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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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Roswell, Georgia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good homemade soups and sandwiches. You can eat on the back patio along the water. Also can grab a craft beer from the place next door.

Thank murphygal2015
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So apparently, many Waynesville restaurants aren't open on Sunday and Panacea was one that was. We are gluten free and they did have the option of gluten free bread. We had the chicken salad sandwich and the Tarzan and Jane salad. The salad seemed a bit over-topping'ed to me. Not something I would expect. The ratio of lettuce to goodies... More 

Thank Michelleseesit
plymouth meeting, pa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee and ended up staying for lunch. Both were excellent! Try the paninis, excellent. Also, the ambience was nice with the exposed brick walls, eclectic artwork and an outdoor area by the water. Staff was very friendly and helpful, too.

Thank jillen04
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 7 December 2016

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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5 reviews
5 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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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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6 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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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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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
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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?