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Everytime we've been here we are thoroughly impressed! Everything has so much flavor, you can tell they make it all with love.
mickie nepinsky via google.com - Nov 17, 2021
Food and service is excellent!
Deanna Willis via google.com - Nov 17, 2021
This is only the second time I've been to this restaurant and each time has been awesome! First time, I got the tortilla burger which was different but completely delicious with a side salad which was excellent as well. Second time, I got the Nashville chicken tenders & bacon waffles with red potato salad and as an appetizer, chips ... read more
William Woods via google.com - Nov 16, 2021
An outstanding addition to our party! We recently hosted a masquerade murder mystery party locally, and were in search of a catering solution for our event of about 25 guests. Kanini's delivered above and beyond with delicious food and outstanding service. We ordered from their catering menu, including the BBQ Pork, Tuscan Lemon Chic ... read more
Sean Petersen via google.com - Nov 3, 2021
My husband & I were visiting Waynesville & came upon this gem of a restaurant. The food is so fresh
My husband & I were visiting Waynesville & came upon this gem of a restaurant. The food is so fresh tasting. We will be back!
Sharon S. via yelp.com - Nov 2, 2021
Very good food and unique flavors. Nice staff also ... read more
Terry Oliphant via google.com - Oct 30, 2021
We love it!!!
Isabel Fermin via google.com - Oct 24, 2021
Always a favorite lunch spot. Sandwich special today was AMAZING! Staff is friendly and service is quick. Get the brussel sprouts!
Megan Johnson via google.com - Oct 18, 2021
Great find
Food is always very good. Everything I have tried has been fresh and tasty. Do not be in a hurry when you go as it can take a long time to get your food.
Coungirl via tripadvisor.com - Oct 14, 2021
Excellent food and service. Fresh and imaginative combinations.
susan decrescenzo via google.com - Sep 28, 2021
Food was delicious and the service was excellent. Will definitely return.
Isabella via google.com - Sep 11, 2021
Great lunch menu! Need to try the frozen dinners too!
Charles Green via google.com - Sep 8, 2021
What a ray of sunshine...excellent food and the friendliest service! Definitely stop here, and try t
What a ray of sunshine...excellent food and the friendliest service! Definitely stop here, and try the Waynesville Soda Jerk local sodas with your meal!
Sloan F. via yelp.com - Sep 4, 2021
The food was excellent. They have vegetarian and GF options. Glad we stopped in. 👍 ... read more
Reesa D via google.com - Aug 25, 2021
Greek orzo pasta and crispy Brussel sprouts were amazing. Lady at front desk was polite and attentive.
Tasha Johnson via google.com - Aug 24, 2021
Had a dinner meal at their place of business. A delicious meal prepared with the freshest of ingredients. Definite in line for "do over".
Jim Owen via google.com - Aug 20, 2021
Thank you Kanini’s for the wonderful spread you provided for our parents 50th Anniversary. Emma and
Thank you Kanini’s for the wonderful spread you provided for our parents 50th Anniversary. Emma and Erin were super organized and helpful in our planning. The delivery (in the pouring rain) was timed perfectly and the food was delicious.
Theresa Lebanno Pierce via facebook.com - Aug 10, 2021
Have passed Kanini's multiple times in my drivings about Waynesville, so one day, WonderWife and I decided to stop in. The food was great, everything home made, the hummus was super, BUT the real show was the uber-energetic blonde fireball of enthusiasm behind the counter. She greeted everybody as though they were all best friends ... read more
Bob Cummings via google.com - Aug 8, 2021
Great place with lots of GF options.
chris jennings via google.com - Aug 6, 2021
Friendly service, clean establishment and the nashville hot chicken on a waffle was delicious.
Friendly service, clean establishment and the nashville hot chicken on a waffle was delicious.
Jackie Naomi S. Corvera via facebook.com - Aug 3, 2021
I am updating my review! I had a mediocre experience one of the times I went here, but the owner was kind enough to contact me and apologize for the inconvenience and offer me a very generous gift card! Since going again, I must say, it was yummy food with good service. When I went, the place was packed. That is always a good sign! I ... read more
Ashleyanne McCool via google.com - Aug 1, 2021
Terrific job with our catering order! Great selection, delicious and plenty of food for everyone. Thank you , see you next time.
