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Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern

303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
+1 828-452-1313
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (278 reviews)
“salad” (133 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern
1. Steaks
"Great local steaks for half the price"
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2. Sandwiches
"Awesome sandwiches and other offerings make Bogart's a repeat"
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3. Service
"The food was delicious and the wait staff was very friendly!"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch when we first arrived in Waynesville. The food and service was excellent! Great selection of sandwiches.

Thank Crystalpalmetto
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bogart’s was an amazing restaurant. We searched for a locally owned restaurant in the area and we were so glad we found this small tavern. Broccoli Bites, Ribeye Sandwich, and Peco Sneed sandwich were all excellent! Our waitress was also very good! We will go...More

1  Thank trapback
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for choosing local, and for stopping by! We're so glad you were pleasantly surprised by your sandwiches, and we look forward to serve you again the next time you're in Waynesville. Best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to visit my son who moved to this area and he frequents with his girlfriend. Busy busy place but after having their rib eye cheeseteak I now know why. So DELICIOUS. We sat at the bar and our mouth just watered at the food...More

Thank Debta D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Waynesville NC for a couple of days and we found a gem of a restaurant in the Smokey’s. Bogarts is a locally owned restaurant frequented by the locals. We have the Cheesy fries....OMG they were cooked perfectly. My husband...More

Thank Jan J
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the support, Jan -- we're so glad you and your husband enjoyed your meal with us! You two certainly did it right with cheese fries and wings, so we hope you two will be back in town soon for another visit! Best, Dakota...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had stopped off in Waynesville N.C. For dinner we ventured out and found a restaurant on Main Street. We stepped in to a wonderful locally owned restaurant with a lot of history. We sat at the bar and our host Melissa...More

Thank Ric H
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the support, Ric! Glad we could be a spot where you and your wife could get a quality meal and drinks. We hope you'll be back soon for more of the stuff you love, but perhaps for something new! Best, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bogart's is a local's favorite - such a fun place to eat. Their menu is plentiful and offer something for everyone. They have a full bar - a fun place to hang out with Gayle - she is wonderful lady; SO nice! You must try...More

2  Thank Alan B
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love when you pass through, Alan! Thanks for stopping for lunch when you're in town. I'll be sure to pass along your kind words to Gayle -- I know she'll love to see this! Hope you'll be back soon for more! 'Til next time,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good lunch. We had chicken fingers and soup. The staff were very helpful and the prices were fair.

2  Thank terrym0rgan
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! It's our pleasure to be spot where you and yours can come and enjoy a lunch together. Looking forward to having you back soon! 'Til next time, Dakota Sneed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed nearby and ate here twice in 2 days! Lunch was delicious but dinner was even better! Excellent service!More

1  Thank Dibangel
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Being a spot where locals and out-of-towners alike can enjoy a hot meal is what we do best, and I'm thrilled to see you were a fan! We hope you'll be back in the area again soon -- we'd love to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed by Bogart’s several years while vacationing, but have never stopped in. We finally stopped in for dinner this vacation. We were pleasantly surprised at the well prepared food and wonderful service. In particular, the filet mignon was cooked to perfection, and the...More

1  Thank Jen00TB
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you made us a part of your vacation! Nothing makes a trip more enjoyable than a warm, homemade meal to get you going. Thank you for taking the time to write to us, and we hope you'll drop by the next time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way downtown. The hostess and waitress (Gayle) were very friendly. Nice atmosphere and the food was good.

1  Thank Jennifer C
Kathryn M, Owner at Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for lunch, Jennifer! Making you feel comfortable and at home is our favorite thing to do. We hope you'll drop in again the next time you're passing through. All the best, Dakota Sneed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-4352
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-1313
  • E-mail
Looking for a unique restaurant in Western North Carolina's Smoky Mountains? Look no further than Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, one of the greatest restaurants in Waynesville. We offer flame-grilled steaks, mouth-watering chicken entrees, delicious soups, and fresh salads. Our casual atmosphere in a rustic, old time setting provides just the right ambiance for a family get together, romantic dinner, or just a quick bite to eat. We take pride in our amazing food and exceptional service. Our wait staff is trained to ensure that any request can be met. Check out our menu and ask about some of our loyal customer favorites. We are famous for our flame-grilled steaks and our classic, juicy burgers. Have a sweet tooth? Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern desserts are out-of-this-world sweet and tasty. We have a passion for our local history, and we love to share that with our customers. Our walls are decorated with historic photos and pieces of history that tell the amazing story of our town. Be sure to check it out and learn a little local history! For a delicious meal and a peek into the fascinating history of Waynesville, stop by Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern. We look forward to making you a regular!
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