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The Classic Wineseller

20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-452-6000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted to hear James Hammel. Booked a reservation early in the week, and gave my phone number. Drove out from Asheville on Friday night and found they were closed. Had called during the drive to alert them that we were running 10 minutes late, got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TCC55
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The wine seller STORE is great, but the restaurant is average. We ordered a charcuterie that was very very ho hum. The live music was fun and the wine we chose was great. And the vibe is fun - being in a "cellar" surrounded by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cate B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We always go here on the 233k3nds. Love the live entertainment. The location is a cellar and the walls are lined with wines....all available for purchase, dishes are small and unique. Cozy, reservations a must, not large. It is a great place to spend an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Quest771587
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My husband and I stopped in to buy a couple of bottles of wine so we didn't get to sample the food but it looked crowded. They also planned to have live music that evening.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tanda367
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We caught the Wineseller on a Saturday night when they had a guest musician for dinner guests. We had visited the previous day searching for some wines, and made the reservations for the next night. They are flexible when you can have dinner after they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rogerc1234
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The ambience in the cellar while we ate was romantic and classy. We listened to a jazz pianist, chose a bottle of good French wine, and ate some yummy ahi tuna and salmon. Make dinner reservations Friday and Saturday. They had a cool bar as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ChristineK3318
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The NY style cellar is intimate and cozy. Went for after-dinner drinks and desert to enjoy the music, which was a professional solo guitarist. Easy listening with volume soft enough to enjoy and still have a conversation. Don't be confused by the Church St. entrance...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank going5star
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I recently moved to Waynesville and have made my way through the restaurants in the area. I have been to the Wine Cellar 5 times now and have taken all the important people in my life. They all agree that this is the best! The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eleighb
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Second year in a row I've been here for my birthday. We've been here many other times too. The food is always top notch, the music is good (sometimes great), and how can you go wrong sitting in the middle of thousands of bottles of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Slartabartfast
Reviewed 22 November 2017

If you haven't been here, it's truly below ground level so is a wine cellar as well as wineseller. Every wall is covered by wine racks, creating a unique ambiance for dinner.This was a reservation only event, with 4 course dinner and music by Mean...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank g0lfntravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
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The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that is open Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Enjoy LIVE music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our location is underground and stays cool year around. A light jacket or sweater is suggested.
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