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Village Bistro

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9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9129
+1 828-488-9000
17:00 - 20:00
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154 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Food was average, service was poor, waiter couldn't run credit cards or break large bills, had to pay for our tonic water separately at the bar, was cold in dining room and too dark to read the menu.

Thank Penny E
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to the resort a few times over the last 15 years and loved it. And, we still love the resort. But, the Bistro is not on par with the resort. We had excellent service. But, the food was very expensive and not good. They have "steak" on the menu and didn't even say what kind of steak you'd... More 

Thank Travellover2017
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A real gem for fine dining in the small town of Bryson City, NC. Everything you'd expect, Great service, food, and atmosphere. Prices are not big city, but as you'd expect for white table cloth dining. It's in an old hotel with a few totally restored rooms, but we didn't have time to explore them.

Thank GaryBNewton_MA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This Bistro was just taken over by new management and they were trying very hard to please. The menu's were not ready for 45 minutes after they opened, Prices were high $27 for a steak, $4.50 a salad and a side was $2.50. Add it all up and that is a little high price for us.

Thank Janice S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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205 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The young lady running the restaurant tried extremely hard to make a dining experience a good one...., but couldn't quite pull it off. I ordered a bottle of wine from the menu, which after 20 minutes I was told they couldn't locate it, so I settled for a sub, Malbec, which okay, but not what I wanted. The food was... More 

1 Thank Rich W
Bryson City, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

This place use to be a top on my list, but not anymore since they changed management. Only had 5 things to choose from on the menu and each dish was horrible. We had four people in our party and we each ordered something different and not one of us enjoyed the meal. Overcooked, cold, under cooked, or just no... More 

1 Thank Lisa W
Kate P, Manager at Village Bistro, responded to this review

I am so sorry you were disappointed. More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Lovely restaurant, great view and very good food. Our waiter was very attentive and enjoyable to talk to. I'm sorry I forgot his name as I meant to mention him. We sat outside and the view was superb. We intentionally timed our dinner for sunset and we were not disappointed. This was the best view in a restaurant we had... More 

Thank dkwCharlotte
Kate P, Manager at Village Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Village Bistro is one of the few places in our area where you can dine with a view, so glad you caught the sunset. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

First of all I highly recommend the chicken pasta with marsala sauce. The food was excellent, My compliments to chef Samina. Our waitress (Audrey) was wonderful, she very graciously endured my rambunctious 2 year old son and was attentive to whatever we needed. We sat out on the deck with a view of the mountain's and overlooking the river. The... More 

Thank Freda M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Great food and outstanding service. We enjoyed the Chicken Marsala! We had to skip the desserts because are servings were so large.

Thank 4609sword
Kate P, General Manager at Village Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed your dining experience at the Village Bistro. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Worst dining experience I've had in years. My wife and two kids had dinner here last night. Thought we were going to get semi fine dining in the mountains but severely disappointed. The server was clueless. He brought out desserts that we didn't order before our entrees arrived. When the entrees arrived they were cold and they forgot to bring... More 

1 Thank Derekfdean
Kate P, General Manager at Village Bistro, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear about your bad experience in the Village Bistro. The Bistro is going through a transition period but still you should have had a better experience. Please try us again at another time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9129
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-488-9000
The Village Bistro is located at Nantahala Village in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. The Bistro offers both dining room and bar service with indoor and outdoor seating. The dining room has a beautiful sunset mountain view. We are currently serving a limited menu in the bar and on the deck.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?