Shawn Amistade via google.com - Jul 30, 2021
Monday night and most places are closed......NOT Kanini's Place is clean and colorfully decorated! C
Monday night and most places are closed......NOT Kanini's Place is clean and colorfully decorated! Comfy seats for curvy girls! You know! In addition, friendly, causal and top notch food! Fresh takes and smart size portions! Simply the Best! Come prepared to enjoy every morsel! Priced fairly. Definitely recommending ... read more
Sam M. via yelp.com - Jul 26, 2021
Had the special, chicken cheese steak sandwich. Made to order, very delicious. Fair price. I will eat there more often.
Christopher Farrell via google.com - Jul 24, 2021
Consistently excellent food! We are a very health conscious family and feel like the menu can accomm
Consistently excellent food! We are a very health conscious family and feel like the menu can accommodate our health goals! Their southwestern bowl is superb! Friendly staff, excellent food!
Ljones36 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 22, 2021
Wonderful fresh menu. We arrived just before closing. Had Greek salad and cup of soup and a southwest bowl. Both were delicious. Seems like a great place for lunch or a relaxed dinner.
Amanda Bradley via google.com - Jul 21, 2021
This is a hidden gem for sure. So glad we stumbled across this place. Everything we have tried has b
This is a hidden gem for sure. So glad we stumbled across this place. Everything we have tried has been delicious. But our favorite has to be the burgers.They may be the best burgers in town. Nashville chicken and waffles delicious, black and blue quesadilla super good and I never like slaw but even I was eating that chipotle lime sl ... read more
Tina S. via yelp.com - Jul 21, 2021
First time customer. Very pleased with my order. Little pricey ... read more
Garnet Oltmann via google.com - Jul 19, 2021
This one's new for me, but I'll be back. I had the Cuban with fries and it was wonderful.
J Howell via google.com - Jul 15, 2021
Me and my wife dropped by after rafting in Bryson city for a snack. We split a Diego taco meal and h
Me and my wife dropped by after rafting in Bryson city for a snack. We split a Diego taco meal and had a chocolate chip cookie. This made a perfect snack to split, the tacos were on flour tortillas and had a great lime slaw with pineapple salsa. The tacos were juicy and flavorful and I would hesitate to eat them again. The chips and ... read more
Gary F. via yelp.com - Jul 12, 2021
Delicious everything ... read more
Pablo Morales via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
We got a take-away frozen dinner & a mono pork bowl with sweet potatoes, black beans & the most amazing corn bread. We can't wait to go back!
Renee Burk via google.com - Jul 6, 2021
Delicious food, made from scratch. I ordered bean (veggie) tacos which were scrumptious. Also, loved their french fries. Amazing service, I definitely do recommend this place.
Kathy J via google.com - Jul 5, 2021
What a wonderful find. You can order at the counter and eat at one of the tables or you can order in advance and have it for pickup. The food is excellent, really top notch, and the menu is not just your standard fare, it's fare with flair. Highly recommend.
Polly Edwards via google.com - Jul 5, 2021
Absolutely delicious. Everything scratch made and fresh. Friendly service. Off the beaten path and p
Absolutely delicious. Everything scratch made and fresh. Friendly service. Off the beaten path and perfect.
Gary B. via yelp.com - Jul 5, 2021
Love the BLAT sandwich.
Linda Eroh via google.com - Jun 30, 2021
Best pimento cheese…..the green onions made it some of the best I’ve ever had.
Benjamin Sease via google.com - Jun 23, 2021
Everything is right about Kanini's! The food is delicious. Chicken waffle made everyone moan a littl
Everything is right about Kanini's! The food is delicious. Chicken waffle made everyone moan a little at the first bite, YUM. Salads are great, desserts yummy. Restrooms were immaculate and smelled good. Loved it and will be going again often to try out everything on the menu! Their hours are super. OPEN ON MONDAYS! We have been so d ... read more
Debbie M. via yelp.com - Jun 10, 2021
Such a cute stop. Kicking myself for not stopping in sooner. The staff were so friendly and my portobello sandwich was delightful.
