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Ammons Drive-In

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1451 Dellwood Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786-6914
+1 828-926-0734
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like old fashioned American food of the 50's, you'll love this place. Fresh salads, home made deserts, standard menu with the plus of tasty ice cream desserts make this one of the local favorites.

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Thank Wunder3
Jacksonville, Florida
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Usually packed but nothing special. Our server was good and quick. Burger was ok and came as ordered. All items come on throw away plates and cups.

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Thank jrr800
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

After a long day of hiking and shopping stopped in for dessert and coffee. Was waited on by friendly wait staff. Blackberry cobbler was wonderful. Our daughter enjoyed her first soft cream cone.

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Thank Barb D
Social Circle, Georgia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Ammons has long been a feature in the Waynesville, NC area. The food is very good, reasonable priced, and served by a friendly and efficient staff. Come hungry and make sure to try the hand made milkshakes. Make sure to bring cash- or be prepared to use the on site ATM- no credit or debit cards accepted.

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Thank dcp7451
Nashville. TN
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160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a nostalgic place for most, but they have had and sold at least 3 locations around town over the years because of their great food. #1 on my list is a slaw dog-- sweet mayo slaw--- and a great milkshake. When we are in town, we certainly choose Ammons over fast food any day.

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Thank SVtravelagent
Chapin, South Carolina
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We got the banana split. It was very good. The service was great, too! The employees were very hard working, too. All we got was the ice cream and a coke and they were both delicious!

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Thank Salgal1933
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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219 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's easy to tell what's popular in a locale. Just look for local license plates. This is such a place. Very reasonable prices and speedy service. Nice variety of drive in type food and meat and three dishes.

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Thank Phil C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

we really enjoy the family atmosphere with short order foods we sometime go in or cub side with friendly car servers i get a chuck wagon that is my favorite

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Thank Joy W
Somerset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

So, it was late, (after 9) making a decision on where to stay for the night, and happened in to turn around in their driveway. Reading some of the complaints, anyone that sits down and reads a dinner menu item for under $10.00 should consider what they are complaining about. Food was reasonable, service good, and with multiple signs indicating... More 

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Thank A44Chief
Waynesville, North Carolina
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16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Sorry but this place should not be calling what they sell "food." EVERYTHING is out of a can. Of course being vegan we thought the veggie plate might work for us. Sad, sad, sad. What wasn't bland tasted very weird. Won't be back. PS served on styrofoam plates.

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Thank Trinity8008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Dellwood Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786-6914
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-926-0734

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?