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Bocelli's Italian Eatery

319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
+1 828-456-4900
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
319 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Pizza is by far the best in WVL...and the whole wheat crust is not like cardboard. In fact you would not realize it was ww at all. Pasta dishes, & garlic knots very satisfying. Staff & owners, generally very attentive. They get really busy...More

Thank Starr H
Reviewed 9 March 2016

While not perfect, Bocelli's is a solid value for your money. Good variety on the menu. Very reasonable prices. Lots of Italian options. The fish dishes are awesome. Staff is very good. Didn't love the Bloody Mary...way too spicy. Did love the ambience. As the...More

Thank Jake1779
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Ordered salad w blue cheese dressing. Or should I say blue cheese flavored mayonnaise, yuk. Since they advertise as "Italian" I thought what the heck and ordered the bolognese, a simple and classic dish. Awful, swimming in grease. No flavor. Couple of bites and just...More

1  Thank Mts2cWNC
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We used to bring our guests to Bocellis for their once excellent pizza. New person in kitchen delivering Thick soggy dough with minimum toppings and sauce. After several visits the pizza remains dry, tasteless and soggy.

Thank Irishblessing
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I'm obsessed with their wild mushroom ravioli! The fried mushrooms, wings and garlic knits are delicious as well. The service is always good too!

Thank Sabrina G
Reviewed 24 February 2016

What a cozy restaurant tucked out of the way a couple of buildings off Church Street on Haywood. Great service. I ordered grouper on a bed of risotto. Perfectly cooked. My wife had tortellini with sausages. She gave me a taste and it was very...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Yep! This place is great for taste, service and price. Hard to find that combination in Waynesville. We go here often with friends and gatherings. Have had 12 at one time and they managed to accommodate with poise.

Thank gsmith223
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I am a local and have been here before. Last night my date and I ordered wine, large Greek salads and soup and were offered crackers. The items ordered were good and we asked for some bread which was served, 2 small pieces each for...More

Thank islamelia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

As many times I've eaten here, I can't believe I never took the time to review this fine restaurant. I don't get here often enough, but when company comes to town, this is one of only a couple Waynesville eating establishments we'll consider taking them....More

Thank fatdad828
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I ordered the grouper with risotto. It was cooked perfectly. The cheese bread is great. Others had pizza snd it was delicious too. We will definitely be eating here again when we are in Waynesville.

Thank Robin N
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Response from vnmillsaps | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall seeing, sorry.
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Response from probinb | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, did not notice but, as others have said it is worth calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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