No matter what you’re hungry for, there’s bound to be something in Sylva or its neighbor Dillsboro that’ll hit the spot. If you can’t find it on Main Street, rest assured you won’t have to go far to find exactly what it is you’re seeking. Listed are a few we recommend.
Foragers Canteen is a farm-to-table restaurant with fresh, organic, and locally sourced ingredients. Chef Kevin Faini puts a unique spin on Southern favorites, as well as a Southern spin on international cuisine. BONUS: Sundog Vacation Rentals guests get a discount on meals.
42 Depot Street
Lulu’s Cafe is known for its traditional offerings served with elevated sides and eclectic sauces, as well as craft beers and an impressive wine menu.
678 West Main Street
The “locally sourced & deliciously quirky” Guadalupe Cafe specializes in a fusion of Caribbean, southern & tropical cuisines, like goat curry, mango pork tacos & blackened plantain, as well as modern twists on old favorites.
606 West Main Street
A great place to grab and go or sit for a spell, City Lights Cafe offers an array of sandwiches, bagels, burritos, salads, soups, and more.
3 East Jackson Street
Mad Batter Kitchen
The Mad Batter serves up salads, pizza, hot and cold sandwiches and wraps, and vegetarian fare, as well as beer from Lazy Hiker Brewing. While you eat, you can catch a movie on the big screen.
617 West Main Street
For an ice cream fix and fresh-cooked waffle cones, try this local chain.
170 East Sylva Shopping Center
For an authentic Mexican meal and an unrivaled selection of Tequilas (100 different kinds!), Sazon is the place to go.
2840 Old Cullowhee Rd.
“Sylva’s original and best pizza restaurant” has been in the same location since 1973, and boasts a menu of traditional and unique pies.
285 W. Main St.
Creekside specializes in fresh gulf coast oysters served any way you like ’em, as well as other types of fresh seafood.
483 Skyland Dr.