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Dining & Restaurants

Whether you're visiting Lake Junaluska for a day, a vacation or you're here for a meeting, conference, wedding or other gathering, we hope you will enjoy Lake Junaluska's restaurant, the Lakeside Bistro, and gift and coffee shop, Junaluska Gifts & Grounds. We also offer on-site catering options for special occasions such as weddings and banquets.

Lakeside Bistro
The Terrace, Third Floor
Southern cuisine with a modern twist comes with warm hospitality and spectacular lake and mountain views at the Lakeside Bistro. Located on the third floor of The Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska, the Bistro offers casual indoor dining within the spacious restaurant and scenic outdoor dining on the patio overlooking the lake. The expansive dining room offers ample room for social distancing, and outdoor heaters enhance patio dining in cool weather. Make reservations or place orders to go or for curbisde pickup. Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, and open until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. See the menu and learn more.

Junaluska Gifts & Grounds
Harrell Center
Junaluska Gifts & Grounds is your destination for gifts and coffee at Lake Junaluska. Grab a seasonal latte, 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.Learn more.

The Recreation Hut
Near the Lake Junaluska Pool
During the summer, 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. Learn more.

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 convenient on-site dining, we make it easy for your group to replenish, renew and continue on during busy meetings and gatherings. Our staff will cater to all your dining needs while you relax and enjoy the views of Lake Junaluska and the surrounding mountains. You can also make your event unique and more memorable through our many special services, including private banquets, coffee breaks and receptions. Call 828-454-6791 today for more information on catering and banquet services for your special occasion.