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Paul's Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Native American
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1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
+1 828-497-2235
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the places we fully intend to revisit on our next trip to Cherokee. Pauls has great food and the service is outstanding. Many of the local people dine there nd they all have a knack for making visitors feel "local" as well. Met the owner and he was a great guy with a great personality. We definitely be... More 

Thank Shane and Yvonn... S
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last night. I was a little skeptical due to reviews on TripAdvisor but we did not find anything at all like the others described. I had the Indian taco. It wD great. I couldn't finish it all. My spouse had a hamburger steak. Our bill was $27. Our waitress was friendly and attentive and we enjoyed our dinner... More 

Thank Mary S
Castlewood, Virginia, United States
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to Paul's for dinner in early November and was hopeful that the experience would be improved from the one last June. It was not! The service was extremely slow and the time it took to have the Indian Taco delivered to the table was ridiculous, something like 45 minutes. While the quality of the taco might have been somewhat... More 

Thank John F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had the dinner special. Most of the food was unrecognizable. He did eat a chicken leg. I had a very small serving of fried cod.

Thank Camille J
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything tasted great! Service was friendly and quick. It is always full, so prepare to wait. It IS worth it! Portions are large and served hot. Go!!! You won't regret it!

Thank Dopey1947
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fry bread is awesome and the staff even better. We've visited twice in the span of six years and had a wonderful lunch both times! Highly recommend 😀

Thank Janel P
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time there we were barely even acknowledged until I finally asked for a menu to sit outside. The waitress was not very hospitable and basically took our orders and brought food to us. I was very displeased with the service from the time I walked in. However the food was great. Steak was tender and tasty. The baked... More 

Thank Angela M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I ate at Paul's Family Restaurant on a Thursday in the late afternoon. We were seated within five minutes and had our drinks within ten. After that, service was a little slow. The menu contained traditional food as well as unusual foods like bison burgers, elk burgers, pheasant, frog legs, rabbit. Two of us tried the elk burgers... More 

Thank Daydreamer630
Jacksonville, Alabama
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always have to visit Paul's ,even if we stay in pigeon forge .I love the Pheasant breast with baked potato.my wife always gets the Buffalo burger.of course we will be back as long as they keep Pheasant on the menu.

Thank Anthony P
Seneca, South Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. I had the buffalo burger and it was a little dry but that's because I get my burgers well done and plain. Not sure about the responses about the slowness. We were there at 11:30 AM and everything came out fast. The only complaint would be the waitress cursing behind the bar top. Not good for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Native American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2235

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