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1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
+1 828-507-3654
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the Blue Ridge salad with sweet potatoes biscuit and pulled pork sandwich on ciabatta bread. Fast service and generous portions. A perfect lunch stop while visiting Waynesville.

Thank Travel-Fan-JSC
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Stop in for the first time, prompt, friendly service, very tasty food at very reasonable prices. The place is simple but clean, offer take out and prepared frozen meals.

Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have eaten Kanini's food for many years but it just keeps getting better. From soothing and delicious comfort food to delectable dessert (don't miss the 3 layer brownie), they also provide salad, soup and vegetarian options. This is a woman-owned business which also offers...More

Thank Easternblue
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This placed is the best. Everything I have ever got from them was great. But have to say the chicken and waffles is by far my favorite. It is a special that they do. I always look at the weekly specials and always go when...More

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating lunch here for 6 years. The food is always fresh and delicious. My favorites are the tortilla soup and the spinning wheel sandwich. Yum yum. If you’re in the area try it out. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank DeEttaWaynesville
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I have been eating at KANINI'S since it's opening in 2011. I eat there several times a week because they offer delicious daily specials in addition to their regular menu items.  I regularly use them for catering as well. My guests always come running when...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We try to support local restaurants and visited for the first time. There was hair in our side dish! That ruined it for all. The pulled pork could not be eaten. We had hoped this place would be all we heard it to be, but...More

Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

All scratch made, unique items with tons of flavor. I have never had a bad meal there. A must try. And the take home meals you can just throw in the oven are easy and delicious!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had the Turkey sandwich and it was very good. Pimento cheese side was also yummy. My only complaint is the ladies started to clean (sweep) around 210 (they close at 230) which made it feel like we were being rushed. But I would return!!!!

Thank jbo1313
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I have now been to Kanini's a couple times since discovering it. Great quality food at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend them, especially their "Blue Star" sandwich and their pimento cheese. A must try!

Thank Tyler W
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15 January 2016|
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Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website (you can click on the link on the Trip Advisor site with the reviews of this restaurant) and then pull up their lunch menu or their main menu. Many times they have specials (for the frozen take out... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-507-3654
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