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The Sweet Onion

39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
+1 828-456-5559
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (75 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gluten free is easily obtained here if you avoid the usual suspects of breaded items, sauces etc. There is public parking available in front of the restaurant and then further down the street there is a larger public lot with public rest rooms.I had the...More

Thank Kathleen1314
Reviewed 3 days ago

The is the second time we're eaten here and we haven't been disappointed either time. The food is very good, the little biscuits they give you when you sit down are addicting!! The place has a cool design and a full bar. We learned on...More

Thank RCV2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our food was Fabulous. Nice presentation too. Food came out in a reasonable amount of time. However it took our server 30 minutes to get us our adult beverages and we waited at least 10 minutes before he came to our table after we were...More

Thank 313phyllisr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently, someone told me they had visited the Sweet Onion and was disappointed by the meatloaf offering. As the Sweet Onion is one of my favorite restaurants and the meat loaf is one of my favorite dishes, I just had to return to see for...More

Thank wmljr2002
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to The Sweet Onion with our friends from Sylva, NC. We all had cat fish; I had the blacked catfish and Denise had the lightly battered version. I had two sides, French fries and fried okra. All were very well cooked. I strongly...More

Thank jmb1954
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife, friends and I eat at Sweet Onion 5-6 times a year. This place has been consistently good, and lunch prices are reasonable. The Sweet Onion Soup is a signature dish here, and the Salmon salad is also excellent. I really have never had...More

Thank AdvRider_IOP_SC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent menu choices and of course they have french onion soup! A very busy place. We did not make reservations(do not remember if they took reservations) so we waited awhile.

Thank retiredhealthcare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The today’s special corn beef wrap was excellent. Great flavor and good portions. Make sure you get the cheese biscuits when offered. Great place for a quick lunch.

Thank fredmeg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food every time. Right by Main street which is fun to walk around. There isn't much ambience but that's part of the charm.

Thank NAN M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting this part of N.C. for years from Florida and this gem of a restaurant is the absolute best. The rib eye steak is a sharable with us past 60 age group, the onion soup is worth savoring in your mind til...More

Thank Quest771587
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Response from Ronald F | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of day you arrive reservations are usually not necessary. We've been twice. Both times were less than a five or so minute wait. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-5559
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