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Frogs Leap Public House

44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-456-1930
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place the first night so much we made reservations to go back the next night. We didn't duplicate anything from one night to the next (except for coffee, tea and Neville the waiter, who was absolutely perfect) and everything was tremendous. We...More

Thank Bunnieandmerlin
Reviewed 2 days ago

I think they felt that they were a bit "special" we too were asked if we had a reservation (in a somewhat unfriendly manner) plenty of tables available. Waiting at the bar, before we could order a drink there was a table available! The food...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good service, always good drinks, always good food. Great place in Waynesville. Take friends or go on a date night, either way you'll enjoy.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful service, delicious food, and a great atmosphere. Reminded us of Asheville restaurants that we love. We will be back!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub-like atmosphere but with fine dining choices is the Frogs Leap PH. We enjoyed our dinner though we didn't have any large plates. The snacks, salads and small plates got us through the meal. And there was desert too. We loved the salad with pistachio...More

Thank Vinnie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but not memorable. When we left we smelled of smoke and I ended up with a mild asthma attack. Just be aware when you go in, you will want a shower after.

Thank Peach909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place on the recommendation of a friend and we were not disappointed. Everything we have is amazing and if we're back in the area we will definitely be back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here and were extremely pleased. There is a very smoky aroma in the restaurant as the kitchen is close to the seating area but we like it. We were seated by a window which I love. If I can't sit...More

Thank CCkirk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't want to miss dining here if you are in the area! The food, service, wine & ambience were EXCELLENT! We will be back!!

Thank 989tracyp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Waynesville for 10 days, and this was the only restaurant we ate at twice. It's a very nice place. Service was excellent both times. Not a large menu, but what we had was very very good. Nice drink menu and good beer...More

Thank BigCanoeGeezer
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Is this place still unwelcoming? I read the reviews, pretty terrible how a hostess can influence a restaurant experience to this degree. We will try a few others.....
2 July 2015|
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Response from Gwengal | Reviewed this property |
We felt very welcome. It was just my husband and me. We were just there about two weeks ago.
Are there an gluten-free options on the menu? Thank you.
22 April 2015|
Response from TARaymond | Property representative |
yes, and many more can be customizable for gluten free needs. Feel free to call for details since our menu changes regularly. 828.456.1930, thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-1930
  • E-mail
A Unique Farm to Fork Experience: Innovative Southern Food with a Local Backbone & Home Grown Libations Frogs Leap Public House is a farm to table country pub at the corner of Church and Montgomery Streets, built in 1918 as the southeast's first Buick dealer just one block south of Main in the heart of historic downtown Waynesville. FLPH is focused on the culture, art, music, wine, beer and especially the food of Western North Carolina. Like the City of Waynesville itself, FLPH is Southern down to its roots, but draws influences from around the world. The food is fresh and local, the libations are home grown, the music is American and has a beat. FLPH is home to a family with a passion for serving world class food, wine, and spirits in a soulful, comforting atmosphere.
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