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Guidebook for Sylva

Mary Anne

Guidebook for Sylva

Food Scene
48
locals recommend
Caffè Rel
459 East Main Street
48
locals recommend
6
locals recommend
Kostas Family Restaurant
489 Haywood Rd
6
locals recommend
7
locals recommend
Cosmic Carry-out
414 W Main St
7
locals recommend
perfect for steaks
7
locals recommend
Boots Steakhouse
52 Front St
7
locals recommend
perfect for steaks
Best BBQ
10
locals recommend
Haywood Smokehouse
403 Haywood Rd
10
locals recommend
Best BBQ
Eat where the locals go
The Coffee Shop
385 E Main St
Eat where the locals go
25
locals recommend
Root and Barrel Kitchen & Bar
77 East Main Street
25
locals recommend
Everything here is fabulous!
51
locals recommend
Sweet Onion
39 Miller Street
51
locals recommend
Everything here is fabulous!
Seafood paradise
8
locals recommend
Maggie's Galley Seafood Restaurant
1374 Sulphur Springs Road
8
locals recommend
Seafood paradise
Must stop here for dinner. Fine dining or special occasion like anniversary for couples.
36
locals recommend
The Bistro at the Everett Hotel
16 Everett Street
36
locals recommend
Must stop here for dinner. Fine dining or special occasion like anniversary for couples.
This is a new place, and their food is amazingly good. It is on the pricey side, but definitely a good choice if you want a great meal. Service can be mixed in terms of timing, but still a place I recommend.
9
locals recommend
Foragers Canteen
42 Depot St
9
locals recommend
This is a new place, and their food is amazingly good. It is on the pricey side, but definitely a good choice if you want a great meal. Service can be mixed in terms of timing, but still a place I recommend.
Authentic Thai food - amazing! It's a very small seating area; call ahead for seating or for take-out and pick-up.
Dalaya
1084 West Main Street
Authentic Thai food - amazing! It's a very small seating area; call ahead for seating or for take-out and pick-up.
Best hamburger you'll ever have!
The Rivers and Rails Tavern
2 Dills Street
Best hamburger you'll ever have!
My absolute "go to" for pizza. I call in for take out. Very fresh and authentic.
Ferrara Pizza and Pasta
172 Sylva Plaza
My absolute "go to" for pizza. I call in for take out. Very fresh and authentic.
Very tasty bagel sandwiches - breakfast and lunch
Everything Bagel
984 North Carolina 107
Very tasty bagel sandwiches - breakfast and lunch
Essentials
Ingles Markets
19 E Webster Rd
Its a nearby convenience store - closer to my place than any of the supermarkets in Sylva
TOP CAT MARKET
4737 US-441
Its a nearby convenience store - closer to my place than any of the supermarkets in Sylva
Drinks & Nightlife
Innovation has a great brewery with a chill vibe in downtown Sylva, but they just opened up Innovation Station in Dillsboro at 40 Depot Street which is amazing! Their beer is the best around this area.
33
locals recommend
Innovation Brewing Company
414 West Main Street
33
locals recommend
Innovation has a great brewery with a chill vibe in downtown Sylva, but they just opened up Innovation Station in Dillsboro at 40 Depot Street which is amazing! Their beer is the best around this area.
Also ask about their new warehouse restaurant - just excellent!
30
locals recommend
Nantahala Brewing Taproom & Brewery
61 Depot Street
30
locals recommend
Also ask about their new warehouse restaurant - just excellent!
Check out their entertainment schedule for top-name concerts and entertainment.
85
locals recommend
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
777 Casino Drive
85
locals recommend
Check out their entertainment schedule for top-name concerts and entertainment.
Great craft beer, rooftop sundeck
20
locals recommend
Mountain Layers Brewing Company
90 Everett St
20
locals recommend
Great craft beer, rooftop sundeck
Yes, this is an outdoor outfitter store, but they also have a craft beer department with lots of great local craft beers on tap. You can sit outside or inside, and its on a busy corner in downtown Bryson City. A really great and chill atmosphere. Lots of locals go here after work; one of my favorite places to go with friends. Sometimes they have live music outside.
21
locals recommend
Bryson City Outdoors
169 Main Street
21
locals recommend
Yes, this is an outdoor outfitter store, but they also have a craft beer department with lots of great local craft beers on tap. You can sit outside or inside, and its on a busy corner in downtown Bryson City. A really great and chill atmosphere. Lots of locals go here after work; one of my favorite places to go with friends. Sometimes they have live music outside.
Sit outside on the creek or inside. Really chill vibe, with a hometown feel.
