jazzy but a snooze. At $70 a person plus a bottle of wine, we couldn't wait to get out of there and paid up and left asap. The four...More

1  Thank TeacherBurns
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you for providing feedback about your visit to the Classic Wineseller. I’m glad you thought “the crudités were excellent”, that “the ‘soup’ was amazing” and that the “service was terrific as always.” However, I’m very sorry the NYE jazz duo didn’t suit your taste...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If I could rate this as 0 stars I would. I've been here several times and have always experienced a rude owner/ manager. He stands at the front door to make sure you have a reservation before even letting you inside- whether you want a...More

1  Thank Julia R
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

I apologize to you and your guests and am truly sorry that you had a bad experience at the Classic Wineseller. I assure you, we never want to hear that our customers are dissatisfied. Please allow me to review a few things. -Yes, our front...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

I wanted to do something different for our company Christmas party, something a little more than just dinner. Paige did a terrific job accommodating our needs, customizing our event to suit us perfectly. Trish selected fine wines and cheeses for our tasting. She is very...More

Thank Karen B
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you so much for sharing about your great experience at the Classic Wineseller. I’m pleased to hear our servers took good care of you and that you enjoyed the food our chef prepared. We would love to host you all again anytime.

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant/wine store! They always have live music on the weekends which has been fantastic both times we've been there. The music is also the perfect volume, it is loud enough to enjoy but you can still have a conversation. The service...More

Thank Darlene6675
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you for taking time to tell us about your visits to the Classic Wineseller. We are glad you found the wine selection to your liking, and the food to be fresh and delicious. We prepare each plate one at a time to maximize freshness,...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place was okay. The best thing was the live music. My fiancé and I had just got into town and were going to get some dinner. We found this place and walked in. The man ( I guess he was the manager/owner) asked if...More

Thank rachelhoneycutt20
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thanks for taking time to let us know about your experience. You are correct, reservations are not required but many folks do make reservations. Asking arriving guests if they have a reservation is the only way we know to distinguish between reserved guests and those...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
  • E-mail
Description
The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that is open Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Enjoy LIVE music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our location is underground and stays cool year around. A light jacket or sweater is suggested.
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