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The Sweet Onion

39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
+1 828-456-5559
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (77 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
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Reviewed yesterday

Eat there frequently. So many good things to choose from. Wonderful specials. Great atmosphere. Continues to be our favorite restaurant year after year.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nancy U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome dinner with pecan crusted chicken sandwich with sweet potato fries and blackberry BBQ glazed short ribs. Large servings. The short ribs melted in your mouth. The chicken salad was some of the best I have ever eaten. Great service!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scarbro_c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time dining here and our party of 7 enjoyed the creative menu and fresh ingredients. Grilled chicken salad, ribeye, pecan crusted chicken sandwich (son said this sandwich was a top 10 best sandwich he’s had) all noteworthy. Service was not as good as food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was going to Waynesville on a girls trip and great food is always a must! We went to Sweet Onion based on my research. ☺️ We were not disappointed! The food, service, price, and atmosphere.....FIVE STARS! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was the van driver for my wife’s senior adult church group from Georgia. They put me in charge of finding dinner in Waynesville, NC during our trip to Lake Junaluska and Biltmore. I found The Sweet Onion, and I was their hero for the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LeeTraveler56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as a group of eight (including a baby + a three year old) for dinner. The service was very accommodating + they did everything possible to ensure we had what we needed. I think everyone was satisfied with their meals, but no...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank trvlwrldgrl
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here while spending a day enjoying the Christmas atmosphere in Waynesville. The server was very conscious of my wife’s food allergies, mainly gluten. Great service and great food!! We hope to be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chipr68
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I live in a nearby town and come to Waynesville to shop. I love to eat at the Sweet Onion and, as usual, it was delicious. We only had about a 5 minute wait, and we're seated at a table by the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank beccilee73
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Have eaten here many times but lunch today was a HUGE disappointment. We waited 45 minutes for our food to arrive. When we questioned the server, we were told the meatloaf took longer to cook than other entrees. Expecting fresh and delicious, we were shocked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen S
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Second trip to the area and second visit to Sweet Onion. First time we both had great wine and dinners. Second was a bit disappointing, especially the red wine selection. We tried three different red wine recommendations from the bar tender and they were not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yellowfin39
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Hannah M
October 6, 2018|
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Nan C
April 14, 2017|
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Response from ronaldf07734 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of day you arrive reservations are usually not necessary. We've been twice. Both times were less than a five or so minute wait. Enjoy!
December 17, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-5559
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