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Breakfast at the Lakeside Bistro

OPEN DAILY 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Rise and shine for breakfast at the Lakeside Bistro! Located on the third floor of The Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska, the Bistro offers scenic indoor and outdoor dining with a patio overlooking the lake. The Bistro is open daily and serves a breakfast buffet featuring items such as fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs (scrambled or hard-boiled), bacon, sausage, grits or oatmeal, french toast or waffles, pastries or muffins, coffee, and an assortment of juices.

If breakfast is included in your stay, present the meal ticket you received at check-in at the door to enjoy the breakfast buffet. For lodging guests without a meal ticket, or the general public, please pay at the door. Cash or credit card will be accepted at the entrance of the Bistro.


  • Adults: $14
  • Children ages 4-11: $7 
  • Children under 4 years of age: Free

The Bistro also offers an ideal setting for meaningful family gatherings as well as festive banquets, receptions and events. When groups are being served in the Bistro for lunch or dinner, the public is welcome to purchase a meal.

Before or after breakfast, guests are invited to stroll the lakeside Rose Walk, explore Lake Junaluska’s many gardens or enjoy views from Inspiration Point.

Location/Directions: The Lakeside Bistro is on the third floor of The Terrace hotel, which is located at 689 N. Lakeshore Drive in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. Guests are invited to park at no charge along the Rose Walk on North Lakeshore Drive or the top of Terrace Drive, come in the hotel's main entrance and go to the third floor. 

Breakfast at Lakeside Bistro

Thanksgiving Buffet

We have much to be thankful for this year. Join us for a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 25, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Lakeside Bistro in The Terrace Hotel. Savor our perfectly roasted Thanksgiving turkey and spiral-cut ham with all the trimmings. Don’t forget to save room for pie! View our menu here. Cost of the buffet is $29.95 for adults and $14.95 for children ages 5-12. Kids 4 and under are free. An 18% gratuity will be added. Payment for the buffet will be accepted at the door. Reservations are required; please call 800-222-4930, or click here to complete a request form.

Holiday Parties at Lambuth Inn

Savor a festive meal and time together when you book your holiday gathering at Lake Junaluska’s historic Lambuth Inn. The Lake will be festooned with Christmas lights and decorations, and the inn's hearty buffet will feature favorites from carved roasted turkey and Virginia ham to a holiday cheese ball and Southern pecan pie. The spacing dining room at Lambuth Inn can seat up to 300 guests and is perfect for banquets. Call 828-454-6650 now to book a private or semi-private event for lunch or dinner Wednesdays-Saturdays or lunch on Sundays from Dec. 1-21. 

Holiday Hours 
Wednesdays-Saturdays:  11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Sundays:  11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Buffet Menu
Carved Roasted Turkey, Virginia Ham, Pineapple Casserole, Country Style Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Turkey Gravy, Homemade Yeast Rolls plus All-You-Can-Eat Salad Bar with Cranberry Salad, Waldorf Salad, Holiday Cheese Ball with Assorted Crackers, and Traditional Salad Fixings. Served with Iced Tea, Coffee or Lemonade to drink and Homemade Pumpkin Pie & Southern Pecan Pie for dessert! 

Adults:  $19.95 plus tax & 18 percent gratuity
Children 4 to 12 years:  $9.95 plus tax & 18 percent gratuity
Children under 4 years old:  Eat for free.

Groups may add on a smoked brisket carving station for additional cost.

Contact our sales team now to reserve your holiday party while dates are still available! 

Reserve Your Holiday Party

The Lakeside Bistro has transitioned to provide a daily hot breakfast buffet for lodging guests and
the general public. It is no longer operating as an order-off-the-menu restaurant.