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The Sweet Onion

39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
+1 828-456-5559
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Dinner was really tasty! I recommend the shrimp w/ mac n cheese. Soooo good! Waitress was nice. Overall good experience. Out of all the restaurants I have had the opportunity to endure in Waynesville/ Maggie. This would be my number 3 choice. Well,...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here based on TripAdvisor review and an interesting menu. It was busy for downtown Waynesville and we had to wait a bit though there were enough seats. We tried a few items including the fried trout sandwich, mac & cheese, and a steak. The...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this place have been here abou 3 times now I will return Drinks are just perfect and food is amazing . Very kind servers and bar tenders

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very upbeat decor coupled with very good service and outstanding food. Vegetable sides freshly made and well proportioned. Without reservations expect a bit of a wait.Trout excellent, spring for the rainbow, with sides plenty for 2.

Thank jim p
Reviewed 6 days ago

During our stay in Waynesville, we decided to get take-out from the Sweet Onion several nights, instead of dining in. The food is fabulous and the meals were generous. Favorite sandwich was the chicken Parmesan, which is like a meal and a half on its...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was soo happy with this place. the staff, the food the atmosphere. Defiantly will be back next year when we return!

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a late lunch with our grandson. I appreciated that the hostess went out of her way to assure the high chair was very clean. I had the chicken parmesan sand which, husband had a very good burger. The Parmesan fries and the...More

Thank JensenBchTravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were shopping in Waynesville July 13 and decided to have lunch at this restaurant and we were not disappointed. My wife, who is not crazy about eating onions unless they are cooked good, loved the soup.She allowed me a taste and...More

Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always have a great meal here. I stop in any time I am in Waynesville. The menu is creative and I always have a tough time making a choice.

Thank gspindrift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make the drive from anywhere in western N.C.!!! We drove over from Bryson and it was well worth it. The food is amazing and the service was great!! We had 3 different dishes and all of us tried the others. A hit all the way...More

1  Thank Diana L
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Nan C
14 April 2017|
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Response from Ronald F | 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!
17 December 2016|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
2 December 2016|
Response from MamajanLL | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant. I'm just a customer. I'm sorry I can't answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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