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The Sweet Onion

39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
+1 828-456-5559
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (70 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
39 Miller St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3776
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch during our visit to Waynesville. The restaurant is easy to miss and is next to the sub shop. This was our first visit to the Sweet Onion while taking a road trip while vacationing in Gatlinburg. The lunch we had...More

Thank _1999expjasonc
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed the chicken salad sandwich with sweet potato fries...YUM...could only eat half the sandwich...fresh bread...Husband enjoyed the burger that was on special...he ate the whole thing...biscuits were a nice touch...

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth the wait here. I had the Crispy Mozzarella and Tomatoe salad and order salmon for an additional $6.50. The salmon was huge and cooked to perfection. My girlfriends had the Fire Roasted Tomatillo and Seared Salmon Salad and loved it. Especially the vinaigrette dressing....More

Thank HRMommaGreensboroNC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friends recommended a visit to Waynesville on our way back to Atlanta. We loved the sweet town as much as the Sweet Onion! We were there for a late lunch. The food was wonderful especially the fried okra and broccoli casserole. We had a good...More

Thank elveraowens98
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the tri-tip roast with okra and my wife had the short ribs with brocolli caserole, we both were impressed with the quality of food, great price and the service was great.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten here several times and never had anything but great food. Their French Onion soup is to die for. All of their other entrees a great too. Nice environment and great service as well.

Thank Don V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently everyone in Waynesville decided to eat at The Sweet Onion on the night I arrived. :) At first I put my name on the waiting list, but decided to take it to go since it had been a long day. I thought the food...More

Thank curiousMary22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seven of us ate dinner at this restaurant. No one had the same entree, so lots of variety. Opinions ran from excellent to just okay. Short ribs in blackberry BBQ sauce and Crab cakes were a hit. Schnitzel chicken, not so much. Meat loaf was...More

Thank TravelingBill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute place and delicious food! Loved the crab cakes, and that’s saying something cause I never like anyone’s crab cakes except mine! Trout was delicious, loved the Cole slaw and the cheesy grits. Everyone was pleased with their food too! Glad we had made a...More

Thank Anita Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Locals come here for special occasions - and you will too - just to enjoy the food, atmosphere and friendly waitstaff. It's one of our "top choices" in town.

Thank Wunder3
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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 |
3 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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