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Trailhead Cafe & Bakery

18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
+1 828-246-6389
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in this bakery twice this week, and both times the quality of the baked goods was more than satisfactory. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for the staff. Evidently, the owners of this establishment are NOT familiar with North Carolina law which...More

Thank john439
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been a very gray and rainy day...with even a few down pours. Walking around Main Street I found TrailHead Cafe and bakery...just what I needed. The baked goods looked wonderful and lots of variety...the ice cream offerings were looking good too. I finally...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stepdaughter had Balsam sandwich, which she really enjoyed, and I had the healthy backpacker salad. The potato salad and chicken salad both tasted home-made. It was a huge plate of food!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Haven’t eaten at cafe but pastries and donuts were delicious and large. Prices little high but very good quality.

Thank sidnelson53
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Everything that my party of 8 had while dining there was great! It does take a few minutes to get your food. The only bad thing I can say is that it took about 20 minutes for my nephew to get the yogurt parfait. Most...More

Thank Belle044
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

When we arrived the restaurant was busy but not crowded. We ordered was given cups and a number to place on our table so our food woul be delivered. After waiting 20 minutes I went to the counter and waited another 5 minutes before I...More

Thank egreenrn
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Trailhead has the best hashbrown casserole and also the best club sandwich. I always find the staff helpful and friendly. I enjoy going in for a donut and coffee.

Thank debraboys1971
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Having eaten here a few months ago on a visit to Waynesville and having enjoyed well prepared food, on a recent visit I was extremely disappointed in the food and the attitude of the staff. The quiche I ordered was dry and cold and the...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

In town for one of my two annual visits and had to stop in at this favorite spot with new name. Been coming to town for more than 10 years and this cafe/bakery has been a favorite spot. Not so much a few years ago...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Went in for breakfast. Got order fairly quickly but the cook was faster than the barista. One order specified no onions due to an allergy but had them anyway. The toast was wonderful bread but it was just warmed bread. Not toast at all. Guess...More

Thank Sydney S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-246-6389
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