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2968 Old Cullowhee Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28779-6514
+1 828-293-3334
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Cullowhee, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I work at the university and the Café is very convenient. The specials are good 80% of the time. The prices are above average and the food below average. I would go there if we had time for a long lunch. I would not go there if in a hurry.

Thank BobbiWCU
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food is good and the location is convenient. The prices are a bit high and the service can be slow. They seems to have two servers no matter how busy they are. Everyone is super sweet.

Thank BobbiWCU
Central Florida
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Customized orders, healthy choices, awesome service. Daily specials offer variety, but regular menu has good choices: salads (can add chicken etc), good burgers, veggies, and now beer or wine!

Thank JensNC
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154 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Great place for lunch with traditional American menu and beers on tap. All dishes are carefully prepared, served quickly in a clean setting.

Thank Wunder3
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359 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are alums of WCU and back on campus for an event. Made our way to Cullowhee Cafe for breakfast. Each ordered pancakes which were very good. We reminisced about our our visits to the Cullowhee Cafe while we were students. Different location but fond memories.

Thank WCUcody
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

A great family-run restaurant. A Cullowhee institution. Best burger around. Great country-style food. Great sandwiches and low prices. They'll treat you like family.

Thank ManateeFriends
Tallahassee, Florida
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

I stopped in for breakfast with two grandchildren and sat at a table. When we received our meal my son and his wife and son came and joined me. They also ordered breakfast. My son picked up the check and I left a generous tip on the table. The bill for our breakfast's was $64 although we each ate a... More 

Thank ndavis52
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The food is pretty plain and the menu not that extensive, but this place works for a quick lunch. Great onion rings.

Thank BreezeNC
Forest City, North Carolina
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at the Cullowhee Cafe for over 30 years when I am in town. It has the same no~frills food that it did when I was in college. If you like meat and two vegs, it is good. Sandwiches are good too. I especially like the hamburger steak and grilled onions. It doesn't get any better in Cullowhee.

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Cherokee, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

Well I went there for the first time and was really hungry. I orderd a BLT without tomatoes since there wasn't much on the menu. The waitress wrote my order wrong and got my BLT without mayonnaise. My BLT wasn't that good since it taste like Tomatoes ( I hate Tomatoes). The waitress were very nice and always refilled my... More 

Thank Cole S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2968 Old Cullowhee Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28779-6514
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Cullowhee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-293-3334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?