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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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American, Native American
$$ - $$$
1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here, food was good and staff was great and personable. Good local foods! The hush puppy's were great! Also get the corn bread, which is excellent.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast because well it’s Cherokee and there’s not much going on there and the place we’ve stopped before was closed for the season. Out server was great and our food was ok but we watched the other blonde waitress prance around...More

Thank Q6950DKjohnc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch, wanted Indian Tacos. Ordered the fry bread bites with chili dip. Also, veggie soup, grilled cheese and chicken tenders. Fry bread and dip were excellent, soup and grilled cheese were usual offerings. Chicken tenders were large and moist. Decided order chili...More

Thank carolyn h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we go to the Smokies we go to Paul’s family Restaurant in Cherokee. We love trying the unusual Native American cuisine. We ate on the outdoor porch the last time and it could of been cleaned. The food was still delicious as always....More

Thank Y8747JNelizabethm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of ladies stopped by this w restaurant on Wed. November 7th on the way home to Knoxville. We waited for 10 minutes for 10 minutes for someone to even ask us how many in our party. After we were seated it took literally...More

Thank katep512016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had passed this establishment numerous times on trips to the GSM National Park. Decided to stop this time. Good thing the food was decent and our overworked server was pleasant because it took a while for our order to be taken and then the wait...More

Thank johnandkathya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here on other occasions and found the food to be fresh and tasty. The service has always been a little slow but the food made it worth the wait. This trip however, we were 25 minutes at out table BEFORE we saw...More

Thank camguy01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu includes some Native American dishes, locally caught trout, and house special funnel cake French fries. We ate the trout, which was delicious.

Thank LuckySpivey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first place we saw as we left a day exploring The Smokies while on vacation. My wife had the dinner rib eye & baked potatoe & salad. Rib eye thin cheap cut. Potatoe not cooked through. Had to send back to microwave...More

Thank MBH14311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for local food. Enjoyed the vegetable beef soup and cheese cake. Staff were very friendly and efficient.

Thank jswdhw
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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