Please remember that while pastries and snacks are available through our on-site coffee lounge and gift shop, dinner is not provided on Lakeview's property. But don't worry; with so many wonderful locally owned restaurants nearby, you certainly won't go hungry. We are more than happy to assist you in choosing a dining destination that suits your tastes and occasion, and have compiled the following list of our favorite Bryson City, N.C. area restaurants for your convenience. All are within Bryson City, Nantahala Gorge or Sylva – just a 10-20 minute drive away.
19 Hughes Branch Rd.
For all your grocery needs. Guests who choose to prepare meals in their in-suite kitchenettes (stove, refrigerator, microwave and essential utensils are provided) can find all their desired ingredients within just 10 minutes of Lakeview.
Cork & Bean
16 Everett St.
Wine bar and coffee house. Enjoy organic, fair-trade, gourmet espresso and coffees; a select, eclectic list of wines; and locally prepared bites – including savory and sweet crêpes and appetizers – to go with all the above.
245 Fryemont St.
Rustic lodge with massive stone fireplace and timber beams in the dining room. All dinners include soup, salad, entree, family style side dishes and dessert. Especially known for local trout entrees and prime rib.
Dinner reservations needed. A full-service fireside bar opens at 5 pm.
121 Main St.
Offering both lunch and dinner in a casual and inviting atmosphere. Full menu for lunch and dinner including soups, salads, appetizers, burgers, steak, seafood and more.
Lulu's On Main
612 West Main St.
Gourmet diner with an imaginative menu. Take a break from traditional Smoky Mountain fare and enjoy delectable selections like wasabi shrimp, tropical pork and grilled portabella mushrooms (a favorite). Beer and wine is also available.
25 Everett St.
Classic Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Enjoy your meal by candlelight and watch the chefs in the open kitchen prepare your authentic dish to order. Beer and wine are available.
Highway 19 West
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Casual favorite of hikers and rafters. Sit down, dig into a bowl of hearty chili or a tempeh burger, and watch the river go by. Open for breakfast and dinner.