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Bocelli's Italian Eatery

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319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
+1 828-456-4900
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Bocelli's. Since it was our first trip and we were from out of town, I wasn't sure what to expect. We really enjoyed the garlic knots, served with a tasty marinara. I was impressed that the menu included buffalo mozzarella, and enjoyed it on the pizza. My daughter enjoyed her pasta dish as well.... More 

Thank c423531
Shelby, North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I went to Bocelli's when we were recently in Waynesville for a weekend fishing trip. We were able to sit upstairs and watch the basketball game. He enjoyed a stromboli, and I had the manicotti. The wait staff was friendly and efficient even though there was a large party they were serving. The salad was great, and... More 

Thank CatW56
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calzone and buffalo chicken salad. We enjoyed both. Prompt service, great atmosphere and wonderful owners. Oh yeah the food was fantastic. The salad is always flavorful and mixing the two dressings is a bounty of flavor with the buffalo chicken. The Calzon was fresh and fragrant with cheese abounding. Also enjoyed an order of garlic knots with the sauce as... More 

Thank Jon S
Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visited one afternoon around 5. Sat in the pub section. Waitress and bar tender were the same person. Took 10 minutes for her to see us and come over and we were expected to know what we wanted even though we had not been given menus. She had one speed....slow. Ordered drinks, waited, ordered local bar fare, waited, got decent... More 

2 Thank ctanner37
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476 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

There are several options in the area for Italian food. It seems as though we have eaten at most of them fairly recently. Of course, things change from time to time. But, for now, my recommendations for Italian Food are Bocelli's, Frankie's in Maggie Valley and Angelo's. We went to Bocelli's on a week night and it was not crowded.... More 

Thank L D
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love their salad most of all! Great Homemade House dressing is a must to buy and take home! I use this place for large takeouts! Great pricing for catered dishes! Easy to work with you and your budget! Love Ellen the owner!

Thank SharonClendenin
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoy Bocelli's especially on a cold, wet evening. Servings are generous, garlic knots yummy, and salads are nice. Staff is courteous and professional. We always enjoy our meal.

Thank Dana B
Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had planned to eat at another nearby restaurant that was very highly rated, but arrived and found that it was closed for a week. We were on a schedule and this was nearby. I still checked TA but it seemed like a good gamble. Staff was friendly, and the restaurant was nicely laid out and very neat/clean. We had... More 

Thank David K
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The trout with lemon caper sauce is soooo good. The pizza is great. We love the Palermo Pizza. Salads are really good too. Try the Strawberry basil dressing or house made Italian. And don't forget to order the risotto.

Thank Patricia O
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Every time I go to Waynesville I have to eat at Bocelli's. Located on the "frog level" of Waynesville downtown, it is a great Italian restaurant that is consistently good year after year. I have been going to this restaurant over 5 years and have never been disappointed. It is small restaurant that you have to look for, but it... More 

Thank Rick I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-4900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?