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The Coffee Shop

385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
+1 828-586-2013
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (10 reviews)
“grits” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They have traditional country ham and grits. Excellent coffee. Friendly, local atmosphere. They also have great pies .

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. I ordered two hot dogs all the way. (If you're not from the area, this means chili, slaw, mustard, and onions. If you're from Tennessee, hot dog chili is NOT the same as chili beans.) The waitress was very...More

Thank cathleen c
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Pretty average greasy diner food, they do make a lot of it in house though. If you are looking for American cuisine that is affordable, this is your place! It is pretty average, but the portions are large and will fill you up.

Thank annewilli89
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This Sylva staplw is in some serious need of many things. First being maybe some repairs, renovations or replacement of the old broken down booths. As if the lack of comfort wasn't bad enough the seat of the one closest to the front door is...More

Thank Beerlover17
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Coffee Shop served a very adequate breakfast at a reasonable price. An average breafast joint in an area with very few choices.

Thank mater1964
Reviewed 27 April 2017

As noted by others, this is a rather run down old place, and the eggs, grits and coffee were not particularly good. It gets decent amount of local traffic as it's the only diner-type place in this otherwise chi-chi downtown.

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

stopped for lunch--only place where the parking lot was completely full!! must be good. Got lucky as we turned around and a spot to park opened up. Yes this is a place where the locals eat as it was full. Daily specials and great burger....More

1  Thank len f
Reviewed 3 April 2017

So if you are wanting dessert this is the place to go. They make great homemade pies but that is about all I will say that is good about this small restaurant. It is a local spot and most people go for breakfast. They use...More

Thank greattaste50
Reviewed 21 March 2017

outstanding old time breakfast. grits, eggs, sausage/egg/cheese biscuit. also my wife returned for their home made pies and said the chocolate meringue was to die for!

1  Thank timriordan
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here at my Aunts guidance... and well, it's a diner. It's seat yourself. Breakfast isn't served past 11. The seats have texture-you can feel the springs. The food was fine, no complaints. I got my pie to go (which I'm told is a must...More

Thank CKitchens9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5563
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-2013
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