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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


US$6 - US$10
American, Healthy, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch soups pimento cheese salad brownie take home frozen meals blue star spinning wheel my favorite daily specials sweet tea delicious food sides leftovers presentation homemade
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To out dinner to go a few times, both fresh and frozen, very good values, tasty comfort food. If I could ask for one improvement it would be to have more sauce for the dishes.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Kannini’s is known for the delicious food they sell as take home frozen entrees to cook and sides to warm to go with , but it’s a perfect spot for a quick lunch as well. Delicious soups, common but unique sandwiches and salads and great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtncrk
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I've been carrying an ad for Kanini's with me for weeks saying that "we need to try this place" when we are in Waynesville the next time--we actually live in very "foodie" Asheville! We had lunch there on Saturday (Yes, they are open on Saturday!)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Seemore66
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is a cute little stand alone lunch place off the beaten path in Waynesville. They have recently made some welcome changes to their space, adding stools in front of the plate glass window for more seating. Kanini’s was recommended by a friend who lived...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank marathonman33
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Locally owned, casual, friendly and inviting place—I could eat here once a week! The menu changes and is fresh and creative. Some of the dishes are staple items but most of them are unusual and “farm to table-esque”. For example, there are usually several types...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Alaartist
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Blue Ridge salad with sweet potatoes biscuit and pulled pork sandwich on ciabatta bread. Fast service and generous portions. A perfect lunch stop while visiting Waynesville.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Travel-Fan-JSC
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Stop in for the first time, prompt, friendly service, very tasty food at very reasonable prices. The place is simple but clean, offer take out and prepared frozen meals.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have eaten Kanini's food for many years but it just keeps getting better. From soothing and delicious comfort food to delectable dessert (don't miss the 3 layer brownie), they also provide salad, soup and vegetarian options. This is a woman-owned business which also offers...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Easternblue
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This placed is the best. Everything I have ever got from them was great. But have to say the chicken and waffles is by far my favorite. It is a special that they do. I always look at the weekly specials and always go when...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CarolinaT15
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating lunch here for 6 years. The food is always fresh and delicious. My favorites are the tortilla soup and the spinning wheel sandwich. Yum yum. If you’re in the area try it out. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DeEttaWaynesville
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Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website (you can click on the link on the Trip Advisor site with the reviews of this restaurant) and then pull up their lunch menu or their main menu. Many times they have specials (for the frozen take out... More
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