If you’re heading our way for a much-needed escape, we know one thing’s for sure: you’ve got pretty good taste. When it comes to nailing down that perfect spot to eat, things are a little more complicated right now—but that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on flavor! Our Smoky Mountain restaurants have been working harder than ever to make sure you can still enjoy their dishes, even if it’s in your cabin or hotel. Check out some of our favorite restaurants offering takeout and delivery in Haywood County. You can also preview menus from some Haywood County eateries.
This Waynesville restaurant offers up southern favorites with a contemporary flair. We’ve got our eyes on the Shrimp & Grits that comes topped with lobster cream sauce, but don’t let us tell you how to order!
This is not your average burger joint. This restaurant only sources beef from a nearby Canton farm, so you’re guaranteed to chow down on the freshest burger you’ve ever had.
This Canton-based eatery is definitive of southern dining: family-owned, made from scratch, locally sourced, and jam-packed with traditional flavors. The best part? Walking into Southern Porch feels like walking into a home where you’re treated like family.
Yes, they’re the new kids on the block. But these newbies aren’t novices—they’re here to spice things up. Head here for an unexpected twist on classic taqueria selections in the brand-spankin’ new space at BearWaters Brewing Creekside.
For a guess at what kind of food you can find at Birchwood Hall, look no further than the second half of its name. This Waynesville restaurant really feels like you’re getting Southern staples made fresh from scratch in grandma’s kitchen.
This quirky café in Clyde is pretty easy to describe—they do traditional Southern meals really, really well. Another thing you can’t beat is the sense of hospitality you’ll feel as soon as you walk in the door. Every customer is treated like family, and that’s special. It’ll be much better if you just see for yourself.
Frankie’s has a long family legacy of whipping up tasty Italian dishes to uphold. And boy, do they ever. It’s one of the reasons why they’ve been a favorite of Maggie Valley locals and visitors for years! If you want to wear your love for Frankie’s on your chest without getting splattered in spaghetti sauce, you can shop iconic Italian t-shirts at their new market.
BBQ is king in North Carolina. Good BBQ is easy to find but lip-smacking, I-don’t-care-how much-sauce-I’m-wearing-afterwards BBQ is a rarity. And that makes Haywood Smokehouse in Waynesville a hidden gem.
If you’re one of the kinds of people who thinks that one of the best ways to refill your soul is to fill up your plate, we hope these to-go dining options will help. If you have questions about the state of operations at any of these restaurants, please reach out to them—they’ll be happy to hear from you! Of course, this is just a small handful of local restaurants offering takeout. For a full list, check out our Haywood Takeout page. And if you ever have questions or need recommendations for your special occasion, give us a call at the Visitor Center at 828-944-0761!