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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Bean Station
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it was awesome....tons of food....and LOTS of personality! they have all kinds of food on there menu fresh from the river to your plate fish and great service. we love sitting on the porch and listening to the water and being able to smoke and bring Spanky Paul the healing pig with us.

Thank Paula W
Franklin, Georgia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! Priced right and super good! Highly recommended. We had several picky eaters and everyone still left happy and full.

Thank Tiffany P
Nottingham, Maryland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of eating at Paul's twice during an ancestry mission to Cherokee, NC. if you'll be in the area you have to eat here as the food is very good with a good selection and reasonable prices.

Thank Dan S
Anderson, South Carolina
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by at 1pm on Wednesday. The restaurant was crowed. We have never been here before so my husband got up to walk around and see what people had to eat what look good. He came back and said only three tables had food. The people beside us said they had been there 20 minutes and 2 other tables... More 

Thank Tequlliafamily
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not so great...Food was cold and not good. Waitress was nice, manager or owner was not. Smelled so good outside! Disappointed.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday December 27, 2016 to Paul's restaurant in beautiful Cherokee North Carolina. Something has changed there. Been there before, decent service and food. This time was horrendous. I read some reviews saying service and food was bad, but I didn't let that stop me. I just had to test the waters. Bad from the start. Got there around 5:15pm.... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Paul's for lunch on December 18, 2016. Thought we had a good local place but not so hot. The hamburger I had was over cooked and dry. The french fries were barely warm and probably laying around and had to be warmed up, very disappointed in whoever was in the kitchen serving such poor quality food. The onion... More 

Thank ebecker1948
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

REally have been trying to find a decent place to eat in the area each time we go up, and each time we find a place, we come away disappointed. Nice waitress, busy place (although don't know why), but clearly everything was premade and frozen...absolutely nothing freshly made. Won't be returning...would rather do fast food.

Thank ustophl
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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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91 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 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

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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  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?