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Paul's Family Restaurant

) #15 of 37 Restaurants in Cherokee $$ - $$$ American,
1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
+1 828-497-2235
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo burger” (110 reviews)
“indian taco” (227 reviews)
“fry bread” (119 reviews)
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American, Native American
$$ - $$$
1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Service was VERY slow. We watched two large groups get up from their tables and leave because a waitress never come around to them. The food was okay - nothing special. My husband said his burger was very good though. I ordered the Indian Taco...More

Thank barbara7952015
Reviewed 4 days ago

I try to keep an open mind but to be honest, this was a terrible experience all around. We have always noticed that this place is busy so we thought it would be good. It was not. Hostess (an older lady) seemed to be having...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I planned a brief, but very important getaway for 3 days...and, in that spirit, visited a place that was near and dear to us both...Maggie Valley, NC. While there, we rode over to Cherokee, remembering there was a diner that we both...More

Thank Traveltownsend
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Paul's several times while visiting the restaurant, all in all it has decent food and the price isn't bad.

Thank F2848MWjamesb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving through Cherokee and stopped here for dinner since it was busy. Ordered the mountain trout and also ordered the "Indian Taco" since curiosity got the better of me. The trout was tasty- maybe just a little overcooked and it was a smaller portion than...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not fancy, but food is good. Try the Indian Taco, and for sure eat dessert. They claim it's all homemade and it tastes like it (at least, it tastes like my mama's, and she was a great cook!)

Thank saden888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The town of Cherokee is dry except for the casino so sadly there are no good places to enjoy a nice dinner. This restaurant made us feel that it had to be there out of necessity and as such the service, food and atmosphere were...More

Thank Franci M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not terrible but not really good. Burger dry and somewhat tasteless. Fries just ok. Service slow. The next night for lack of choice we went back. We ordered soup and grilled cheese sandwich. The soup tasted like it was out of a can. The grilled...More

Thank Arnie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here one night. It did have outdoor seating and it was a very pleasant night and we enjoyed that aspect of it. I had a buffalo burger and my wife had a regular burger both with fries. They were rather expensive and...More

Thank jbs713
Reviewed 1 week ago

Owned and operated by Native Americans. Good variety and taste of food. Fast service with scenic indoor and outdoor dining. We liked it for lunch so much, we came back for dinner

Thank Daniel P
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2016|
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Response from Foxtrot-BandB | Reviewed this property |
I tend to agree with the previous answer. Pauls is where we normally choose to eat in Cherokee.
16 July 2015|
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Response from cherokeeatheart | Reviewed this property |
I've had their fry bread as well and agree it is delicious! This is a recipe that is easy and yields good results. Fry Bread • 1-1/3 cups warm water • vegetable oil for frying • honey • 3 cups all-purpose flour... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Native American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 S, Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-2235
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