Hannah Pace via google.com - Jun 8, 2021
Kanini's food is wonderful. Nice, casual ambience. It's always a treat when we're in Waynesville.
Deborah Arrington via google.com - Jun 2, 2021
Never a bad meal at this place. My favorite lunch spot.
Queen W (QueenW) via google.com - Jun 1, 2021
Delicious food. Generous portions. Good $$ value.
Susan Karr via google.com - May 22, 2021
My go-to salad place! Love all of the fresh ingredients! Super nice staff.
Kelley Quigley via google.com - May 21, 2021
I cant remember our servers name, she was very nice, polite and professional. She had long brown hair. Anywho, the food was amazing. We had the Frida Tacos, the were cooked and prepared to perfection. We also had the Tristan Wrap, it was very flavorful and prepared very well. It's a nice little mom and pop shop. I would absolutely re ... read more
Eric Irizarry via google.com - May 20, 2021
One of my favorites in town. Go-tos are chicken salad, sidewinder fries and lemon-garlic hummus, but honestly I have never had a single non-delicious thing on the menu. Burgers, chicken and waffles, sandwiches, salads, all great. And don't forget a mint brownie for dessert! They also offer frozen to-go meals which is really nice and ... read more
Jessica King via google.com - May 18, 2021
Great from scratch food ... read more
Robert Packer via google.com - May 17, 2021
We traveled to Waynesville area for a weekend getaway and we were looking to try different restauran
We traveled to Waynesville area for a weekend getaway and we were looking to try different restaurants. We found this little gem and it was the best decision yet! The food is DELICIOUS (highly recommend the Tristan's wrap). The service is wonderful and everyone is all smiles. Such a cozy and awesome restaurant!
Hannah D. via yelp.com - May 8, 2021
Cannot complain about anything at all! Very friendly people too!!
justin mckinley via google.com - May 3, 2021
Great food to take home and eat ... read more
Sam C via google.com - Apr 28, 2021
Great place for a healthy and delicious meal. Had the Mojo special—highly recommend. The sweet potato and cranberry salad was delicious as was the dressing. Overall, a great mix of items: it also included black beans and a cilantro lime slaw. It was my first time coming here and I will definitely be back!
Rebecca Weston via google.com - Apr 26, 2021
We ordered takeout from her yesterday and it was one the best meals we've had in Waynesville. We hav
We ordered takeout from her yesterday and it was one the best meals we've had in Waynesville. We have the folkmoot + cobb salads, chicken + waffles, pimento cheese dip, and sidewinder fries. It was all well-seasoned, fresh, and delicious. Reasonable prices too. Highly recommend.
Rebekah M. via yelp.com - Apr 24, 2021
Terrific food and staff! The cashier was super friendly, and everything we got tasted amazing. Every time I visit nc I'm making a stop here.
Hannah McCann via google.com - Apr 23, 2021
Just had lunch there for the first time yesterday. I was thoroughly pleased! There were great options on the menu and pricing was very fair. Care and quality was very evident in the food I received. I'll definitely go back!
Gina Williamson via google.com - Apr 18, 2021
One of the best surprises when I visited Lake Junaluska. We tried BBQ quesadilla, Folkmoot Salad and Mats Special. All the food were very tasty, flavorful and most importantly fresh. Can’t wait to try other options in the menu on our next visit. I, 100% recommend this place.
Soumen Chakraborty via google.com - Apr 11, 2021
Sooo yummy ... read more
Amanda Britton via google.com - Apr 9, 2021
I ordered at the counter and the food was delivered to the table. My sister had Frida tacos and my h
I ordered at the counter and the food was delivered to the table. My sister had Frida tacos and my husband had a Southwestern bowl. I ordered a Cataloochee quesadilla made with BBQ chicken. My husband and sister really enjoyed their selections. My food was too sweet for me. I think just having chicken without so much BBQ sauce would ... read more
girlmb via tripadvisor.com - Apr 9, 2021
Great service, delicious food and a charming atmosphere. Tortilla burger and Cuban sandwich were both to die for!
