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Panacea Coffeehouse Cafe & Roastery

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66 Commerce St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5738
+1 828-452-6200
07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family recently went yo Waynesville to get a Christmas tree. We stopped here for lunch and were not disappointed! Everything we wanted could be made gluten free except 2-3 items. We were in GF heaven. Food was great! Ambiance wonderful, and drinks were good. We definitely plan to return.

Thank Cathy W
Middlesboro, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Panacea is one of our family's favorite places. We love the coffee and the fresh bagels. Sitting out back is relaxing and wonderful by the stream. We take the fresh roasted coffee home so we can enjoy it between visits.

1 Thank Beth P
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Making our usual stop at Frog Level Brewery in Waynesville, NC. Haywood Smokehouse is also our usual first stop. Needed someplace near the brewery. Panacea filled the bill. Nice layout and interior. Friendly, efficient staff. Food is good, and maybe not great. A good selection of sandwiches and salads. Closeness to Frog Level is a plus. They share the same... More 

Thank monteray98
Hilton Head Island
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86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Left the I40 to come and worth the trip. Tired of traveling and want a break this is your place. This is our second time here in 3 years and still amazing as before. Also the staff is just the best.

Thank Todd W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoy coming to Panecea on our frequent trips to Waynesville. The coffee is great and the breakfast menu changes and improves each tme we visit.

Thank Mosesddog
Mobile, Alabama
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Not only is the coffee perfect, but I highly recommend the rosemary tomato bacon quiche. Staff is friendly and courteous. Atmosphere is so relaxing and comfortable. Excellent way to start the day!

Thank Amanda I
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times, the coffee is great, the food is okay, but the service... EVERY TIME is terrible. Everyone I've ever dealt with in here is a master at making you feel like you're just wasting their time. I've even tried being overly nice, thinking maybe a lot of jerks come through here, and it doesn't work. As... More 

Thank Rajeblot
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We visited twice in our week long stay in the area. At our lunch visit three of us ordered different items from the menu; a panini, wrap and bagel an lox. It was filling, delicious and we were able to enjoy our meal in a relaxing atmosphere with no rushing. FYI - There is a sign on a side wall... More 

Thank FLgirl74
winchester, Kentucky
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155 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I love all things coffee and my wife and I visit coffee roasters whenever we travel. Panacea is a cool little coffee shoppe and roastery in Waynesville NC. It was too hot to have their coffee but they roast onsite and the place smelled great. We did have a mango tea on the back deck and that was very nice.... More 

Thank fantifan
Sarasota, Florida
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Discovered the Panacea Coffeehouse on Sunday for brunch and have been back twice. Great ambiance, wonderful coffee and delicious food. Love that there are no paper menus - just blackboard menus - and very few 'disposable' dishes. Very green friendly. Wonderful atmosphere for a quick bite or leisurely meal. Comfortable seating for those who want to curl up with a... More 

Thank Sally K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Cafe, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Commerce St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5738
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?