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Things to do in Swannanoa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pub
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“Live music from local musicians in this cozy and eclectic pub with a year-round outdoor patio area. Native’s inviting atmosphere is perfect for relaxing with one of 12 local beers on tap. Exceptional wine list and handcrafted Saki cocktails. Local and seasonal menu year-round.”
  • 35 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Okie Dokies Smokehouse is a must do BBQ and rib joint known for their Smokehouse Ribs and Pulled Pork, Chicken or Beef. We especially like their Jalapeno Hush Puppies, Southern Fried Pickles and Collard Greens. Okie Dokies offers a very casual dining atmosphere good for kids. Outdoor seating for patrons with pets. Serves various locally brewed beer.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“Anne produces amazing food! Quaint, personal & relaxing atmosphere. Excellent food, local coffee. Usually has some gluten free offering. Plus, we are friends with the owners.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great place for a sandwich or a salad. The pizza is tasty and the prices are reasonable. Less than a mile away.”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“Awesome eclectic mix of local artisan studios. 15 minute walk from the Air BnB”
  • 3 locals recommend
Campground
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
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“Ingles Market is a full service grocery that you will pass by on your way in to Brett's Falling Waters Cabin. Open for extended hours, we recommend that you stop here for your grocery needs. They have a Starbucks and an excellent salad bar.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good pizza! Bring it here or take it on an outing. Or eat-in! New tap room. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Less than 2 miles from the interstate. Let us know if you are passing through.”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends
Donut Shop
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  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Pub
“Live music from local musicians in this cozy and eclectic pub with a year-round outdoor patio area. Native’s inviting atmosphere is perfect for relaxing with one of 12 local beers on tap. Exceptional wine list and handcrafted Saki cocktails. Local and seasonal menu year-round.”
  • 35 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Okie Dokies Smokehouse is a must do BBQ and rib joint known for their Smokehouse Ribs and Pulled Pork, Chicken or Beef. We especially like their Jalapeno Hush Puppies, Southern Fried Pickles and Collard Greens. Okie Dokies offers a very casual dining atmosphere good for kids. Outdoor seating for patrons with pets. Serves various locally brewed beer.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Anne produces amazing food! Quaint, personal & relaxing atmosphere. Excellent food, local coffee. Usually has some gluten free offering. Plus, we are friends with the owners.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great place for a sandwich or a salad. The pizza is tasty and the prices are reasonable. Less than a mile away.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Good pizza! Bring it here or take it on an outing. Or eat-in! New tap room. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Donut Shop
  • 1 local recommends

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