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Kanini's

1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
+1 828-507-3654
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (17 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
“cheese soup” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good sandwich, freshly made, at Kaninis. The Friday special of a black bean burger was excellent. The potato salad was also very good.

Thank L D
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Called ahead on the way to the airport for a couple of Cobb Salads. Fantastic timing, prep and taste. This salad had it all and with the pimento cheese dressing this became the perfect lunch! I will return again and again as everything is served...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My husband and I stopped after reading reviews and ordered their take home special. Chicken alfredo with sun dried tomatoes. It was excellent and we plan to continue to frequent Kaninis. Love to stop and have lunch at the quaint restaurant. This is a winner.

Thank nwithner
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had a business meeting for lunch and ordered takeout from Kaninis. Great food, fresh and vibrant flavors throughout. On time service at a great price. Wonderful place just off the beaten path. Make the effort to treat yourself to something special!

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I love Kanini's! Myself and my officemates often call-in our lunch order and walk over for pick-up a couple times per week. They have EXCELLENT sandwiches, unique salad dressings (citrus vinaigrette my favorite), many sides (I love their Greek orzo pasta salad!) and decadent desserts....More

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful as always💓✔ a treat eating in or taking out! Dill pea pasta is my favorite. Tomato basil soup is amazing. Frozen dinners are wonderful!

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 9 November 2016

every thing is just fresh and good... great service as well. the sides were different and interesting. a wonderful selection and specials

Thank Sassycat119
Reviewed 30 September 2016

From the service to the old style diner setting and finally the food this place is an out of the way gem for a great lunch experience!

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Kanini's is a local favorite for lunch. The chicken tortilla soup (with fresh avocado) is my personal fave. Meals are freshly cooked in the large catering kitchen. But what's great is that you can get meals — prepared with home-cooked goodness — to take home...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have eaten at Kanini's many times over the past several years and find each visit more enjoyable than the last. Erin and Jen own the place and work each day in the kitchen with their staff. The attention to detail shows in the wonderful...More

Thank twiggsguys
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davidlx
Where can I pull up a menu?
15 January 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3592
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-507-3654