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Trailhead Cafe & Bakery

18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
+1 828-246-6389
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

In town for one of my two annual visits and had to stop in at this favorite spot with new name. Been coming to town for more than 10 years and this cafe/bakery has been a favorite spot. Not so much a few years ago...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went in for breakfast. Got order fairly quickly but the cook was faster than the barista. One order specified no onions due to an allergy but had them anyway. The toast was wonderful bread but it was just warmed bread. Not toast at all. Guess...More

Thank Sydney S
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Great coffee, tea, baked goods in a wonderful atmosphere! Don’t miss this local favorite! Take a break as you cruise Waynesville or start your day here before shopping!

Thank Wunder3
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We waited over 45 minutes for our food! This is an order at the counter, serve yourself drink kind of place. The bakery items looked great in the cases. We ordered cannoli, which was overly sweet. The long wait was totally unnecessary for food that...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My son and I eat breakfast here almost every weekend. The pastries are always fresh and HUGE. The breakfast is fantastic, gravy biscuit is delicious, egg plates are excellent. I've never gotten anything I didn't like. The staff are all so helpful, energetic and friendly....More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time and the food was very good and nice size portions. The biscuit and sausage gravy was really good, a tad on the spicy side but tasty. Nice atmosphere and staff.

Thank beachx4me
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We visit Waynesville twice a year to visit family. We liked this place a lot when it was "City Bakery". So we returned to try out the Trailhead Café & Bakery. Day #1 - we got yogurt parfaits. Would have liked less jelly and more...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick beer while waiting for our pizza to be ready at the place next door. Had to use the rest room and that was it for me. I've been in a lot of gas station restrooms that were horrible over the...More

Thank cagger59
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really hesitant to provide a review of this cafe. It was one of our favorites until we had a Trailhead sandwich and my wife got some sort of stomach problem after eating a Trailhead that had somewhat raw bacon in it. We haven’t been back....More

1  Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

After a failed attempt at brunch on a weekday we returned on Sunday to find a great selection and great meal. We have returned and gotten the Reuben and several breakfast dishes that were all amazing.

Thank Russ516
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-246-6389
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