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Dining & Restaurants

Whether you're visiting Lake Junaluska for a day or you're here with your group for a weeklong conference or gathering, we've got a variety of on-site and local dining options to keep you fueled. We also offer on-site catering options for your special occasions such as weddings and banquets.

On-Site Dining

The Terrace Bistro
The Terrace, Third Floor
Take in long-range views of Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains from indoor or outdoor tables at The Terrace Bistro. Our menu offers a variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, stuffed potatoes and homemade desserts, and a daily special featuring Southern cuisine. Make reservations or place orders to go from The Terrace Bistro menu.
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Junaluska Gifts & Grounds
Harrell Center
Junaluska Gifts & Grounds is your destination for gifts and coffee at Lake Junaluska. Grab a cup of coffee, sandwich or ice cream cone and sit along our café walk with tables, umbrellas, and a gorgeous view of the lake. The store also offers its own private label of coffees, preserves, salsas and salad dressings.
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The Recreation Hut
Near the Lake Junaluska Pool
The Recreation Hut sells ice cream, pre-packaged snacks, soft drinks and water. It also sells daily pool passes and rents kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, tennis rackets, mini golf equipment, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, volleyballs and more.
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Local Dining

Between on-site dining and the nearby towns of Maggie Valley and Waynesville, we have all your cravings covered. Browse the following local dining resources:

  Local Restaurant Guide

  Visit NC Smokies' Places to Eat and Drink

Dining for Groups

With three convenient on-site dining facilities, we make it easy for your group to replenish, renew and continue on during busy meetings and gatherings. Our food service staff will cater to all your dining needs while you relax and enjoy the views of Lake Junaluska and the surrounding mountains from our dining rooms. You can also make your event unique and more memorable through our many special services, including private banquets, coffee breaks and receptions.

During regular hotel operating hours on days when meals are available, you may choose from one of the following dining facilities:

Dining Hours and Pricing


7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
Adults: $10.00*
Children 4-11: $5.00*
Children 3 and under: Free


Noon until 1:30 p.m.
Adults: $13.00*
Children 4-11: $6.50*
Children 3 and under: Free


5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Adults: $16.00*
Children 4-11: $7.00*
Children 3 and under: Free

*Tax applicable, gratuity appreciated. 

**Hours vary for on-site dining facilities. Please check when reserving to see if meals are available for purchase during your stay.

Special Occasions

While Lake Junaluska's regular dining facilities are ideal for special occasions, we also offer additional spacious facilities and a great selection of menus. Whatever the special occasion you're planning—a banquet, birthday, family celebration, or wedding reception—we've got everything you need for a successful event. Call 828-454-6791 today for more information on reserving facilities and banquet services for your special occasion.

Get a taste of what we offer: Download the Lake Junaluska Catering Menu (.pdf)

Banquets at Lake Junaluska

We also have a great selection of banquet and reception menus for all your dining needs. Please call 828-454-6664 for more information on reserving facilities for your special event and banquet services today!