Restaurants & Breweries
Jackson County's dining choices are abundant. Whether you seek fine dining, good old country cookin’, or just a quick bite there is a perfect eatery just for you.
Original recipes, hearty portions, and reasonable prices are all synonymous with dining in Jackson County's innovative restaurants. A wide range of restaurants tempt the palate, and can be found in Cashiers, Sylva, Dillsboro.
Dining choices range from small cafes to gourmet cuisine. Area specialties include smoked baby back ribs, grilled mountain trout and filet mignon. Original recipes, hearty portions and reasonable prices are standard.
Local chefs are mixing culinary influences with food native to the area and people are noticing. Jackson County’s restaurants have been written up in Southern Living, Our State Magazine and the Atlanta Journal– Constitution.
Be it blackberry wine, stoneground grits, sweet potato fries or seasoned collard greens, you’re sure to get a taste of Western North Carolina while you’re here. Many restaurants put an emphasis on organic and sustainable agriculture, bringing seasonal items to their menus.
The craft beer industry is alive and well in Jackson County! You will find locally brewed beer from three micro-breweries in Sylva offering award winning, handcrafted beer. Click HERE for information about our local breweries.
Also, with North Carolina’s growing wine industry, you’ll find some of the state’s finest wines on local wine lists and in stores.