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1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
+1 828-507-3654
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Stop in for the first time, prompt, friendly service, very tasty food at very reasonable prices. The place is simple but clean, offer take out and prepared frozen meals.

Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I have eaten Kanini's food for many years but it just keeps getting better. From soothing and delicious comfort food to delectable dessert (don't miss the 3 layer brownie), they also provide salad, soup and vegetarian options. This is a woman-owned business which also offers...More

Thank Easternblue
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This placed is the best. Everything I have ever got from them was great. But have to say the chicken and waffles is by far my favorite. It is a special that they do. I always look at the weekly specials and always go when...More

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating lunch here for 6 years. The food is always fresh and delicious. My favorites are the tortilla soup and the spinning wheel sandwich. Yum yum. If you’re in the area try it out. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank DeEttaWaynesville
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

I have been eating at KANINI'S since it's opening in 2011. I eat there several times a week because they offer delicious daily specials in addition to their regular menu items.  I regularly use them for catering as well. My guests always come running when...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We try to support local restaurants and visited for the first time. There was hair in our side dish! That ruined it for all. The pulled pork could not be eaten. We had hoped this place would be all we heard it to be, but...More

Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

All scratch made, unique items with tons of flavor. I have never had a bad meal there. A must try. And the take home meals you can just throw in the oven are easy and delicious!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Had the Turkey sandwich and it was very good. Pimento cheese side was also yummy. My only complaint is the ladies started to clean (sweep) around 210 (they close at 230) which made it feel like we were being rushed. But I would return!!!!

Thank jbo1313
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

I have now been to Kanini's a couple times since discovering it. Great quality food at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend them, especially their "Blue Star" sandwich and their pimento cheese. A must try!

Thank Tyler W
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Many years ago I bought frozen dinners from these folks when they were operating out of an old school building cafeteria. They moved to their own building and I did not follow as it was no longer convenient and when I passed by for other...More

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January 14, 2016|
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Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website (you can click on the link on the Trip Advisor site with the reviews of this restaurant) and then pull up their lunch menu or their main menu. Many times they have specials (for the frozen take out... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-507-3654
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