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Panacea Coffeehouse Cafe & Roastery

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66 Commerce St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5738
+1 828-452-6200
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Waynesville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a hidden gem! Panacea is tucked away in what looks like an old warehouse or store building with exposed wooden ceilings and floors and old brick walls and is located in the Frog Level of Waynesville. The fare is very tasty and includes creative brunch/lunch foods and delicious beverages, served counter style by the courteous and helpful waitstaff. The... More 

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Thank Marycup H
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place to get a cup of coffee and hang out or get some work done, few options for a full breakfast but enough for a nice snack. Loved the industrial look and family atmosphere.

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Thank Bev C
Quebec City, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique eatery offering a variety of hot/cold sandwiches, gourmet salads, soup and of course coffee. A multitude of delicious flavored options for coffee and tea. The Mocha was off the chain and the blackberry lemonade was on point. All this takes place in a Vintage brick warehouse built in 1920 the rail road tracks are still out front and creek... More 

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Thank Duchess1031
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really cool looking coffee shop in town. Enjoyed the industrial looking inside. Coffee was good and so was the food. My portion of quiche was a little small for the price, but very tasty. I would recommend going here.

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Thank Gina F
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to have brunch near home. So I Googled local breakfast and Panacea came up for brunch from 10-3. We had an amazing meal and the best coffee I've had in a very long time. It used to be a warehouse and was converted into this wonderful cafe. They roast their own beans too. They are... More 

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Thank Lighteng
Roswell, Georgia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very good homemade soups and sandwiches. You can eat on the back patio along the water. Also can grab a craft beer from the place next door.

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Thank murphygal2015
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

So apparently, many Waynesville restaurants aren't open on Sunday and Panacea was one that was. We are gluten free and they did have the option of gluten free bread. We had the chicken salad sandwich and the Tarzan and Jane salad. The salad seemed a bit over-topping'ed to me. Not something I would expect. The ratio of lettuce to goodies... More 

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Thank Michelleseesit
plymouth meeting, pa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee and ended up staying for lunch. Both were excellent! Try the paninis, excellent. Also, the ambience was nice with the exposed brick walls, eclectic artwork and an outdoor area by the water. Staff was very friendly and helpful, too.

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Thank jillen04
Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My family recently went yo Waynesville to get a Christmas tree. We stopped here for lunch and were not disappointed! Everything we wanted could be made gluten free except 2-3 items. We were in GF heaven. Food was great! Ambiance wonderful, and drinks were good. We definitely plan to return.

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Thank Cathy W
Middlesboro, Kentucky
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Panacea is one of our family's favorite places. We love the coffee and the fresh bagels. Sitting out back is relaxing and wonderful by the stream. We take the fresh roasted coffee home so we can enjoy it between visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Commerce St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5738
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6200

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