Nantahala Brewing - Sylva, NC Outpost
5 Grindstaff Cove Rd
Sit outside on the creek or inside. Really chill vibe, with a hometown feel.
This is my favorite brewery, and its just 7-8 minutes from my cottage. Indoor and outdoor spaces, industrial and chill vibe. Easy parking, and several places nearby will deliver food.
7
locals recommend
Innovation Station
40 Old Balsam Depot Rd
7
locals recommend
This is my favorite brewery, and its just 7-8 minutes from my cottage. Indoor and outdoor spaces, industrial and chill vibe. Easy parking, and several places nearby will deliver food.
Balsam Falls Brewing Co.
506 W Main St
Lazy Hiker Brewery (based in Franklin NC) has recently opened a taproom within Mad Batter in downtown Sylva.
17
locals recommend
Mad Batter Food & Film
617 West Main Street
17
locals recommend
Lazy Hiker Brewery (based in Franklin NC) has recently opened a taproom within Mad Batter in downtown Sylva.
This is a favorite spot to sit and relax with a wine and horderves in a rustic setting with an upscale vibe.
The Wine Bar and Cellar
470 West Main Street
This is a favorite spot to sit and relax with a wine and horderves in a rustic setting with an upscale vibe.
Parks & Nature
This is the place to go for hiking, waterfalls, and tubing. It is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
6
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Deep Creek Trail Trailhead
Deep Creek Trail
6
locals recommend
This is the place to go for hiking, waterfalls, and tubing. It is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great loop hike with lots of mountain views
Whiteside Mountain Trail Parking Lot
170 Deville Dr
Great loop hike with lots of mountain views
Swimming area at Lake Fontana, also good launch spot for lake kayaking. Only open in summer months.
Fingerlake Day Use Area
Swimming area at Lake Fontana, also good launch spot for lake kayaking. Only open in summer months.
Best hike in the area. 360 views from the top. Hike is easy to moderate, and only about a mile before you see the best views of the Smokies and Blue Ridge.
37
locals recommend
Black Balsam Knob
37
locals recommend
Best hike in the area. 360 views from the top. Hike is easy to moderate, and only about a mile before you see the best views of the Smokies and Blue Ridge.
Great area for hikes including Goldmine Loop and Noland Creek. It is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Road to Nowhere Tunnel
Great area for hikes including Goldmine Loop and Noland Creek. It is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great hiking area and waterfalls. Expect parking to be full during busy seasons and get there early.
45
locals recommend
Graveyard Fields Loop Trail
45
locals recommend
Great hiking area and waterfalls. Expect parking to be full during busy seasons and get there early.
Another great hike that ends in a spectacular view.
10
locals recommend
Devil's Courthouse Overlook
10
locals recommend
Another great hike that ends in a spectacular view.
Shopping
Humanité Boutique
530 W Main St
Antiques - great selection and pricing; I bought many of my antiques for my cabins here.
Nestfeathers Antiques
153 E Palmer St
Antiques - great selection and pricing; I bought many of my antiques for my cabins here.
Great people with home goods, clothing, and great finds.
7
locals recommend
Madison's On Main
110 Main St
7
locals recommend
Great people with home goods, clothing, and great finds.
Sweet Stems Flower Bar - THE place to buy flowers, and plants
232 Cunningham Rd
232 Cunningham Road
Sweet Stems Flower Bar - THE place to buy flowers, and plants
Rustic and vintage decor - I bought many items for my cabins here.
McClanahan's
115 Everett St
Rustic and vintage decor - I bought many items for my cabins here.
Fresh local produce and farmhouse decor - only ten minutes away; I bought some of my farmhouse decor items here.
The General Store at The Farm at Walnut Grove
Fresh local produce and farmhouse decor - only ten minutes away; I bought some of my farmhouse decor items here.
Farmhouse decor and a coffee bar - all in one; what could be better?
The Farmhouse Mercantile & Coffee Bar
582 West Main Street
Farmhouse decor and a coffee bar - all in one; what could be better?
Arts & Culture
10
locals recommend
Stecoah Valley Center
121 School House Rd
10
locals recommend
25
locals recommend
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
589 Tsali Boulevard
25
locals recommend
7
locals recommend
Swain County Visitor Center and Heritage Museum
255 Main St
7
locals recommend
Entertainment & Activities
Scenic train rides
42
locals recommend
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Depot
18 Everett Street
42
locals recommend
Scenic train rides