Danielle Windham via google.com - Mar 27, 2021
Love this food and cool diner! The cashiers are always so helpful and make great suggestions if I d
Love this food and cool diner! The cashiers are always so helpful and make great suggestions if I decide to stray from my usual Blue Ridge Cobb Salad. The good is consistently delicious, healthy and fresh and I love the different flavors and spices I haven’t tried before along with the classic meals they offer. Our large family has s ... read more
Mikell Clark-Webb via facebook.com - Mar 25, 2021
Excellent fish tacos with beans and rice! Will definitely be back to try other items from the menu.
Excellent fish tacos with beans and rice! Will definitely be back to try other items from the menu.
Chrissy Owle Arch via facebook.com - Mar 23, 2021
Fantastic place to eat. Covers a lot of styles which makes it appealing to anyone. Matt's Special is my go to.
Bill Driver via google.com - Mar 23, 2021
Food & staff were great 👍 ... read more
Sabara Coleman via google.com - Mar 22, 2021
The food is always fresh and the flavors are amazing. One of my favorite places to eat in Waynesvill
The food is always fresh and the flavors are amazing. One of my favorite places to eat in Waynesville. I've been several times and I have never been disappointed.
Nate G. via yelp.com - Mar 21, 2021
The staff was friendly and helpful with some great hiking ideas. We got take away since we were arri
The staff was friendly and helpful with some great hiking ideas. We got take away since we were arriving at our BNB late. The crispy brussel sprouts were beyond exceptional!
suebee100 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 15, 2021
Especially LOVE the Folkmoot salad. I always add the chicken and it is the perfect lunch on my workdays. The potatoe salad is also divine. Everything handmade and fresh!
Logan Novgrod via google.com - Mar 10, 2021
Had dinner at Kanini's tonight. it was well worth the drive from Candler. The customer service was
Had dinner at Kanini's tonight. it was well worth the drive from Candler. The customer service was outstanding and the food was delicious.
Debi Nevel Drecksler via facebook.com - Mar 6, 2021
Great food and friendly staff.
Steve Richards via google.com - Feb 24, 2021
Burger was very good. Salsa was awesome!
Julie Risk via google.com - Feb 24, 2021
Crispy Brussel Sprouts were awesome. I think I tasted a hint of molasses.
Andy Scales via google.com - Feb 24, 2021
This is a go to lunch spot when I’m working in Waynesville. The food is fresh and the portions are good. I recently got the Folkmoot salad with chicken and the Crispy Brussels. Both were so good!
Leah Edwards via google.com - Feb 19, 2021
This Harvest Power Bowl today was amazing!
This Harvest Power Bowl today was amazing!
TK Brian via facebook.com - Feb 15, 2021
Tonight was our first visit to Kanini’s. We picked up the Blue Ridge cobb salad and Cataloochee que
Tonight was our first visit to Kanini’s. We picked up the Blue Ridge cobb salad and Cataloochee quesadilla. Both were fresh and amazingly delicious!! The staff was very friendly and helpful!! So glad that we discovered Kanini’s, and we’ll definitely be back!!
Lisa Cole Clark via facebook.com - Feb 13, 2021
To start they have a great online ordering option on their website if you're like us and feel more c
To start they have a great online ordering option on their website if you're like us and feel more comfortable with to go food these days. We had the pimento cheese, chips and salsa, Frida tacos, and Diego Pork tacos. All were delicious and piping hot right on time. Tacos were perfectly cooked with just the right amount of toppings, ... read more
Lauren N. via yelp.com - Feb 6, 2021
It was Awesome ... read more
Kathy Careatti via google.com - Jan 7, 2021
My daughter and I enjoyed our lunch here it was good food and great service the small at home atmosphere made it easy to feel at home and comfortable ... read more
Nicole Wright via google.com - Dec 26, 2020
The tortilla burger is amazing!
Pam Hall via google.com - Dec 23, 2020
Great food, dessert is a must.
Darren Pace via google.com - Dec 14, 2020
Absolutely delicious! I always ...
Absolutely delicious! I always pick a new entree (can't go wrong) but the brussel sprouts are a must every time! Dessert is a must too ... read more
Haley J. via yelp.com - Dec 13, 2020
Great food and awesome smiling faces to take care of you!!! Yes you should try this place when you get a chance I promise you will not be disappointed 😊 ... read more
Melody Early via google.com - Dec 12, 2020
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