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Paul's Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
+1 828-497-2235
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo burger” (123 reviews)
“indian taco” (251 reviews)
“bread” (119 reviews)
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American, Native American
$$ - $$$
1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was amazing, not the usual menu. My husband had Frog Legs and Fried Green Tomatoes; I had a Chicken Quesadilla and Corn Fritters; neither item was a meal but we could not eat all of these appetizers. They were all delicious. Also we had...More

Thank laneypat
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant looked ok from the outside and it is in the center of town, but the service was atrocious. The waitress that served us spoke to us while looking away. We ordered drinks, but thereafter we discovered on the menu that there is an...More

Thank bozoman1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was greasy. Service was slow. Asked the server if they had WiFi. He said "No. We do not want people hanging out all the time." Server gave us someone else's check and the other table had left. Wanted us to pay their more expensive...More

Thank hermrc
Reviewed 6 days ago

Every time we visit Cherokee or anywhere near my sister always insists on a meal at Paul's. She always has to have the Indian Taco, Mom had the fried fish and I was not very hungry so I opted for a sandwich and fries. My...More

Thank angelahU4702BB
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place was terrible the food and service was no good , waited a very long time for the food and it was not very good

Thank travel4fun3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Indigenous Owned/Operated. Casual Atmosphere. The ONLY place i will eat in Qualla. Any bad reviews are probably those of the "Wasicu" Type Folk. Research the meaning, if unfamiliar with the term. Love the Frog Legs, Indian Tacos, Fry Bread, Buffalo, Elk Burgers, and Sweet Tea....More

Thank Kathrynsdad2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after visiting the Indian village. The food was great, but the waiter was pretty rude. No one in there was very friendly. We were waited on, but definitely didn’t go over & above on service.

1  Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really like Paul's Family Restaurant. I have been here several times and the food is always great. I had the buffalo burger this last time and it was really good. Service was a little slow but they were really busy. Never seen the parking lot...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waited several minutes at front to be acknowledged by anyone. Finally seated and the waitress started by informing us there would be a 45 minute wait for any food we ordered. Once the food arrived (close to an hour later), it was dry and barely...More

Thank rvrseaotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was happy we found a place open when we got to Cherokee at almost 9pm. I shouldn't complain. The menu had reasonable prices. The table next to us made a better decision on dinner and ordered the Indian tacos. My French fries were cold...More

Thank Ann D
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January 14, 2018|
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Response from Wunder3 | Reviewed this property |
no, but it's worth it!
May 28, 2016|
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Response from lanniandeisi | Reviewed this property |
Referring to the answer from local people, Paul is No. 1. If you like outdoor ambience, the sitting area on the L-shape terrace is also nice. We chose a table at the corner of the terrace. It's not too far and still close to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Native American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2235
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