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The Most Romantic Restaurants in the NC Smokies

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Romance is in the air in the NC Smokies! Nestled in Haywood County, North Carolina, this picturesque mountain region is not only known for its stunning landscapes but also for its incredible dining scene in its 5 charming towns. If you’re looking to ignite the flames of love and indulge in a romantic culinary experience, we’ve got you covered. Join us as we explore the best romantic restaurants in the NC Smokies, where mouthwatering cuisine meets breathtaking views. Leave your worries behind, grab your loved one’s hand, and let’s embark on a culinary adventure like no other. Get ready to be swept off your feet by the charm of this hidden gem in the heart of the Smoky Mountains.

 

Chef’s Table

You’ll find this hidden gem tucked away on one of Waynesville’s side streets and it’s worth the short walk off the well-worn path. Here, you’ll find dishes prepared with local meat and produce sliding through the open kitchen to your table. The chef has designed a menu full of unique wine country-inspired cuisine and each plate has been created with a specific wine pairing in mind. Its intimate atmosphere (the seating capacity is only 42, so make sure you have a reservation!) and polite service make dining here a remarkable experience.

Chef's Table Waynesville

Chef’s Table

 

Singletree Heritage Kitchen

Singletree is a chef-driven, upscale casual restaurant showcases handcrafted, heritage-inspired dishes that celebrate the region’s rich culinary traditions. With a full craft bar program, a wide selection of wines, diverse beer offerings, and innovative cocktails, Singletree is the perfect spot for a romantic date night. Indulge in delectable meals like local Sunburst Trout or a succulent heritage breed bone-in pork chop, all while enjoying the cozy ambiance of their outdoor patio seating or indoor dining area. And the best part? Singletree is dog-friendly, so you can bring along your furry friend for a delightful evening out.

Couple Dining at Singletree Heritage Kitchen

Singletree Heritage Kitchen

 

 

Frankie’s Italian Trattoria

If your first thought when you hear “romantic date night” is a fine Italian restaurant complete with a heaping plate of fresh pasta and a bottle of wine, Frankie’s should be your go-to. With authentic Italian recipes and traditions that go back nearly a century, the Perrone famiglia knows how to stroke your heartstrings through food. The newly renovated interior is extremely laid-back and comfortable, so order the cannoli and stay a while!

Frankie's Italian Trattoria

Frankie’s Italian Trattoria

 

Southern Porch Restaurant

Southern Porch sits perched in the quaint, historic town of Canton, occupying a striking Victorian mansion that’s nearly 150 years old. Family-owned and operated, you can expect to feel like you just sat down at mom and dad’s dining room table for a home-cooked meal. Their menu is just as sweet: selections range from Southern comfort classics like shrimp and grits to the always-delicious cheesesteak, so this should be your spot for the evening if you’re hungry for a little bit of everything.

Southern Porch Restaurant Canton NC

Southern Porch Restaurant

 

Watami Sushi & Noodles

When it comes to seriously fresh sushi, Watami is the place to be. Their fish is sourced and delivered within hours of being caught, ensuring that every bite is bursting with flavor. But it’s not just about the sushi. Watami’s team of highly skilled chefs are masters in the art of Japanese sushi and other Asian culinary specialties. From rolls to sashimi, they have a wide variety of options to satisfy your taste buds. And if you’re in the mood for something different, they also offer delicious dishes like Pad Thai, Lo Mein, and Teriyaki. So, why wait? Treat your special someone to a memorable date night at Watami Sushi & Noodles.


Watami Sushi & Noodles

 

Book your stay today and embark on a culinary adventure with your special someone to savor the most delectable cuisine that Haywood County has to offer. Bon appétit and a little romance await!

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