Frankie’s Italian Trattoria
Trattoria is that of a Italian-style eating establishment, less formal than a ristorante, but more formal than pizzeria. Open for dinner. The menu includes antipasti, salads, minestrone, pizza with homemade pizza sauce, panini, meatballs, and an excellent lineup of entrees.
Hurley’s Creekside Dining & Rhum Bar
4352 Soco Road
Hurley’s is a mom and pop restaurant providing a casual, family oriented dining experience, with a fine dining atmosphere, classical piano player in the evening, with candle lit tables, linens, exemplary service and amazing food. Every Friday and Saturday, you can listen to the calm, relaxing, all original tunes by a classical pianist and enjoy an art exhibit. The menu includes classy appetizers, house made soups and gourmet salads, and local favorites which include large fan tailed shrimp, frog legs, and fresh mountain trout. Also offered are Hurley’s famous steaks and prime rib (a local favorite). For a lighter fare, choose from gourmet pasta, burgers, and sandwiches.
J. Arthur’s Restaurant
2832 Soco Road
This mom and pop restaurant is well-known to travelers from various parts of the world. They are famous for their gorgonzola cheese salad, steaks, slow roasted prime rib, and mouth-watering desserts. Lunch and Dinner. Early Bird Specials are offered between 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Joey’s Pancake House
4309 Soco Road
How many vacation spots have a mom and pop restaurant that has been in business 48 years? Serving up world famous signature pancakes made from special recipes, country ham, and golden waffles, Joey’s Pancake house has been a favorite breakfast stop for visitors and locals since 1966. Take your pick from a long list of specialty pancakes, French toast, creamed chipped beef, waffles, omelets and lots of tasty sides — bacon, sausage, honey cured or country ham, corned beef hash, grits, or biscuits and gravy.
Maggie Valley Restaurant
2804 Soco Road
You don’t have to get up early to enjoy breakfast in Maggie Valley. Maggie Valley Restaurant serves breakfast all day. For you early risers, they offer an Early Bird Special of 10% between 6:00 am and 7:00 am. Take your pick of pancakes, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, homemade corn beef hash, country ham, pork chops, chicken or ribeye steak. Homemade buttermilk biscuits served with egg or meat choices, and biscuits and gravy — all mountain style. If you love omelets, you can choose from Western, fresh veggie, or fiesta omelets. Breakfast Burritos are on the menu — they’re filled with cheese, eggs, peppers, onions, refried beans, salsa and sour cream. Top off your breakfast with bottomless coffee or enjoy milk, buttermilk, hot chocolate, fresh apple cider, tea, or juices. Early Bird Special between 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Snappy’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
2769 Soco Rd
Snappy’s is a real Italian restaurant serving up great appetizers, pizza, entrees, and desserts. On the menu are soups, salads, homemade chili, steak rolls, veggie roll, and pizza roll. Italian entrees are served with a dinner salad and homemade garlic stix. Beef entrees are top sirloin, filet mignon, ribeye, prime rib, New York strip — all served with a dinner salad, homemade garlic stix and a choice of baked or sweet potato, steamed broccoli, french fries, or rice pilaf. An Italian meatloaf entree with served with a dinner salad and side of spaghetti. Hamburgers are also on the menu.